Environmental / Senior Environmental Consultant in Brighton

  • Ideally full time with flexible working plan (including remote working for part of the week), however a part time role would be considered for the right individual.
  • Environmental role = £22,000-28,000, Senior Environmental Consultant = £28,000+.


Our Brighton based client is seeking a well-qualified and experienced individual to join their growing specialist ecological and environmental planning practice. The role will be primarily desk based and duties will include contributing to environmental planning and assessment projects, including:

  • Sustainability Appraisals, Strategic Environmental Assessments and Habitats Regulations Assessments of local planning documents and related strategies
  • Environmental/Ecological Impact Assessment of masterplanning projects
  • Green Infrastructure planning


Role Requirements:

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent in environmental science or a related discipline
  • An MSc in a relevant subject would be highly beneficial
  • Thorough knowledge of UK legislation and technical guidance in relation to environmental assessment, planning and nature conservation
  • Demonstrable track record in producing high quality written reports suitable for public consultation
  • Membership/Chartership within the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) or similar professional institute is essential
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately to internal and external stakeholders, both verbally and through written communication
  • Numeric literacy, and good capability with common computer applications


Desired Experience:

  • Use of GIS software, particularly ArcGIS
  • Use of statistical analysis packages such as R studio
  • Working with a range of environmental disciplines
  • Business development in the environmental sector, bid preparation and sales


Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day client liaison and reporting on progress against time and budget
  • Ensuring that your portfolio of projects are on track for delivery within time and budget
  • Producing high quality technical outputs and contributing to technical reviews of content written by others
  • Providing technical guidance and support to junior team members


Benefits of the Role:

  • Developing leadership skills in a small but growing team
  • Opportunity to demonstrate and develop your business development skills
  • Dedicated personal development budget
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

This role presents a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Environmental Consultant / Senior Environmental Consultant looking for their next challenge. If you want to discuss the role, or would like more information, contact Emma 07810 541599 or emma@flexmatters.co.uk

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