Arcadis

Arcadis London, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
The Exciting Opportunity: If you're an Environmental Planner and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on. Join one of our newly created workspaces in Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol, Guildford, Leeds, Croydon, Manchester or Warrington as Consultant/Senior Consultant/Principal Consultant in our growing UK Environmental Planning team. We'll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go. You will have the opportunity to help our clients develop sustainably through environmental impact assessments (EIA), development consent order (DCO) submissions, Hybrid Bills, environmental support for major planning submissions, strategic environmental assessments and construction environmental management projects. As part of a growing and agile team you can be involved in some of the UK's most complex, iconic and challenging projects that are diverse and technically demanding. These include major regeneration projects, garden cities, energy opportunities, infrastructure schemes and strategic land optimisation. We offer a fantastic working environment and generous remuneration package where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits. Your Day-to-Day: • Delivering successful outcomes for our clients by helping them manage their environmental planning risks • Proactively managing DCO submissions and/or impact assessments (IA) or components of these projects • Establishing strong relationships within a multi-disciplinary team, working for a common vision and goals • Facilitating effective oral and written communication and promoting innovative ways of communicating and reporting • Coordinating and influencing project stakeholders to maximise best client and environmentally responsible outcomes • Managing commercial aspects of selected projects or components of projects to ensure a successful result • Liaising with the senior staff and our clients to keep informed of all developments associated with their projects • Being familiar with relevant H & S regulations relevant to your role What You have to Offer: • Relevant Environmental Degree, with Master's Degree in relevant environmental discipline preferred • Successful project management/coordination of multi-disciplinary teams • Experience of leading/working on IAs within consenting regimes (e.g. TWA, DCO, TCPA, local and regional planning) • Knowledge of all stages of IA from land acquisition, options appraisal, planning submission to construction management • Stakeholder and public engagement experience (depending on grade) • Great communication, report writing and team working skills • Ability to think in an innovative and entrepreneurial manner • Previous experience of contributing to or leading SEAs and Sustainability Appraisals would also be beneficial • Chartered or working towards (depending on grade)
Arcadis London, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
The Exciting Opportunity Owing to our continued success, we are now looking to recruit a high calibre Consultant or Senior Air Quality Consultant with proven consultancy experience to work within our Environmental Planning team. You will be engaged upon an extensive portfolio of exciting schemes and we'll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go. This role can be based from either of our regional office locations - Croydon, Warrington, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol or Cardiff. Overview of Role: The air quality team is expanding with the increased workload from clients. You will be required to undertake air quality impact assessments for a range of projects including roads, developments and industrial facilities. Our team is involved in some of the UK's most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, energy, infrastructure and residential developments. Our clients include National Grid, Welsh Water, TfL, the Homes and Communities Agency, Welsh Government, Highways England and the Canal & River Trust together with a range of private developers and local authorities. Your Day-to-Day: • Dispersion modelling of road traffic and industrial pollution sources. • Writing air quality reports to accompany planning applications and Environment Impact Assessments. • Preparing scope of works and fee proposals. • Mentoring and supporting junior air quality staff. • Working with the UK air quality team to deliver assessments to tight deadlines. • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis. What You have to Offer: • A degree in a relevant scientific discipline, and preferably also a postgraduate degree. • Experience of undertaking air quality assessments for a range of projects including highway schemes and developments in the UK. • A good understanding of UK air quality legislation, policy and guidance including Design Manual for Roads Bridges (DMRB) and UK Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM). • Experience in air quality modelling software packages ADMS and Breeze AERMOD. • Experience of using the air quality modelling tools issued by Defra. • Recent experience of delivering road scheme projects in accordance with DMRB and associated Interim Advice Notes. • Experience in using GIS software, such as ArcGIS and MapInfo. • Experience of interpreting air quality monitoring data. • High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and Access. • Highly motivated and committed. • Ability to think in an innovative and entrepreneurial manner. • Excellent written skills, with good attention to detail. • Good team player with excellent time management skills. • Well-motivated and able to work to tight deadlines.
