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Current Vacancies & Opportunities

Browse current external job vacancies and opportunities below, all relevant for aspiring and current environmental professionals.

Senior-Principal EIA Consultant, Offshore Wind – Scottish projects | ERM

“Are you interested in working on innovative projects such as Erebus, Salamander and Dolphyn? ERM is a leading consultancy in consenting floating offshore wind projects and we need your skills! We are seeking a Senior to Principal EIA Consultant (depending on experience) in offshore wind. Experience of consenting Scottish offshore wind projects is essential – and we are interested to hear from candidates from regulatory, consulting or developer backgrounds.”

Location: ERM has a flexible approach to location and this role can be based at any one of our offices in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Harrogate, York, Manchester, Norwich, Pembroke, Cardiff, Bristol, Oxford, London or Southampton. We work on a Hybrid basis (circa eight days per month in the office).

Professional registration/ member body requirements: Not listed

Application deadline: Not listed

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Climate Change adaptation senior consultant | AtkinsRéalis

“Atkins’ Transportation Climate Change Advisory team is supporting clients to respond to climate change, one of the most technically demanding and time critical challenges being faced across the globe. We are looking to recruit new team members who understand the scale of the challenge and who want to work collaboratively to develop climate change mitigation and adaptation solutions across all modes of transport.”

Location: London

Professional registration/ member body requirements: Not listed

Application deadline: Not listed

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Sustainability Consultant (NI/ROI) | Mabbett

“You will be based in NI/ROI supporting local clients across a range of sustainability services including (but not limited to); sustainability strategy development and auditing, energy and resource (water, waste, transport, materials) site auditing; carbon footprint and net zero action plan development; waste management and circular economy; ESG and other sustainability framework reporting, and environmental management and assessment tools (ISO standards, Lifecycle Assessment etc.) development and support.”

Location: Northern Ireland / Republic of Ireland

Professional registration/ member body requirements: Professional Institute membership (e.g. IEMA) would be viewed favourably.

Application deadline: 17-05-2024


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Associate Director Climate Resilience and Adaptation | AECOM

“Due to exceptional growth in demand for our services we are currently recruiting for an Associate Director with a track record of assessing climate change risk and identifying and implementing climate resilience and adaptation solutions across a range of sectors and scales, from strategic business wide approaches to individual infrastructure schemes, to come and join our Carbon & ESG (C&ESG) practice covering the UK and Ireland.”

Location: Glasgow/hybrid

Application deadline: not stated

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We champion all routes into environmental professions that equip aspiring professionals with the necessary knowledge and experience to begin a successful and rewarding career. This absolutely includes apprenticeships. In fact, we supported the development of the level six Environmental Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship. Interested to find out more about becoming an environmental apprentice?