Jacobs Senior Environmental Scientist in Manchester, United Kingdom

Senior Environmental Scientist


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverseproviders of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services forindustrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teamscollaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind someof the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment forour people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growingbusiness.

Our Environment, Maritime andResilience businessprovides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues includingrenewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste andresource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the MiddleEast and in India.

To meetour growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are seekinga number of Senior Environmental Scientists.

Thepositions will ideally be based from Birmingham, Leeds, London, Manchester,Reading and Southampton however alternative office locations will be consideredfor suitably qualified candidates.

Weoffer flexible working patterns and welcome applications from candidates whoare seeking reduced hours’ contracts.


  • Coordinating and managing EIA or SEAprojects, including those in the highways, utilities and power sectors.

  • Maintaining our high quality of environmental deliverables and ensuring sound project financial performance.

  • Providing client advice and support on technical matters relating to planning, EIA and practical environmental management.

  • Liaising with clients, engineers and other design team members.

  • Mentoring and providing leadership of junior staff.

  • Supporting business development initiatives



  • A good degree qualification in a relevant environmental/natural science. Second/higher degree desirable.

  • A track record of successful task and project management on EIA projects, with experience of working within multidisciplinary teams.

  • Strong technical skills in environmental assessment, with excellent report writing skills, and experience of Environmental Statement preparation.

  • Chartered or demonstrably working towards achieving chartered status


  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) experience.

  • Road or rail scheme, utilities and power sector experience.

  • Chartered Environmentalist

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring- ‘ BeyondZero ’.We see safety differently - we strive to goBeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees firstin everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our businessand we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives. When you joinJacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusionand diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History andCriminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria,then your employment may be delayed or rejected.


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester

Req ID: BIA0000ZH