Senior Environmental Consultant

  • FT Perm
  • Sheffield
  • Salary: Dep. on industry exp. + 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.


  • 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
  • Manage Consultants in the fulfilment of their roles
  • Build and maintain client relationships and manage client expectations
  • Identify decision makers and interpret customer requirements to generate business in Advisory and other areas of the company
  • Support the Consultancy Manager in sales and key account management to generate sales leads and appointments
  • Fulfil specific duties requested by the company based on professional competencies


  • 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)
  • Consultation and engagement with regulatory bodies (i.e. Local Authorities, Environment Agency)
  • Carrying out environmental audits including legal compliance
  • Understanding UK and European environmental legislation and how this translates to clients
  • 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

Skill Set Requirement

This 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
  • Developing and articulating high quality proposals to stakeholders and budget holders for effective conversion
  • Proven ability identifying decision makers who could benefit from solutions and services
  • Aptitude for new business development and effective consultative sales techniques to proactively generate new business opportunities
  • High quality management reporting
  • 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
  • Hold a Full, Clean UK Driving License

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a self-starter with a proven track record of developing and nurturing client accounts and overseeing delivery
  • Hold a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree in environmental science or equivalent
  • Have Practitioner Membership and be working toward Full Membership and Chartered Status with IEMA or equivalent
  • Be open to continuous professional development

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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