Principal Environmental Advisor / Planner


The Opportunity

Redefine your personal best.

Stantec’s Environmental Team is working closely with our clients to develop innovative, sustainable and efficient solutions to their needs by applying genuinely new ways of working. We are looking for driven individuals who think differently and love to challenge conventional thinking to join us in a growing, collaborative team of likeminded engineers working to meet the unprecedented industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges.

Currently we are seeking a Principal Environmental Advisor / Planner to join us in any of our UK offices. We are excited by the potential growth prospects and this is a good opportunity to join an ambitious team that will provide you with plenty of scope for career progression in the coming years.

You will be responsible for delivery of environmental planning and environmental assessments works on some of our key frameworks. You will act as Project Technical Lead, including management of internal project teams and external specialist subconsultants. You will lead and mentor more junior members of the team and oversee work sharing, quality checks and the reviews necessary for internal governance. 

About You

Ideally, you’ll be a Chartered Environmentalist and/or Planner and hold a relevant Environmental Degree. You’ll hold demonstrable experience as an Environmental Planner.  You’ll have knowledge and experience of UK EIA (and legislation) under the Town & Country Planning regime, particularly relevant to the water industry. You’ll have knowledge and experience of liaison with PINS, local planning authorities, statutory and non-statutory consultees.

Most importantly, you’ll embody our values and ethos of client focus and service excellence.

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 22,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

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