With over 11,000 engagements successfully completed since 1979, we have considerable experience and expertise across the construction industry, especially in the transport, infrastructure, property, and energy market sectors.
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Our Junior Consultants are required to assist in providing effective and efficient Consents & Engagement services to our clients, to meet the agreed aims and objectives in terms of time, cost, and quality.
For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport. A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).
Schofield Lothian have been providing specialised construction industry consultancy services since 1979, delivering sustainable performance improvements within five practice areas: Consents & Engagement; Commercial Management; Project Management; Environment & Sustainability; and Contract Services.
Having an excellent reputation within the transport & infrastructure and property market sectors, they have developed relationships with a wide array of industry clients.
In an exciting development, Schofield Lothian & Assystem have allied with the intention of providing a comprehensive range of services and solutions across the industry. Schofield Lothian combining their focused knowledge and experience with Assystem's long history in the provision of design & project management, construction supervision and digital transformation services.
Responsibilities vary depending on the client and the nature and stage of the project being worked on but can include assisting and being directed by colleagues in the coordination of all consents and engagement matters required by a project and with a wide range of written applications, appraisals, reports, and statements. You will also be tasked with assisting senior colleagues deliver projects on time and within budget.
Typical day to day tasks includes:
Assistance in producing and monitoring submission of consent applications or stakeholder strategies and ensuring their timely delivery
Helping to coordinate contractors/designers input in relation to consents and engagement
Attendance / supporting more senior colleagues at consultation events, meetings with planning officers, councilors and other professionals
Assistance at Consents & Environment progress meetings
Maintaining a client focused professional service
Attending Company and team briefings
Reporting regularly on the progress of projects to your manager, including client feedback and business opportunities
Keeping abreast of and conversant with your responsibilities in the Schofield Lothian Business System, including compliance with health and safety policies and practices
Undertaking any other duties appropriate to the post
Well spoken, personable and confident in manner
A get stuck in attitude is essential
Full driving licence
Willingness to travel is essential
Blended working will be required (minimum 1-2 days on site/office based)
Excellent grasp of English - written and spoken
Degree in a relevant subject
Self-motivated with the ability to adapt to our clients' environments, including working individually and as part of a team
Possess a good level of interpersonal skill, both verbal and written
Ability to work on own initiative and with some supervision
Able to maintain good client relationships under the direction of colleagues
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