Senior Environmental Scientist - Contaminated Land

christchurch, canterbury
Full time
Expires in: 30 days
Posted by:Technical Futures

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Our client is one of the leading global consultancies with over 20,000 employees across hundreds of locations.  They work on a variety of engineering, science, and development projects with a strong focus on making communities stronger. This organisation prides itself on innovation, employee development, and flexibility. With a growing portfolio of projects in New Zealand, they are currently recruiting a Senior Environmental Scientist - Contaminated Land to join their Christchurch team.

In this role you will be responsible for fostering and maintaining strong relationships with current and future clients including scoping business development opportunities and understanding market trends. You will also be providing technical expertise within your field, assisting in the planning/delivery of investigations, plans and strategies for projects and (most importantly) build, inspire, lead and motivate a high performing technical team in central Auckland.

This role would be well-suited for technical professionals who are hungry to take the next step in their career- from a pure delivery role into a broader leadership and client facing opportunity. Most importantly, we are looking for an individual with the ability to inspire confidence, provide advice and guide staff, culminating in delivering results.

We are looking for a Senior Consultant/Engineer/Scientist who is tertiary qualified in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or similar; with at least 8 years’ experience working within Contaminated Land for either a consultancy or government agency. The ideal candidate will have a history of effectively managing complex (multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and multi-objective) technical projects as well as the ability to design and manage investigation programmes.

In return, you will receive a generous salary, healthy work/life balance including flexible working arrangements and the chance to grow your team. Surrounded by like-minded professionals, striving to deliver outstanding sustainable solutions, this is an outstanding organisation to be a part of!

For more information and an informal discussion, please contact Chris McKinney on 021 990 271. You can also email your CV in confidence to or click to register your interest.

Technical Futures are New Zealand’s leading, independent Recruitment and Search Consultant specialising in the built environment, infrastructure, and manufacturing sectors.


christchurch, canterbury