Graduate Opportunity

Graduate / Junior Sustainability Consultant - Strategy - Real Estate

Maths/Environmental/Energy.

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The Opportunity

We are looking for dynamic, committed candidates who are passionate about sustainability to help Verco in our mission to provide the solutions for a zero carbon world; helping our clients reduce their environmental impact and save money through data driven analysis, grounded advice and real-world solutions.

Verco is an award-winning employee owned energy consultancy business; a B Corp with a unique set of values which you will help bring to life. We look for high achievers who have the confidence, skill and outlook to enable them to perform well and play an active part in the collaborative culture of the company.

We are proud to work with some of the biggest names in the business, across a wide range of sectors; from governments designing energy efficiency policy, to work with industry leaders on their pressing energy and resource management challenges.

We provide a wide range of reporting, compliance and energy management services using our proprietary software Carbon DesktopTM, in conjunction with an experienced consultancy team and latest analytics.

The Role

We have Junior Consultant opportunities in our Real Estate (large land and property owners) team.

As Junior Consultant you’ll be providing excellent technical resource to business development activities, supporting the delivery of complex projects for different teams across the business and working with some of the UK’s leading Real Estate sustainability teams.

Main Responsibilities

  • Project Management: To deliver required project inputs according to time, quality and budget requirements. In time, you will take responsibility for project work streams and small-scale consulting projects.
  • Technical input: Provide technical input and high-quality insightful data analysis to projects to support the ongoing sustainability/energy management challenges faced by our clients.
  • Business development and proposal writing: Assist proposal creation through the collation of required information and to provide support to managers and directors to achieve individual and sales targets.
  • Client management: Maintain strong relationships with existing clients through professional interactions.
  • Operational: Provide timely responses to operational needs including time-sheeting, invoicing, reviews, project management information, health & safety, etc.
  • Performance targets: To take shared responsibility for meeting or exceeding targeted levels of personal performance and productivity and for advertising capacity levels and availability.
  • Environmental: Contribute to Verco’s sustainability plans and outcomes as required.

Person Specification

Essential:

  • A passion for sustainability & a desire to support others in reducing their environmental impact.
  • Masters or other relevant post-graduate qualification in engineering, mathematics, geography, environmental science, energy/sustainability or economics with a minimum 2:1
  • An understanding of sustainability issues and energy management including emissions sources across the economy & energy use in buildings and industry.
  • Understanding of net zero & awareness of key UK, EU & international policies
  • A sophisticated analytical approach with highly competent IT skills, particularly in the use of Excel, Word & Powerpoint
  • Confident working with large data sets.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of supporting/advising clients on technical issues associated with energy efficiency
  • Familiarity with technology, financial, legislative and market instruments to achieve environmental objectives & targets
  • Technical knowledge of energy use in building/s, industrial processes and/or sustainable energy generation technologies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Power BI MS Project, GIS
  • Any macro-economic or modelling tool

What we offer

Verco provides a supportive environment and is committed to helping everyone across the business develop. This role represents the entry point within Verco’s consultancy career structure and the opportunity to develop and demonstrate the capabilities required to perform a full consultancy role within the business.

You will be supported in your career development, through developing skills such as project management, your technical skills and to supporting you towards Chartership.

Our benefits include an annual performance-based bonus, 5% pension contribution, BUPA medical insurance, life assurance (4 x annual salary), travel insurance (including winter sports), payment of an annual membership of an association, interest free travel loans, cycle to work scheme, give as you earn scheme, annual eye tests/check-ups etc.

As we are an employee-owned business, share purchase options will be available periodically to the team.

We care about your wellbeing, and we offer the flexibility through hybrid working where you can work from home and come into the office twice a week. We organise social events and volunteering activities especially regarding STEM.

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How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter to careers@vercoglobal.com confirming ‘Junior Sustainability Consultant – A4Z, Real Estate’ as the subject of the email.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 16th, 2023
  • Starting: October 2023
  • Starting Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 + benefits
  • MEng / MSc
  • Overmoor, Corsham (near Bath) (Hybrid)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Economics
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Maths
  • Sustainability

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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