Senior Environmental Consultant

  • FT Perm
  • Nationwide
  • Salary: Up to £38,000 (DOE) + Company Car & Mobile Phone
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, typically 9:00-17:30 remote working is an option

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 a Senior Environmental Consultant to join their Advisory Team. You will be proactive and ambitious with a proven track record of interpreting businesses’ environmental responsibilities, developing proposals and articulating to stakeholders for effective conversion and delivery.

You will have a proven aptitude for developing new client relationships and converting opportunities providing guidance and support in order for them to maintain compliance with legislation and enhance their environmental performance.

Your responsibilities

• Building and maintaining client relationships and managing expectations
• Providing environmental guidance and support to customers for them to maintain compliance and enhance their environmental performance
• Ensuring that services are delivered in line with the company’s ISO9001 standard
• Manage Consultants in the fulfilment of their roles
• Identify decision makers and interpret customer requirements to generate business in Advisory and other areas of the company
• Support the Consultancy Manager in key account management to generate sales leads and appointments
• Fulfil specific duties requested by the company based on professional competencies

Your experience

• A relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree in environmental science or equivalent
• Implementing, maintaining and/or auditing Environmental Management Systems to ISO14001 standards
• Environmental Permitting, including preparing and submitting applications to the regulatory bodies
• Planning applications, preparing environmental statements for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA)
• Understanding UK and European environmental legislation and how this translates to clients
• Consultation and engagement with regulatory bodies (i.e., Local Authorities, Environment Agency)
• Carrying out environmental audits, including legal compliance
• Working knowledge of the construction, food and drink and manufacturing sectors
• Working with clients to identify cost effective ways to minimise waste and adopt sustainable solutions
• Problem solving and successfully managing projects to a conclusion within defined deadlines
• BREEAM, Construction Environmental Management Plans and CL:AIRE Materials Management Plans
• Delivery of accredited and non-accredited environmental training courses
• Carrying out environmental inspections and audits, including legal compliance
• 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
• Practitioner Membership with IEMA or equivalent
• Continuous Professional development including Environmental Management Implementation course, Auditor Training course, Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) / Award in Education and Training (EAT), Train the Trainer, or equivalent

Your skills

• Proactive, enthusiastic and conscientious self-starter, with a proven track record of understanding and interpreting client’s environmental needs and responsibilities
• Ability to identify decision makers who could benefit from solutions and services
• High-quality management reporting
• Good organisational and time management skills, with demonstrable experience of managing several projects
• Excellent communication skills for effective cross-company liaison
• Effective line management skills, including the desire and ability to develop, nurture and delegate to direct reports
• Effective use of customer relationship management systems
• Full, clean UK driving licence


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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