Arcadis Glamorgan St, Cardiff, Cardiff CF5, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
The Exciting Opportunity As an Arboriculturist you would be joining our 60 plus strong ecology team with a current longstanding arboricultural capability. We have over 20 years of experience undertaking the full range of ecological and arboricultural surveys and assessments, as well as the provision of advice on masterplanning, mitigation and enhancement design, ecosystem service and natural capital assessment. We are engaged on a variety of large and interesting projects, including Urban and Greenfield Residential Development, Highway and Rail Schemes, Power Stations, Electrical and Gas Infrastructure, and are working for a wide selection of clients based throughout the UK, including the EDF Energy, National Grid, the Environment Agency, Transport for London, Highways England, Network Rail, The Canals and Rivers Trust, and Housing Associations. Our work with Local Authorities includes developing relationships with tree officers and working with them on local development projects. We are also involved in international work via Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessments and our natural capital community of practice. Overview of Role: Reporting to the Team Leader in charge of arboriculture and ecology, you will be accountable for the coordination and completion of assigned tasks and projects within the Business Unit or project team. As we operate in such a diverse marketplace, we are confident that you will gain experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your technical knowledge. You will be responsible for leading and managing the delivery of arboricultural projects to meet time, budgetary and SHEQ targets, managing the arboricultural aspects of the client relationship. You will have the opportunity to take a leadership role on small sized arboricultural projects. We will ensure that we offer personal development which will allow you to progress your career. Your Day-to-Day: • Managing small arb projects (including budgets and invoicing), attend meetings, provide advice to clients and manage bid production • Undertaking BS Arboricultural surveys, and producing associated reports, AIAs and AMSs • Undertaking climbed surveys on occasion to inspect potential bat roosting features • Provide general advice on arboricultural issues • Contribute to the development of best practice with respect to training and survey standards, as appropriate • Although based in London, some of your workload will take you to other parts of the UK. What you have to Offer: • Applicants should hold a FdSc Arb, BSc or PDArb in Arboriculture or higher in arboriculture or closely related field. • LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector Certificate; • Professional member of the Arboricultural Association or the Institute of Chartered Foresters • CS38: Accessing a Tree with Rope and Harness and Aerial Rescue • Excellent commercial awareness and self-management skills • Excellent reporting skills, with a proven track record in writing tree reports suitable for planning applications • At least three years post qualification experience in private consultancy delivering a range of arboricultural and urban forestry services. • BS Tree Quality Surveys and the preparation of Arboricultural Impact Assessments / Arboricultural Method Statements • The ability to communicate and work closely with local authority tree officers, planners, architects, ecologists and other professionals • Excellent IT skills and a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCad are essential • A sound understanding of health and safety related issues regarding site survey and supervision
Arcadis Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
With continued growth and our strengthening portfolio, we are seeking creative, dynamic and engaging Landscape Architects and/or Urban Designers at Chartered and Senior Levels across a number of our office locations such as London/Croydon, Birmingham, Warrington and Bristol. We offer the full spectrum of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design services, from strategic planning, design concept through to detail and implementation as well as Environmental Assessment and LVIA. You will typically work in a modern office environment with exciting multi-disciplinary teams that involve other in-house disciplines and high-profile designers. You will have a wide range of experience in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Regeneration and Infrastructure projects and be passionate and highly motivated about your role in the natural and built environment. More specifically you will be a skilled designer and have experience in complex multi-disciplinary urban regeneration and development masterplanning projects, with demonstrable drawing, report writing and communication skills. You will be required to support the continued growth of our project portfolio, with strong business development, client care and project and staff management attributes. Your established track record in work winning and project delivery will be critical to the success of your role. You'll have the opportunity to work on some of the UK's largest, most complex and technically demanding developments. These currently include Green Infrastructure strategies and Landscape Masterplanning for some of the UK's largest residential and mixed-use developments such as: • HS2 • Old Oak Common Stations, London • Northstowe New Town • Otterpool Park Garden Settlement • Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) such as Lower Thames Crossing. • Trevor Basin World Heritage Site Masterplan (Canal & River Trust) • Royal Wolverhampton Public Realm Design Our team ethic is based on collaboration and to promote personal growth and a good quality of life. Arcadis also support Part-Time/Flexible Working.
