Environmental Impact Assessment Lead - Renewable Energy

Lead growth of energy regulatory approvals, develop new business opportunities, support project delivery. Requires relevant qualifications, project management skills, industry experience in renewable energy, and membership in professional institutions.

Brisbane, Australia  UTC+10:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   More than 3 months ago

Do you want to make a positive impact on the world? Sustainable development is at the heart of everything we do. Seventy-five years ago, we created a home for creative thinkers seeking to solve the world’s biggest challenges. Today, a collective of 16,000+ Arupians gather across the globe from 140 different countries to build a sustainable future. We strive to create an inclusive environment and give everyone a voice. Diversity drives innovation in our projects and offers empathy to the communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with disability and provide workplace adjustments. At Arup, you’ll do more than work — you’ll shape a better world.

About this role

The focus of this position is to drive growth of energy-related regulatory approvals and assessment projects, lead the development of new business opportunities for environmental services in the energy sector, develop and deliver on business plans and strategies, and support the delivery of positive client outcomes. The role also includes leading and supporting project delivery of energy approval and assessment projects.

The role will work in close collaboration with others in the leadership cohort to actively support the ongoing successful development and operation of the Business across the full range of activities undertaken by the Business.

What will I do?

  • As the Renewables Lead within the Environment team, you will be responsible for building a pipeline of environment projects and opportunities in the energy market.
  • You will be required to work with the relevant teams leaders, energy leader and biodiversity and environment leader to develop and implement longer-term plans inline with the Arup business strategy.
  • You will be responsible for procuring work, negotiating major contracts and for financial performance in several specified areas;
  • You will be held responsible for the development, design and management of large, complex, long term projects. This will involve coordinating people, facilities and resources within tight timelines and inline with budgetary constraints;
  • You will be responsible for recruitment, appraisals, performance development, morale and motivation of staff.

What will I bring?

  • Recognised relevant tertiary qualifications in Town/Urban/Environmental Planning or Environmental Management/Science/Engineering or similar area;
  • Project management training/accreditation
  • Relevant industry experience in Renewable energy and environmental approvals within a consulting business environment;
  • Membership of relevant professional institutions/professional peer bodies or significant credit towards eligibility for membership;

Our firm

Dedicated to sustainable development, the firm is a collective of 16,000 designers, advisors and experts working across 140 countries. Founded to be both humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology and rigour to shape a better world.

We create spaces where everyone feels safe, seen and included and able to perform at their best. We take an approach to flexible working that supports the diversity and well-being of our members.

Are you ready to shape a better world? Our open roles are waiting for you on the Arup careers page. If you like what you see here, apply today.

Arup does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

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Nov 05, 2023

Full Time


May 02, 2024


Brisbane, Australia


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