ENDS Report Environmental Careers, 22 April 2015

Welcome to the ENDS Environmental Careers bulletin, delivering environmental jobs and careers news, and highlights of jobs, events and courses of interest to environmental and sustainability professionals.

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UK environmental jobs are on the rise, says ONS

Environmental jobs are on the rise in the UK according to ONS figures, which are backed up by Haymarket’s own recruitment data

Politicians have made promises of green jobs and skills in the run-up to the general election in May.

Gloucestershire AD firm appoints environmental compliance officer

Andigestion, an anaerobic digestion firm based in Gloucestershire, has appointed a new environmental compliance officer for its new plant in Bishops Cleeve.

Insider insight: Julie Hirigoyen

Julie Hirigoyen became the new CEO of the UK Green Building Council earlier this month. Here she reminisces on some important influences and shares some tips on how to succeed in the sustainable building sector.


Selected environmental courses for environment and sustainability professionals

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust Course: Introduction to Habitat Management Plans

18th August, one day, location TBC, £75 

  • Introduction to management plans, their function and their contents
  • Understand the management planning process
  • Develop an understanding of setting a vision, aims and objects for different sites
  • Learn to create a basic habitat management plan

EEF: Resource efficiency management 

10 July, Warrington, one day, £205

A systematic approach is used to identify waste streams, estimate/calculate costs and savings, and identify options for improved resource efficiency.

This course is also accredited by The Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM).

IEMA Approved Associate Certificate course in Environmental Management 

15th June, London, two weeks, £1,695

IEMA offers its Approved Associate Certificate course in Environmental Management at a number of comfortable, well-equipped and fully accessible training venues across the UK, away from the distractions of the workplace.


Selected events from the ENDS environmental events calendar