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Senior Consents Engineer

Country:  GB
Field:  Engineering
Location: 

Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any

About SYSTRA

The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, conventional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.
 

SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.

We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Engineering team in our Birmingham office, initially working as part of our Main Works Civils High Speed 2 project team, by recruiting an experienced Consents Engineer.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/Transportation/Infrastructure sectors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Consents Engineer to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.

Main Duties

  • Responsible for securing statutory consents, prepare consent documents, working with Local Authorities, statutory bodies and other transport authorities
  • Developing and maintaining the project consents register and all required consents are applied for in accordance with the project programme.
  • Managing and coordinating the application, negotiation and implementation of all necessary consents 
  • Provide technical guidance to discipline teams 
  • Develop innovative solutions to consent problems
  • Responsible for mentoring and development of staff
  • Responsible for the allocation of work to designers including utilisation 
  • Collaborate with international technical design teams in the delivery of consents.

 

Experience

 

  • Managing packages related to designing infrastructure securing statutory consents, prepare consent documents, working with Local Authorities, statutory bodies and other transport authorities
  • Experience of obtaining consents required to deliver planning, environmental and highway related consents 
  • Chartered Town Planner (RTPI) member or Charted Environmentalist (Cen)

 

In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.

Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.

SYSTRA is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and value applications from all.


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