Environmental Permitting Lead

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Leading in environmental permitting, from Exeter office with flexible working, for this innovative, international technical and advisory consultancy operating across the built and natural environment.  Operating across land development, buildings, environment, highways & transportation, rail, water & utilities; they are highly regarded for their sustainable aspirations and environmental & social commitments and are an employer of choice.

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The Environmental Permitting Lead Consultant job itself, where you will play a pivotal role in diverse environmental permitting and regulatory compliance projects that will include associated regulatory environments and regimes (e.g. Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP), Industrial Emissions Directive (IED); Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD); Water Framework Directive (WFD); and Environmental Protection Act (EPA) Part 2A, to name just a few.). The role will also likely extend to wider waste, environmental and compliance advisory support to projects through planning, EIA and ongoing client operations.  More specifically:

  • Preparing Environmental Permit applications for activities and discharges to water, land and air
  • Advising on and auditing Environmental Management Systems
  • Producing technical and interpretive reports
  • Undertaking  Environmental audits
  • Providing ongoing/specialist compliance support to clients
  • Leading technical and other work whilst ensuring high levels of quality and environmental responsibility
  • Coordinating technical input from across Pell Frischmann and our partner companies
  • Ensuring deliverables meet the client’s and regulator’s needs and are provided cost-effectively and to an exemplary standard
  • Engage in business development, client and third-party liaison successfully leading to enhanced reputation, new and repeat work
  • Contributing to and preparing bids
  • Line management and mentoring of individuals within the team

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To be successful as Environmental Permitting Lead Consultant, you will be experienced at working with sector specialists and preparing environmental permits across different sectors in the UK including water, waste, industry, energy, minerals and construction and contribute to growing our business’s capability and recognition. Plus you will have a healthy mix of the following:

  • Environmental Science degree or similar
  • Member of relevant environmental professional body
  • Min 10 years’ relevant experience including work for an environmental consultancy
  • Sound knowledge and experience of the environmental permitting regime and management of permit applications.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail
  • Successful negotiation and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills
  • Full UK driving license

You will get

As Environmental Permitting Lead Consultant you will get a competitive salary of £50K-£60K Neg + Fantastic Package.

Benefits include Pension (5% employer, life assurance (4x salary), car allowance (role dependent), private medical & dental insurance, professional dues, flexible lifestyle benefits, learning & development, socials & much much more.  Full summary available before interview!

You can apply

To Environmental Permitting Lead Consultant by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to anthony@macstaff.co.uk 


8 May 2024
England, Exeter
£50K-£60K + Fantastic Package

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