Environmental Consultant

About Certification Europe

At Certification Europe, we are driven by a single purpose – to help make organisations be exceptional!

We are a leading professional service business within the Inspections and compliance sector. We currently provide a wide range of services with an environmental aspect, with some major specialist contracts in waste and water regulation to public sector clients.

We have ambitious plans for our Environmental services, and the role holder will play a large part in shaping and delivering ambitious growth plans.

About the role

Are you interested in becoming part of a dedicated and growing Environmental Projects team, working with the best people, where you will design, lead, and deliver environmental projects that bring meaningful impact for national and local public sector clients?

Certification Europe is recruiting an Environmental Consultant, within the Inspections & Compliance division.

The role holder will lead the delivery of a range of diverse environmental projects to our existing and future clients. This is an exciting career opportunity to be part of a multi-disciplinary team, delivering positive environmental and social outcomes.

To apply for this role, you must demonstrate a high-level technical expertise, together with a proven track record in the delivery of projects in the environmental and waste sector.

What you will do

The Environmental Consultant will be instrumental in the successful delivery of client services to:

  • Actively participate in the delivery of a range of client projects.
  • Conduct compliance and inspection activities on behalf of public sector clients across a range of environmental regulations and legislation related to waste, water, and energy use.
  • Review and interpret technical literature such as legislation, guidance & policy documents, and research papers.
  • Produce project outputs (e.g., technical progress reports, specifications) meeting all client and legislative requirements.
  • Support key clients with technical input, advice and training on a wide range of environmental areas.
  • Stakeholder engagement to agree and follow up on corrective action.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports and data validation.
  • Support on delivery of other, multi-annual contracts as required.
  • Maintain an excellent understanding of relevant environmental legislation.
  • Client engagement throughout the lifecycle of projects, providing timely and relevant progress updates as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment, in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures.

Experience & Expertise

  • 2+ years experience within the environmental and waste sector.
  • A minimum of NFQ level 8 in a relevant environmental discipline.
  • Experience in the successful delivery of projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment, in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures.
  • Ability to gather and analyse facts, draw conclusions, define problems and suggest solutions.
  • Experience in use of MS Packages including Word and Excel
  • Experience in managing client relationships, understanding their challenges and ambitions and delivering on growth opportunities.

Skills & Behaviours

  • Time Management
  • Effective Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Report Writing / Communication
  • Inspections Skills
  • Data Management
  • Conceptual / Investigative Skills
  • Analytical Thinking & Technical Knowledge

If you are interested in a confidential conversation, please email your CV to eobrien@certificationeurope.com.