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Senior Environmental Consultant

Senior Environmental Consultant


7th January 2021

Job Type:



Sheffield, plus flexible/remote working options offered


4+ years minimum


£32k to £38k dependent on industry knowledge and experience. In addition, package includes company car, contributory pension and mobile phone.

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week, typically 9:00 - 17:30 although flexible working can be offered. Frequent requirements to work out of hours depending on client location.

Company Profile

EMS is a systems integrator and specialist solutions provider of instrumentation and services
for monitoring and managing discharges to the natural environment. EMS’ subsidiary
company, Envirocare, is a UKAS and MCERTS accredited stack emissions testing and
occupational hygiene monitoring consultancy. EMS and Envirocare work collaboratively to
help businesses across the industrial and municipal sectors meet and maintain
environmental compliance by providing services, products and equipment hire for water and
wastewater monitoring, air and emissions monitoring, and services in data acquisition,
environmental management and training.

Within EMS, the Advisory Team provides environmental guidance and support in order for
clients to maintain compliance with legislation and enhance their environmental
performance, with EMS often acting as the client’s Environmental Manager. The specialist
support we offer is based on understanding clients’ requirements and providing a flexible
and holistic approach to taking care of their environmental needs.

The Role

Environmental Monitoring Solutions (EMS) partners with clients to make sure that environmental regulations, legislation and goals are met. We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Senior Environmental Consultant to join our dynamic team. This permanent position is well suited to an experienced individual with an appetite for continuous learning about sectors, clients and new legislation and their application, who is looking to further advance their career in environmental compliance in a thriving and supportive workplace.

Based within the Advisory Team, you will develop and nurture your own client accounts and oversee delivery, providing environmental guidance and support for them to maintain compliance with legislation and enhance their environmental performance. This will include carrying out audits, applying for permits and licences, advising on legislation, producing environmental procedures and documentation, and often acting as the client’s Environmental Manager.


  • Provide environmental guidance and support to customers in order for them to maintain compliance and enhance their environmental performance
  • Ensuring that services are delivered in line with the company's ISO9001 standard
  • Manage Consultants in the fulfilment of their roles
  • Building and maintaining client relationships and managing expectations
  • Identify decision makers and interpret customer requirements to generate business in Advisory and other areas of the company
  • Support the Consultancy Manager in sales and key account management to generate sales leads and appointments
  • Fulfil specific duties requested by the company based on professional competencies

Skill Set Requirement

The position requires a wide range of skills including, but not limited to the following:

  • Proactive, enthusiastic and conscientious self-starter, proven track record of understanding and interpreting client’s environmental needs and responsibilities
  • Proven ability identifying decision makers who could benefit from solutions and services
  • High quality management reporting
  • Good organisational and time management skills with demonstrable experience of managing several projects
  • Excellent communication skills for effective cross-company liaison
  • Effective line management skills including the desire and ability to develop, nurture and delegate to direct reports
  • Effective use of customer relationship management systems


  • Implementing, maintaining and/or auditing Environmental Management Systems to ISO14001 standards
  • Environmental Permitting including preparing and submitting applications to the regulatory bodies
  • Planning applications, preparing environmental statements for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA)
  • Consultation and engagement with regulatory bodies (i.e. Local Authorities, Environment Agency)
  • Carrying out environmental audits including legal compliance
  • Understanding UK and European environmental legislation and how this translates to clients
  • Carrying out environmental inspections and audits, including legal compliance
  • Working knowledge of the construction, food and drink and manufacturing sectors
  • Working with clients to identify cost effective ways to minimise waste and adopt sustainable solutions
  • Problem solving and successfully managing projects to a conclusion within defined deadlines
  • BREEAM, Construction Environmental Management Plans and CL:AIRE Materials Management Plans
  • Delivery of accredited and non-accredited environmental training courses
  • Preparing reports and documents

Your Benefits

  • Company car
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home options
  • Contributory pension
  • Mobile phone

Candidate Profile

  • Self-starter with proven track record of developing, nurturing and leveraging client accounts
  • A relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree in environmental science or equivalent
  • Practitioner Membership with IEMA or equivalent
  • Continuous Professional development including: Environmental Management Implementation course or equivalent, Advanced EMS Auditor Training course or equivalent, Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) / Award in Education and Training (EAT) / or equivalent, Train the Trainer
  • Full, clean UK driving licence

How to Apply

To apply for the role please send your CV and a covering letter to the recruitment team (

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