Nuneaton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Member Company
24 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
35,000.00 - 40,000.00
Industry Sectors
Salary - Currency
Pounds Sterling
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
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Environmental Consultant


Our client is an established consultancy and training provider, with over 20 years’ experience within the recycling, resource management and waste sectors. The company’s team of expert consultants has provided specialist advice to large and small companies, as well as public sector organisations, engaging and consulting with policy makers, regulators and trade organisations.

An exciting opportunity current exists for a Senior Environmental Consultant to join the company’s Waste and Resources team. The role will primarily involve undertaking environmental permit and producer compliance applications, managing regulator engagements and agreements, business development and managing waste research projects.

The role will require travel within the UK and some overnight stays will be required.

Main Duties

  • Advise clients on issues relating to waste management and resource use, and compliance with the relevant environmental regulations and guidance.
  • Manage client projects relating to waste permitting (applications, transfer, variations and surrenders), and the preparation of environmental management systems, fire prevention plans, accident management plans and environmental risk assessments.
  • Prepare and submit WEEE and producer compliance applications on behalf of clients.
  • Manage regular applications and agreements.
  • Participate in environmental monitoring, waste testing and waste classification projects and the planning and management of waste research projects and trials.
  • Undertake duty of care waste audits
  • Provide support to trainers in the delivery of WAMITAB qualifications and training courses.
  • Provide business development within the Waste and Resources team to increase the number of clients and broaden the range of services delivered, including close liaison with the relevant trade associations, and the provision of proposals and tenders.
  • Assist in other waste management projects as required, including liaison with clients and associated project management.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Waste and Resources team ensuring that a process approach underpinned by risk and opportunity-based thinking is applied to all planning and delivery activities.
  • Promptly address deficiencies and actively contribute to ensure continual improvement of the Integrated Management System (IMS), including following up on non-conformances and observations to ensure root cause investigations have been undertaken and corrective actions are effective.

Candidate Requirements

  • Relevant science degree as a minimum
  • Experience in a role predominantly involved in environmental permitting (including fire prevention plans) and/or producer compliance applications, either with the Environment Agency or a consultancy company
  • Experience of the waste management recycling and/or metal recycling industries
  • Experience of environmental monitoring or waste classification would be advantageous
  • Good background in health and safety, a relevant IOSH or NEBOSH qualification would be advantageous
  • Relevant professional membership, for example CIWM and chartered status, would be advantageous
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships internally and externally at all levels
  • Working knowledge and understanding of ISO management systems would be advantageous

This role can be based out of the company’s offices in West London or the West Midlands.

Ref: J9076

Job ID: 63786609
Human Resources/Staffing
Badshot Lea , Surrey , United Kingdom

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