Graduate Waste and Resources Consultant 2021
SLR Consulting is a leading global provider of environmental consultancy and advisory services to the waste and recycling sector, providing advice to a range of clients including local authorities, waste producers, the waste management industry, its regulators and investors. The Waste and Resource Management team has experience of providing practical advice on all waste types, including municipal, household, commercial, industrial, hazardous, agricultural, and mining waste. Client & technical service offerings include:
- Public sector waste support (e.g. procurement);
- Private sector waste companies (e.g. bid development);
- Advice to financial sector (e.g. due diligence);
- Construction Companies and Waste Technology Providers;
- Waste strategy, options appraisal and plan development;
- Waste treatment technologies; and
- Waste logistics.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project grade consultant to join our Waste and Resources Management team at SLR's Project grade within our Shrewsbury office. Project-level consultants are typically graduates or consultants in the early stages of their professional careers with some degree of relevant post-graduation experience. Due to SLR’s diverse nature, the successful candidate may be given the opportunity to work across multiple disciplines.
SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 1650 staff across 5 regions – including over 430 staff across Europe. SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.
To apply for this position please submit your application at: www.slrconsulting.com/careers. SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer but our expectations go beyond just complying with legislation. It is SLR's intention that active steps are undertaken to ensure that opportunities are open to all and that as a business, we continue to strive to promote diversity and inclusion and reduce the gender pay gap.
What you'll Need
- Advance computer skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Knowledge of the waste industry
- Ability to work with minimum supervision and within a group
- Good communication and research skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Degree qualified
- Full drivers licence valid in the UK.
Working under the guidance of more senior members of the Waste and Resource Management team, the successful candidate(s) will be required to undertake research and data collation, processing and modelling for a wide range of waste and resource management projects, assisting in the preparation of reports/presentations and contract documents. Our typical development route would lead the successful candidate(s) subsequently managing similar projects, following appropriate training.
The successful candidate(s) may also be required to assist senior members of different disciplines (for example the Process Engineering and Process Safety and/or Carbon and Energy Management teams) within SLR in similar tasks, including potentially site-based work. There will also be some administration duties in the management of projects.