Company: Wood
Skills: Environmental Engineer, Environmental, Safety & Training
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: London, England, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Do you have a keen interest in circular economy and sustainability and an enthusiasm for developing solutions to complex and challenging problems? Are you looking for the ideal opportunity to take your career in environmental consultancy to the next level? If so, we are recruiting for a high-calibre Consultant to join our Climate, Resilience & Sustainability Team at Wood with a particular focus on circular economy.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the continued success and growth of a reputable and successful team and contribute to a wide range of high-profile projects. At Wood we help our clients to shape a more sustainable future and the projects we work on cross the multiple sectors and geographies our business works in. As such you will be exposed to a wide range of UK and international projects with opportunities to travel.

Wood has a long established and evolving business delivering environmental consultancy and advice to clients within the UK and worldwide. This role will sit within out Advisory Services team, which focuses on delivering sustainability advisory services, working in partnership with our clients to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Our work covers a broad range of services incorporating environmental policy, climate action, circular economy, waste management and decarbonisation, supporting Wood's purpose to unlock solutions to deliver a net-zero future and enable a more sustainable, resilient and liveable world.

Key Responsibilities

This role will provide support to a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of circular economy, sustainability and net zero projects for a range of clients for industry, local and national government bodies and international institutions. You will have experience in a consultancy environment or other relevant industry, and a willingness to become involved in a broad selection of projects across a range of disciplines and sectors. You will be able to demonstrate good knowledge of circular economy policy and evidence experience of waste minimisation, sustainable resource management or scope 3 emissions reduction projects.

We expect that you will be self-starting and take the initiative to make effective decisions. Working as part of a team will be required to provide innovative solutions for clients.

You will join an enthusiastic and supportive team and will experience a challenging and fulfilling working environment. There are significant opportunities for ongoing and structured career development within the Climate, Resilience & Sustainability field and across Wood's wider Environment & Infrastructure Solutions consultancy business.

Wood recognises that their people are central to its success as a business. As a consequence, we are committed to a providing a comprehensive framework for the professional development of its staff, including:

 

  • A range of internal and external training opportunities
  • A global mentoring programme
  • Support for gaining and retaining chartership through professional institutions


Fairness, support in professional development and a healthy, safe work environment - these are of great importance to us. Where people look out for each other, are respected and are recognised. Where people work ethically and safely. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. We truly believe that diversity within our workplace promotes an incredible diversity of ideas. We are happy to consider applicants who are interested in the role on a part-time basis and support flexible working arrangements.

Skills / Qualifications

Skills / Experience

Essential:

 

 

  • Experience delivering circular economy solutions to clients in a consultancy environment (or in another industry) as well as experience of sustainable resource management and/or Scope 3 emissions inventories and/or supply chain emissions reduction
  • Understanding of circular economy, carbon and/or waste legislation and policy in the UK, Europe and / or internationally
  • Understanding of challenges relating to a transition to sustainable behaviours within industry, business and domestic sectors
  • Ideally 2 years experience in a consultancy environment or other relevant industry
  • Numerate individual with strong data management, analysis and interpretation skills
  • Extensive use of MS Office software (particularly Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Exceptional time management skills, including the ability to manage/deliver several projects at once
  • Proven ability to prepare high quality written technical reports and deliver verbal presentations to a high level of quality assurance for a variety of audiences
  • Confident, articulate communicator with ability to engage in active, professional verbal communications and presentations to colleagues (including senior colleagues), clients and sub-contractors
  • Self-starter, capable of working proactively with colleagues located in multiple locations
  • Experience of setting Science Based Targets


Desirable:

 

 

  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary meetings (online and face to face) and acting as the organisation technical representative with external clients
  • Experience of stakeholder consultation exercises including preparation / delivery of workshops, surveys and/or interviews
  • Understanding of use of LCA, particularly in relation to materials specification
  • Familiarity with PowerBI


Qualifications

Essential:

 

 

  • Professional affiliation with or membership of appropriate body (e.g. IEMA, CIWM)
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject; expected to be in the field of environmental science, policy, waste or carbon management or other sustainability-related subject


Desirable:

 

 

  • Postgraduate degree in a relevant subject; expected to be in the field of environmental science, policy, waste or carbon management, economics, engineering or other sustainability-related subject
  • UK driving licence

 


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.