At WRM we are always keen to hear from proactive, hardworking, awesome people that want to join our team. We are a diverse consultancy with many specialisms. You may want to join those specialisms; but we are also interested to hear about new ideas or prospects and will consider approaches from candidates who can demonstrate appropriate skills and benefits to a growing environmental and sustainability business.

We believe sustainability is the greatest business and community challenge of our generation. WRM deliver advice and action that makes a difference. WRM is a dynamic, responsive and ambitious waste and renewables consultancy with an expanding network of staff across the country. Our customers come from a broad base of public, private and third sector organisations, large and small, and cover every region in the UK. Established in 2007 by Anthony Walker, WRM has an unrivalled reputation for high quality, tailored technical advice and project delivery on a wide range of strategic and operational sustainability issues. A significant number of our customers choose to work with us as their retained sustainability consultant and over 70% of our work consists of repeat commissions from within our customer base.

Please email the team on with your CV and a brief description of how you would bring benefits to our growing team.

We are currently recruiting for:

Graduate Consultant                    

Otley, West Yorkshire    

£17,000 - £20,000

Role Summary

Active involvement in day to day office and field based environmental work. Responsiblity for the operational impact, customer focus and quality of delivery of the project work. 

Main job functions, responsibilities and accountabilities


Reporting to line manager, Senior or Principal Consultant and/or Technical Director.

Strategy & Vision

Actively contribute to the company's business planning, strategy and vision across own projects.


Demonstrate and uphold the organisational values.



Customer management & relationships

Develop and maintain excellent customer relationships to ensure existing customers are retained, and identify further business opportunities from a working knowledge of all aspects of WRM expertise and new commercial opportunity areas.

Customer and quality focus


Business Development


Project Management


Brand and Marketing


Systems and Knowledge management


Catch All

Undertake any other tasks as may be determined from time to time by the Line Manager and Directors of the business.


Person specification

Qualifications Educated to degree level, perferably with environmental science or related field
Professional bodies Working towards full membership of an appropriate professional membership institution.
IT Skills Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, especiall Word, Excel and Outlook
Driving Full, clean UK license
Travel Able to travel throughout the country and to company meetings as required
Personal qualities Flexible approach to work and hours to satisfy the needs of the business

- Drive and ambition to develop professionally and enhance business growth

- Self-motivated, with the ability to work under supervision, managing a varied work load

Communication skills Confidence to communicate with with clients face to face
Team work

Can work effectively as an individual and as part of the team


- Commitment to fairness and equality

- Commitment to environmental and social improvement

Analytical skills

- Ability to analyse and interpret data to draw out key evidence based on conclusions

- Able to produce and present technical data in range of formats appropriate to client needs

- Ability to produce coherent, reasoned written reports using appropriate technical standards and guidance

- Scientific approach sampling, recording, monitoring and reporting with ability to calibrate, maintain and operate scientific monitoring equipment

Entry level

Desirable - 1 to 2 years' experience in Environmental Consultancy

Reports to

Senior Consultant




£17,000 - £20,000 depending on experience


40hrs pw

Probation period

3 months

Performance reviews

6 months review
Annual leave

25 + Bank Holidays

Other benefits

- WRM is committed to being a flexible employer

- Personal Development Programme

- Pension scheme


Principal Consultant - Permitting                    

Otley, West Yorkshire    


With ambitions to be the best organics waste management service provider in the UK, this privately-owned growing consultancy team has nationally helped define the sector in organics management, planning and permitting, quality systems and standards by leading the field in bringing an innovative approach and technologies to the industry.

Maintaining close links with industry policy makers and research institutes they have achieved an unrivalled reputation for high quality, tailored technical advice and project delivery on a wide range of strategic and operational sustainability issues. With their in-house specialist technical knowledge and experience relating to a broad range of waste management and renewable energy they bring the latest waste, resource and environmental management solutions to their loyal customer base which is both private sector and local authorities nationwide.

Due to continued growth, WRM now requires a Principal Permitting Consultant.

Your mission

To generate and convert opportunities into business, manage and deliver projects for clients whilst upholding the company brand and culture.

Key Responsibilities

Key skill requirements

Nice to have skills:

Key Experience

Must Have

Nice to Have             

Key Qualities

If you believe this is you and are looking to join a dynamic and responsive business whose leader has a vision for excellence that puts their people first and want to enjoy the autonomy of building and creating your own role, with the work flexibility that allows you to grow and thrive, then we want to hear from you! 

Located in picturesque Otley on the outskirts of North Leeds there is free on-site parking and great local amenities.

‚ÄčDon’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.


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