Principal Environmental Consultant

Do you want to join a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team as part of a FTSE 100 company? Do you have environmental permitting / EIA / HRA / SEA experience? Are you looking for your next challenge in environmental consultancy, where you will be encouraged to reach your highest potential?

Job Information

Job Title: Principal Environmental Consultant
Job Code: GMBL1678
Job Category: Energy & Water
Job Location: UK - Remote


We are looking for candidates preferably with a consenting, EIA and/or HRA background who can bring delivery experience or a strong technical background to apply to our impressive portfolio of energy clients.  Applications from strong candidates with transferable experience in onshore EIA are also welcomed.

Our team specialises in environmental permitting, EIA / SEA, sustainability, energy transition and specialist environmental studies for the offshore renewables, submarine cables and oil and gas sectors.  The role will consist of a wide range of tasks including project management, providing technical advice and strategic direction to our clients, undertaking stakeholder engagement leading and contributing to proposals and mentoring and development of staff.   

Key Activities

The role will involve working in our Environment Team, where you will be project managing and providing specialist technical support to a range of exciting offshore related workstreams, for a diverse set of clients in our key sectors.  This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to lead existing and new environmental projects in the UK and Ireland.  Marine experience is desirable but not essential for the right candidate. Client engagement, problem solving and providing sustainable solutions for our clients is a key focus area for our team and our culture encourages development of skills in a supportive environment.  There will be opportunity to engage and develop in all aspects of consultancy services from specialist technical support, through business development, to staff development. 



  • Demonstrable experience delivering environmental consents, EIA or HRA, preferably marine but not essential
  • Working knowledge of the EIA and/or HRA process and the technical assessments underpinning successful project delivery.
  • Experience of working within the planning process, ideally in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and/or the Republic of Ireland.
  • Experience working with, or understanding of, key regulators and stakeholders
  • Fluency in English (other languages desirable but not essential)


Intertek’s passionate and entrepreneurial culture inspires employees to be Ever Better, to own and shape their future, whilst giving them the freedom, power and tools to develop a learning and development pathway that is unique to them. From their unique Skills for Success management and leadership development programme, which enables employees to gain skills and recognised qualifications to deliver 10X Performance, to Learning Leadership Labs that allow a learning experience for new and future leaders to support innovation and engage their people through collaborative quality conversations, Intertek has amazing opportunities waiting just for you!



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  • Located in 1,000+ laboratories and offices across the world.
  • Our innovation-led, end-to-end Total Quality Assurance (‘TQA’) proposition helps organisations operate safely, effectively and with complete peace of mind in an increasingly complex, fast-changing world across all industries.
  • A focused strategy and culture that gives employees the right platform to grow and develop their careers 




  • Competitive salary
  • Development and career opportunities
  • Working in a highly motivated team and dynamic working environment



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