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Senior Environmental Consultant

Excellent package available for a high calibre professional
Quoting vacancy reference GVAC010, send your CV and covering letter to Lily Jordan

GeoSmart is seeking someone with enthusiasm and creativity to take on a senior technical role in our expanding business. We have significant growth plans to deliver specialist advice on flood risk, drainage and contaminated land, creating market leading environmental reports, data and forecasting services. We support property professionals, developers and asset managers with our innovative environmental information. The post will report to the Operations Manager and support the senior management team.

The role will include technical oversight and review, enhancement of our team’s specialist capability, plus input to the development of new products and services. You will prepare and review flood risk, sustainable drainage, groundwater and contaminated land reports, taking a lead in your specialist subject. Previous roles will have given you an understanding of project management and client interaction, particularly the value of building customer relationships.

We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in any of the following related areas; flood risk, drainage, or contaminated land consultancy, having an appropriate science based degree and with an understanding of the planning and development market.

A minimum of seven years’ experience of working in industry is preferred, either as a consultant or directly for a Local Authority or the Environment Agency.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Write and review technical interpretative reports on environmental risk, including contaminated land, flooding and drainage, assisting junior consultants as required.
  • Support GeoSmart’s commercial development plans, taking an active role in developing new clients, securing work and achieving business development revenue targets.
  • Make regular business development calls and attend meetings to represent Geosmart.
  • Undertake external consultations with regulatory bodies (such as Local Authorities and the Environment Agency).
  • Manage client accounts, understanding their requirements and taking responsibility to deliver these.
  • Help to develop our report formats, delivery and sales within your specialist area.
  • Prepare and review proposals.
  • Manage projects, understand required time inputs and deliver in time to budget.
  • Undertake travel for business development and site walkovers.
Role competencies and experience:

  • An appropriate earth or geoscience degree and postgraduate qualification.
  • A good understanding of the sales process in environmental consultancy.
  • Strong communicator willing to attend client meetings, holds a driving licence.
  • Aptitude for dealing with client and regulatory body enquiries.
  • Experience in technical report writing, reviewing and project management.
  • Enthusiastic and willing, with a strong team player attitude.
  • Innovative outlook and ability to commercialize technical ideas.

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