Environmental Consultant

  • FT Perm
  • Nationwide
  • Salary: Up to £28,000 + benefits inc. mobile phone
  • Hours: Hours: 37.5 hours per week, typically 9:00-17:30 remote working from home can be offered

Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards to this permanent position

Our client is looking to appoint an experienced Environmental Consultant to join their Advisory Team. You will be proactive and ambitious with a proven track record of interpreting businesses’ environmental responsibilities and delivering work to an excellent standard.  This role reports into a Senior Consultant and the successful candidate will be proactive, enthusiastic and conscientious with a high attention to detail. You will have an appetite for continuous learning about sectors, clients and new legislation and their application. The successful applicant will provide environmental guidance and support to businesses in order for them to maintain compliance with legislation and enhance their environmental performance. This will include carrying out audits, applying for permits and licences, advising on legislation, producing environmental procedures and documentation and often acting as the client’s Environmental Manager. This is a customer facing role so you must be able to communicate effectively and professionally.


  • Provide environmental guidance and support to customers in order for them to maintain compliance and enhance their environmental performance
  • Ensure that services are delivered in line with the company’s ISO9001 standard
  • Build and maintain client relationships and manage client expectations
  • Fulfil specific duties requested by the company based on professional competencies

Essential Experience required

  • Implementing, maintaining and/or auditing Environmental Management Systems to ISO14001 standards
  • Understanding relevant environmental legislation and how this translates to clients
  • Identifying environmental impacts and liabilities and recognising effective solutions to mitigate risks
  • Consultation and engagement with regulatory bodies (i.e. Local Authorities, Environment Agency)
  • Carrying out environmental inspections and audits including legal compliance
  • Environmental Permitting including preparing and submitting applications to the regulatory bodies
  • Working knowledge of the construction, food and drink, manufacturing and healthcare sectors
  • Working with clients to identify cost effective ways to minimise waste and adopt sustainable solutions
  • Preparing reports and documents

Skill Set Requirement

The position requires a wide range of skills including, but not limited to the following:

  • Proven track record of understanding and interpreting client’s environmental needs and responsibilities in line with UK regulations
  • Organisational and good time management skills with demonstrable experience of managing several projects at any one time
  • Excellent reporting and written skills articulating technical details to a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent people management and communication skills
  • Experience of successfully meeting client expectations and problem solving

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a relevant degree in environmental science or equivalent
  • Have Associate Membership and ideally working towards Practitioner with IEMA or equivalent
  • Be open to Continuous Professional development including:
  • Environmental Management Implementation course or equivalent
  • Advanced EMS Auditor Training course or equivalent
  • Hold a Full, clean UK driving license.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, typically 9:00-17:30 although flexible working/1-2 days working from home can be offered.  Frequent requirements to work out of hours depending on client location.


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