Post Details

Post Title: Environmental Impact Assessment Officer

Salary Range: £30K – £35K PA

Responsible To: Principal Consultant (ATM)

Job Overview

The role of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Officer is to support the Principal Consultant (ATM), in the completion of specialist Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) related to the aviation impacts of renewable energy schemes, both on and offshore wind farms.

In conjunction with the Principal ATM Consultant, the post holder will identify those aviation assets that have the potential to be affected by a proposed renewable energy development. They will lead the documenting of consultation and analysis required and develop the relevant EIA reports required for the client as part of their planning submissions.

The role will be mainly office based although some travel within the UK and Ireland may be required and Cyrrus can offer flexible working options where appropriate.

Accountabilities / Main Responsibilities

Core tasks and responsibilities for this position include:

Competency Skills

  • Project Management/Project Co-ordination skills.
  • Consultation and liaison with Aviation Stakeholders such as airports, oil, and gas offshore. windfarms, The Ministry of Defence (MoD) and National Air Traffic Services (NATS).
  • Facilitating the EIA Aviation Chapter process.
  • Report writing and researching.
  • Document handling and document processing skills.
  • File management skills.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Project Managing/Project Co-ordinating the EIA Aviation Chapter processes.
  • Establish and maintain contact with Stakeholders for the EIA Aviation Chapter process.
  • Commitment to customer and supplier care.
  • Able to prioritise work requirements according to task importance and timescales.
  • Strong command of English language, both oral and written.
  • Ability to develop solutions as well as identify problems.
  • Ability to Work on own Initiative without close supervision.
  • Ability to analyse documents and define action plans to resolve the issues working with key staff within Cyrrus.
  • Be able to multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to provide clear professional advice to other SMEs with varied skill sets.
  • Confident in dealing with clients, stakeholders, and managers at all levels.
  • Undertake any other duty/activity and reasonable requests from your line manager that you are deemed to have the necessary skills to complete.
  • An understanding of ISO 9001:2015 standards and the work required to meet standards.


  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in an aviation-related or science-based discipline or equivalent qualification.


The role would suit somebody who has either experience of the EIA process and would like to engage with the aviation and renewables industries or someone who has a strong aviation / renewables background and is willing to develop skills in the discipline of EIA’s.

Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience of the EIA Process.
  • Aviation background or a keen interest in Aviation.

What you will receive
This role offers the opportunity to influence many diverse and complex projects within the Windfarm/ATM domain, while being part of a committed and professional team. The salary is negotiable depending on experience, along with 25 days’ annual holiday (plus UK Public Holidays) and other benefits.

How to apply
Download the Cyrrus Application form, Applicants Privacy Policy, and Job Description.

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