Junior Consultant


  • Salary: Competitive (perks include two paid volunteering days per year and a day off on your birthday!)
  • Location: Flexibly remote from one of the UK hubs (London, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh or Oxford)
  • Closing: 11:00pm, 20th Mar 2022 GMT

Job Description

Anthesis is the sustainability activator!

We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques. 

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together more than 800 experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines and the Middle East. 

As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, martial status, protected veteran status or disability.

Summary of role 

Anthesis’ Sustainable Production & Consumption Solution operates across the private, not for profit, and public sectors with a focus on the full product life cycle from raw materials to consumption and end of life waste-to-value models.  

The Solution is made up of 2 Communities: Sustainable Products and Circularity, Resource Efficiency and Waste.  

We are seeking a Junior Consultant to start with the Supply Chain Team within the Sustainable Products team ASAP to support with our existing client projects and to help to deliver our ambitious strategy for the Decisive Decade. This is a growing team, in a growing sector. The project work we deliver is exciting and often at the forefront of good practice. Our projects and client base are varied, but we are looking for this role to support the following: 

  • Apparel and Textiles Supply Chains; 

  • Sustainable procurement, sustainable materials and supply chain management; 

  • Extended producer responsibility and product stewardship and circular economy; 

  • Solution implementation and strategy development; 

  • Sustainability claims and due diligence; and 

  • Ethical Trading. 

Key Responsibilities  

Your tasks as a Junior Consultant within the team will be varied and include:  

  • Undertaking project related research;  

  • Collecting and analysing data;  

  • Engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders;  

  • Manage tasks on time and within budget to ensure that projects perform against targets and deadlines; 

  • Drafting technical reports and documents; and 

  • Providing support in the preparation of content for proposals and marketing content.  


  • Degree in a related field e.g. textiles management, sustainability, environmental science or other practical experience in supply chains, or industry relevant experience in Apparel, or Electronics 

  • Some experience delivering high quality and professional reports, in multiformat and for various audiences. 

  • Strong analytical skills and Excel skills  

  • Some experience delivering on projects  

  • Experience with research, using credible sources, and understanding the reliability of various data sources 

  • Previous background or passion for sustainability preferred 

  • Curious, globally minded and enthusiastic

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here. 

Opportunities from working at Anthesis  

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced sustainability consultancy

  • Chance to apply your skills and knowledge to support our work with leading companies, impacting their strategy, programs and purpose

  • Work with an international team with operations in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East

  • Interesting, challenging and rewarding work across sectors and organizations

  • On-the-job training and coaching

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 20th Mar 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application