Operations and Projects Assistant

Resource Futures

Bristol with some UK travel
£17,500 – £21,000 pa depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 30th April 2018   4 days left

Please note CVs will not be accepted. 

For an application pack including further details on the role please email:



Resource Futures is committed to a vision of everybody using resources sustainably. We are a purpose-driven company which contributes to the communities we work and live in. Our core values of integrity, independence and commitment are what make us different.

Founded in 2006, we are employee-owned and non-profit-distributing with a 30-year heritage in the waste and resources industry. Our brand is built around being forward-thinking and looking for continuous improvement in the services we provide. We are part of the B Corp movement and take an ethical approach to business to make a positive difference in the world.


Our busy Bristol office needs an organised and enthusiastic Operations and Projects Assistant to provide support for the operations and multiple consultancy projects.

Nature and scope

You will be assisting the company in the planning, set-up and delivery of its Evidence workstream programme and in field-based data collection projects.

This role provides a good opportunity for someone who has excellent administrative and people skills, but is also practical, and enjoys working in a busy office environment in the resource efficiency consultancy sector.

Please note this role requires being available out of office hours (normally on Sunday afternoons, with regular Sunday working at busy times).


Data gathering field work set up and resource planning

  • Recruitment and administration of casual employees
  • Arranging delivery, collection, parking and storage of appropriate vehicles as required
  • Occasionally undertaking site/remote work as appropriate (includes working on data collection projects and waste analysis)
  • Driving 3.5 tonne long-wheeled base transit vans as required

Project delivery

  • Assisting Project Managers with sample selection and preparation for data collection


  • Liaison with clients to ensure necessary operational set-up information is secured
  • Providing support with desk-based research, preparation of tender documents and reports

Company resources

  • Ensuring that hire vehicle records are compliant with National Motor Insurance Database requirements
  • Management of the company’s 3.5 tonne long-wheeled base transit van
  • Managing stocks of equipment and consumables including PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained and maintenance certificates updated
  • Ensuring the storage unit containing all field work equipment is maintained and kept in good order

This role requires a diverse variety of administrative tasks.

For an application pack including further details on the role please email:


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CVs will not be accepted.

Application deadline: 30 April 2018, 9.00 am

Interviews: 8 May 2018 to be held in The Create Centre, Smeaton Road, Bristol BS1 6XN.

For any Job Description related queries about this vacancy please contact Agnieszka Chruszcz on 07827932267 or email Agnieszka.Chruszcz@resourcefutures.co.uk

Resource Futures is striving to be an inclusive employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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