Environmental Business Advisor

Join a team which is changing places and changing lives

Come and work for a company that has been shortlisted for the 2020 IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards! Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart.  We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact.  Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.                                                                                                                                                                                            Environmental Business Advisor

Salary: £23,327 to £24,143 depending on experience
Location: Based in Ipswich covering Suffolk and other areas as required
Hours: Full time (37 hours)
Contract: 1 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension)

Groundwork East has over 30 years of experience in delivering bespoke projects that use the environment as a catalyst for building a more sustainable future.  Our business service offering is developing and growing and as a result we are looking for an enthusiastic, professional, adaptable and experienced business advisor to join our team.

As an Environmental Business Advisor you will deliver on-site and distance environmental technical support to businesses. This includes support provided through environmental audits and reviews, carbon footprinting, environmental legislation and the development of sustainability and carbon management strategies. You will also present this support in relevant intervention templates tailoring them to the clients’ needs and provide follow up support as required. This support includes, but is not restricted to, all aspects of energy efficiency advice, renewable energy, green procurement, business resilience, travel planning, funding/financial support and Carbon Charter assessments.

The successful candidate will have a degree, post grad or professional environmental management qualification, as well as a proven successful track record in undertaking carbon footprinting services to businesses. The role requires a valid driving license, access to a vehicle with a willingness to travel, excellent communication, organisational and diplomacy skills.

If you have any questions about the role then please email: june.davenport@groundwork.org.uk

Closing date: Midday Thursday 16 July 2020

Interview date:  Tuesday 21 July 2020. To be held remotely. Please confirm you are able to attend a remote interview.

Start date: Tuesday 01 September 2020


Please apply by downloading the supporting documents below and returning them along with your CV to debbie.cowley@groundwork.org.uk

Application Form

Environmental Business Advisor JD and Person Spec June 20

Equal opportunities monitoring form

Declaration of convictions

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