Head of Noise

  • Permanent
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • £63,000 to £78,000 per annum

Head of Noise Assessment
Description
Our client is looking for a Head of Noise Assessor who will provide the strategic technical direction on noise for all phases of a large project based in London, who will work collaboratively and provide leadership to the supply chain as well as ensuring project outcomes and timescales are met with value for money at the forefront of all decisions. The candidate will line manage between 1-2 direct reports within the team. The role will include working remotely with a wide range of stakeholders including government decision and policy makers and those impacted by the project.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the airways, highways or construction industries, and be a corporate member of the institute of acoustics or have a diploma in acoustics, be a good communicator to provide technical assurance but also stand on their own two feet, the role will include supporting expert witnesses, work with lawyers and defending cases.
About the role:
Lead the implementation of environmental noise requirements and support the development of procedures and processes as appropriate to ensure environmental noise requirements are clearly defined and well understood.

Provide technical assessment review and assurance for the hybrid bills and associated tasks, including Environment Statements, Petitioner responses and Parliamentary Queries.

Qualifications
About You:
Ability to technically assess and review acoustic deliverables submitted by contractors;
Be able to review parliamentary submissions as part of the hybrid Bill & petitioning process;
Support the Noise Technical Expert Witness with preparing exhibits and petitioner responses;
The ability to provide technical responses to Parliamentary Questions and Freedom of Information requests
Experience of assessment and management of noise and vibration issues (ground borne and airborne) associated with a major construction project;
Experience in application of noise and vibration control methods within construction of similar.
Experience of working with a team of acoustics professionals including relevant experience related to the role, including but not limited to working within a team, contractors and consultants;
Experience of managing teams within complex and medium to high risk projects;
Corporate memberships with the Institute of Acoustics Knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, technical guidance, industry standards and best practice in relation to noise and vibration matters.
It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

The closing date for this is the 12th January 2018.

To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to
kotton@strideresourcing.com or call me on 02392 314795.

stride is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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