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Principal Consultant or Associate Director - Environmental Management and Consents

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (West Midlands) - UK
Salary Additional Information £42,000 - £60000
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name Temple Group
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Directory Entry : Temple are leaders in the field of built and natural environments and creating sustainable futures.
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Job title - Principal Consultant or Associate Director – EM&C

Salary - £42,000 - £80,000

Employment - Permanent

Location - Birmingham

About Temple

Temple www.templegroup.co.uk is one of the UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, planning and sustainability.

We are a purpose and people led organisation and as a B Corp we are part of a movement committed to transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet https://www.bcorporation.net/

With a team comprising many recognised industry leaders, we work with inspirational clients on their organisations, on their challenges and on exciting, innovative, complex and globally relevant projects, programmes and schemes.

We provide a bespoke professional service to clients so that they can make the right decisions and achieve the best outcomes. We do this by leveraging our experience and breadth of skills alongside our insights, commitment, and ethical approach to everything we do.


Our work portfolio includes: Environment Management and Consents Support for HS2, Crossrail and Transport for London; iconic large scale property developments and urban regeneration schemes such as Barking Riverside and consents support for the construction delivery of HS2 Curzon St, Birmingham. We carry out a wide range of bespoke planning and environmental assessments – everything from air quality monitoring, Environmental Statement reviews, through to environment management and consents on large scale projects. 

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Principal Consultant/Associate Director to work within our Environmental Management and Consents team in Birmingham, delivering and managing projects and helping to grow our business in this area as well as to further build Temple’s market presence.

The Role

The positions are for enthusiastic and motivated Principals/ Associate Director who will be part of the Environmental Management and Consents team and work closely with the business unit lead. 

The ideal candidates will be comfortable in attending client’s sites, travelling to them and conducting meetings with their staff as necessary. We are looking for Environment Management and Consents experience in delivery, delivering training to a range of audiences and ideally construction experience.  

All roles will work closely with our internal teams (including Planning, Acoustics, Air Quality, Digital Delivery, Ecology and EIA Infrastructure and Property) and a wide range of external partners, to deliver across a range of projects. 

We would expect the candidate to have specialist knowledge in one or more of the following: 

  • Preparation and delivery of Environment Management Plans and Consent Management Plans and maintaining consents registers; 
  • Preparation of material to support pre- submission discussions; 
  • Liaison with Consenting Authorities; and Construction knowledge and background working through design and
  • construction sequencing; and Integrated Management Systems including Environment management processes. 

Principals will be expected to lead or contribute to bids for projects of all scales. Their role within project delivery may be as project director, project manager, framework manager and/or technical lead. They would also be expected to assist with the training / mentoring of junior members of the team. Demonstrable knowledge of environment management and consents. 

The Candidates 

We expect the successful Principal candidates will:

  • Have 8+ years of relevant experience within the environment, planning and sustainability sectors; 
  • Demonstrable experience of writing CoCPs
  • Ability to monitor and report on consents KPI data; 
  • Ability to develop and provide consent related supporting materials such as consent briefings/handovers and consent plans; 
  • an active network of contacts in Environmental Management and Consents sectors; and 
  • have project management and people management experience. 

Equal Employment Opportunities

As an equal opportunities employer, Temple is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Temple.

Temple is an accredited Investors in People organisation.

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