Collingwood Environmental Planning: Senior Consultant and Consultant (two posts, London)

By Robert Lyons on 11th July 2017
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Collingwood Environmental Planning (CEP) is a small independent multi-disciplinary consultancy providing innovative approaches to environmental, social and sustainability practice and research.

CEP works closely with many UK public sector bodies, such as the Environment Agency, DEFRA, Scottish Government and local authorities; European institutions, such as the European Commission and EEA; third sector organisations; as well as the private sector, such as water companies.

Senior consultant

CEP is seeking an exceptional candidate with at least 4-5 years' relevant work experience who shares our approach and vision.

The successful applicant is likely to have an excellent academic record with a natural science or social science degree (e.g. biology, ecology, environmental science, marine / earth science, geography, psychology, sociology, social anthropology, politics, social research methods) plus a related second degree.

Experience within the environmental and/or sustainability fields is essential and expertise in more than one of the following would be an advantage: impact assessment (e.g. environmental, social, health); evaluation of process and practice; flood risk / water management; climate change adaptation; community resilience and social vulnerability; ecosystem services / natural capital; stakeholder engagement, participation and public dialogue; social research, including qualitative and/or quantitative methods; and environmental policy analysis and legislation at UK and/or EU levels.  We will be particularly interested to hear from candidates with some European policy knowledge / experience.

Consultant

We are seeking a Consultant to provide wide-ranging support to our team.  Examples of the work will include: conducting research, organising workshops/meetings, supporting the preparation of tenders and reports, and undertaking project-related administration.

Ideally the candidate will have at least 18 months relevant work experience. 

The successful applicant is likely to have an excellent academic record with a natural science or social science degree (e.g. biology, ecology, environmental science, marine / earth science, geography, psychology, sociology, social anthropology, politics, social research methods) plus a related second degree.

Experience / skills within the environmental and/or sustainability fields is essential and expertise in one or more of the following would be an advantage: impact assessment (e.g. environmental, social, health); evaluation of process and practice; flood risk / water management; climate change adaptation; community resilience and social vulnerability; ecosystem services / natural capital; stakeholder engagement, participation and public dialogue; social research, including qualitative and/or quantitative methods; and environmental policy analysis and legislation at UK and/or EU levels.  We will be particularly interested to hear from candidates with some European policy knowledge / experience.

Find out more about both positions here.