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Associate Director - Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Associate Director - Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting an Associate Director to join our team delivering Environmental Impact Assessments, Strategic Environmental Assessments and Sustainability Appraisals, due to continuing success in London and the South East.


This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the continued success and growth of a reputable and successful team as well as contribute to a wide range of high-profile projects across Wood's business. We have a proven track record in delivering high profile major projects across sectors including transport, nuclear, renewables, water, government and industrial, and with a strong work book we are looking to expand our team.


You will join an enthusiastic and supportive team and will experience a challenging and fulfilling working environment.  There are significant opportunities for ongoing and structured career development across Wood’s wider Environment and Infrastructure consultancy business.


Key Responsibilities


You will be responsible for:

  • Directing and managing the delivery of EIAs for infrastructure projects
  • Working with other technical teams and co-ordinating technical inputs
  • Undertaking consultation with stakeholders
  • Line managing a small team of consultants to deliver a portfolio of EIAs in different sectors
  • Supporting south-east regional business development through the identification and development of new opportunities



Skills / Qualifications

The role requires excellent reporting and communications skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team, seeking technical input from other disciplines to deliver carefully considered solutions to produce high quality work.

  • A degree (or equivalent), in a relevant environmental discipline, with a strong emphasis on EIA and/or SEA
  • Postgraduate qualification in environmental science/planning (or related field of study)
  • Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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