West End, London
8 months ago
EIA Manager, Contract, London
To manage and coordinate environmental assessment and related activities required for the development of BRB's Bradwell B new nuclear power station development and ensure environmental assessment is integrated into the wider project development activities. In particular, the post holder will be involved in managing and overseeing BRB's supply chain consultants in delivering environmental survey, modelling and assessment work together with the production of final DCO documents such as Environmental Statement
A Joint Development Team (JDT) has been established to deliver coordinated service for New Build projects in the field of planning and consents. The JDT includes resources who are entirely focused on one project or split their time between the differing demands of the projects. The BRB EIA Manager will work as part of the JDT under the day-to-day management of the BRB Senior Planning, Consents & Permits Manager.
Independently responsible for the following work:
- Project management of BRB environmental assessment scope of work required for the full scope of major permissions including survey, modelling and assessment work and final document production.
- Ensure alignment between assessment assumptions and the baseline project scope and ensure close coordination between emerging assessments and project development/ design activities.
- Develop strong working relationships with other JDT members, in particular subject matter experts across planning, environment, marine and transport disciplines.
- Engaging with external stakeholders (including local authorities and statutory stakeholders) in relation to environmental matters.
- Actively engage in communications/ consultation activities associated with both the Planning Consents and Permits team and wider BRB Project.
- Managing overall delivery to cost, time, quality and to meet defined objectives.
- Identifying, specifying and managing contracts as required from time to time to support delivery, working closely with technical specialists and commercial management colleagues.
- Ensure best practice is implemented in relation to creation of evidence and management of documents and records.
Knowledge, skills and attributes:
To be minimally qualified for this role, a candidate must have:
- A proven track record in the project management and delivery of similar scopes of work.
- A qualification in a relevant discipline such as environmental science, engineering or project management.
- Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the legal and regulatory requirements for projects at all stages of the planning process with a focus on environmental impact assessment.
- Recent experience working in major infrastructure project role in the UK, in the field of environmental planning.
- Experience of managing £multi-million professional services contracts (ideally in NEC forms).
- Track record of delivering projects on time and on budget.
- Understanding the needs of quality and how quality is assured and controlled in their area of expertise.
- Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills. Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.
- Experience of successfully engaging and communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
- Experience of working in a multi-culture, international environment