Air Junior Consultant

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Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: Manchester, Manchester , GB

Company: Bureau Veritas


Job Title: Junior Air Quality Consultant

Location: Hybrid Working 2 days per week (Manchester)

Salary: £27-£30k + enhanced maternity/ paternity and sick pay+ further fantastic benefits package


About the Role

As a Junior Consultant you would be expected to provide support to a wide range of air quality related projects across the team. This varied role would include both desks based and field-based tasks, relating to both air quality modelling and monitoring.

A typical day may involve assisting with the development of a web-based air quality dashboard on behalf of a local authority or could be supporting an odour survey at a poultry farm. Equally your day might consist of calculating emissions from diesel back-up generators, attending a client meeting to organise an air quality monitoring campaign, or even helping to draft new technical guidance and assessment tools.

We are keen for team members to learn all aspects of air quality consultancy to assist in learning and understanding. We believe the variety we promote gives team members a well-rounded view of the subject ensuring your career is both rewarding and interesting. At Bureau Veritas, we pride ourselves in our strong focus on staff development. As a Junior Consultant you would have direct access to multiple senior colleagues to assist and guide you as your career progresses


Responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake a variety of quantitative and qualitative data verification tasks
  • Play an active role in the delivery of sustainability report assurance and data verification projects
  • Conduct primary and in-depth research as required
  • Support interaction with clients and relationship building as part of project delivery
  • Manage personal resources and time, including personal utilisation, with guidance from line manager
  • Support and undertake site visits to client sites and offices
  • Provide administrative support to the team as required
  • Keep up to date with current developments within sustainability
  • Ensure a safe, environmentally conscious, and high quality culture


Candidate requirements include:

  • We are looking for someone fresh to the air quality consultancy industry. Ideally, we would expect you to be recent graduate in an environmental or science related discipline, a second degree (PhD or Masters) is desirable but not essential. Additionally, some understanding of air quality modelling, monitoring or assessment within the UK would be advantageous.


  • We need a self-motivated inquisitive problem solver. A Junior Consultant’s role can vary between deploying equipment in a muddy field to undertaking orthogonal regression to correct monitoring data in the office. Being able to approach both physical and mental tasks with enthusiasm when required is vital. We need a free thinker who understands that the obvious answer may not always be the correct one.


  • We would expect the candidate to be a competent user of Microsoft Office applications. Advanced skills in Excel/VBA would be advantageous.


  • The candidate would be expected to have experience of GIS software.


  • Driving License and access to own vehicle


What’s in it for me?

A Junior Consultant position within our team is a great launch pad for your career. Our unique client links (including Defra, the Environment Agency, and Transport for London), existing portfolio of high-profile projects, industry links and established team of experts provide a very attractive opportunity. We aim to cultivate a supportive learning environment so team members can enjoy development and progression alongside an interesting and technically challenging career.

We offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career.

Core benefits include:

  • Private medical
  • Life assurance
  • Professional membership subscription
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and up to
  • 2x paid volunteering days a year

Flexible benefits include:

  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Tech scheme
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Gym and retail discounts
  • option to buy and sell holiday
  • Give As You Earn scheme.


About Us

At Bureau Veritas CSR is embedded in our DNA. Our mission is to reduce our clients’ risks, improve their performance and help them innovate to meet the challenges of quality, health & safety, environmental protection, and social responsibility.

Our goal is to build a team that looks like the world around us, and we want our people to stay and grow when they join us. As part of our efforts to build a world of trust for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a true sense of belonging.


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