RSK Group plc

Environmental Consultant

Contract Type
£commensurate with experience


RSK Environment Ltd, a part of RSK Group plc, is looking for a high-calibre environmental consultant to join RSK’s growing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Environmental Management (EM) team in Glasgow. 


The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of commercial, energy, government, property, transport and utilities clients.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.


RSK Environment Ltd is a registrant under the IEMA EIA Quality Mark Standard. We are currently working on a wide variety of large-scale and high-profile projects in Scotland including rail electrification, electricity transmission and distribution projects, property developments and onshore wind.


As a result of success over the past year our business is expanding and we are looking for a talented professional, seeking an exciting career opportunity and a fulfilling lifestyle in one of the UK’s Top 10 environmental companies 


Environmental Consultant - Glasgow


The successful candidate will have at least 1 – 2 years of experience working on EIA projects. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate very good communication with team members, clients and stakeholders. The candidate will be self motivated, exhibit a proactive approach and work well within a team environment.


The successful candidate will be working on high profile projects in the energy, rail, and residential sectors helping some of the UK’s leading organisations to safeguard the environment for the future. 



  • Managing and overseeing smaller environmental projects from commencement to completion and close out, with a view to being trained up to manage larger and more complex projects
  • Supporting more senior members of staff in the coordination of larger projects, such as EIAs or more complex environmental studies;
  • Coordination of simple tenders, and supporting senior staff in preparing larger, more complex tender documents;
  • Engaging with regulators and liaising with clients;
  • Supporting other teams undertaking of specialist environmental surveys such as noise and air quality monitoring or ecology surveys; and
  • Developing individual capability to provide advice on a wide range of environmental issues.

Desired experience

  • At least one to two years of previous consultancy experience supporting the delivery of EIA projects or delivering environmental reports such as environmental management plans (EMPs).
  • BSc degree level qualified in a relevant discipline.
  • Preferably MSc qualified in environmental impact assessment, environmental management or related subject.
  • Professional membership would be desirable, e.g. AIEMA, working towards PIEMA or equivalent.
  • Good team player, with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Enthusiastic and well organised.
  • A general appreciation of environmental issues e.g. ecology, noise, air quality, landscape.
  • Familiarity with UK environmental legislation.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Some familiarity with Microsoft Project and/or GIS software would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Specialist skills in a related subject (e.g. town planning, ecology, hydrology, landscape) would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Salary and benefits: 

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.


As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.


Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.


The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Currently placed within the Top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2015) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.


All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.


For more information please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 728156 or email


To see further career opportunities with RSK Group, visit our website


RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.




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