Arcadis London, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
The Exciting Opportunity If you're an experienced EH&S Consultant ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on. Join our team as a Senior or Principal Consultant and we'll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go. Overview of Role: As a member of our Strategic Environmental Consulting (SEC) team the key area of focus will be assisting clients manage EH&S business risks to scope/budget/schedule and ensuring high quality standards on project deliverables. This role can be based from our Croydon or Cambridge offices. Who We are Looking For: Within SEC we pride ourselves on our ability to provide Clients with Strategic Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Business Advice, which helps our Clients not only to manage risk, but to drive excellence in their EHS performance. As such we seek individuals who combine: strong quantitative and analytical skills; deep technical knowledge; a sharp commercial focus; and, who are passionate about their work to advise our Clients on strategic business decisions. Our mission is to improve quality of life around the world, by creating places of distinction and providing sustainable solutions that enhance the built and natural environment. Our core values are: • Integrity - We perform business in an honest, responsible way, working to the highest professional standards. • Client Focus - We are entrepreneurial and agile, passionate about creating value for our Clients and achieving high performance. • Collaboration - We believe in diversity, the power of teamwork and that by working as one we can deliver exceptional outcomes. • Sustainability - We own the responsibility to sustain our world and society in a balanced way, central to health, safety and wellbeing of our people and all stakeholders, central to all we do. As a member of the SEC Team you will need to demonstrate the following competencies: • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to actively identify and pursue innovative and sustainable solutions to problems. • Commitment to building relationships with clients & colleagues, networking via industry events and seminars, and actively engaging in profile raising through e.g. internal/ external presentations or speaking at events. • The ability to add value to a client relationship and develop client accounts • Strong commercial skills including the ability to understand a client's key risks and drivers, and the commercial context in which Clients and Arcadis operate. • Commitment to actively nurtures talent in others by helping people build their networks, and coach and mentor others and share knowledge Your Day-to-Day: • This role is client facing, identifying and developing new clients as well as leveraging existing client relationships to support the diversification and expansion of our environmental and occupational health and safety (EH&S) compliance services as well as leading and supporting their delivery. • Commercially managing projects and interacting with project and financial management systems such as Oracle. Projects will be across a range of sectors including government, construction, automotive, aviation, financial services, chemicals, upstream oil and gas, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and solid waste management. • Input will range from technical lead with major project input to ad hoc specialist support from identification of the sales opportunity, bid preparation and submission and following award through to execution and delivery. • Projects will largely be based and/or managed in the UK, but occasional short term international/European travel may be required, occasionally at short notice on a project by project basis. What You have to Offer: • Minimum of 6 years specialising in EH&S subject areas, preferably within an environmental consultancy. • Chartered Health & Safety professional or are certified in H&S by an accredited Institution, (IOSH) • Lead in all aspects of project design, costing, timely delivery, consistently producing high quality work to our clients. You should also be able to inspire your project team to excel in all aspects of their work and to enjoy being part of your team • Lead in commercial management of projects ensuring overall project performance meets or exceeds both the clients and Arcadis expectations. You should also be able to competence in managing financial performance on a financial management system such as Oracle. • You should be a natural collaborator with an affinity for developing positive relationships with clients and key contacts within the Arcadis business to support continued work and generate new opportunities for the team. • You will need to be flexible in attitude, willing to go that extra mile and able to travel nationally and occasionally internationally to deliver quality work to our clients. You may also be required to provide support to your colleagues in the wider SEC business (transactional services) on EH&S focussed projects. • You should also be confident in undertaking report technical reviews and confident in ensuring project delivery is compliant with our business governance and quality systems.
