Environmental Planning Consultant

Ref: REC194 Based in London Permanent Role

Primary Purpose

The position of Environmental Planning Consultant is a great opportunity for someone to support with the continued growth of our Environmental Planning Division. This role is perfect for someone at the early stages of their career who is looking to develop in a vibrant and fast paced atmosphere, working across a broad range of Environmental Planning projects in a number of sectors.

You will work closely with the Head of Environmental Planning to provide support with the delivery of the existing pipeline and winning new work. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Environmental Planning and shall be someone who wants to be a key player in a business that is looking for significant future success.

Key Responsibilities

Leading the delivery of technical work, including:

  • Undertaking, coordination and managing environmental assessments to support planning
  • Support with report writing including input in the drafting of Environmental Statements and planning documents
  • Preparation of Environmental Statement Chapters and Non-technical Summaries for EIA assessments
  • Management of environmental surveys for large portfolio projects
  • Support with environmental monitoring (noise, vibration and air quality) and construction environmental management

Playing a key role in business development, including client account management, working with other parts of the business to identify cross-selling opportunities and drafting proposals

Liaison with clients and Regulatory Authorities including Local Authorities and Environment Agency

Project management including detailed financial projections and tracking to ensure works are completed within budget and agreed timescales

Technical and commercial management of subcontractors and supervision of work

Client and project team liaison

Ensuring that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project

What do you get?

  • A vibrant, passionate and collaborative working culture
  • A learning culture to excel through professional development and management training opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Company laptop and mobile phone
  • Wellbeing and social events programme
  • Ability to work from our Harpenden & London offices, as well as remotely

You must have:

  • Appropriate degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering or a related environmental discipline
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as an Environmental Planning Consultant/Environmental Consultant
  • Bright, charismatic, positive, proactive and committed, with a strong work ethic and high levels of energy and honesty
  • Highly articulate, with the ability to communicate our value proposition, strategy and vision to the customer and broader community
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects to tight deadlines
  • Flexible approach to work, constantly aligning with changing priorities and timescales effecting project delivery
  • Qualities of an effective team player
  • Attention to detail and a thorough approach to work
  • Strong report writing/review skills
  • Ability to use IT packages (including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS Project) to prepare figures and project programmes

It would be nice for you to have:

  • Experience across the property/infrastructure/construction/environment/design sectors
  • Experience working within a fast-growth business

Plowman Craven is an equal opportunities employer

Plowman Craven is not an immigration sponsored company and is therefore unable to accept any candidates without the appropriate UK right to work documentation. We are an equal opportunity employer and shall take additional measures to support any candidate that needs assistance with the recruitment process.

If you have any questions about this role please email recruitment@plowmancraven.co.uk

Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional Membership and Development
  • Enhanced Family Friendly benefits
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Contribution Scheme
  • Health Care benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Wellbeing Group
  • Flexible working hours (role dependent)
  • An employee owned company held in a Trust for the benefits of the employees

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