Graduate Environmental Compliance Consultant


From £25,000 plus bonus scheme

Paid • Full Time • Permanent Aidan Turnbull

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Friday, 16 June 2017

Company Information

Thinkstep is a leading global sustainability consultancy with 28 offices across 19 countries. We enable companies worldwide to recalibrate their strategies and operations for long-term sustainability success with unrivalled data, software technology, and consulting services. Thinkstep provides the world’s leading life cycle assessment software which is used by 40% of the Global Fortune 500 companies, such as HP, Unilever and BASF. Visit our website at

The successful graduate will join one of our UK offices based just outside Bath. The Bath office provides web-based environmental management systems which help companies manage compliance with ever increasing environmental regulations around the world. Our office has won 9 industry awards in recent years and grew by 40% in 2016.

The Bath office also manages the web database system which reduces hazardous substances in products and is used by over 850 companies (including Philips, Siemens, GE, Osram, Schneider Electric, Toshiba and many other global OEMs) to manage chemicals compliance information from over 7,000 suppliers.

Job description

Your job will be to help over 150 companies manage the recycling of their electronic products, batteries and packaging across Europe and globally through our web-based compliance management system. After completing our training program, your responsibilities in the EC4P team will include:

  • Producing reports and advising clients on compliance with environmental regulations
  • Researching new regulatory requirements around the world
  • Reviewing compliance details with the national enforcement agencies in EU Member States and internationally
  • Managing client registrations and product, battery and packaging data submissions to national recycling schemes
  • Maintaining web pages to communicate environmental compliance information to the client’s customers
  • Managing own time and completing assigned tasks to time and budget

Professional skills

  • Science, technology, engineering, law or other relevant degree, 2(i) or above
  • Strong analytical abilities and excellent report writing skills
  • The ability to communicate complex technical issues clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong IT skills and a willingness to learn

Personal skills

  • Excellent time management skills, interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Good team player who responds well to constructive feedback on performance

How to apply

E-mail CV and covering letter by 16 June to Dr Aidan Turnbull, Short-listed candidates are required to complete an assessment task prior to interview.

Salary and benefits

  • From £25,000 plus bonus scheme
  • Travel to industry conferences and events in UK and abroad
  • High spec company laptop and smart phone
  • Option to occasionally work from home after training completion
  • Opportunities for promotion and career advancement during bi-annual review cycle
  • Work at a fast-growing company which has a start-up feel but with enterprise security!

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