about 1 year ago
Consultant - Climate, Resilience and Sustainability
Requisition ID :2018-31499
Work Location :GB-London
Department / Discipline : Environmental
Position Type : Staff / Permanent
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Overview / Responsibilities
Due to continuing success in London and the South-East, we are looking to recruit a Consultant to play a key role providing support in Wood’s Climate, Resilience & Sustainability (CRS) Team.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the continued success and growth of a reputable and successful team and contribute to a wide range of high-profile projects across Wood’s business. You will have a strong academic background in the fields of: climate resilience; adaptation; energy; carbon management and / or sustainability.
A key feature of the role will be supporting Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for climate change resilience and mitigation. You will be working with a wide range of clients including some of the largest infrastructure projects in the UK. Beyond this your role will see you being responsible for providing support to the Environmental Assessment team, delivering Climate, Resilience & Sustainability consultancy services.
You will join an enthusiastic and supportive team and will experience a challenging and fulfilling working environment. There are significant opportunities for ongoing and structured career development within the Climate, Resilience & Sustainability field and across Wood’s wider Environment & Infrastructure Solutions consultancy business.
The post holder will be required to visit client premises and Wood’s other offices and a full driving licence would be desirable although not essential.
Skills / Qualifications
You will hold at least a 2.1 degree in a relevant environmental discipline, with a strong emphasis on Climate Change Resilience, Adaptation, Sustainability and / or Climate Change Mitigation.
You will ideally have experience in a consultancy environment or other relevant industry and will have a wide range of skill sets and a willingness to become involved in a number of projects. The successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge of local government climate change / sustainability policy and program development and demonstrate experience conducting research and analysis, writing case studies and reports, supporting proposal writing, and working as part of a team.
The following are essential requirements:
* Knowledge and understanding of greenhouse gas inventory methodologies and mitigation strategies
* Have knowledge of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and planning processes and a broad understanding of methodologies for carrying out GHG and climate resilience assessments in an EIA context
* Have previous experience of delivering EIAs within multi-disciplinary teams
* Have an interest in developing technical skills as part of ongoing career development
* Have proven client facing experience and managing client and / or other partner relationships
Experience in the following areas is desirable:
* Climate change risk assessment and adaptation planning
* Energy and Carbon Management (ESOS experience would be a benefit)
* Corporate Sustainability
* Sustainability Reporting (such as CRC, CDP, GRI etc.)
* Environmental Training
* Environmental Auditing
* Resource Efficiency
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.