Sustainability Consultant (Carbon Management and Climate Change)

£30,000 - £35,000

Benefits package

local_offer Sustainability
place Solihull, Birmingham access_time Permanent person George Osborn

Sustainability Consultant 


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 in Solihull, Birmingham.  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;
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented environment;
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure to meet deadlines and to work on multiple tasks;
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • 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
  • 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 be interested in discussing this opportunity,  please apply me below or call Rhys on 07927795526. 


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