Business Consultant – Resource Efficiency and Sustainability

International Synergies Limited is passionate about helping businesses turn their wastes into a valuable resource. We are looking for someone to join our team at the leading edge of the practical implementation of a circular economy.

Are you:

  • A self-starter with the self-discipline to work independently
  • Results driven
  • Well-versed in environmental issues and business conditions across a variety of industry sectors
  • Experienced delivering business support on resource efficiency issues
  • Experienced managing customer relationships
  • A confident networker
  • Able to write clear and concise reports
  • Comfortable delivering engaging presentations to a business audience
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Hold a full driver’s licence and own car
  • Foreign language skills are a distinct advantage but not essential.

Managing your own portfolio of resource efficiency projects and associated contacts, you will be working across a wide range of industrial sectors as part of an operations delivery team. You will be delivering the core role requirements of:

  • You will work with a network of Birmingham and Solihull and academic institutions, to identify potential matches between business such that one company’s waste becomes another’s valued input. You will deliver this outcome through a mix of face to face support and participating in a regional programme of events and workshops.
  • You will assist SMEs to identify, quantify, categorise and manage their waste production such that it could be used by another company as a raw material input. This is done in part through the completion waste/water/energy audits and upskilling key employees.
  • You will provide additional consultancy support to assist businesses in improving regulatory compliance, installing environmental management systems and reducing site energy and water consumption.
  • Potential development opportunity to be involved in overseas project delivery
  • Indicative salary range £35k to £40k with benefits package, depending on experience.

The ideal candidate will have had experience of delivering environmental management, or resource efficiency improvements, within a process industry environment. This could be as a direct employee of the organisation, or as a consultant. Individuals with previous experience of working as part of a UK Government, or EU funded business to business support project will also have an advantage.

To apply or find out more, please send your CV and covering letter to

There is currently one post available based at our Birmingham head office, working with Birmingham and Solihull businesses. CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the available position is filled.