Technical Director - Air Quality

Bureau Veritas

Hybrid with 2 days/week in the office (London or Manchester)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: environmental management, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Saturday, 6th July 2024  

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection Certification services to some of the world's biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive, and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.

Technical Director - Air Quality

Location: Hybrid Working 2 days per week in the office (London or Manchester)

Salary: Competitive with a fantastic benefits package including: including private healthcare + buy and sell holidays + EV Lease Scheme

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 5 holiday days
  • 2 paid volunteer days
  • Combined employee/employer pension contributions of up to 12%
  • Flexible/Home Working
  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay
  • Flexible benefits scheme including Life Cover, Private health care, Dental Care, Gym Flex, Techscheme, Give as You Earn scheme & Travel Insurance, electric car scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing Support through Mental Health First aiders, Employee Assistance programme & Smart Health services

Become a leading expert in Air Quality at Bureau Veritas

Do you thrive when leading and managing technically complex projects? Do you excel at business development and love to be a role model and coach to your colleagues? Are you looking for a role where you can leave your mark?

If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you to take your career to the next level as an Air Quality Technical Director at Bureau Veritas.

About the Role

As a Technical Director, you will be viewed as one of the leading experts in the team. You will lead and manage some of the larger and more technically complex projects, including task management of junior team members and financial management. Your focus will be on the most technically challenging parts of assessments, while guiding the wider team through the more formulaic parts.

What’s in it for you?

You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the leadership, development and coaching of the Air Quality team, as well as identifying, leading and contributing to commercial opportunities and the future growth strategy of the team.

With links to Defra and the Environment Agency, and a prestigious and varied project portfolio, this role offers the chance to work on interesting projects that resonate with topical issues, while enjoying a supportive and engaging working environment.

Who are we looking for?

  • We are looking for someone well established in the air quality/carbon consultancy industry currently working at Principal Consultant or Technical Director Level.
  • Specialists in both monitoring and/or modelling would be considered, as long as you are happy joining the dots between the two.
  • An expert understanding of air quality assessment within the UK, as well as the legislation and guidance that inform it.
  • A thorough understanding of the technicalities of air quality dispersion modelling would be expected (including the use of ADMS, ADMS-Roads and AERMOD). Notable experience in assessment of carbon emissions or net zero action planning would be highly desirable.
  • Evidence of successful management of large multifaceted projects in the air quality field. People management experience would also be desirable.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office applications. Advanced skills in Excel/VBA/R would be advantageous.

If you are an experienced Air Quality professional looking to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you. Apply now and join our industry-leading global team!

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