Principal Environmental Consultant (Auckland, NZ)
- Senior contaminated land technical expert with a strong reputation in the industry
- Effective leader and mentor
- A natural communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
We are determined in our search to uncover the richest Contaminated Land talent committed to smarter solutions for our client’s projects. This will give us a growing pool of expertise to make our company the leading experts in the Environmental field.
Working at Coffey will provide you the opportunity to work with a great team committed to providing smart and innovative solutions to our client’s most challenging issues.
We offer a flexible work environment and recognise the importance of achieving a good balance between work and personal life. We also support your future career development and offer opportunities to access world renowned expertise who are at the forefront of their specialisation in environmental services. You will work on local property, infrastructure and government projects and will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in the Asia-Pacific region.
As Principal, you will lead Coffey’s contaminated land business in New Zealand (as the team leader) to provide services across a variety of sectors. You will report directly to the New Zealand Environments Lead.
A major focus of your role will be to maintain and build excellent relationships with existing and new clients by providing a high-quality service that meets our client’s expectations. You will seek out new clients to expand Coffey’s client and geographic reach and contribute to the consolidation of our position as a leading provider of practical solutions.
Your key responsibilities will include:
- Leading contaminated land assessment and management services in New Zealand including growing the team and our client base to complement the existing business.
- Fulfilling the role of project director and taking overall responsibility for client liaison, the strategic direction of the contaminated land business, as well as its technical and financial performance.
- Mentoring and coaching technical staff including supporting professional development for our staff.
- Monitoring all operations for compliance with health and safety requirements, other statutory regulations, environmental laws and company policy.
You will have significant experience, ideally 15 plus years in the environmental sector primarily in contaminated land assessment and management. Your reputation, expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Auckland (and New Zealand) market will be a distinct advantage.
You will have high-level strategic planning and leadership skills including excellent organisational, time management and communication skills. Intuitive and proactive, you will have a flair for identifying client needs and maximising business growth opportunities.
Our talented specialists are recognised as experts in engineering, geotechnical, environmental, construction testing and project management services. We deliver technical solutions to manage complex risks for our clients across the transport and property infrastructure, defence and energy and resources sectors.
We’re proud of our reputation for deep expertise – for digging deeper, thinking smarter and seeing further. Since joining Tetra Tech, we’ve combined the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with Coffey. It’s a strong combination that’s supporting our growth and creating exciting opportunities.
Our culture and benefits
Our culture is underpinned by our values and our behaviours: doing the right thing; exploring new ideas; collaborating and sharing knowledge and ensuring our own and each other’s well-being.
Our flexible work practices are important to our culture too.
We understand that work is only one of the things we do in life. That’s why we’ve introduced our new flexibility option which allows you to purchase up to 4 weeks of additional leave on top of your regular leave.
Our benefits include:
Supportive and flexible work environment
Commitment to your career development
Competitive salary package
Purchase of additional leave on top of regular annual leave
Paid Parental and Partner Leave
Employee stock purchase plan
We believe in equal opportunity
We care about what makes us different – and it’s our people.
We value our unique backgrounds, experiences and thinking. Our clients do too. They’re the very things that fuel collaboration and ingenuity in the solutions we deliver.