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WSP USA Senior / Principal Assessment & Appraisal Consultant in United Kingdom

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2024 and beyond…

To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/what-we-do

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong.

To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Who We Are | WSP (https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/who-we-are)

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.

Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.

Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.

APPLY NOW AND BE THE FUTURE OF WSP!

#WeAreWSP

Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

Following recent client successes, we have an opportunity for a senior position to join the team to help deliver projects and grow our services. This will include enabling clients in a variety of sectors respond to the challenges of new plan and programme development e.g., Water Resource Regional Plans, Drainage and Wastewater Management Plans, Circular Economy Plans, Carbon Plans and Local Plans by ensuring that social, economic, and environmental considerations are adequately integrated, and opportunities for environmental enhancement taken.

The projects are varied in nature, but all require skills in project management, communication, and negotiation. The assessments are often being applied to novel plans and require a wide appreciation of policy and proposals and their effects.

We are constantly reviewing our approach to delivery to make optimal use of new integrated assessment tools that build on our experience and the complementary technical skills and services that we can access.

This position represents an excellent opportunity to develop professionally as an individual via the continued growth of our business over the next few years.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will take responsibility for scoping individual commissions, preparing proposals and winning work

  • You will provide project/task management and leadership to our multi-disciplinary teams working on projects across the UK and overseas. Work will involve client facing activity and managing projects and subcontractors

  • You will take responsibility for the delivery of high-quality outputs

  • You will take responsibility for defining medium and long-term market opportunities, and contribute towards developing appropriate business plans

  • You will collaborate to design and implement new assessment tools, considering emerging and new practice

Skills / Experience

  • Track record in contributing to successful delivery of SEA and or SA to clients in the public and private sector

  • Familiarity of SEA regulatory requirements, emerging case law and implications

  • Familiarity with Integrated Impact Assessment, Health Impact Assessment and Equalities Impact Assessment

  • Familiarity with project and scheme development impacts in variety of sectors e.g., housing, water, waste and resources, energy

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree, Post Graduate Diploma or Masters in relevant subject

  • Full driving licence

Desirable

  • Chartered Environmentalist

  • Chartered status with another relevant professional body e.g., CIWEM, RTPI

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