Job details

Location
Other Locations
Salary
£37.5k - 45k per year
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
206383
Posted
23 days ago

We're looking for a Consultant to join our Sustainability team in the UK.

This is an exciting role and you will be supporting the delivery of projects, ensuring service excellence for clients whilst developing and maintaining new and existing relationships from day one.

We help clients implement, improve and demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. You will work on a wide range of services including: supply chain sustainability, green bonds, reporting and assurance, strategy, human rights. You will also get the real opportunity to work with many of the world's leading companies and brands across a wide range of sectors.

 

You will be expected to work across our range of sustainability services, which include:

  • Sustainability reporting and assurance
  • Digital Assurance
  • Sustainability strategy
  • Supply chain management
  • Green Bonds and finance & climate risk
  • Human rights and social responsibility

You will be expected to support the team on client projects as well as helping to grow our business through the following activities:

  • Ensuring projects are executed to clients' expectations, on time, on budget quality standards
  • Delivering the target level of utilisation on fee paying work
  • Managing and communicating effectively with clients
  • Working with existing and potential clients to help establish their individual needs, identifying and recommending appropriate solutions
  • Preparing responses to business enquiries with the support of other team members
  • Helping to deliver tailored solutions to help address our clients' challenges
  • Contributing to thought leadership published by the team

The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • A strong interest and demonstrable experience in sustainability report assurance (required) and one or more of the other services (preferable)
  • Ability to work in an international team, delivering high quality written outputs within agreed time periods
  • Outstanding communicator, with excellent research and analytical skills
  • Proactively seeks to identify real customer needs and support further business development through customer insight
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively managing a number of tasks in parallel
  • Willingness to occasional travel and work around the UK and overseas (depending on the project)
  • Ability to plan and execute work with required quality and within agreed schedule and budget

Our offer

There are plenty of opportunities for personal growth through our 70-20-10 philosophy (70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training) and an individual career development plan.

The position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits such as:

  • Lifestyle benefits (26 days of annual leave + opportunity for up to 10 days unpaid leave, sabbatical leave, flexible working options)
  • Wellbeing benefits (inc Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Gym allowance and free fruit)
  • Pension Scheme: employer-matched pension contributions (employer contribution - up to 9%)
  • Travel benefits (inc Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme)
  • Life Assurance and Group Income Protection benefits
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (for personal use)
  • Re-imbursement of relevant Professional Membership Fees (up to £500)
  • Access to employee retail discount site for high street and on-line shopping
  • Company contribution towards; eye tests and glasses (for computer/laptop users), and Flu Vaccination
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - providing free and confidential support for issues including work, family, relationships, money and health