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Graduate Environmental Compliance Consultant – Cardiff

Job Reference: JR1064
Date Posted: 27 September 2017
Employer: Ramboll Environ
Location: Cardiff, Cardiff/Caerdydd, UK
Salary: Competitive
Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy; Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 30 October 2017

Job Description

Ramboll Environ is the global Environment and Health division of Ramboll, which is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company. Trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues, the Environment and Health division has more than 2,100 staff worldwide. Ramboll works across the areas of Buildings, Transport, Planning and Urban Design, Water, Environment and Health, Energy, Oil and Gas, and Management Consulting, and has more than 13,000 experts across 300 offices in 35 countries.

Our UK environmental business employs over 250 environmental science professionals in 14 locations, and covers a breadth of consulting services. Our clients include UK and global multinationals, local and central government and international institutions.

An exciting opening has arisen for an Environmental Consultant within the Compliance, Strategy and Transactions practice, based in our Cardiff office, working primarily within the areas of environmental compliance, environmental management systems and due diligence.

You will be working as part of an established environment and health & safety consulting team, developing your consulting career through the delivery of a range of interesting projects within the UK but also with the opportunity to work internationally. Professional development, training and mentoring will be provided.   

Key work areas include:

  • Conducting environmental (and depending on experience, combined EH&S) compliance audits, preparing environmental permits and developing management systems.
  • Supporting the implementation and of clients’ environmental and health and safety systems.
  • Writing reports and preparing and updating environment and health & safety legal registers.
  • Developing environmental training material and supporting the delivery of training.
  • Supporting the Ramboll Environ internal Environmental and Health and Safety Management System.

The successful candidate will be self-confident, diligent and proactive and will become part of a respected international consultancy.  You should have a willingness to work flexibly to support the other Ramboll Environ practices and offices.  Based from our Cardiff office you will be required to travel predominantly throughout the UK with some international travel.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Relevant degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering or a related environmental discipline.
  • Ability to research, analyse and interpret environmental legislative requirements and environmental information and data.   
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 and the UK environmental permitting regime.
  • Competent and efficient report writing skills.
  • Competent project management skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient use of IT packages (including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Full clean driving licence.


  • Masters degree in environmental related discipline.  
  • Prior environmental auditing experience and experience of working in industrial sectors (manufacturing, chemical, pharmaceutical etc.) is advantageous, but no essential.


Ramboll Environ conducts all of its relations with its employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable laws, directives and regulations of the many countries in which we do business.