Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant


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About the role

Due to the continued success and growth of our Contaminated Land team, we are looking for a motivated and experienced Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant to join our growing team in Manchester.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in management and delivery of high quality consultancy services to high profile clients and excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will form an important part of the Leeds office team and will play a key role supporting the Leeds Team Leader and Contaminated Land Service Manager in delivering and managing the workload of the team both locally and nationally.

In this role you will be expected to technically and financially manage and deliver projects from initial bid to issue of reports, focusing on the delivery of geo-environmental site investigations, land quality assessments, remediation and reclamation design, monitoring and validation. Excellent client care and communication with other internal teams is expected through strong project management.

We value innovation and encourage thinking ‘outside of the box’, while always seeking to provide commercial solutions to complex environmental issues.

About the team

BWB is a leading Engineering and Environmental Consultancy with over 300 people based in 7 offices throughout the UK. We have an established reputation for delivering high quality environmental and engineering consultancy services to corporate, industrial, development and financial clients across a variety of sectors.

About you

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident, self-motivated and willing to take the initiative, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Key skills and experience should include:

  • Strong geo-environmental background experience and skills including in depth understanding of the geo-environmental, land contamination and remediation aspects of development projects.
  • Technical competency in contaminated land investigation and monitoring using a range of techniques.
  • Experience completing factual and interpretative Preliminary Risk Assessments (desk based and intrusive assessment) and Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessments (DQRA).
  • Some experience of managing large scale remediation/ regeneration projects would be preferable, but not essential.
  • Sound understanding of current and emerging environmental legislation.
  • Experience of delivering contaminated land aspects of development projects through the planning framework.
  • Working knowledge of methodologies for quantitative risk assessment including GQRA and DQRA using CLEA, Remedial Targets methodology and/or CONSIM.
  • Ability to write technically sound and commercially focused proposals and reports.
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring to less experienced staff.
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and within budget with a strong focus on client care in project management and delivery.
  • Willingness to travel and a full driving license are essential to the role.

Why choose BWB?

It’s quite simple really. We invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities, that’s why!

It’s not just us who say that either. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Platinum standard
  • Ranked #65 in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
  • Ranked #22 in the Building Magazine's Top 50 Engineers
  • An NCE Top 100 Consultancy
  • ACE Technology Champions 2017
  • ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016
  • ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016

These accolades show that we’re a dynamic, successful and growing business that helps all our employees achieve their full potential.

Take a look at where you can see a selection of the type of projects we work on, and there are some videos too which give an insight to what it’s like to work with us.

What we can offer you

  • An excellent career with a competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied project experience
  • 25 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 5 paid days for STEM activity
  • Cashback medical cover
  • Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
  • Long service rewards including increased holiday entitlement & pension contributions

Investors in People - Gold Disability confident committed 

BWB Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Disability Confident Committed”) symbol.

We are committed to equal opportunities and will therefore consider employment applications on the basis of merit regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

To learn more about working for us and what we offer take a look at our careers pages

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