RSK Group plc

  • Graduate Environmental Consultant

    Category
    Graduate Roles
    Contract Type
    Full-Time
    Location
    Abu Dhabi
    Salary
    £competitve
  • Overview

    RSK Group Limited is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy 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.

     

    We have been operating in the Middle East since 2007 and, within this time, have established ourselves as a premier provider of environmental, geotechnical, geo environmental and health and safety consultancy and technical services in the region. Across all sectors, we have developed a strong philosophy of collaborative working within alliances and other project teams, and have implemented innovative systems and techniques to drive environmental excellence and wider project efficiency.

     

    Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

     

    Graduate Environmental consultant - Abu Dhabi

     

    As a result of some new contract wins, we are looking for a passionate environmental graduate to join our team in Abu Dhabi. Candidates will ideally have some practical experience (a placement would suffice) working on environmental projects, ideally within a consultancy. 

     

    Successful candidates will be working on high profile projects helping some of Middle East’s leading organisations to safeguard the environment for the future.

     

    The successful candidate’s duties and responsibilities will include:

    • Assisting senior consultants with work on a range of projects in the following technical areas: environmental monitoring and baseline surveys, environmental social health impact assessments, environmental auditing and construction environmental management plans.
    • Undertaking fieldwork activities, including site visits and the collating of site data
    • Assisting technical leads in preparation of reports.
    • Monitoring campaigns for projects across the Middle East.   
    • Carrying out research into environmental issues, legislation and related topics.
    • Assisting with production of proposals and tenders.
    • Working with regulators and liaising with clients, subcontractors and suppliers.
    • Supporting senior consultants with project administration and financial management.
    • Contributing to the general running of the office, carrying out office administration tasks.  

    Desired experience and qualities 

    • Hold a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree in Environmental science or related discipline
    • Preferably MSc qualified in relevant subject
    • Interest or experience in developing specialism such as air, noise or social (advantageous)
    • Professional Membership (advantageous)
    • Some experience working on consultancy projects (advantageous)
    • Some knowledge of UK and UAE environmental legislation
    • Knowledge of Iraqi legislation (advantageous)
    • Willingness to travel for short periods of time across the region including Iraq
    • Excellent English (written and verbal) communication skills
    • Fluency in Arabic (advantageous)
    • Ability to think critically and work proactively
    • Good team player, with the ability to work autonomously
    • Enthusiastic and well organised
    • Full driving license 

     Salary and benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Regular training and career development
    • Opportunity to work in other areas of the business 

    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. 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.  

     

    All candidates applying for this position must be eligible for a work visa in the UAE. For more information regarding the post, please email Meera Achan, human resources coordinator, at machan@rsk.co.uk. To apply for the post, please visit the careers portal on the RSK website: rsk-careers.icims.com/jobs.

     

    RSK is committed to its corporate responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote corporate responsibility throughout our supply chain.

     

    RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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