Sustainability Consultant

£35,000 - £45,000

Benefits package

local_offer Sustainability
place London access_time Permanent person George Osborn

Our client is a leading engineering and environmental consultancy providing multi-disciplinary services to the property, infrastructure, energy and environmental markets around the world.  Due to an increasing and diverse workload an opportunity has arisen for a sustainability consultant to join team, based near Tower Bridge. The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting projects in the urban regeneration, education, healthcare, property, waste, and energy sectors.  The candidate should have a good level of sustainability knowledge and also understand the dynamic and ever-changing demands of delivering sustainable solutions.


Core responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop and deliver sustainability strategies covering a wide range of topics (i.e. energy, water, waste, sustainable materials, responsible sourcing, biodiversity, community)
  • Write sustainability statements and technical reports to support planning applications;
  • Manage proactively the delivery of environmental assessments (e.g.  BREEAM, Home Quality Mark, CEEQUAL);
  • Provide practical advice on sustainability best practices and innovations to influence project teams internally and externally;
  • Monitor project’s progress against sustainability objectives and targets;
  • Liaise actively with client and project teams (attend meetings, take minutes and distribute actions);
  • Contribute actively to internal team meetings;
  • Support the team in writing fee proposals, pitches and presentations to win new business and build relationships with potential clients;
  • Contribute to various initiatives including the development of new services and products

 Requirements and skills

Candidates for this role will have between 3 and 6 years of relevant work experience.  The candidate will have:

  • A degree in an environmental or engineering discipline, preferably to Masters level
  • An ability to provide a holistic approach to sustainability in the built environment.
  • Technical knowledge or strong interest within one or more areas of sustainability – energy, sustainable materials & responsible sourcing, carbon footprinting & LCA, climate change adaptation, green infrastructure, conservation, community, behaviour change;
  • Experience in project managing the delivery of BREEAM assessments (Licensed BREEAM assessor with track record would be an advantage. Other qualifications would be of benefit – LEED, SKA, WELL, CEEQUAL etc;). 
  • BREEAM assessor certification
  • Expertise in renewable energy, energy efficiency and passive design (highly desirable);
  • On-site construction experience (desirable);
  • An ability to convince and influence project teams.
  • The capacity to work autonomously and proactively;
  • Good organisational and project management skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Client-facing experience and client management;
  • Attention to details;
  • A positive and proactive approach;
  • A creative approach to problem solving;
  • A curious and inquisitive nature and passion for sustainability.

 If you would like to discuss the opportunity in more details, please contact – Daisy Beard – 01206 913292 / 07715551475 or email 

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