Senior/Principal EIA Consultant

Senior/Principal EIA Consultant


Our small’ish, but beautifully put together, multi-disciplined consultancy client are seeking an experienced EIA consultant at either Senior or Principal level to join our growing EIA and consenting team. The role can be based in Edinburgh or Inverness. 

Ideally you would have 5+ years’ experience in a similar role including undertaking technical assessments, EIA co-ordination and management.  You should also have the proven ability to manage client relationships and be an exponent of technical excellence.

Hybrid working very much an option.

Day-to-day requirements would include:

  • Undertaking technical assessments including surveys and site visits as required and the production of high quality reports;
  • Managing projects awarded to the company ensuring delivery to timescale and budget;
  • Acting as a company-wide source of expert advice in respect of one or more technical specialisms;
  • The management of sub-contractors and quality checking of their work and deliverables are undertaken/provided to the standard required;
  • Maintaining existing client relationships and attract new clients generating new business for the company.
  • Assisting in the management and mentoring of junior staff;

About You

In addition to the circa 5 years etc;

  • We want to hear from you if you have relevant or transferrable skills and experience to help our dynamic and growing team in delivering high quality services to our clients.
  • We would want you to have a flexible approach and be adept at problem solving.
  • We are looking for someone with a strong technical background and proven project experience with a good work ethos and a collaborative approach.
  • You should have a strong working knowledge of environmental legislation and guidance and be familiar with land use planning and/or environmental permitting.
  • Accurate record-keeping and good project management skills are a fundamental requirement of the post, as are good interpersonal skills and the ability to advise clients on technical issues both strategically and in detail when required.


In addition to a competitive salary, holiday, pension etc we have a supportive management committed to high levels of professionalism and staff development/training.

We have a good working environment and the opportunity to enjoy being part of an enthusiastic, friendly and growing team.