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AECOM Principal EHS Consultant in Dublin, Ireland

Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated and experienced EHS consultant. Working within our expanding EHS Transactions and Compliance Team you will be responsible for managing bids, projects and for the technical delivery of a variety of EHS Due Diligence, Compliance and Management System projects. You will be supporting national and international clients across a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, food and beverage, automation, healthcare and financial industries.

Working within a specialist EHS team you will also collaborate with other AECOM teams as appropriate to ensure that client expectations are met, and project objectives are achieved.

This position provides the opportunity to work closely with internal and external clients. You will provide advice to leading private sector businesses including some of Europe’s leading private equities and industrials. At AECOM, we work to exceed our clients’ expectations and you will be required to work within tight deadlines, often on multiple projects. You will be forward thinking and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

Nationally our Practice is one of the largest in the UK and has an established track record in successfully delivering projects for clients We are now looking to drive growth in the Practice with individuals that can offer demonstrable experience in winning projects, who have a sound understanding of client needs in this sector; can be proactive in their approach to work; who can engage effectively with a large AECOM team with a very diverse range of skills and experience and who want to share in our enthusiasm and determination to lead and drive growth in our important client-base.

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm; see how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

The successful applicant will work within our regional team. The role will likely involve a mixture of both some site work and office work. The successful applicant will be expected to assist Directors with growth in this sector – both from external client relationships and from collaboration with other internal AECOM teams that are aligned to this sector. The appointed person will be expected to take on client management, direction of projects, and lead on tender and bid submissions.

Further detail on responsibilities include:

  • Deliver, lead and coordinate detailed EHS compliance and due diligence audit programmes.

  • Lead and/or support winning bids and proposals, focussing on, but not limited to, EHS compliance, due diligence, management systems etc.

  • Participate in EHS audits as necessary and prepare accurate audit reports using varied reporting formats often within demanding reporting timescales.

  • Deliver challenging EHS due diligence assignments (Desk Studies, Phase I Assessments, EHS Site Assessments etc.) and prepare commercially focused succinct reports.

  • Understand clients’ needs and build sustainable relationships in order to meet our business development goals.

  • Work with internal clients and grow opportunities within the AECOM business.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our services and team by evaluating project successes and challenges and sharing lessons learned to enhance performance within the business.

  • Support marketing initiatives for the team.

  • Where appropriate, act as a mentor to more junior personnel.

  • Apply and encourage a high level of health and safety awareness and quality management at all times.

  • Ensure effective communication with the project team and clients.

  • For this role you will ideally hold a strong undergraduate degree in an environmental, science or engineering based subject, be chartered or working to chartership with a relevant UK/Ireland institution, have at least 8 years relevant experience, and be willing to travel within Ireland UK to support bids and projects with occasional European and global travel. We are particularly looking for candidates with the following:

Minimum Requirements

  • Experienced Project Manager with exposure to clients.

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or demonstrate an equivalent EHS qualification.

  • Excellent, pragmatic knowledge of the application of EHS legislation, guidance and standards.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, in EHS discussions in a professional, sensitive and non-conflicting manner.

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of EHS inspection, auditing, permitting assessments and reporting.

  • Ability to work independently and prepare high quality professional proposals/bids/reports.

  • Motivated individual with the ability to work independently or as part of team, with the initiative to complete tasks.

  • Excellent planning, organisational skills and be a good time manager.

  • Reasonable flexibility and willingness to travel nationally to conduct site visits.

  • Open and honest.

  • A background in Industry is advantageous, as is experience in the Pharmaceutical sector.

Preferred Qualifications

  • NEBOSH Diploma or General Certificate (or similar) in health and safety. Appropriate industry experience may be substituted for, or supplement, formal health and safety qualifications

  • A post-graduate qualification is desirable.

  • Member of a relevant technical professional body, e.g. IOSH, IEMA etc.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248732BR

Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Galway Technology Park

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.