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Senior EIA Consultant

The RPS EIA, Health and Sustainability team is recruiting for an experienced EIA Consultant to work from our busy and vibrant head office near Oxford.

As a Senior EIA Consultant, you will be part of an established environmental team and partner with RPS Planning, Transport, Landscape, Heritage and Graphics teams within the Oxford office, alongside the wider network of environmental professional across RPS.

You will work on a variety of project from small leisure projects to large long-term flagship projects, including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects across the aviation, highways and renewable sectors.

Main responsibilities for this role include:

-EIA project management, including forming part of the project management team for large multi-disciplinary projects
- Writing of project description, alternatives and methodology chapters and Non-Technical Summaries
- Review of Environmental Statement topic chapters and liaison with topic authors
- Writing high calibre technical reports, alongside completeing review of reports produced by others
- Liaise with clients, environmental stakeholders and project managers to agree approaches and deliver to deadlines
-Providing analytical and quantitative assessment support to EIA team members when required
- Support the preparation of tender submissions, working with other RPS team and offices, to ensure we have the best opportunity for winning the multi-discipline tenders

Skills, qualifications and experience required:
-Prior experience of practical application of the EIA Regulations and experience in relation to screening, scoping and production of Environmental Statements
-Hold a degree within a relevant environmental subject, ideally with a master?s degree in environmental assessment
- Excellent report writing and proof reading skills
- A team player who is able to multi task
- Excellent communication, skills in a client facing role
- Attention to detail and a passion for quality.

What we offer you :

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people worldwide. We benefit from the scale of business that allows us to work on large and/or exciting projects and, at the same time, we retain the local presence in our markets which fosters positive engagement with our clients.

We strive to define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. By connecting our global expertise, we make it easy for our clients to work with us by creating a collaborative environment geared to delivering successful solutions, while respecting the communities we work in. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.