Arcadis London, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
The Exciting Opportunity Arcadis are now looking for a natural leader to head up and grow the EHS practice in the UK. The current team has a strong pipeline in EHS compliance and audit for industrial and public-sector Clients and property due diligence for clients in the financial institution sector. This role can be based from any of our main office locations in the UK. Overview of Role: The main purpose of this role will be to grow and diversify the pipeline and backlog in EHS Consulting. There is also an opportunity to work with the UK team to leverage US capability in EHS enterprise business solutions to bring value to UK clients and into the UK market. You will have strong technical capability combined with a natural flair for developing trust in client relationships. Who We are Looking For: Within SEC we pride ourselves on our ability to provide Clients with Strategic Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Business Advice, which helps our Clients not only to manage risk, but to drive excellence in their EHS performance. As such we seek individuals who combine: strong quantitative and analytical skills; deep technical knowledge; a sharp commercial focus; and, who are passionate about their work to advise our Clients on strategic business decisions. Our mission is to improve quality of life around the world, by creating places of distinction and providing sustainable solutions that enhance the built and natural environment. Our core values are: • Integrity - We perform business in an honest, responsible way, working to the highest professional standards. • Client Focus - We are entrepreneurial and agile, passionate about creating value for our Clients and achieving high performance. • Collaboration - We believe in diversity, the power of teamwork and that by working as one we can deliver exceptional outcomes. • Sustainability - We own the responsibility to sustain our world and society in a balanced way, central to health, safety and wellbeing of our people and all stakeholders, central to all we do. As a member of the SEC Team you will need to demonstrate the following competencies: • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to actively identify and pursue innovative and sustainable solutions to problems. • Commitment to building relationships with clients & colleagues, networking via industry events and seminars, and actively engaging in profile raising through e.g. internal/ external presentations or speaking at events. • The ability to add value to a client relationship and develop client accounts • Strong commercial skills including the ability to understand a client's key risks and drivers, and the commercial context in which Clients and Arcadis operate. • Commitment to actively nurtures talent in others by helping people build their networks, and coach and mentor others and share knowledge Your Responsibilities: Growing Pipeline and Work Winning: • Work collaboratively and through own contacts to develop a pipeline of work in EHS / EDD / ESG and translate pipeline to win. • Sales, including opportunity identification, solution design, proposal development and costing, compliance with business governance, issue of proposals and client follow up, transition of sales into delivery phase. • Networking and client liaison including ownership of internal and external client relationship development, specifically in the areas of industry and infrastructure. • Works collaboratively and develops relationships with key contacts within the business to bring EHS services to existing clients. • External focus on identified clients/sectors Capability Development: • Seek out and understand capability within the business and develop and implement plans for capability development to support the growth in EHS • Recognising where innovation will support the growth. Develop strategy to differentiate in the market • Support recruitment to deliver growth plans. Service Delivery • Exceeding client expectations in Service Delivery • Providing leadership and direction to the delivery team working with Project and Task Managers to ensure timely delivery, consistency and quality of the outputs. • Ensuring projects are profitable and meet or exceed financial targets at bid stage and, where involved in delivery, throughout the project lifecycle. • Undertaking report authorisation reviews in compliance with the business quality systems What You have to Offer: • Science, Engineering or other relevant degree • Proven experience within environmental consultancy with expertise in EHS / ESG in industrial / infrastructure sectors, working on complex assets. Focus may be permitting/ compliance/ industrial processes • Proven track record in developing Client relationships and work winning • A network of client and associate contacts which can be drawn on to develop and deliver client solutions • Ability to define a compelling vision for the growth in this service area • Teamwork, collaboration, good written skills, presentation and communication skills in English as the main business language. • Organisational skills • Knowledge of commercial risk management tools • Valid driving licence for UK • Passport for travel outside the UK
Arcadis London, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
