Environmental Projects Assistant


Woking, Surrey
c.£20,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: environmental management, carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Thursday, 30th June 2022   3 days left

Environmental Projects Assistant

ThamesWey is a leading energy and environmental services company wholly owned by Woking Borough Council. The ThamesWey Group of Companies specialise in low carbon energy generation, sustainable property development, providing efficient and affordable housing and delivering environmental projects within the community.

The Environmental Projects team has a diverse scope of activities, with a remit to implement sustainability-enhancing opportunities across the Group’s internal work areas and to deliver discrete environmental projects. The team’s activities support ThamesWey’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030 and Woking Borough Council’s ‘Woking 2050’ sustainability strategy.

The Environmental Projects Assistant will assist in the planning, development, delivery and reporting of initiatives which span the full remit of the team. The role will involve the following activities:

  • Preparation of sustainability project proposals, including delivery plans and budgets,
  • Leading the delivery of smaller discrete projects with input from the wider team,
  • Quantitative data analysis, primarily of energy systems and energy-related data on a domestic, commercial or decentralised network scale,
  • Supporting the implementation and maintenance of an ISO14001 compliant environmental management system.
  • Monitoring, analysis and reporting of carbon / greenhouse gas emissions from a variety of activities,
  • Collection and analysis of information relating to ThamesWey’s corporate sustainability key performance indicators
  • Report and bid writing, for internal and external projects,
  • Communication internally and with external stakeholders.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven candidate to be an effective member of the team. The role would suit a graduate with strong analytical skills, an appetite to learn and an interest in sustainability, though a degree is not mandatory.

Experience / education

Candidates must have two years’ experience in a related field or be educated to degree level.

Desirable: knowledge and interest in sustainability topics

Role type / location

This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week), permanent role. It is based at ThamesWey’s brand new offices in Woking town centre, though there is flexibility around home working.

Salary / benefits

c.£20,000 p.a. 25 days paid leave (excluding bank holidays) per year, employer matched pension up to 6%, cycle to work scheme, brand new office space.

How to apply

Submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected]. We encourage you to submit applications as early as possible as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.