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Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant

West Midlands, United Kingdom

Location: Birmingham
Role: Permanet 
Within Utilities there are 3 core teams: River, Marine, Coastal (RMC); Regulated Water and Geoscience. The candidate for the role advertised would sit in the Geoscience Team.  Geoscience is a 75+ and expanding team across the UK comprising Consultants/Engineers in the following disciplines: Geotechnics / Land Quality / Hydrogeology / Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Owing to recent contract awards our client is seeking to locate a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant for their expanding nuclear sector business, based from our Birmingham office. The role will include delivering engineering solutions and advisory services on wide ranging projects within the nuclear, utilities, rail and energy & environment sectors. To be considered, they are seeking candidates with the following credentials:
Minimum Academic Qualifications:
•MSc qualified with a BSc in Geological Sciences (or similar)
•Ideally professionally qualified with a relevant institution e.g. C Eng / I Eng / C Geol / C Env or alternatively with a clear and well developed plan to achieve professional qualification within a reasonable timeframe
Essential Experience:
•Demonstrable experience in a consulting environment
•Excellent knowledge of land quality issues, including designing site investigations, human health, controlled waters and ground gas risk assessment, remediation options and knowledge of the legislative processes
•Excellent report writing and communication skills
•Experience of managing site investigations
•Good motivation, influencing and people management skills
•Knowledge and experience of running the commercial aspects of projects
Desirable Experience:
•Knowledge and experience in the nuclear sector would be an advantage
Duties & Responsibilities:
•Reporting to a Principal Consultant / Team Leader, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of project-related tasks to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations, promoting and marketing all facets of their services during interfaces with clients and other sectors and disciplines, contributing towards the achievement of the divisional business plan and to build networks within the industry. 
Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
•Managing selected projects or components of projects, taking responsibility for resource allocation, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
•Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
•Providing both leadership and technical advice to project team members
•Reviewing and ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which you have responsibility, including drawings, reports, specifications and calculations
•Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients on projects
•Managing all commercial aspects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc) relating to projects for which you have responsibility.
•Liaising with the Project Director or Manager and the client to keep informed of all developments associated with the project
•Maintaining a good understanding of the background of the client’s business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility in the industry
•Providing direction to the project team, leading by example to achieve sector goals and championing a quality, innovative, client-focussed and entrepreneurial culture
•Assisting in developing team members to their full potential
•Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team
•Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager
Key competencies / Values:
•Client focus – differentiating through tailored skills and depth of client understanding
•Excellence – striving for excellence, recognising that excellence is defined by our clients
•Trust – building and retaining relationships of trust with our clients, colleagues and business partners
•Teamwork – working together as a team for the Group, not just the individual
•Responsibility – taking responsibility for our performance and our safety
•People - we create the environment for people to realise their potential
Remuneration & Benefits
Our clients believe in rewarding staff for their commitment and endeavours and we have designed a flexible benefits package that we feel will suit all of our team. You will receive a basic salary that will match your skills, experience and requirements, coupled with:
Stakeholder Pension matched to 6%     
Life Assurance        
Income Protection
Annual Leave         
Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid  
Tax Free Season Ticket Loan      
Cycle to Work Scheme        
Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme 
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave     
Childcare Vouchers     
Birthday Vouchers           
Long Term Service Awards
Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!


For more information please contact:

Chris Hoskin (/West Midlands/South West/Wales) - 07947884558


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