The Exciting Opportunity: If you 're an Environmental specialist and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on. Join one of our newly created workspaces in Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, Croydon, Manchester or Warrington to focus on Socio Economics and we'll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go. Overview of Role: Reporting to the UK lead on socio economics within our Environmental Planning team, you will be responsible for undertaking socio economic assessments and regeneration studies, for projects ranging from major infrastructure schemes and large mixed use/ residential developments to community regeneration masterplans. You will liaise with clients and colleagues to prepare assessments and studies and be able to work independently preparing high quality reports. As part of a growing and agile team you can be involved in some of the UK's most complex, iconic and challenging projects that are diverse and technically demanding. These include major regeneration projects, garden cities, energy opportunities, infrastructure schemes and strategic land optimisation. Our clients include National Grid, Transport for London, Homes England, Welsh Government, Highways England and the Canal & River Trust together with a range of private developers, contractors and local authorities. Your Day-to-Day: • Technical delivery of socio economics aspects of projects; • Managing budgets and programmes for your tasks; • Provide advice to clients and other disciplines on socio economics • Establish strong relationships with clients and project managers, planners, engineering designers and other environmental planning disciplines on a technical level • Ensuring reports comply with guidance and best practice including DMRB and Five Case Business Models • Help to promote the socio economics capability and achievements both internally and externally • Support the socio economics lead with business development and responding to opportunities What You have to Offer: Essential: • A degree, or equivalent, in geography, planning, economics or a related discipline • Chartered or working towards professional qualifications in planning, economics or related profession • Experience in preparing socio economic assessments for Environmental Statements for infrastructure projects and developments • Experience of advising on social and economic proposals and impacts as part of masterplans and feasibility studies • Experience of working with colleagues to exercise sound technical judgement, and prepare high quality reports • Experience in socio economics and regeneration, as well as an understanding of the planning process and EIA • Ability to engage well with internal and external stakeholders • Organisational skills - ability to organise work to meet deadlines • Analytical skills - ability to work to a high level of accuracy and to produce a high standard of written work Desirable: • Technical capability and experience in economic forecasting and preparing business cases
Arcadis Gloucestershire, UK
24/05/2018
Full time
Are you an experienced Ecologist looking to work on some of the biggest projects in the UK alongside some of the best and most committed ecological consultants in the country? We are recruiting at all levels for all of the above locations and would be especially interested in candidates with a Bat Low Impact Class Licence. Arcadis can offer a very competitive package along with excellent career prospects. Presently, we are engaged on a variety of large and interesting projects, including Highway and Rail Schemes, Power Stations, Electrical and Gas Infrastructure, and Residential Developments, and are working for a wide selection of clients based throughout the UK, including the EDF Energy, National Grid, the Environment Agency, Transport for London, Network Rail, Wrap, The Canals and Rivers Trust and Housing Associations. To be considered for the role, we are seeking candidates with the following credentials: Minimum Academic Qualifications: • You will hold a relevant Degree, ideally with a further education qualification • Full Membership of CIEEM (or equivalent) Required Experience: • At least 6 years of experience in ecological consultancy • Detailed knowledge of ecological principles, UK and European nature conservation guidance and legislation, and ecological impact assessment (EcIA) • In-depth knowledge of particular plant or animal groups, and appropriate field survey skills • Ideally hold Survey and/or Development Licences for protected species • Proven track record in writing ecological appraisals, EcIAs and/or Ecology Chapters for Environmental Statements • Proven track record in writing project and/or plan-level HRA • Good commercial and project management skills Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Team Leader in your office, you will be accountable for the quality control, coordination and completion of assigned tasks and projects within the Business Unit or project team. As we operate in such a diverse marketplace, we can safely say that you will gain experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your technical knowledge. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of projects to meet time, budgetary and SHEQ targets, managing the ecological aspects of the client relationship so that delivery exceeds client expectations. You will take a leadership role on projects and within the team, providing both direction and technical advice and leading by example. We will ensure that we offer personal development which will allow you to progress your career and offer you the opportunity to be mentored by industry-recognised Technical Leaders in their field who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success. Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: • Undertake ecological surveys, oversee/undertake the analysis of results of field surveys, and manage the production of reports, impact assessments, biodiversity strategies and other documents • Provide advice on ecological issues, both at an in-depth level within own area of expertise but also on a broad range of issues • Manage projects (particularly budgets and cashflow), attend meetings, provide advice to clients and manage bid production • Have responsibility for technical quality / approval of project deliverables • Compile licence applications, including developing mitigation and monitoring • Undertake/supervise mitigation and monitoring of licensed work and liaise with statutory authorities • Undertake performance management of assigned team members (as appropriate) and provide training at staff meetings and to smaller groups of staff • Design research projects and contribute to the development of best practice with respect to training and survey standards, as appropriate • Manage budgets and the production of bids.