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Assistant EIA Project Manager

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SLR Consulting


Dec 21

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Edinburgh +2

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  • The ideal candidate for the Assistant EIA Project Manager position at SLR Consulting should be an early career or junior Project Manager with experience in the consenting of complex projects in the Power or Infrastructure sectors. They should have strong interpersonal skills, client management capabilities, and the ability to successfully engage with senior colleagues, clients, and stakeholders. Additionally, they should have proven experience in managing multidisciplinary teams, detailed knowledge of NSIP consenting processes and EIA regulations, and familiarity with the power and infrastructure sectors.
  • The Assistant EIA Project Manager will support client communications, prepare technical reports, assist senior project managers, manage project risks and progress reports, escalate key issues to clients and senior management, ensure quality EIA deliverables, and interface with project stakeholders.

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Consulting•Edinburgh, Bristol, London


  • With 30+ individual Environmental, Advisory and Engineering disciplines, SLR offers clients an unrivalled breadth of expertise from which to draw upon for project delivery. This is an exciting opportunity for early career and experienced individuals to provide key project management support on EIAs and consent applications for major development projects. You will work across a range of different development types including: renewable energy (on and offshore wind, solar, energy storage, hydrogen etc); infrastructure; waste management; minerals; energy transition; and built environment projects. 
  • You will play an important support role in the delivery of complex planning projects (including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and Electricity Act applications), working closely with our consenting team, technical specialists, and specialist partners. Additionally, you will help support the business with the development of new commercial opportunities maintaining and building established client relationships. 


  • You'll be an early career or junior Project Manager in EIA / Planning with some experience in the consenting of complex projects, ideally within the Power or Infrastructure sectors. Credible and cooperative, you will have a broad skill set that allows you to provide key project management support. Your strong interpersonal skills, coupled with your technical knowledge, will mean you can successfully engage and build trust with senior colleagues, clients and stakeholder groups.
  • You will also have:
  • Demonstrable client management capabilities and the ability to manage client relationships.
  • Proven consultancy (or similar) experience building, managing, leading and contributing to complex multidisciplinary teams.
  • Detailed knowledge of the NSIP consenting processes in England and Wales and EIA regulations.
  • Experience of the power and infrastructure sectors.

Area of Responsibilities



  • Support on client communications for individual projects
  • Support on the preparation of a range of high-quality technical reports
  • Support senior project managers with management of multidisciplinary teams to complete EIAs and associated deliverables.
  • Manage project risk registers and schedule and issue periodic progress reports
  • Help identify and escalate key risks, decisions and issues to the client and SLR senior management and ensure key decisions are integrated back into the project
  • Play a key role in the quality of the EIA deliverables
  • Interface with the wider project stakeholders including engineering teams, planners, consultation leads, and legal advisors etc.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Edinburgh, Bristol, London