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Associate | Climate Change and Resilience
Posted 20 July 2021 Salary Email
Region QLD Contact Emma Quinn Website View
Type Full time Phone (07) 3854 8181    

About us: 
WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We design lasting Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Resources (including Mining and Industry), Water, Power and Environmental solutions, as well as provide project and program delivery and strategic advisory. With 5,500 in 50 offices across Australia and New Zealand alone, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. 

Our Future Ready team:

We know that our future world will be very different from today’s in many ways. It is our responsibility to see the future more clearly, and to work with clients to design for this future. We demonstrate this commitment at WSP through our global ‘Future Ready’ programme ( 

In keeping with our future ready commitment, the Sustainability and Climate Change team is currently supporting a growing number and variety of clients to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions footprint and build their resilience to the effects of a changing climate.

This is an opportunity for an outstanding individual to play a key role in further growing and strengthening this critical service offering.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide expert climate change risk and resilience of consulting to clients
  • Work with other WSP teams to deliver climate change and resilience input to major projects
  • Be our focal point for climate change risk and resilience services 
  • Draw on your existing networks to drive the growth of our climate change and resilience offering 
  • Contribute to the development of the business unit against strategic goals
  • Contribute to the professional growth of our growing team of climate change and resilience professionals

What we’ll love about you:

  • Degree qualified professional 
  • Have a strong understanding of climate change; risk and resilience thinking. A good understanding of climate change mitigation is also preferable 
  • A strategic thinker who can balance technical rigour with a view of the bigger picture
  • Have existing relationships with government and corporate clients
  • Be confident in business development and client consultation
  • Have outstanding written and oral communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts.
  • Be passionate about working within a team and supporting the growth of those around you

What you’ll love about us: 
At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible working hours and working from home.
  • Modern and contemporary offices.
  • Parental Leave & Purchased additional annual leave.
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers.
  • Wellness at Work & Social Club
  • Employee Reward & Recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities

Express your interest please email Emma Quinn with an updated resume and cover letter on your suitability for the position. For more information please call Emma Quinn on (07) 3854 8181. Your application will be treated in strict confidence.
WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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