Graduate Consultant – EIA Environmental Planning

Our Vision

We believe passionately in the world’s transition to net zero, and our global coverage, international specialists and ‘trusted advisor’ approach have earned us an outstanding reputation with clients across sectors, technologies and geographies.

Our Values

This role is highly important in ensuring the business continues to thrive and grow, always with a view to our passionate aspiration of supporting the world’s transition to net zero. As with any role in the business, there will be a requirement for adaptability and flexibility, with an emphasis on our core values:

  • Entrepreneurial & innovative
  • Client focused, developing long-term relationships
  • A people business
  • Technically excellent in our service offerings, with a focus on adding value
  • A fun place to work

We believe in Being Confident, Being Curious and Taking Ownership, and we encourage these behaviours across our entire organisation. If this sounds like your kind of workplace, we hope you’ll consider joining us.

Background to the role

The Environmental Planning Team covers a broad range of services including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Ecology, and Hydrology, Geology & Peat. As part of ITPEnergised team, you will: 

  • work alongside the aforementioned service lines to provide support in a wide variety of projects
  • develop your business communication and commercials skills through personal involvement with ‘live’ projects and bids, etc.
  • explore opportunities to develop both your technical and soft skills through training and on-the-job learning
  • have the opportunity to work with colleagues from different disciplines; and 
  • network with, and learn from, experts and influencers from across the industry 

You will join the Graduate Development Programme which has been designed to offer the best possible graduate training and support mechanisms to help guide you through the first two years of your career. The programme covers a range of aspects and is structured to help you achieve competency/understanding across many aspects of the business and will offer you the chance to join the graduate network within the business, to support peer to peer learning.

We will also endeavour to provide you with exposure to and training/work shadowing in as diverse a cross-section of the business as possible, dependent on workloads and client requirements.

Duties and responsibilities

Working within a friendly and supporting team, you will help to ensure survey and reporting delivery on time, within budget and to the highest safety standards. As a key member of the team, you will provide technical and administrative project support including:

  • research and literature review
  • site survey works (this may sometimes include night-time survey work as required)
  • data reporting and digitisation
  • planning and organisation of same
  • graphics preparation (mainly using GIS) and provision of data/reporting on findings.

While your role will principally be within the EIA team, you will have the opportunity to work with other teams, including Acoustics, Air Quality, Ecology, and Geology, Hydrology & Peat.

Person Specification 

While we recognize every candidate has their own unique set of skills and experience, we feel the ideal candidate for this role should be able to demonstrate knowledge of, or have experience in the following skills and attributes: 

  • hold an undergraduate degree in an Environmental Sciences discipline
  • be a ‘people person’ with excellent communication skills 
  • have an excellent command of written and spoken English, attention to detail, and demonstrable Microsoft Office skills
Work Location 

You will ideally be based in our Edinburgh, Glasgow, London or Bristol office. We are big believers in flexible working, and we are happy to talk about hybrid working patterns. 

You may be asked to attend meetings at our office locations, or travel to clients’ offices or sites as project work requires. This may include international travel, where necessary.  

Outline Remuneration Offer 
  • Salary: From £23,500 pa (agreed salary to be based on skills and experience) 
  • Pension: 5% EE contribution / 5% staff contribution 
  • Holidays: 34 days pro rata (including bank holidays and 3 compulsory days over Christmas and New Year) 
  • One professional membership subscription 
Additional Employee Benefits 
  • Life Assurance up to 3 times your annual salary 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Employee Referral Scheme 
  • Truly Agile and Flexible Working (we mean it!) 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Mentoring Scheme 
  • Talent Development Programme 
  • True Ownership and Accountability from Day One 
  • Regular Team Lunches and Coffee Mornings (optional but encouraged!) 
Application Process

If this role is of interest and you like the sound of how we like to work, we’d love to hear from you. Cover letters are optional, but they really help in the shortlisting process.

Please send your CV and optional cover letter to , with a brief outline of why you are attracted to the role.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31st January 2023 and we encourage early applications.

Equal Opportunities

ITPEnergised is committed to providing all employees and candidates for employment with equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all employees shall have equality of opportunity for employment and advancement based on their suitability for work – regardless of their race, religion, colour, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status, age, working hours, type of contract, disability or community background.