Senior Consultant

Resource Futures

£28,000 - £45,000 pa dependent on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01179304355 Mrs Yeshim Longhorn

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 2nd September 2019   7 days left

For diversity and inclusion purposes CVs will not be accepted. To apply, please download application forms from our Careers page here:

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.

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.

At Resource Futures we maximise impact by building long-term collaborations with partners. We work with customers to enable the positive management of material resources through:

Evidence gathering that is robust;

Insight that provides answers and facilitates change; and

Engagement that achieves lasting positive behaviour change.

You can find out more about our work at: or on social media.

About the role

Resource Futures is growing, and we have a great opportunity to join our expanding consultancy team to work with public, private and third sector clients. This is an opportunity for an experienced consultant looking to take the next step and become a senior consultant, or a senior consultant looking for their next career challenge to contribute to the growth of a purpose driven environmental consultancy. We are looking to build on our strengths in the areas of waste and resources policy development, in particular, around Extended Producer Responsibility, circular economy, carbon and materials (such as plastics, textiles, glass, paper, metals). We have teams in Bristol and Scotland working on circular economy projects, please see our website for more details.

You will be responsible for managing and delivering consultant support to clients. This will include business development and initial lead generation, tender writing and submission through to project management and technical delivery. The work will involve supporting organisations to make decisions and changes to the way they do business and operate, to reduce costs, improve profits and reduce their environmental impacts.

You will be expected to take responsibility for:

  • Undertaking new business development and marketing activities to build client relationships
  • Writing successful bids and proposals
  • Taking the lead on specified work areas
  • Delivering high quality consultancy work to agreed timelines and budgets
  • Managing colleague’s delivery on projects

The role requires excellent technical and project management skills to deliver high quality consultancy for private, public and third sector clients.

The role holder will be analytical and credible and should be commercially minded with a natural ability to perform well under pressure.

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

To apply: Please download an application pack from our careers page

If you have any difficulty downloading the forms please contact Yeshim Longhorn on 07827932268 or email

For diversity and inclusion purposes CVs will not be accepted.

Application deadline: 2 September 2019, 9.00 am
Interviews: 5 September 2019, to be held at The Create Centre, Smeaton Road, Bristol BS1 6XN.

For any Job Description related queries about this vacancy please contact Emma Burlow on 07789 956201 or email

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