Assistant Project Manager (EIA & Consenting) 

Are you an environmental consultant with 1-2 years experience looking to take the next big career move? Want to work at the forefront of delivering the next generation of sustainable infrastructure and tackling some of the biggest environmental challenges facing our society?

At Atmos our team come to work knowing they are working for an organisation committed to growing and developing its people by offering an inspiring and supportive place to work. Our purpose is simple – ‘to enable sustainable development that realises our clients’ vision, protects the environment and enhances the world we live in.’

Attracting and developing the best technical staff and consultants by offering the opportunity to develop their role and skills that fit with life and career ambitions is paramount to our success and is the reason we build strong relationships with established and new clients.

About this Job:

As a result of a growing and diverse pipeline of projects, we require an Environmental Consultant to join our growing Environmental Assessment and Consenting team.

You will play a key role in assisting our senior Project Managers in delivering Planning Applications, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and other environmental assessments for a range of clients in the renewable energy and other sectors.

As an assistant Project Manager you will work across a diverse range of projects assisting in the delivery of the next generation of renewable infrastructure. Full training will be given, and our mentoring system will allow you to learn from our experienced team members first-hand.

The day-to-day requirements of the post would include:

  • Assisting in the undertaking of technical assessments including desktop assessments and potentially surveys and site visits as required.
  • Assisting the Project Managers in the delivery of projects both large and small including project planning, assisting in budget and invoice management, management of sub-contractors and co-ordination of delivery.
  • The opportunity to manage smaller projects with the support and guidance of more senior staff.
  • Assisting staff with the preparation of tenders including obtaining quotes from subcontractors, and assisting the compilation of fee proposals.
  • Preparation of written draft reports with the assistance of technical staff.
  • Assisting with internal management and business processes including the tracking of business opportunities and team finances.
  • Professional development and learning including keeping up to date with industry changes and making a positive contribution to the overall development and performance of the Company.

The Person:

We are seeking someone who is passionate about career in the environmental assessment and sustainability sector, who brings the following:

  • 1-2 years experience in an environmental discipline either in a project management support role and/or involvement in the delivery of technical environmental assessments.
  • A self-starter with an ability to take on tasks and progress under their own initiative but unafraid to seek assistance when needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with multifunctional teams both internally and externally.
  • Excellent report writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Solid understanding of the planning and environmental assessment legislations across the UK.
  • Full Driving License.


Atmos is unique in offering the benefits of a large company but in a small, family friendly environment. In addition to rewarding, you with a competitive salary and other standard benefits including 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and pension schemes, Atmos offers:

  • A flexible hybrid working arrangement to suit both candidate & business needs.
  • Annual discretionary company performance bonus scheme; Paid out in each of the last two years.
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including employee assistance programme, cycle to work & tax-free childcare scheme.
  • Atmos Benefits Hub, offering a range of Employee Discounts & Rewards.
  • The opportunity to shape and develop your career in modern, friendly and supportive work environment including a clear progression path, supported by our buddying and mentoring scheme.
  • A fully supportive environment where you will be actively encouraged to be innovative and collaborative.
  • An opportunity to work and lead on a wide variety of cutting-edge projects, addressing the big environmental challenges in the low-carbon economy and shaping the built environment for generations to come.

How to Apply

To apply please submit your CV and covering letter by email to entitled "Application Assistant Project Manager".

For an informal chat about this role please call Malcolm Sangster on 0131 346 9100

We are proud to be an inclusive company. As such we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

All applicants must be in possession of a valid work permit and must hold a full UK driving licence.

Strictly no Agencies.