Principal Environmental Consultant – Airports
- Role type
- Full time, Permanent
- Flexible, UK, Oxfordshire (Harwell), Bristol
- Closing Date
Role Title: Principal Consultant - Airport Sector
Location: Harwell / London / Manchester / Bristol / flexible
Salary: £44,000 - £66,000
Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.
To meet our growing UK business needs we are seeking a Principal Consultant with proven UK based experience delivering environmental services for or into the airport sector. We are flexible for this role to be based at one of the following locations: London, Harwell, or Bristol. Working from home will also be possible but travel across the UK to client locations with a focus on the south-east will be required.
You will be responsible for helping develop new business through key account management, development of client relationships and responding to tenders. You will be expected to lead and manage a portfolio of existing projects as well as help develop and deliver the airport sector strategy in accordance with Ricardo’s mission and vision.
The role will involve work across the UK and there maybe occasional opportunities to be involved in projects abroad. There will be the opportunity for you to take on significant responsibility and progress your career in your chosen direction.
Key competencies and experience:
- Degree level qualification in relevant environmental discipline
- Previous experience of working with or for airport operators on environmental issues is essential
- Experience of liaising with regulatory stakeholders
- Proven track record in growing a business stream, with:
- Demonstrated proficiency in winning work and client management
- An appetite for business development
- Broad understanding of environmental issues facing the airport sector.
- Confidence, initiative, enthusiasm, and be outgoing with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to liaise at all levels of business
This is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with the opportunity to make a difference. You will have a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with us through our broad range of projects, mentoring opportunities and a personalised approach to your learning and development.
We are always keen to hear from people who have driven, ambition and a flair for innovative thinking. Ricardo Energy & Environment has an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here.
Our People are important to us and we take pride in our wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals including flexible working, carers policy, mental health first aiders and readily available support through our extensive Employee Assistance programme.
Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.