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AECOM Environmental Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation in Leuven, Belgium

Belgium - Flemish Brabant, Leuven

Job Summary

Are you looking for freedom to grow and develop in an organization that highly values sense of ownership?

Our successful Environmental Services team in the Benelux is currently hiring an Environmental Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation to be based in our Leuven or Ghent office. Within this role you work in a dynamic group which undertakes a wide variety of projects for mainly international private sector clients based in Belgium and abroad. These projects involve (but are not limited to) contaminated soil investigation, remediation, risk assessment, remedial design and follow-up.

As a Environmental Consultant you have a challenging and diversified scope of responsibilities, ensuring the good completion of smaller to large size and complex soil and groundwater projects, as well as supporting other environmental businesses.

Key aspects of the role are;

People Management – by coaching and helping junior profiles on site and at the office, you act as a mentor and help developing keen young talent. You also manage contractors and subcontractors to maintain an excellent working relationship with them.

Project Management – you make sure that all your projects are executed according to high-level standards in terms of Safety, Quality, Client management, Planning, Budgeting and Reporting.

Client Management - effectively guiding your client and translating their needs into an efficient and solution-oriented concept. It comes to no surprise that good client management increases client retention and promotes growth.

Technical & Regulatory Management – supporting your clients and colleagues with the different with the different environmental legislations applicable in Belgium. This requires having a good technical knowledge of the soil and groundwater remediation sector.

Business Development – commercial awareness helps identifying business opportunities to further develop the activities of your team.

Transversal Collaboration – working closely with other environmental teams throughout the Benelux and Europe and stimulate collaboration between the different units.

Minimum Requirements

  • Our ideal candidate has a Master or BSc degree in Geology, Geography, Bio Engineering or another technical, environmental or chemical field of study.

  • We are looking for a fluent Dutch speaking colleague with excellent English written and verbal language skills.

  • Between 3-6 years of experience in a comparable role within the environmental consultancy sector, with a strong portfolio of similar soil and groundwater phase I, phase II and some remediation projects.

  • Confidence and at ease with relationship building and stakeholder management.

  • You are a decision taker with a good sense of responsibility and ownership.

  • Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.

  • Good knowledge of Belgian (Flanders region) Soil & Groundwater legislation (both past and present)

  • Able to work both independently and in teams.

  • You are an innovative thinker who enjoys self-development and taking initiative while working in a young and dynamic team.

  • Valid driver license for a car.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Willingness to travel occasionally within mainly Belgium and occasionally the Netherlands or abroad to meet the needs of specific projects.

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244814BR

Additional Locations BE - Ghent

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.