Senior Environmental Consultant

Posted 4 months ago by Earth Active
Contract Type Permanent
Salary competitive + benefits
Sector Consultancy, Environment
Posted 4 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 28 February 2019

Are you looking for a new and more exciting challenge, where your success and the rewards are well aligned? This is an amazing opportunity for a multi-skilled, Senior Environmental Consultant to join a company that has rich experience of international lender-based projects that spans many sectors and countries, meaning no two work days are ever alike.

We are looking for a talented individual with previous experience in providing client-facing environmental and social consultancy and working for financial institutions in international and emerging markets, to play a pivotal role in the growth and development of our business.

Opportunities like this don't come around often.... but you will need the drive and ambition to make it happen and succeed?!

Earth Active is a recent start-up of experienced ESG consultants and managers working internationally from our base in London - with projects in countries ranging from Uganda to Kosovo, Egypt to Georgia.

Due to rapid opportunity expansion, we are seeking a special individual that can fill this new diverse and challenging role. It will utilise your operational management and business-development experience and will require your input on bids and tenders. As the team grows, your position and stature within the company will too.

If you like the concept of working as part of an entrepreneurial, self-starting and expert team, then this could be the perfect next career move for you. We offer you the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and challenging international ESG projects and briefs.

Our focus areas of expertise are: International Lenders Due Diligence and Audits; Environmental and Social Management Systems; ESG advisory; ESHIA of Major Infrastructure Projects; Health & Safety consulting; Biodiversity and Ecosystems; Risk Assessment and Management.

Some of your more prominent sector experience might also include: Energy & Renewables; Agribusiness; Industrial and Manufacturing (including SME); Extractive Industries; Transport & Logistics; Major Infrastructure; Oil & Gas; Ports and Harbours.

Keywords: Senior | Principal | Consultant | Environmental | Social | ESG | ESHIA | International | Emerging markets | Training | Due diligence | Audit | Lenders | Financial Institutions

Essential Skills

All or some of:

  • Extensive relevant experience in providing client-facing environmental and/or social consultancy to financial institutions.
  • Business development and client- and project-management acumen.
  • Lender's consultant and client advisor on ESG matters.
  • Training and capacity building.
  • Excellent knowledge of International Performance Standards.
  • International and emerging markets experience.

Desirable Skills

  • Energy, personality and pragmatism.
  • Dynamism and an aptitude for business growth.
  • Knowledge of key foreign languages.

About Company

Earth Active is an environmental, social and governance (ESG) consultancy.

We're focused on providing institutional investors with the insight and assurance they need to de-risk investment in emerging markets. Our international team and network of multi-disciplinary consultants have delivered hands-on analysis and advised on key deals and decisions in some of the world's most challenging environments.

  • Experienced team and extensive network of sector specialists.
  • Proven understanding of international standards, priorities and procedures.
  • Hands-on delivery and clear accountability.
  • Focus on enabling growth and assuring investor reputation.

We catalyse sustainable development by helping our clients maximise the economic, social and environmental benefits of their investments in emerging markets. Drawing on experience gained in some of the world's largest consulting firms and working for and with international financial institutions, we understand the factors that influence investment decisions and the practical and political challenges of working in emerging markets.

Our team is pragmatic, agile and easy to do business with and supported by an ever-growing, global network of specialists, we bring the best sector expertise and local insights to our client's projects.