Jacobs Associate Director of EIA – Renewables Sector in Glasgow, United Kingdom
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.
In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business
About the Opportunity
At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical challenges for resilient environments, thriving communities, low carbon economies, energy supply, operational advancement, scientific discovery, and cutting-edge technology. With sustainability as a core guiding principle, we turn ideas into practical solutions that transform the world for good.
Our Water & Environment business is recognised as the No.1 Environmental Consultancy in the UK by Environment Analyst, highly commended as Large Consultancy of the Year Award at the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)’s 2023 Awards, and part of a company listed as one of the World's Most Admired Companies in engineering and construction by Fortune magazine.
We are currently delivering numerous renewables sector projects, including wind energy in the UK for prominent developers. To support continued success and growth we are keen to hear from candidates with strong EIA experience in this sector.
You will join a vibrant and friendly environmental team, with opportunities to deliver renewables sector projects as well as expand your experience across a range of sectors including energy, water, sustainability and transport. As an Environmental Consultant at Jacobs you will have the opportunity to influence environmental outcomes for some of the most exciting major projects in Ireland, the UK and further afield.
We encourage you to achieve your career goals, whether that be in developing existing skills, or expanding your capability into new areas. We want to inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can learn, grow, and succeed, and make a real difference to the global community.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
· A degree in a relevant discipline.
· Experience in delivering environmental assessment and coordination for wind farms and/or other renewable projects.
· Experience in client facing roles, and in working closely with client bodies and engaging in proactive consultation with key stakeholders.
· Strong guidance, project management and governance experience, with demonstrable commitment to health, safety and security and inclusivity, the integration of project legacy into decision making, and cheerleading of innovative thinking to improve project and legacy outcomes.
· Preferably, chartered status and Full Membership of a recognised relevant professional body (e.g. IEMA, CIWEM, IES). Where you do not meet this requirement, you will be supported to achieve this within your first year with us.
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)
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