Junior Consultant / Consultant (Waste and Resources)

Region:
London, North West, South East, South West, North East, Wales, Yorkshire and Humber
Vicinity:
London Central, Manchester, Bristol
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Environment Jobs, Recycling Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Zero Waste Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Engineering, Senior Appointments, Modeling, Waste Engineer, Environmental Consultant, Senior Waste Management, Waste & Refuse Collection
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Flexible depending on Candidate experience
Posted:
30/11/2022
Start Date:
asap
Employer:
Eunomia
Job Ref:
2206LEJC/C

Location: Bristol, London or Manchester offices, Hybrid, or could possibly be remote


Eunomia Research & Consulting is an independent and ethical environmental consultancy. We are a mission-oriented business, and our goal is to be influential in bringing about positive change: we embrace this in all that we do. We employ around 140 staff and have offices in Bristol, London, Manchester, Brussels, Athens and New York.

We are at the leading edge of a number of areas of environmental policy which are critical in the eyes of governments, and we punch well above our weight in terms of influence on public and private sector clients alike.

Job Description

You will be involved in a range of activities including project management, bid management, client relationship management and providing technical input on projects. Typical projects will involve assisting local authorities to design or implement changes to waste collection services; supporting the procurement of waste services or infrastructure; and supporting clients in developing waste strategies. You will be involved in multiple projects at once.

Person Specification

You will be flexible and have a strong work ethic. You will feel comfortable simultaneously delivering several technical projects and bids under pressure. You will be motivated, highly organised, and share our commitment to a high quality of work. A personal interest in, and commitment to, environmental and sustainability issues is expected.

Essential Criteria

·       Relevant experience, which may include:

o   Working in a local authority’s waste team;

o   Working in a waste company providing services local authorities; or

o   Working in a waste company providing services to private clients;

·       Good technical understanding of waste operations, including municipal waste collection systems and waste treatment facilities;

·       Excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail;

·       Strong verbal and written communication skills, including technical report writing; and

·       Demonstrable experience of applying creative, practical, common sense thinking to solve real-world problems.

Desirable Criteria

·       Experience working within the consultancy business model, and of working on projects to time, budget and client satisfaction;

·       Experience of participating in public procurement;

·       Experience of waste strategy development;

·       Strong research & data analysis and synthesis skills;

·       A demonstrable commitment to continuous learning and improvement so as to achieve high standards; and

·       A degree, especially in a relevant discipline.

Remuneration and Benefits

A competitive salary with excellent benefits (including Private Healthcare [which includes dental provision], EAP, Death in Service scheme, Group Pension, Income Protection Scheme (after completion of probationary period). 24 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year to 30 days per year and the option to "buy" up to five more days annual leave. Monthly wellbeing allowance, an additional 2 days “leave” a year for volunteering.

To Apply, in the first instance, please email / contact Neal Utting via this website, ideally attaching a CV - and outline your current situation and why you would like to explore working with Eunomia.  If you have any initial queries, you can find and message me via Linkedin.

Closing Date:
11/01/2023

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