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Team Leader / Senior Consultant – Contaminated Land

£30,000 - £38,000 a year


This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading contaminated land and remediation consultancy with a network of offices across the UK and overseas. As an organisation they work across a variety of industry sectors and consequently have a diverse project portfolio, with projects working across all stages from mitigation through to remediation. The successful candidate will enjoy fast-paced decision making and innovative thinking, providing solutions to client’s contamination issues.

The role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to have an immediate positive impact on a variety of potentially highly contaminated or environmentally sensitive sites, without the delays and frustrations that so frequently limit the remediation and development of brownfield projects.

The opportunity is for a highly experienced scientist/ consultant to be based from the clients North West base. With an existing team in place and other senior technical specialist to rely on, this is an opportunity for a senior consultant looking to develop into a team leading role or current team leader wanting to develop further. 

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Providing technical advice and advanced project support to projects ranging across a range of sector from domestic oil spills to complex historic contamination remediation projects
  • Managing some of our more complex, technical projects from start to finish utilising in house personnel (scientists, remediation engineers, technicians etc) and subcontractors as required
  • Liaising with clients, subcontractors, regulators and other stakeholders
  • Mentoring and development of staff relaying an advanced technical understanding

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Science based degree (environmental science, geology or similar)
  • Broad geo-environmental ground investigation, site management and remediation experience
  • Extensive project management experience including managing subcontractors, site teams and project finances
  • Advanced technical report writing ability (phase I and II ground investigations, remedial strategies etc)
  • Experience of managing a team or checking work undertaken by others an advantage
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to inform tenders/bids

As you would expect the role will offer an excellent benefits package, comprehensive training programme and is committed to your personal and professional development.  This is a fantastic opportunity to use and develop your technical expertise across a variety of interesting and diverse project range. 



Paul Farnell


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