Environmental Consultant in Abingdon-on-Thames Apply

Location: Abingdon-on-Thames

Salary: Hidden

Recruiter: RPS

Date Advertised: 2021-11-26

Environmental ConsultantRPS invites applications from Environmental Consultants to join our growing team based in Seoul, South Korea. As a member of our team, you will report to the Head of Environment working with some of the industry’s brightest and most experienced professionals both locally and internationally who are delivering projects to support the energy sectors transition to a net zero future. RPS is a leader in delivering projects in complex marine environments including offshore wind developments. When you join RPS you’ll become part of an elite team who have been selected as the lead consultant for some of the sector’s major “firsts”. Recent inclusions are bp and EnBW’s first offshore wind farms in the UK, Australia’s first offshore wind project, Star of the South, and now Equinor’s Firefly Wind Farm project in South Korea. We also plan further expansion across Asia Pacific including Japan and Vietnam. With governments, industry, investors, and communities around the world demanding bold sustainable thinking, RPS can navigate the complexity. Something we’ve proudly been doing for 50 years. RPS is acting on its purpose to create shared value and is delivering exciting work to help shape a bright future for the generations to come. Are you ready to join us, to help us grow our local business and be part of the rapid growth of South Korea’s low carbon future? Your roleWhen you join RPS you will provide technical environmental input to support the delivery of large-scale offshore developments. This includes, but is not limited to, the coordination and delivery of ESIAs; liaising with client, stakeholders, government agencies and international experts; technical review and delivery of reports across South Korea and the wider Asia markets. Your skills and experienceESIA experience for major energy infrastructure projects is required, coupled with expertise in coordinating projects across multidisciplinary teams. Direct experience of the offshore renewables sector is desirable, however applicants with experience working in other offshore industries, e.g. Oil & Gas, ports and marine or onshore energy infrastructure projects are encouraged to apply. You will hold a qualification in a relevant environmental discipline, alongside knowledge of South Korean regulatory and permitting processes will be advantageous, as will experience of building relationships with relevant authorities and institutions. We are interested in hearing from candidates at all levels. You may be experienced in the offshore wind industry or looking to grow your career alongside global specialists providing international standard advice. Bilingual Korean and English is preferred. What we offer youYou will benefit from the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry while being a part of the development of the South Korean renewables sector. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and clever thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects, and the environment. Our employees are rewarded with competitive reward packages and career development opportunities, including global mobility opportunities for our talented people, enabling us to deliver interconnected sectors and services, and make RPS a great place to do great work. Why RPS RPS is an established leader in offshore industry services, having worked in the industry from its inception in Europe in the early 2000s. We have been responsible for permitting the world’s largest offshore wind farms, Hornsea One, Two and Three and we are providing marine subject matter expertise to support Vineyard Wind, the United States’ first utility-scale offshore wind energy project. RPS has advised on offshore energy projects for over 40 years. With 5,000 employees across 125 countries, we are a global organisation with a connected outlook and approach. You will support the delivery of projects locally, but as part of RPS, you will have the opportunity to access global experience and expertise. We have a strong focus on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG), with sustainability at the heart of our strategies. We are a friendly, professional organisation and a flexible employer. Applicants are invited to apply online for this role by sending a CV and covering letter (in Korean and English). We look forward to hearing from you! Our commitment to Diversityand InclusionMindful that a truly inclusiveorganization must make appropriate use of talent on a global basis and withoutunnecessary barriers, we are committed to embedding diversity and inclusionprinciples in all People processes in order to be as diverse as the communitiesand clients we work with, thereby securing, developing, and retaining the bestavailable talent for the company’s future.Our approach to Diversityand inclusionOur people live our purpose,deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behavioursdefine who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that wedo. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a greatplace to do great work.‘Stronger Together’ is one ofour five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace:‘We are respectful,acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution ofeveryone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent.People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.’Recruitment AgenciesWe have a Preferred Supplier List oftrusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge anyspeculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not onthis list. Please refer to the careers page on our website if you require anyfurther information.
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