Do you want to make a real difference?
Resource Futures works at the leading edge of UK and global policy on resources and waste topics such as circular economy, marine pollution, plastic waste and climate change. We collect and analyse data, provide insights, and help design policies that have a far reaching effect on the environment.
We recognise the need for people with the requisite skills, passion and creativity to help shape our ambitious plans for policy work. If you aspire to be the best at what you do, and want to work at the forefront of environmental policy, come and work with Resource Futures.
About Resource Futures
Our vision is to accelerate progress towards a sustainable world through high quality environmental consultancy. We work collaboratively with governments, businesses and the third sector to help speed up the transition to a circular economy and manage resources and waste in a more sustainable way.
We are non-profit-distributing and have a close-knit team of 50+ trusted employees who collaborate across various areas of the business. Our multi-disciplined and connected approach sets us apart from the competition and enables us to build robust solutions that have a meaningful impact in the world.
We are passionate not only about what we do but how we do it, and we’re proud to be a part of the global B Corp movement to use business as a force for good. Employee-owned and independent, we’re all about helping each team member grow, and together striving towards our goal of a creating a sustainable world. We are ranked in the top 5% worldwide for all B Corps in our size group, we and were named a ‘Best for the World’ 2021 B Corp for our company governance.
We are motivated by the impact of our work and how it feeds into wider issues of climate justice and circular economy. Our work is far-ranging from supporting businesses to advising governments and delivering the evidence to support global change. Read more about our company and how we go beyond for our people, to help them grow and thrive.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable individual to join our Policy Team as a Consultant. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in one or more relevant policy areas, either in a UK or international context, as well as project management skills and a positive attitude to problem-solving. Your knowledge and skills may have been developed in consultancy, government policy, the third sector, industry, academia or a combination of roles.
We are looking for a team member who complements our existing experience and brings their own specialisms. You will already have developed solid skills in either data analysis or writing impactful reports. You’ll be encouraged to expand your analytical toolkit in the role, with the support of senior colleagues, as well as developing your own interests.
We operate at the forefront of environmental policy, and support clients at all stages of policy development from preliminary research to policy design and evaluation. Our work reflects the experience and passions of our team members. As a Consultant, you’ll help to shape the workstream as we build on recent successes and develop new areas of growth. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to the team’s strategy and business development alongside your core role in delivering research projects.
Recent work in the UK has focused on tackling marine litter and waste issues from fishing and aquaculture gear, and exploring digital innovation in a UK deposit return scheme, alongside projects looking at extended producer responsibility, textiles, illegal waste disposal and global policy best practice. Internationally, we have been supporting governments of low and middle income countries to develop the evidence and strategies needed to tackle plastic waste.
Please feel free to get in touch to discuss whether the role might be suitable for you.
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