Environmental Consultant

Newground CIC

Home-based, North West Head Office
Up to £47,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 30th September 2019  

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an Environment Consultant tasked with supporting our enviable list of private and public sector clients to comply with legal and management system requirements.

This post will be home-based but require some time in our Blackburn-based head office, as well as travel (and some overnight stays) throughout the UK and Ireland.

A typical week could include:

  • Carrying out an environmental legal compliance audit at a client's site.
  • Supporting a client to implement or maintain an environmental management system.
  • Developing and delivering a training course, workshop or webinar.
  • Developing tenders or proposals to win work.
  • Supporting and mentoring trainee consultants.

We’d love to hear from you if you have any of the following:

  • A degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject.
  • Experience of working in the field of environmental consultancy services.
  • Good working knowledge of environmental legislation and best practice.
  • Knowledge of management systems standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.
  • Experience of developing and delivering training courses, workshops, and / or webinars.
  • Relevant professional environmental qualifications with demonstrable Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • A relevant training qualification.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body, such as the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA). 
  • Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status or working towards this.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and a range of other benefits including:

  • Flexible working options, such as flexible start and finish times and part time working.
  • 28 days annual leave, (with an additional 1 day per year up to 5 days).
  • Pension scheme with a 10% company contribution.
  • Paid professional membership subscriptions.
  • Health cover.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Car allowance.
  • Volunteering opportunities.

It matters to us that our employees feel valued, experience job satisfaction and have a good work/life balance. We offer all of our employees training and support from day one and encourage a team-orientated atmosphere where successes are celebrated and progress is rewarded. We will provide you with excellent development and progression opportunities with investment in our employees at all levels of their careers.

Who we are:

We are proud to be part of an award winning social enterprise with a passionate and dedicated work force. Our Compliance Services division is highly regarded with over 25 years’ experience. Our team is made up of legal compliance and management systems specialists committed to delivering professional, high quality services in an honest and approachable way. We pride ourselves on our reputation for building strong client relationships who stay with us.

There is one key difference between us and our private sector competitors; instead of our profits going to shareholders, they are gift aided into our Newground Together charity to support environmental and community projects.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role to karen.wallis@newground.co.uk 

Please note that CVs sent without a covering letter will not be considered.

Closing date: 30th September 2019

Please mention environmentjob.co.uk when responding to this ad.