Environmental Policy - Consultant/Senior Consultant

Environmental Policy - Consultant/Senior Consultant

Wood

London, Bristol or Reading, United Kingdom

This role is intended to support ongoing growth in our European environmental policy and economics business. The role will involve working on projects focused on one or more of the following policy areas: air quality, industrial emissions, hazardous chemicals, climate change, water, waste and resources, natural capital and ecosystem services, as well as various other areas of environmental policy. The right candidate should have experience in one or more of these areas.

You will be joining the business at an exciting time, with a strong forward workload, and an ambitious strategy for growth.

We are seeking candidates with a background in environmental policy, ideally gained from within a consultancy or Government position. The right candidate will have a strong academic background in environmental science, environmental technology, engineering, environmental economics or a closely related subject.

This is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate, with excellent opportunities for career development, exposure to diverse projects as well as international travel in a friendly and supportive environment. Applications from those with European language skills are particularly welcome. Our team is based across the UK, Belgium and Germany, but work with colleagues across the globe.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will manage and deliver consultancy projects covering environmental policy. You will be able to work independently to deliver consistently excellent technical work, and to supervise others in the delivery of project tasks.

The successful candidate will work in multi-disciplinary teams, contributing to policy development, implementation and evaluation; cost-benefit analysis; socio-economic analysis; model development; information/data collection and analysis; stakeholder consultation; report writing and verbal presentation.

The successful candidate will support the development of business with new and existing clients, and will manage and/or support the preparation of winning commercial and technical proposals.

Skills/Qualifications

Essential:

  • A proven track record of delivering (and at senior consultant grade managing) consultancy projects concerning national and/or international environmental, health and/or safety policy (preferably in a consultancy context). An ability to deliver excellent quality to clients while remaining commercially-focused
  • A proven track record of developing professional networks, securing new business and delivering successful commercial proposals
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write clear and concise reports in English.
  • Demonstrable experience in standard techniques in environmental policy development and implementation, such as in evaluation of technical/policy measures; cost-benefit analysis; data collection, validation and analysis; and stakeholder consultation.
  • Organisation, initiative and the ability to plan your work and adhere to fixed deadlines.

Desirable:

  • Mathematical/quantitative analysis, data/statistical modelling skills
  • Analytical/economic techniques such as: survey design and execution; market analysis; socio-economic analysis; regulatory impact assessment
  • Understanding of the development of public policy and the methods for assessing the socio-economic and environmental impacts of government action
  • Familiarity with national and international sources of government and business statistics.
  • Experience of environmental or policy analysis within a consultancy, government, research agency/think tanks, NGO or private sector/industry organisation
  • EU language capabilities

Qualifications

Essential:

  • A postgraduate qualification in environmental science/technology, engineering, environmental economics, environmental law or policy.
  • A good undergraduate degree in environmental science, economics or a closely related discipline.

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