RINA - Environmental Practice Lead

Would you like to lead a brand new Environmental, Health & Safety and Social Monitoring (EHSS) team? We are looking for a talented EHSS professional to lead a small team and make a significant technical contribution to our busy team based in Brighton or London. You will find yourself managing a range of Environmental projects including EHSS Audits / Due Diligences, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Studies and Environmental and Social Monitoring activities - both within Project Financing and local regulatory compliance contexts. You can expect variety and travel, visiting UK clients.

The role

Reporting to the Head of EHSS based in Italy, you will play a leading role responsible for 3 main areas:

Project Acquisition and Management

  • You'll focus on delivering and maximising a consistent level of performance achieving KPIs related to your area

  • Collaborate effectively with the Head of EHSS in Italy and fellow leaders across the business for mutual success

  • Manage the RINA project control database, including budget allocation on proposals

  • Engage with clients to negotiate service agreements supported by the Corporate Legal office

Staff Management:

  • You’ll manage a small team of 3-4 consultants across our London and Brighton offices

  • Driving development, engagement and training needs within your team

  • Effective allocation of team members to ongoing projects/proposals in line with RINA targets

Business Development:

  • Identify Lender and Investor driven opportunities in the UK or involving UK companies

  • Be proactive in the proposal phase: monitor for of open tenders, identify partners, appoint proposal teams, review technical and financial proposals

  • Represent RINA at relevant technical conferences, meetings and events

Qualifications & experience

  • Degree qualified in an environmental sciences, health and safety or related engineering subject

  • Proven experience in a environmental management or project leadership position, including profit and loss

  • Excellent knowledge of environmental, health and safety management systems, practical experience in

  • environmental, health and safety due diligence/audits of various industrial facilities/infrastructure

  • Proven ability to achieve business’ targets, working with several projects simultaneously under time pressure

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and with external customers

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral. Knowledge in other languages (French, Spanish or Russian) is highly desired

  • Availability to travel internationally for project needs and for short term assignments

The person

You will need be a highly professional and aspirational Team Leader with the ability to understand, respect and respond appropriately to behavior, concerns and motives in a diplomatic way. You will be a strong team player with the capacity to motivate and lead the team and to network with other groups. As an exceptional communicator you will have developed the ability to discuss and engage with stakeholders and a variety of audiences with different value sets. You will thrive on customer engagement and be skilled in understanding their needs and building lasting relationships.


RINA is a global corporation providing testing, inspection, certification and consulting services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors. We have been at the forefront of providing innovative and technical solutions for more than 150 years, working closely with clients as a trusted partner, assisting them in the most effective, safe and sustainable way.

Through a global network of talented professionals, operating in 65 countries, we support our clients across the entire life cycle of their projects. Facing new challenges, adapting to new contexts and being where big things happen: working with us means turning our clients’ ideas into success. You will transform challenges into opportunities and brilliant ideas into excellent solutions.


We offer competitive salaries and pension contributions, you will enjoy a generous leave allowance, private medical care, life insurance and more. Our great financial benefits are only part of the attraction, you can expect an excellent induction, quick integration and real opportunities for professional development. As part of our growing global team you will find yourself working with world-class consultants for clients in a variety of market sectors.