NEAS Environmental Project Manager - Programme Delivery Units

Warrington / Worthing
11 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Job description  

We’re investing £2.5billion between now and 2021 that will reduce flood risk to 300,000 homes across the UK. It’s an exciting time and we need your help to ensure that this work is delivered with full attention to the environmental impact.

Our National Environmental Assessment Service (NEAS) manages the environmental assessments and consents for the flood projects that the Agency builds.  Joining the team as an Environmental Project Manager, you’ll play an important role in delivering positive outcomes for people and wildlife alike.

The role draws upon a diverse range of skills. Working closely with other teams, you will be involved in:



  • Ensuring that engineering projects are environmentally compliant
  • Screening, planning and co-ordinating the delivery of EIAs
  • Working with a variety of environmental stakeholders
  • Identifying environmental opportunities and delivering multiple benefits
  • Working with external suppliers and other Environment Agency specialists within integrated project teams
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment of our strategies and plans

Experience/skills required  

You'll have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external partners. It is advantageous to have project management skills too.

You must have an environmental background and a relevant degree (or equivalent) and are working towards a relevant professional qualification such as Associate or Practitioner IEMA.

Contact and additional information  

These are full 2 year fixed term posts available in Reading, Worthing, Peterborough, Leeds, Warrington, Exeter and Solihull

You will need to hold a full UK driving licence.

More information about the role and application process can be found in the candidate pack.

The closing date for applications is 1st October 2017.

Interviews will be held as follows:

Reading                     17th October 2017

Worthing                    19th October 2017

Leeds                         19th October 2017

Warrington                20th October 2017

Exeter                         18th October 2017

Solihull                      17th October 2017

Peterborough           19th October 2017

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Phil Griffiths at



Project management

Works within teams and confident in applying EIA processes with limited supervision, for standard projects.

Environmental awareness



Appreciates the impact that development activities have on a range of environmental receptors and identifies ways to protect and preserve the environment for the future Understands wider environmental issues and how they relate to our works and activities.


Legislative knowledge



Has a broad understanding of environmental legislation relevant to development projects, including UK EIA process, legislation and standards and the wider regulatory regime. Able to screen projects for EIA and advise on basic environmental compliance.


Achieves results

Demonstrates ability to influence a project design to deliver social and environmental outcomes

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