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Technical Director - Environmental Engineer (Landfills), Waste Advisor and Site Remediation Lead - A

Employer
GHD
Location
London, WC2N
Closing date
Aug 16, 2022

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Technical Director: Environmental Engineer (Landfills & Waste Sector) - New Zealand / Pacific

Interested in a move to New Zealand?

Our National Environment Group at GHD is continuing to grow with landmark projects currently being undertaken both in New Zealand and across the Pacific under a vibrant and inclusive team culture & leadership, with high staff retention and well-being focus.

Part of this success has seen our Environmental Engineering service offering significantly grow, particularly in the landfill abatement and design (both active and closed sites), waste and circular economy sector. To date, our delivery has been achieved by providing a multi-regional environmental science, geotechnical and engineering services to clients. To further consolidate this offering, GHD are seeking an established Environmental Engineer to lead this business sector in New Zealand and Pacific. The role will primarily involve responsibility for overall client engagement and delivery of landfill, strategic waste advice and land remediation projects across New Zealand and Pacific. This position is New Zealand based and provides a unique opportunity to lead our growing landfill abatement and design & waste sector services team with support from our an incredibly strong local team in New Zealand and across the APAC region.

Working with the client, business and technical leaders, this position offers great variety of projects, and will see you involved in a range of projects, and will see you involved in:
  • Developing and implementing business plans and strategies for the growth of Landfill and Waste Services in New Zealand and Pacific as well as supporting the wider national environment business.
  • Leading and contributing to implementation of engineering and technical solutions for landfills and contamination land remediation projects.
  • Promoting GHD's established environmental engineering and technical capacity to clients, driving & coordinating delivery through our national business.
  • Development of strategic waste advice and associated management plans.
  • Planning and owning the delivery of environmental outcomes & solutions to our established clients.
  • Providing creative, sustainable solutions to fit the needs of our clients and communities.
  • Making technical decisions, preparing technical reports, management plans and client and business strategies.
  • Leading and contributing to the preparation of proposals and bids for projects.
  • Coordinating the work of the team, mentoring less experienced team members.
  • Work with industry groups and various stakeholders to continue to develop GHDs engagement in the sector.

What you will bring to the team
  • Desire to be the face of GHD in New Zealand and lead our Landfill and Waste Sector presence.
  • Leadership and directorship for technical delivery of landfill design and/or abatement projects, land remediation projects.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering requirements for landfills, solutions for landfill abatement and design of associated landfill management systems e.g. leachate collection, landfill gas, containment cell design etc.
  • Knowledge of environmental risk management to coastal environments and sensitive environmental receptors and communities.
  • Sound knowledge of environmental challenges facing communities and how technical assessments and planning can provide beneficial outcomes to communities.
  • Have excellent communication and client management skills.
  • Demonstrated professional judgement and commercial acumen, including identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving problems to brief and budget.
  • Robust written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely.
  • An interest in coaching and mentoring to technically strengthen the team capabilities.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification.

What's in it for you:
  • Support with relocation where applying from outside New Zealand.
  • Southern Cross health insurances paid for by GHD (life, trauma and income protection).
  • Up to 20 days extra leave with our holiday buy -back scheme.
  • Daily interaction with high performing teams.
  • Professional development and ongoing training.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Flexible working arrangements for work-life balance.
  • Opportunities to learn from our industry experts and technical gurus across APAC.
  • A highly supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • We will set you up for success with the latest hardware, tools and tech.

Interested?

Click 'Apply' to submit your CV.

Ki GHD, ka ākina te kaimahi e mātou kia tutuki ōna ake moemoeā. Nā te mea, ko te kaha o te tangata te tuarā o te pakihi. Nā reira, he hiahia nō mātou ki te whiwhi kaimahi nō ngā ahurea tuakiri maha, nō whenua rerekē, tane mai, wahine mai.

At GHD we encourage individual achievement and recognise the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment

Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds.

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.

We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.
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