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Graduate Environmental Consultant

We are currently seeking to recruit a numerate and flexible Assistant Consultant with knowledge of carbon and sustainability to support:

• carbon footprint calculations and climate change assessments in EIA for development projects;
• carbon and sustainability reporting and verification for corporate clients; and
• sustainability and BREEAM assessments.

In addition, the role will provide an exciting opportunity for the right individual to apply their analytical and organisational skills to further support the co-ordination of EIA projects with Environment Team members in the RPS Brighton and Oxford offices, when required.

The successful candidate will bring to the role an enthusiasm for developing best practice methods at RPS as we continue to grow in these service sectors, and flexibility to support team members with a variety of EIA workstreams, underpinned by solid numeracy and analytical skills.

• providing robust carbon footprint calculations for development projects and corporate reporting;
• undertaking climate change risk assessments using published climate data;
• writing Environmental Statement chapters and sustainability appraisals following EIA best practice;
• support RPS BREEAM Assessors in the delivery of successful BREEAM certification;
• liaising with clients, environmental stakeholders and project managers to agree approaches and deliver to deadlines;
• continual professional development; and
• providing analytical and organisational support to Environment Team members when required.

Skills and Qualifications:
• Highly numerate, with excellent MS Office skills
• Environmental science, environmental assessment or environmental engineering subject or relevant degree qualification with strong analytical skills
• Excellent research and data gathering capabilities
• Effective written communication for clear, well written and grammatically accurate reports
• Well organised and pays keen attention to detail

What we will give you:
With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back up team, we can offer unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career. Our benefits include: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group disability scheme, Share incentive scheme, Life assurance, Cycle to work scheme, Professional Membership

About RPS
The Environment Team in the RPS Brighton Office provides Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), climate change, carbon foot printing, health and socio-economic impact assessment services on a wide array of projects and sectors both nationally and internationally.

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.