Associate Environmental Consultant

Job title: Associate Environmental Consultant

Company: Arup

Job description: Arup’s purpose, shared values and collaborative approach has set us apart for over 75 years, guiding how we shape a better world.
Join our dynamic Melbourne Environment and Biodiversity Team, an expanding group with a robust portfolio of projects. As a key player in this role, you will spearhead environmental impact assessments, navigating both Victorian and Commonwealth approvals processes, including Environment Effects Statements and Environmental Impact Statements.
You’ll engage in a variety of National, State, and local infrastructure and development projects, with a special emphasis on renewable energy, maritime transport (both nearshore and offshore), water resources, and mine rehabilitation.
Additionally, you’ll contribute to the execution and delivery of our environmental business strategy, playing a pivotal role in the ongoing growth and development of Arup’s environmental practice in Victoria and throughout the Australasian region.What will I do?

  • Leadership in Environmental Impact Assessments: Drive and lead comprehensive environmental impact assessments, ensuring compliance with Victorian and Commonwealth approvals processes, including Environment Effects Statements (EES) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS).
  • Project Management Across Diverse Sectors: Manage and oversee National, State, and local infrastructure and development projects, with a particular focus on renewable energy, nearshore and offshore maritime transport, water resources, and mine rehabilitation.
  • Strategic Execution and Delivery: Contribute to the successful execution and delivery of our environmental business strategy, fostering the continued growth and development of Arup’s environmental practice within Victoria and the broader Australasian region.
  • Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration: Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure project success and sustainability, leveraging expertise across various sectors to deliver innovative and effective environmental solutions.
  • Client and Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies, ensuring clear communication and alignment of project goals and objectives.
  • Innovation and Best Practices: Champion the integration of cutting-edge technologies and best practices in environmental assessments, continuously improving processes and outcomes.

What will I bring?

  • Extensive Industry Expertise: Bring your wealth of experience in environmental approvals within the dynamic consulting sector to make a real impact.
  • Proven Track Record: With over 15 years of hands-on experience in delivering comprehensive environmental assessments and approvals for high-profile projects, especially those related to offshore wind impact assessments, your expertise is invaluable.
  • Professional Excellence: Demonstrate your commitment to the field through active membership in respected professional institutions and peer bodies.
  • Leadership in Environmental Projects: Showcase your exceptional ability to lead project teams through complex environmental assessments, planning, and approval processes.
  • Market Influence: Leverage your deep technical knowledge of the Victoria market and your extensive experience to shape and influence key client relationships.

What we offer you
At Arup, we care about each member’s success, so we can grow together.
Guided by our values, we provide an attractive total reward package that recognises the contribution of each of our members to our shared success. As well as competitive, fair, and equitable pay, we offer a career in which all of our members can belong, grow and thrive – through benefits that support health and wellbeing, a wide range of learning opportunities and many possibilities to have an impact through the work they do.
We are owned in trust on behalf of our members, giving us the freedom, with personal responsibility, to set our own direction and choose work that aligns with our purpose and adds to Arup’s legacy. Our members collaborate on ambitious projects to deliver remarkable outcomes for our clients and communities. Profit Share is a key part of our reward, enabling eligible members to share in the results of our collective efforts.Explore the perks of a career with Arup Australia:

  • Hybrid working policy and flexible working hours.
  • Paid parental leave for the primary carer of 16 weeks or 32 weeks at half pay and as well as generous unpaid leave benefits.
  • Paid parental leave for the support carer of 4 weeks plus the opportunity to access extra paid and unpaid leave if you later become the primary carer.
  • Birthday leave
  • Annual leave loading
  • Ability to purchase additional leave of up to 20 days for permanent employees.
  • International mobility opportunities
  • Insurances (life & income protection)
  • Interest free solar energy and bicycle loans
  • Novated car lease
  • Ovasaver including discounts, vouchers, cashback, and exclusive offers on more than 300 retailers.

Different people, share values
Arup is an equal opportunity employer that actively promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age (within legal limits), gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, neurotype or mental health, race or ethnicity, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We are an open environment that embraces diverse experiences, perspectives, and ideas – this drives our excellence.
Guided by our values and alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we create and contribute to equitable spaces and systems, while cultivating a sense of belonging for all. Our internal employee networks support our inclusive culture: from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender equity and LGBTQ+ and disability inclusion – we aim to create a space for you to express yourself and make a positive difference. Discover more about life at Arup at
We are committed to making our recruitment process and workplaces accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application or interview process, and/or to perform the essential functions of the role. We will do everything we can to support you.Our application process
Please apply directly through our applicant tracking system. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Talent Acquisition to discuss next steps. Stay safe online – Arup will never ask for your bank details as part of our recruitment process.Not ready to apply just yet, or have a few questions? Contact Helen Pakhomov at [email protected]Arup does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.#LI-HP1

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Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Tue, 16 Jul 2024 05:11:17 GMT

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