Associate Director – EIA
We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world. As a wholly independent organisation, we are owned in trust for the benefit of our employees and their dependants, with no shareholders or external investors to determine our own business priorities and direction.
Our Environmental Consulting business consists of over 450 staff in the UK operating out of 15 offices supported by a global network of management and technical specialists. We offer high quality, leading experts across the full spectrum of environmental disciplines to enable clients to achieve their aspirations. We offer services to develop policy, manage projects and assess impacts, engage with stakeholders, design and implement creatively, gain regulatory approvals, report publicly, managing risks and controlling costs. We focus on facilitating developments whilst enhancing community and natural resources.
Our staff are highly qualified trained and accredited to the highest standards. We are thought leaders in our industry and many of people have roles with professional institutions and educational establishments guiding best practice and investing in the next generation of professionals.
Our national impact assessment team guide clients on the environmental, socio-economic, health and equality component of infrastructure and development projects, providing comprehensive strategies and assessments to help obtain development consent for complex, high-profile projects. Recent projects include High Speed Two Phase 1 and Phase 2a, Thames Tideway Tunnel and the Garden Bridge in central London.
We are seeking an innovative environmental leader and impact assessment technical specialist with extensive experience of managing the delivery of major infrastructure projects assessment, leading and developing impact assessment teams, to join the leadership in our London office working on High Speed Two.
This role is a senior leadership position within our national impact assessment team and the successful candidate will contribute to the overall management and direction of the Environmental Consulting business in Arup. The successful candidate would fulfil the following roles:
We would also expect that the successful candidate would participate in wider business activities within Arup, particularly with our Planning business which encompasses our Transport, Environmental, Masterplanning, Energy, Aviation and Development Planning teams.
Requirements and skills
Essential skills and knowledge:
Desirable skills and knowledge:
Reward and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.
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