EIA Associate Director - Offshore Wind - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Midlothian, Edinburgh

Job Summary

AECOM’s Environment and Planning team has an exciting opportunity for an Associate or Technical Director to join us and play a leading role in the development and delivery of our Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and consenting services in the marine energy sector. The successful candidate will have a track record of winning and delivering work in particular in providing EIA and consenting services to offshore wind, marine renewables and interconnector developers. We are looking for a motivated individual experienced in providing sound environmental and consenting advice and leading project teams through the key stages of a project lifecycle including site finding, feasibility and optioneering through EIA and consenting to construction and operation. Experience in client account management and/or business development would be preferable.

Job Duties:

  • Lead the technical and commercial delivery of EIA and consenting projects as project manager and/or director.

  • Provide strategic and project-specific environmental assessment and consenting advice to project teams and clients.

  • Lead business development activities including the identification and development of opportunities with new or existing clients.

  • Represent the company at external events and conferences.

  • Develop and mentor junior staff and enhance project delivery capabilities.

  • Establish and manage relationships with strategic suppliers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in providing EIA and consenting services to the marine energy sector in particular offshore wind.

  • Experience of UK consenting regimes including Development Consent Orders, Marine Licences and s36 consents.

  • Experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams as project manager and/or director.

  • Experience in client management and business development.

  • Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction.

  • Excellent communication and networking skills.

  • Willingness to travel, including possible international travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A relevant environmental, planning or science degree.

  • A relevant post graduate qualification.

  • Chartership or other professional accreditation/ registration with a recognised body.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 212949BR

Additional Locations UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - Glasgow Citypoint, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.