Consultant

Region:
London, South West
Vicinity:
London Central, Bristol
Industry Sector:
Sustainability Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs, Recycling Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary Description:
£26k to £31k depending on qualifications and experience
Posted:
03/12/2018
Start Date:
As soon as possible
Recruiter:
Eunomia
Job Ref:

Location:

Bristol or London. If you have a preference please specify on your application form.

Hours of Work:

Full time, contracted to 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, although part time can be considered.

Start Date:

As soon as possible. An indication of the notice period you are required to work out (if relevant) and your earliest possible start date should be identified in your application.

About the Company:

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 specialise in the fields of waste management, resource efficiency, circular economy, low carbon energy, marine planning, natural economy and climate change mitigation. With the continuous increase of environmental issues across today’s headlines, these fields are gaining momentum on a global scale and like our specialisms, we too are growing as a business. Eunomia currently has over 70 employees worldwide, working across a range of offices throughout the UK and Europe, New York and Auckland.

We are appointed advisors to numerous blue-chip companies, private equity funds and lenders. We also work with a broad range of organisations from trans-national bodies such as the OECD, UNEP and the European Union, through to national governments, local authorities and business support organisations (including Scottish Enterprise, Zero Waste Scotland, WRAP). Our ability to think creatively in a commercial context alongside our reputation for being at the leading edge of emerging environmental policy and good practice, allows us to effectively and efficiently focus our client support and advisory services.

Our desire to lead by example, and our enthusiastic and supportive team, makes Eunomia a stimulating and rewarding place to work.


Description of Role:

The Consultant will be responsible for undertaking a wide range of consultancy work. The work can be quite varied and includes work in the waste, water, marine and energy sectors. Duties may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Market appraisals;
  • Data analysis;
  • Primary research, including designing and conducting interviews and surveys;
  • Policy and programme evaluation;
  • Economic assessments, including cost-benefit analysis;
  • Project support and management; and
  • Bid support.

The Consultant would be expected to show familiarity and experience with some aspect of all of these areas. Applicants should be able to demonstrate this through reference to written documents and/or experience.

The Consultant will be expected to be comfortable interacting with a range of clients. Applicants should be effective communicators. They should be able to exercise judgement and initiative, equally able to work independently and as part of projects involving other Eunomia staff.  They should be able to demonstrate a commitment to quality in the work they do.

Key Activities:

For this post, you should be used to both working on projects under a project manager, and managing smaller projects yourself.

The type of work is expected to include:

  • Research, including industry consultation;
  • Report writing and presentation of results;
  • Reactive bid writing and undertaking some proactive business development activities;  
  • Project management activities (potentially a few small projects simultaneously):

  1. Ensuring timely technical project input is received from other staff members;
  2. Liaison with the Project Director on strategic project issues;
  3. Assignment of team responsibilities;
  4. Project team and client communications;
  5. Coordination and delivery of tasks in order to meet the required outcomes of the project;
  6. Ensuring project documents are complete and current; and
  7. Regular financial tracking, reporting and initiating corrective actions.

  • Training to develop key skills and competences.

Reports to:

Senior Consultant

Person Specification:

We’re looking for a well-organised and ambitious self-starter who will help us to capitalise on our reputation, our existing contracts and contacts, our tools and our expertise to help us build and deliver our expanding services. The candidate needs to be confident, with a positive outlook and determination to help businesses to change their operations for the environmental and social good. A personal interest in, and commitment to, environmental and sustainability issues is expected.

Essential Attributes:

  • A minimum of two years relevant work experience;
  • Excellent data research, collection and analysis skills, including the ability to work with and manipulate large datasets;
  • Excellent all-round IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills including experience in writing technical reports (either as part of a degree or practical business experience);
  • Proven organisational skills, working in a calm, logical way to deliver tasks efficiently;
  • A methodical and rigorous approach with a high level of attention to detail;
  • Ability to apply practical, common sense thinking to real-world problems;
  • An understanding of the commercial aspects of the environmental consultancy sector;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with multiple colleagues, peers and external clients; and
  • Ability to think creatively and independently and to take initiative to solve problems.

And on a Personal Level:

  • You are a confident and clear communicator;
  • You can motivate yourself to work independently and fit well within a team; and
  • You are enthusiastic, can inspire others and enjoy working hard to make a difference.

 Remuneration:

£26,000 to £31,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

London based staff will receive an additional £3,000 in accordance with Eunomia’s London Weighting Allowance policy.

Benefits

  • Death in Service scheme;
  • Private Healthcare; and
  • Group Pension and Income Protection Scheme (after completion of probationary period)

 Holiday Entitlement:

24 days per year (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day for each full year of service to a maximum of 30 days per year.


Application Information:

In order to be considered all applications should be submitted electronically to jobs@eunomia.co.uk and must include the following:

  1. A formal covering letter should be submitted in a word format, not pdf (maximum 2 pages of A4), addressed to Emma Hanlon summarising the reasons for applying for the post, your suitability for the post, and why you would like to work for Eunomia. The application process will be blind so please try to avoid including any identifying information in your cover letter.
  2. A completed application form which should be downloaded from http://www.eunomia.co.uk/about-us/working-eunomia/
  3. The completed application form should be submitted in a word format, not PDF and contain all of the necessary information required by Eunomia.
  4. The deadline for applications is midnight on 2nd January 2019. First interviews will be held on 11th January (in London) or 14th January (in Bristol). Second interviews will be held week commencing 21st January. Please note the above dates may be subject to change.

 

Hardcopy applications will not be considered.

If you do have any queries please submit these by email or phone to:

emma.hanlon@eunomia.co.uk | 0117 917 2250

The Company reserves the right not to appoint anyone if no suitable candidates come forward.

Eunomia Research & Consulting is committed to Equal Opportunities and is a Living Wage employer.

Company no. 4150627

 

 

Eunomia Research & Consulting is committed to protecting data and respecting the privacy of persons it deals with.  In so doing, we comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.  We confirm that in the event you apply for a role within Eunomia, your details will be securely held by the company in line with the company’s Privacy Policy which is available on Eunomia’s website. We encourage you to read this policy in order that you understand our legitimate reasons for processing your data, as well as your rights with regard to submitting your personal information to us with regard to recruitment.

 

Closing Date:
02/01/2019

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