Senior Environmental Consultant – Royal HaskoningDHV Zwolle – Nijmegen

Royal HaskoningDHV Zwolle

Are you looking for the next step in your career? As our new Senior Environmental Consultant, you will play a crucial role in our purpose to Enhance Society Together in the projects, we perform, with a special focus on the offshore wind sector in the North Sea. You will ensure that our clients are not only prepared for the challenges of today but also those that may arise in the next decade and beyond!

What you do as a Senior Environmental Consultant

In your role as Senior Environmental Consultant, you will assess and manage the complex web of environmental and marine ecological aspects and the multiple stakeholders, interacting in offshore wind projects worldwide. This all to contribute to the aim of ensuring responsible, sustainable, and compliant practices, while raising benefits for society. Your work has a direct impact on both the success of the project and the protection or enhancement of the surrounding marine ecosystem and environmental conditions. The services range from Feasibility Studies, (Strategic) Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Due Diligence and tender support for offshore wind project proponents.

Within our projects, you will take the lead in guiding the client in this complex web of environmental aspects and the interest of the different stakeholders. You will guide the team of environmental and marine ecology consultants to reach effective sustainable solutions.

To do this, you will:

  • Advice clients (project developers, Dutch government organizations and their consultants) on environmental and social performance;
  • Work closely with public, private and non-governmental stakeholders to ensure that environmental and social aspects are integrated in the projects in an effective and feasible way;
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of experts and consultants within Royal HaskoningDHV and partners. Work closely with engineers, environmental specialists, ecologists and social experts;
  • Mentor team members and junior staff.
  • Where you will work

    Royal HaskoningDHV is a worldwide independent engineering, project management and consultancy firm which integrates 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. Our 6,000 colleagues are working from offices in more than 25 countries across the world. Through our mission Enhancing Society Together, we take responsibility for having a positive impact on the world. As our new Senior Environmental Consultant you will become part of the team Resilience & Maritime.

    With over 1,200 engineering and consultancy staff worldwide, our Business Line Water & Maritime works on sustainable and innovative solutions at the forefront of climate resilience and maritime on a global scale.

    As our Senior Environmental Consultant for the offshore wind and maritime sector, you will become part of the advisory group Resilience & Maritime. This team consists of about 180 colleagues. Within the Maritime & Resilience advisory group, you will become part of the Green Ports & Energy Projects Team. This team consists of 25 people working from the Netherlands (Amersfoort and Rotterdam) and we work together with our colleagues in the UK on projects worldwide. The ruling language within this group is English.

    Do you want to discover more about our team and the sustainable and innovative solutions that we are working on at the forefront of climate resilience and maritime? You can read more here.

    What you bring

    As a senior environmental consultant for the offshore wind sector it is evident that you have a strong interest and experience in developing and executing projects worldwide focused on environmental and social performance. That also means you are willing to travel to remote locations from time to time.

    With your excellent interpersonal skills, you can effectively and independently lead environmental advisory projects in the offshore wind sector. You have experience with projects in the North Sea and working in the Dutch context with a variety of stakeholders.

    Furthermore, you have:

  • A Master degree in the field of environmental management or ecology.
  • Proven experience (over 10 years) on environmental advisory roles within Dutch and international context.
  • Knowledge of the requirements for environmental performance in offshore wind development.
  • Knowledge and experience in Dutch EIA process and regulations would be an asset.
  • Good writing and speaking skills in English (Dutch is a plus).
  • What we offer you

    At Royal HaskoningDHV, you can expect diverse projects as we are always at the forefront of new innovative solutions. This brings challenging and interesting work that encourages you to have a growth mindset. By working on new and exciting projects, you can stimulate your development and career aspirations. With us, you can craft your own career, with your own development path, across the diversity of domains the company is active in. By following your curiosity and own interest, you will discover new areas of expertise to dive in, new roles to grow in and new colleagues to learn from and with.

    To facilitate an open-minded culture where people get inspired by and inspire each other to unlock our full potential, we stimulate you to open up, connect, and learn from each other’s experiences and perspectives. We create a working environment where you feel at home and cared for. We help, educate and inspire each other and work as one team to make it happen.

    And your primary and secondary conditions? Those are dependent on the country where you will join our team. But of course, we offer you a competitive salary package with profit sharing, enough days off and a good work-life balance, including flexible working hours.

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