Senior Environmental Consultant

  • Job Reference: 00039796-1
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £28,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Environmental Consultant

Location: Can be based in any of their UK offices

Salary: £28,000 - £42,000 depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Company is a consultancy offering safety, environment and engineering services since 1996 in Glasgow, Scotland. The team includes engineers, environmental, QEHS, process safety and energy professionals. A positive place to work, they aim to implement the motto 'See a Difference' for clients, and in everything they do.

They're currently seeking a senior-level Consultant, able to both win and deliver sustainability and compliance-related projects with positive impact to an excellent level, to work within the Environment Group. Although the majority of staff are home-working at this time due to Covid-19, the ability and willingness to travel is a requirement of this role.

The role:

This advertisement is an open call to the marketplace for a Senior Environmental Consultant to support key clients and to further develop the service area. Typical technical project areas are environmental management, quality management, health and safety management, energy management, information security management and business continuity. Workstreams may cover a range of sustainability-related projects, including sustainability strategy, carbon and Life Cycle Assessment, resource efficiency, waste, F-gases, materials replacement, circular economy, sustainable procurement and net zero delivery.

The successful candidate will work in a client-facing role with lead responsibilities for excellent project delivery, valued outcomes and great customer service. Clients range from industrial manufacturing sites to public sector and commercial businesses; projects range from strategic to operational and technical interventions.

Core technical project areas include:

Management systems development and implementation (e.g. ISO 14001, 9001, 45001, 50001, 22301, 27001)
Audit, consulting and training deliveryAdditional technical project areas may include:

Net zero strategy development/ delivery
Circular economy and resource efficiency.
Environmental legal compliance
Lean manufacturing and reducing waste in processes
Sustainable procurement
Chemical and waste management
Life cycle analysis (LCA)The position may require travel (including occasional overnight stays) throughout Scotland, the U.K. and abroad depending on project requirements. Company pool cars are available for business travel - a valid driving licence is required, valid passport and photo ID is required for air travel.

The Candidate:

Ideal skills:

Organised, logical and structured; attention to detail
Communication and training delivery skills
Business acumen and awareness
Business development
Numeracy and data analysis, e.g. Excel and Power BI
Coaching, training and facilitation
Creative thinking and ability to identify and drive new business opportunities and projects
Friendly and get on well with others!
Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional software packages, including Excel, Powerpoint, Teams etc.
Language skills (English minimum)Education

Honours or Master's Degree in environmental management, environmental studies, business and environment, chemistry, waste, energy, quality management, manufacturing excellence, business management or a related subject
Membership (graduate, affiliate, associate or full) of a related professional institute e.g. IEMA, CQI
CEnv or working towards this professional registration is desired
Internal or lead auditor qualification(s)Experience and competence in:

Understanding business operations and how QHSE and sustainability issues impact on these operations
Effective task and project management
Communicating successfully with individuals at all levels
Professional services delivery and technical sales (desirable)
Industrial experience is essentialPersonal Attributes

Takes ownership
Desire and enthusiasm to be successful
Tenacious; a 'self-starter' with commercial awareness
Ability to motivate others to implement solutions and to drive sales
Adaptable and flexibleThe company is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes with growth opportunities. They support career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations. For the right candidate, the opportunity exists to work towards becoming a shareholder of the firm.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements. Potential candidates are requested to provide an indication of their salary expectations and confirm which office(s) they would consider working from.

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Candidates with experience of; Environmental Consultant, Senior Consultant, Process Engineer, Consultant Engineer, Environmental Auditing, Environmental Advisor, Environment Officer, Environmental Coordinator, Environment Advisor, IMS Consulting, Management Systems Consultant, Business Improvement Consultant, ESG Advisor, Sustainability Consultant may also be considered for this role