Consultant - Scotland

Resource Futures

From £23,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 07717531179 Allan Sandilands

Reference: 1819-088

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Wednesday, 29th August 2018  

Starting from £23,500 pa dependent on experience
Full time (37.5 hours per week), Permanent

About Resource Futures

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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading sustainable resource management consultancy in the UK. We are contributing to the research behind policy and operational resource and waste issues that are shaping the future of the UK and international domestic and commercial resource management practices.

Founded in 2006, we are employee-owned 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.

About the role

Resource Futures is a growing business and we are expanding our consultancy team. We are looking for a creative thinker who is looking to take the next step in their career and join a thriving and ambitious company as a consultant. You will bring excellent research and analytical skills to varied work across sustainable circular economy projects in Scotland the UK and globally.

You will form part of the Resource Futures Scotland based team supporting both the resource efficiency and engagement delivery work we do. In particular, the projects you work on are likely to fall within the circular economy and communications workstreams. The role will provide you with the opportunity to work with wide range of customers including:

  • National Governments on informing policy formation e.g. deposit return systems
  • Local Government projects improving waste and recycling services
  • Global corporations on implementing circular economy business models
  • Locations across the UK and internationally
  • Third sector organisations working in collaboration with public and private partners to implement innovative disruptive new operations and practices

You will be involved in all aspects of consultancy work from compiling tenders, developing research methodologies, conducting technical research and producing and presenting reports and outputs to customers and sector audiences. We are looking for a driven, dynamic ambitious individual who want to join a consultancy that takes evidence-based research to work collaboratively with customers to deliver outputs that make a positive difference. If you think things can be done differently and better, then we would like to hear from you. Take a look at the detailed job description and complete the application form.

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Application deadline: Wednesday 29 August 2018, 9.00 am

Interviews: Tuesday 11 September 2018 to be held in Regus, 93 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES

For any Job Description related queries about this vacancy please contact Allan Sandilands on

07717 531 179 or email

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

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