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2 months ago
Location: Croydon
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Greater London, Croydon

Job Summary

Our expanding waste management team in AECOM’s London, UK office is looking for an experienced Waste Management Consultant to further enhance our capabilities. This is an exciting opportunity to help develop and diversify our team’s capabilities in the south, whilst strengthening working relationships with the wider waste team located in our midlands and northern offices. The successful candidate will assist with a range of project work waste management projects in London and throughout the UK.

Previous experience is required, and ideally the candidate should be working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution, such as the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). The successful candidate will be able to assist with a range of projects including urban regeneration projects, waste facility auditing, policy appraisal and waste permitting amongst other opportunities. In addition, expertise in other areas of waste management is desirable and the successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to explore new markets.

Job Duties:


Being accountable for the safe, ethical and profitable delivery of projects to a high technical and quality standard;


The production of a range of deliverables including: waste audits, operational waste and recycling strategies, assessment chapters for environmental statements and construction resource management plans;


Liaising with clients, architects, planners and local authorities;


Researching waste management practices;


Travelling to meetings and other AECOM offices;


Business development, proposal writing and exploration of new work streams; and


Project management.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful you will have strong development skills, the technical ability, knowledge and competence that are appropriate for your career experience. The position will suit a person who can work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team and understands the importance of delivering work packages on time and within budget.

Minimum requirements include:


Able to demonstrate an experience and knowledge of waste and resource management – experience in the planning sector is desirable;


Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams, liaising with project managers and managing smaller independent projects;


Experience of delivering to budget and on time;


Knowledge of MS work packages including word and excel; and


Strong analytical skills.

The following candidate attributes are highly desirable and would be a distinct advantage:


Working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution (CIWM).


Project management training and qualifications


Experience of work winning, proposal writing and business development


Experience of waste permitting;


Experience of undertaking waste audits – particularly in relation to Duty of Care;


Knowledge of the circular economy and waste minimisation from the design stage of new developments; and


Basic knowledge of AutoCAD and/or understanding of architectural layouts.

Preferred Qualifications


An undergraduate degree in a relevant environmental/science discipline is required; and


A Masters degree in a relevant discipline is highly desirable

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 206141BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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