Position title
Senior or Principal Environmental / Minerals Planning Consultant

Crestwood Environmental Ltd. is a well-established multi-disciplinary company providing environmental planning and associated expertise (including EIA, landscape architecture, ecology, archaeology, geo-environmental and environmental consultancy) to a wide variety of sectors and clients, and is proud to be a Chartered Environmentalist Employer Champion.

We are currently seeking a Senior or Principal Environmental / Minerals Planning Consultant. The role will involve the provision of a variety of environmental consultancy input on multi-disciplinary minerals and other EIA development projects around the UK.

The role will involve co-ordination between different environmental and planning professionals, interested third parties and consultees and clients to deliver practical, effective and successful applications to enable our clients' proposals and sound ongoing operations. Provision of organised project management, good communications, professional environmental planning advice and outputs, and being a key person in delivering multi-disciplinary solutions and outputs (e.g. ES Chapters) will form much of the day-to-day role.

Location: Mostly home-based, plus site visits; flexibility on location, preferably central England.

Supported by a strong team of dedicated and friendly professionals and an ever-increasing client-base, plus impressive work stream, all the ingredients are there for the right person to join our team and continue to build a successful and rewarding career.


Qualification to at least degree (equivalent) level in an environmental or planning subject;

Good knowledge and understanding of the UK's planning system, environmental legislation and associated procedural requirements;

Experience of working on multidisciplinary projects in minerals, waste and other land-development sectors;

Practitioner, Full or Chartered professional membership (e.g. IEMA, RTPI, RICS, SocEnv) and/or at least 5 years commercial experience working in a comparable environment;

Ability to manage multiple projects, converse on a technical level with other professionals and produce/proof associated environmental / planning reports;

Willingness to undertake a wide variety of desk and site-based work;

Excellent and proactive communication and organisational skills;

Good IT literacy (MS Office apps at least);

Ability to produce concise, high quality, written work to managed timescales and budgets;

Good commercial and customer care awareness; and

Friendly, supportive, collaborative, practical 'can do' approach.

As the role requires working on projects around the UK, a full UK driving licence and ability and willingness to drive to project locations around the UK, sometimes with overnight stays, will be required.


Job Benefits

A competitive and flexible remuneration package to attract the right candidate;

Inclusion in the company bonus and employee introduction incentives schemes;

A commitment to facilitating a Personal Development Plan through training and CPD;

Payment of key professional subscription fees;

Healthcare cover (incl. dependent children) and Employment Assistance Programme access;

Company pension contributions;

Working from home expenses and business travel expenses from your home location; and

A number of other 'perks' (e.g. retail discounts).


To learn more please contact (in absolute confidence) Alyson Tunney (on 01902 229 563 or via HR@crestwoodenvironmental.co.uk) or, for an informal chat about the role, please call and ask for Adam Collinge, quoting the job vacancy position.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Environmental Consultancy
Job Location
Remote work possible
Working Hours
Full-Time 37.5 hrs p/w
Base Salary
£40,000-£50,000 Per year
Date posted
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