Graduate Environmental Compliance Consultant


Location: Bath, Wiltshire
Job Type: Full-time/Permanent
Start date: March 2017

Salary and benefits

  • From 25,000 plus bonus scheme
  • Travel to industry conferences and events in UK and abroad
  • High spec company laptop and smart phone
  • Option to occasionally work from home after training completion
  • Opportunities for promotion and career advancement during bi-annual review cycle
  • Work at a fast growing company which has a start-up feel but with enterprise security!

Job description

The successful graduate will join the global sustainability consultancy Thinkstep at one of the UK offices based just outside Bath. The Bath office provides web-based environmental management systems which help companies manage compliance with ever increasing environmental regulations around the world. Our office has won 9 industry awards in recent years and grew by 40% in 2016. We are now looking for ambitious graduates to join our award winning team.

Over 150 companies rely on us to manage the recycling of their electronic products, batteries and packaging across Europe and globally through our - www.EC4P.com - web-based compliance management system. After completing our training program, your responsibilities in the EC4P team will include:

  • Advising clients on compliance with environmental regulations
  • Researching new regulatory requirements around the world
  • Reviewing compliance details with the national enforcement agencies in EU Member States and internationally
  • Gathering data on products, batteries and packaging for submission to national recycling schemes
  • Developing web pages to communicate environmental compliance information to the client's customers
  • Managing own time and completing assigned tasks to time and budget

Company information

Thinkstep is a leading global sustainability consultancy with 28 offices across 19 countries. The Bath office also manages the - www.BOMcheck.net - web database system which reduces hazardous substances in products and is used by over 800 companies (including Philips, Siemens, GE, Osram, Agfa, Toshiba and many other global OEMs) to manage chemicals compliance information from over 6,500 suppliers. Thinkstep also provides the world's leading life cycle assessment software which is used by 40% of the Global Fortune 500 companies, such as HP, Unilever and BASF. Background information is available at - www.thinkstep.com.

Professional skills

  • Science, technology, engineering, law or other relevant degree, 2(i) or above
  • Strong analytical abilities and excellent report writing skills
  • The ability to communicate complex technical issues clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong IT skills and experience working with modern IT suites such as Office 365, Google Drive and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience of using web programming tools (e.g. Adobe Dreamweaver) with understanding of HTML and CSS desirable although not essential

Personal skills

  • Excellent time management skills, interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Good team player who responds well to constructive feedback on performance

How to apply

E-mail CV and covering letter by 6 February to Dr Aidan Turnbull, aidan.turnbull@thinkstep.com. Short-listed candidates are required to complete an assessment task prior to interview.

published: 10 January 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.