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London, England

Senior / Principal Consultant

Company: Ambiente Group UK Limited

Team: Brownfield Team

Job Title: Senior Consultant (SC) / Principal Consultant (PC)

Years Experience: 5 - 8+ years

Bonus / Awards: Annual bonus – 8 (SC) / 10% (PC) of salary

Opportunity for additional annual performance-related award

Holiday Entitlement: 25 days per year plus Birthday and all applicable Bank Holidays

Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) part-time opportunities also available – prorated

Working Arrangements: Hybrid and flexible working arrangements offered

Office Location: 5th Floor, 20 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7AN. Flexible on location

About US

Nova Ambiente has offices in London, Cologne, Amsterdam and Madrid and operates as part of the Nova Consulting Group. We provide tailored environmental and technical assistance, and management programmes to the European real estate industry and support our Clients in meeting their sustainability commitments through provision of responsible investment tools and asset management mandates.


We pride ourselves on our close working relationships with clients and our strong reputation for technical excellence within our fields.


As employers, we recognise the value of equal employment opportunities. We offer competitive remuneration and benefits packages and strive to provide our staff with a friendly, professional, dynamic and supportive working environment, and with opportunity to develop and enhance their careers.

The Role

We have an opportunity for a Senior and / or Principal Consultant within our UK Brownfield Team.  We are looking for a confident, motivated individual with a strong technical background and experience in a range of projects to assist with supporting and delivering our services.


Applicants will need to have a good (SC) / excellent (PC) understanding of contaminated land legislation and the planning regime as well as ability to provide clear commercial advice specific to individual Client and project needs.


The successful applicants should be well-rounded with experience in delivering contaminated land / remediation projects from tender/phase 1 through to validation/verification stages.


The role offers excellent career progression and team building opportunities.

Skills / Experience Required

  • A BSc or BEng in a relevant Geological or Environmental Discipline and MSc in related subject an advantage.

  • A broad understanding and experience of environmental assessments, the process and the standard information required to generate environmental reports.

  • Design and implementation of Preliminary Risk Assessments and Intrusive Ground Investigations including soil and rock logging, soil and groundwater sampling and in-situ testing.

  • Interpretative report writing including undertaking human health risk and groundwater assessment utilising CLEA, ConSim, RBCA, SNIFFER, BP RISC and EA Remedial Targets for Hydrogeological Risk Assessment. (Experience dependant on SC or PC Grade)

  • Experience of design and successful delivery of contaminated land remedial works and verification reporting.

  • General IT confidence.

  • Excellent attention to detail and written English, and the ability to produce concise, accurate and interpretive reports.

  • Good project and time-management as well as a strong work ethic.

Benefits (upon satisfactory completion of probationary period)

  • Private Healthcare Scheme

  • Health Care Cash Plan

  • Business Travel Insurance

  • Enhanced Sick Pay Policy

  • Death in Service / Income Protection Policy

  • Wellbeing Allowance of £40.00 per month

  • Professional Membership Subscription

  • Access to Employee Assistance Programmes

  • Cost of annual eye test covered

  • Cycle to Work Scheme


  • Auto-enrol into the NEST pension scheme. 5% employer contribution.

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