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Principal Acoustics Consultant

Position: Principal Acoustics Consultant
Location: Bristol

About the Role:

We are looking for a commercially focused Principal Acoustics Consultant to develop the business with both new and existing clients and to assist with managing the team.

You will provide expert acoustics, noise and vibration consultancy advice to client related to new development, infrastructure, industry and entertainment requiring assessment under EIA regulations or in support of new planning applications, change or use or providing design advice for buildings.

Key Responsibilities:
• Prepare fee proposals for and carry out acoustics, noise and vibration assessments, sound management programmes and design specifications
• Manage projects and deliver to agreed budgets on time
• Actively develop the business with new and existing clients
• Manage team workloads
• Provide advanced expertise in specialist area of acoustic consultancy and keep the team updated with development in these fields
• Present noise and vibration matters effectively to non-technical audiences including public meetings and inquiries and may be an expert witness

The skills and experience you will need to have:

• Extensive technical expertise in acoustics
• Ability to produce draft proofs of Evidence and act as an expert witness
• Commercially focused with proven leadership skills
• A great communicator, able to present to non-technical audiences
• Financial management of projects
• AutoCAD
• Business development

About RPS:
RPS Group Plc is a FTSE listed company, headquartered in the UK and is one of the world’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancies. RPS employs over 5,500 staff based in 115 major towns and cities.
Consultants in our Acoustics, Noise & Vibration team are members of the Institute of Acoustics and RPS is a member of the Association of Noise Consultants. Senior team members are also active on British Standards Institution committees drafting and revising key noise & vibration related standards.

We provide specialist acoustic, noise & vibration consultancy services covering both environmental and building acoustics at various stages of a project's lifecycle as well as robust assessments and reports including mitigation solutions for developments across a wide range of sectors for both public and private sector clients.

What we offer you:

With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back up team, we can offer unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.

Our benefits include: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group disability scheme, Share incentive scheme, Life assurance, Cycle to work scheme, Health screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Membership

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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