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Location: United Kingdom

Senior Environmental Associate

United Kingdom

Job Description

The Environmental & Social Specialist is responsible for undertaking varied consultancy tasks of reasonable scope and complexity with some direction and guidance from more senior staff team members, including Technical Principal - Environment. The holder of this position provides broad technical knowledge in the environment and social sector and effective project management skills to support ongoing projects and business development activities of a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy. The Environmental & Social Associate will be based in ASEAN. The holder of this position will be based in either Hanoi or Jakarta office, and required to travel within of ASEAN / Pacific and contribute to the development and production of project deliverables as part of the team.

The incumbent will role model SMEC values, ethics and code of conduct and all aspects of this position will be carried out according to these guiding principles.

Has the demonstrated ability to consistently:

Succeed in a similar role with typically, 5-10 years of relevant professional experience, post-qualification

Demonstrate technical experience in professional environment, across broad technical areas

Independently use basic theoretical knowledge of scientific principles to analyse, interpret and conclude on standard matters or decisions

Identify risk and prepare technical reports/proposals for small to medium projects

Undertake field work and key technical tasks independently across a broad range of small to medium profile projects

Monitor and manage the scope and risk of multiple varying size projects and apply business systems successfully

Plan workloads and meet deadlines within budget

Successfully and effectively manage client relationships and expectations


Well-developed problem solving/analytical skills

Demonstrated familiarity with and understanding of relevant Australian Standards and legislation

Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, and ability to work effectively within a diverse and multi-disciplinary environment

Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly in a team environment

Ability to work effectively across a variety of projects by applying new knowledge and learning new skills quickly and efficiently

Proven ability to manage competing priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines

Basic to sound understanding of CRM principles

Computer literacy with proficiency in a variety of computer programs

Sound understanding, or ability to rapidly acquire a sound understanding, of SMEC's organisational capability and business systems, including how to access it using available resources


Tertiary degree in Science or a related discipline

Member of relevant professional or corporate body (desirable)

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Speak to Robert Wiseman today

Senior Consultant at Rullion Call Robert on 0203 201 1218

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