Senior Environmental Consultant/Manager

Senior Environmental Consultant/Manager

10-15 years
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Job Description

Job Description

Atkins are looking for a Senior Environmental Consultant / Manager in Jeddah (KSA).

There is an increasing demand for environmental and sustainability consultancy services within the Middle East, to support the growth of community development and infrastructure projects in real estate, government, utilities (energy, water and waste) and transport sectors. Our clients in these built environment sectors need Environmental strategies not only at the project level, but also at the corporate portfolio and organisational levels.

The role will be varied and will require project management, client and stakeholder liaison, coordination with design and site teams and technical inputs to EIAs and other studies. The candidate will also be expected to carry out associated environmental investigations and reporting, including contributions to design and contract documentation. The role will cover projects from conception through to delivery on site, so there is likely to be a requirement to support/monitor the work of contractors and to undertake environmental inspections and audits at construction sites, or to support others undertaking these tasks.

Supporting bids for new work and business development

  • Preparing environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and providing inputs to master plans and feasibility studies in support of the delivery of major infrastructure.

  • Supporting client and stakeholder requirements while facilitating project delivery.

  • Supporting the Atkins infrastructure and property delivery teams for environmental mitigation, enhancements and to promote sustainability.

  • Providing environmental audits of construction sites, to ensure compliance with construction environmental management plans.

  • Supporting specialists in developing high quality project deliverables within proposed schedule and budget constraints.

  • Liaison with environmental, planning, urban design and landscape teams in the U.K. and in other Middle East offices (especially the UAE) and providing assistance with the delivery of assignments in those countries as required.

  • Degree qualified in a relevant field.

  • Master's degree in EIA or Environmental Science.

  • Along with strong general EIA coordination skills, a specialism in sustainability, marine/coastal, contamination/geo-environmental science, or groundwater/surface water, waste, noise, air quality, ecology would be considered advantageous.

  • Proven experience (10-15 years) in the delivery EIA and understanding its application to infrastructure projects in the Middle East region and internationally.

  • Good working knowledge of EIA legislation in Middle East and preferably KSA.

  • A combination of technical skills in the environmental and engineering aspects of urban planning and development and of strategic advisory services.

  • Personal commitment to environmental protection and sustainable development.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills capable of presenting detailed subject matter to a variety of stakeholders.

  • Excellent organizational abilities.

  • Willingness and ability to interact with regulatory agencies, stakeholders, clients and develop effective teamwork relationships.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English - knowledge of Arabic would be helpful.

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Flexibility with willingness and ability to work independently, or as part of a team.

  • Willingness to travel within KSA and the GCC region.

  • Membership of Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA/CIEEM/CIWEEM) or similar professional institute would be advantageous.

  • Construction site experience desirable.

  • We offer an excellent package which includes:

    • A competitive salary.

    • Accommodation allowance.

    • Transportation allowance.

    • 22 working days annual leave.

    • Local public holidays.

    • Medical and life insurance cover.

    • Company gratuity scheme.

    • Discretionary bonus scheme.

    • Annual flight allowance to point of origin.

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