City of London, London
£30000 - £36000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is delighted to be working with Consumers International to recruit a Sustainable Consumption Specialist who will create a dynamic, powerful, and trusted connection between Consumers International and UN Environment Programme's work to help drive sustainable consumption worldwide. Please note this role is based remotely but does require a monthly visit to the Global Office in London. It is also a 2 year contract with a potential for extension.

Consumers International is the only global membership organisation bringing together over 200 member organisations in more than 100 countries to empower and champion the rights of consumers. They work with their members and partners, across national borders to address critical, systemic global issues that impact and involve consumers. They are shaping the future for consumers in food, finance, energy, mobility, sustainable consumption and more from the future of food production and consumption to catalysing a sustainable energy transition.

The overall purpose of this role is to provide deep, relevant, and up to date understanding of sustainable consumption trends globally, to ensure excellence in activities and initiatives under the programme, and to lead Consumers International's members on sustainable consumption to share information, support their initiatives and drive common purpose and action.

To be successful as a Sustainable Consumption Specialist you will have experience working on initiatives, advocacy, or policy related to sustainable consumption and the ability to be sensitive to different contexts and cultures and adept at functioning in political situations. You will be comfortable project managing in a multi-stakeholder environment, able to manage multiple flexible priorities and have and excellent understanding of sustainable consumption and sustainable development issues and processes.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.

In order to apply, simply submit your CV. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and arrange for a call to assess your suitability and discuss the role further. Please note that the role may close earlier than the date advertised.


Due to the urgency of this vacancy Prospectus will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis. In order to apply, please submit a CV in Word format in the first instance. A full job description will be provided to the successful candidates shortlisted by Prospectus. Please note, we are currently experiencing high volumes of interest in vacancies so it may not be possible to answer any individual queries on positions prior to an application or registration.

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Posted on: 19 November 2020
Closing date: 06 December 2020
Job ref: HQ00177975
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management
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