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Consultant - Communities

Anglo Technical Recruitment
UK, Greater London
from £24,000 to £33,000 per year
Permanent, Full time
Eligibility to work: UK
Years Exp: 3
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

My client is one of the UK’s leading independent environmental consultancies, specialising in

environmental assessments, planning, policy advice and sustainability.

They are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated Consultant to work

within their Communities team, assisting with the delivery and managing of

projects, helping to grow our business in this area as well as to further build the company's

market presence.

The Role:

The Graduate Consultant will report to a senior

Communities consultant and work closely with other

internal teams including our in-house planners and

environmental consultants to deliver projects. They

will work primarily on socio-economic assessments as

part of the planning for a range of high-profile

infrastructure and property developments. Other

projects might include health impact assessments and

social and economic strategy work.

The successful candidate will be equally at home with

data analysis and technical writing. They will be able

to demonstrate an ability to work with clients,

understand their needs, and translate these into

presentable solutions.

The Graduate Consultant will provide essential

support on projects and to specific business areas.

Initial assignments will typically include background

research, review of planning policy, data collection

and analysis and contributing to discussions in

meetings. Within a short period of time, Graduate

Consultants are given responsibility for coordinating

tasks within projects, drafting socio-economic

assessments and liaising with internal and external

clients and consultees.

The role will involve a diverse range of projects and

exposure to some of the highest profile projects in the

UK across a range of sectors, including government

and policy, transport infrastructure, and property and

regeneration.

The Candidate:

We expect the successful candidate will:

• have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such

as economics or another social science (MSc

also desirable);

• be able to demonstrate an understanding of the

impacts of development on communities and how

socio-economic issues link with the wider

sustainability agenda;

• be passionate about the role that new

placemaking and infrastructure can play in

improving the quality of life of communities;

• have excellent verbal and written communication

skills;

• have a strong work ethic and be organised,

flexible and motivated; and

• have a proven ability to plan, coordinate and

monitor own work.

Knowledge or experience of any of the following

would also be useful:

• Health impact assessment;

• Environmental impact assessment;

• Social value and Social Return on Investment;

• The planning system; and/or

• Community and stakeholder consultation.

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