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Join our team as a Senior Environmental Consultant

Are you at that stage of your environmental career where you are ready to work more independently, and be responsible for providing direct support to clients for initial contact, through to successful completion? Then you are definitely someone who we’d love to join our team.

We are seeking diligent Senior Environmental Consultants who will play an important role in protecting the environment. As a Senior Environmental Consultant, you will be helping companies and organisations meet their environmental objectives. You will be responsible for providing advice on sustainability and tackling the threat of climate change head-on. This dynamic and challenging job gives you the chance to make a real difference.

Post: Senior Environmental Consultant
Job type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Location St Ives, Cambridge
Start date: Immediate start
Salary: £42,000 to £55,000

About Wiser Environment

Wiser Environment is known for expert knowledge, sound advice and building strong relationships that help our clients grow and prosper with compliant and responsible operations. We employ and develop a team of highly skilled and knowledgeable consultants. We are proud to provide an enjoyable and productive place to work, where we encourage, and support, you to tackle challenges with creativity and openness.

About you

You may have specific experience in one particular area (E.g. Ecology, environmental permitting, waste management & recycling, materials classification and management, carbon management, planning) or looking to build on or specialise in a particular field.

It is important to us that you are able to demonstrate behaviours that align closely with our vision and core values. It is no coincidence that team members who mirror these, are able to develop their skills and knowledge and progress rapidly, provide excellent service to our clients, and are great to have around. If these resonate with you, you have consistently applied them in your previous roles, have a passion for the environment, and transferable skills and knowledge, then please contact us. We would love to talk to you.

Your new role

As a Senior Environmental Consultant – you will be a key asset to both SMEs and large organisations by assisting them in comprehending their environmental commitments, evaluating the extent to which they meet these obligations and reviewing their overall performance.

To help you confidently adapt and problem-solve, we have established various support teams. Among others – these include compliance, health and safety, administration and sales. Together, we work as a team to reach our goals. In addition to your support crew, you will also have access to a variety of software and systems. Asana, MyCompliance and PeopleHR to name but a few. All are designed with the goal of assisting you in project management, compliance and monitoring.

Day-to-day, you will be using our support systems to help you work towards your goals. Some of the tasks you will be undertaking as an Environmental Consultant will include:

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on environmental permitting and resource planning.
  • Set the bar high and showcase exceptional professionalism in all client interactions, service delivery and quality of work.
  • Confidently discuss environmental matters with peers, clients, subcontractors and regulators. This includes using interpersonal and active listening skills to build and maintain healthy relationships.
  • Represent your clients with diligence and professionalism when communicating with industry regulators. Such as the Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive and Local Authority Officers.

Communication Skills

Delivers information to others using the appropriate communication method. Actively listens and checks to ensure their communication and others understanding is consistent.

Driving Results

Ability to deliver excellent quality standards independently and as part of a team. Shows a clear understanding of team working and how individual actions impact the Business.


Planning & Implementation

Need to demonstrate initiative and be a self-starter. Need to plan ahead and prioritise daily, weekly and monthly tasks.

Customer Focus

Demonstrates customer satisfaction in their own behaviour acting as a role model for others by championing the importance of offering excellent service to all clients.


Shows confidence in self and the ability to take on new challenges and ask for support when needed


Strives to enhance their own abilities to learn new things and develop themselves both with company support and individual learning. Demonstrate the ability to be “self-motivated”.

Business Awareness

Shows a clear understanding of business, industry and marketplace.


Shows an ability to learn relevant legislation and to interpret how this relates to projects and clients.



  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience of working or volunteering in a related field.
  • Full driving licence.


  • Master’s degree in environmental science, engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years practical experience within the waste, construction or renewable energy industries.
  • Experience of working with PV design and installation.
  • Regulatory experience.
  • Membership of CIWM, IEMA or relevant professional body.


  • Salary range is £42,000 to £55,000, and will reflect the knowledge, skills and experience which you can bring to Wiser Environment.
  • Starting annual holiday entitlement of 33 days inclusive of bank holidays, that increases annually to a maximum of 36 days.
  • Flexible working.
  • River view offices, town centre location.
  • Learning and development opportunities.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme.
  • Contributory pension scheme membership.
  • Employee Support Scheme membership. This package includes support with lifestyle and mental health issues, 24/7 GP access, financial, legal advice, counselling and physiotherapy.

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