Due to continued growth we are recruiting for an Environmental Planner / EIA Co-ordinator to complement current expertise in order to service new opportunities and grow the team. The ideal candidate will have a BSc or MSc in EIA / Environmental Planning/ Town Planning discipline, membership of IEMA or RTPI, a successful track record of supporting the delivery of projects through the planning process and experience supporting EIA Project Management and ES/ EIA Reporting.

Location: Preferred location is Glasgow, but we will consider an application for any of our U.K. offices (Belfast, Cardiff, Carlisle, Dundee, Edinburgh, Inverness, Leicester or Liverpool)

Reference #: Environmental Planner / EIA Co-ordinator : 03-2022

We are recruiting for an Environmental Planner / EIA Co-ordinator to join our growing team, with the potential to base yourself at any of our U.K. offices (Glasgow is preferred). The current core environmental planning team includes EIA, landscape and visual assessment, graphics and visualisation. The wider consultancy team includes noise, ecology, air quality, water and land contamination specialists which the environmental planning team have access to. Current projects include renewables and building developments, for industrial and commercial clients and we are engaged with delivering on the net zero agenda.

We are seeking an individual to complement current expertise in order to service new opportunities and grow the team.

Due to Covid, you will primarily work from home in the short term, unless this is unavailable to you. You will be provided with the IT equipment and software/services required to facilitate your efficient home working. Long term arrangements will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate – we are a flexible employer and are willing to consider any arrangement that is mutually agreeable.

A positive place to work, Mabbett aims to implement the motto ‘See a Difference’ in everything that we do.

Qualifications

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • a BSc or MSc in EIA / Environmental Planning/ Town Planning discipline;
  • membership of IEMA or RTPI (Graduate, Associate etc);
  • a successful track record of supporting the delivery of projects through the planning process;
  • experience of supporting EIA Project Management and ES/ EIA Reporting;
  • an understanding of UK planning systems and EIA, including best practice guidelines;
  • excellent report writing and client liaison skills;
  • experience of time management and working on a range of projects;
  • adaptable and flexible, and
  • full UK driving licence.

Experience

The ideal candidate will have experience with regards to some / all of the following areas/disciplines, preferably in a consultancy role:

  • experience of supporting the delivery of projects through the planning system;
  • experience of working on planning and EIA projects for some key sectors including residential, renewables, minerals, waste or industrial developments;
  • experience of on-shore EIA projects;
  • experience of working within multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Experience in supporting the authoring of Environmental Reports, Planning Statements, Design and Access Statements and Pre-Application Consultation Reports etc.;
  • Effective communication with a range of stakeholders, which may include colleagues, partner organisations, statutory and non-statutory consultees and sub-contractors;
  • Reviewing and understanding inputs from the range of specialist sub-consultants.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for marketing and business development activities to support the workstream of the environmental planning team.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements.

About Mabbett

Mabbett is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes with growth opportunities. Mabbett supports career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations.

To Apply

To apply for this position in complete confidence, please send a CV and Covering Letter, identifying how your qualifications, experience and attributes match the job description. Potential candidates are also requested to provide an indication of their salary expectations and confirm which Mabbett office(s) they would consider working from.

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