Assistant EIA Project Manager

Our client is a company that is passionate about the environment and are working to ensure development is achieved sustainably and have long term sustainability at its heart. They are looking for someone who wants to develop a career in EIA Project Management, joining an established team who have built a strong reputation for handling complex and market leading EIAs.

Working as part of the Company-wide team, you will be equipped with all the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to progress your career as an EIA Project Manager and will have the opportunity to work on a range of EIA projects including wind and solar energy developments, electricity transmission infrastructure, housing and mixed-use schemes and other land development projects.

Our client also regularly undertakes independent EIA reviews, and you will have a key role to play in delivering this. In addition, there will be opportunity to work with the wider planning team on a broad range of projects including development management, green infrastructure, Strategic Environmental Assessment and Sustainability Appraisal. They are registrants of IEMA's EIA Quality Mark Scheme, demonstrating their commitment to delivering high quality EIA Reports/ESs, and to continually developing good practice.


  • Undertaking day-to-day EIA project management tasks, including liaising with other project team members, attending meetings and recording/tracking key project actions whilst working with experienced EIA project managers who will provide ongoing support and guidance.
  • Drafting text for EIA Reports/ Environmental Statements (ESs).
  • Co-ordinating EIA Report/ ES review work and providing input to review reports.
  • You will be encouraged to pursue ongoing development and acquire new skills to reach your career goals, and if you haven't yet achieved professional recognition/qualification in your field, e.g., membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), they will provide you with the support to achieve it.


  • You will ideally have knowledge and experience of EIA projects and will have worked previously in a consultancy, with public and/or private sector clients.
  • You will have a degree in a relevant discipline, i.e., planning, geography, or an environmental science field and preferably will have completed a post-graduate qualification in, or covering, Environmental Impact Assessment, or a blend of knowledge and qualifications reflecting a similar level of expertise.
  • Candidates must have good organisational skills, with the ability to manage tasks and time, using initiative. Also important for this role are excellent communication and report writing skills, and the ability to build effective relationships with colleagues and clients.

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