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AECOM Environmental Consultant in Leuven, Belgium

Belgium - Flemish Brabant, Leuven

Job Summary

Our Environmental Services team currently has an exciting vacancy for a Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation to be based in our Leuven or Ghent office. The successful candidate will work in a dynamic team 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 and remediation, risk assessments, remedial design and follow-up.

We’re looking for a consultant with good knowledge of the soil and groundwater legislation in Belgium who’s eager to get involved and manage, independently or in team, smaller to large size and complex soil and groundwater problems.

AECOM has a strong safety culture which is supported across the business worldwide. As part of our team, you're expected to implement safety, quality and customer focus into your day-to-day activities. You’ll participate in all safety initiatives, you’ll ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues and you’ll support and achieve safety objectives through orienting, training and coaching.

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;

  • 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 in Belgium.

  • 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

  • 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 good English written and verbal language skills.

  • Around 5 year experience in a similar role within the environmental consultancy sector.

  • Confidence with client communication.

  • Demonstrated excellent analytical and report writing and communication skills.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.

  • Has knowledge of present- day Belgian Soil & Groundwater legislation.

  • Able to work both independently and in teams.

  • Room for self-development and initiative in a young and dynamic team.

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

  • The candidate should have a valid driver license for a car.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good command of the French language

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. 242206BR

Additional Locations BE - Ghent

Clearance Required No

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.

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