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Principal Consultant or Technical Director Land Quality, Manchester , UK

Office Location: Manchester

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

Salary: Competitive basic salary, comprehensive benefits package

Discipline team: Land Quality and Remediation

Reporting to: Technical Discipline Manager


Job Description


We currently have opportunities for a Principal or Technical Director to develop and grow a Land Quality & Remediation team based in our established, thriving Manchester office. 

This position presents an outstanding opportunity to join an established team of contaminated land specialists, risk assessors and hydrogeologists within a truly multinational consultancy and offers significant potential to play a key role in the growth and development of our Land Quality and Remediation team and business in the UK and Europe.

Along with a competitive basic salary, the successful candidate will receive a comprehensive benefits package including car allowance, BUPA health cover, death-in-service cover and pension.


Reporting to the Technical Discipline Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering projects to SLRs existing client base in the region; and will have client contacts and established reputation for developing and managing client relationships particularly in the Built Environment, Industrial and/or Oil and Gas sectors. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be responsible for the subsequent expansion of the technical team to facilitate the delivery of this new workload as time progresses.

As well as developing work and clients within their own technical discipline, the successful candidate will also work with SLRs business sector leaders and senior colleagues to build client relationships that deliver multi-disciplinary project opportunities for technical teams throughout SLRs business.

We would expect candidates to have demonstrable previous experience working for an engineering or environmental consultancy and have worked on Built Environment, Industrial, Defence and/or Industrial sites as well as a range of projects in the Power and Infrastructure business sectors. 


Person Specification


•Recognised professional within the Contaminated Land consulting sector;
•Established work winner within a consulting  environment;
•Reporting; analysis, review and project management; and
•Proposal writing


•Relevant first degree (Geology, Hydrogeology or Geotechnical Engineering)
•Chartered status (CEng, CGeol or CIWEM) (or approaching chartered status)

•Associated Masters degree (Hydrogeology, Contaminated Land or similar)



•An ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and contractors. Ability to work in a team and self motivated. Reliable, conscientious and committed.


•IT literacy and proficiency in MS office applications
•Full driving licence


Applications and Enquiries

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.

To apply, please complete the online application form below.