Principal / Associate Director

Principal Consultant / Associate Director

Ready to lead and build a team? Work closely with the Director to push change and boundaries? Manage and lead projects? Passionate about driving Net Zero Carbon?


Lewis Davey has an exclusive opportunity for a Principal Consultant or an Associate Director to join the expanding sustainability team. We are looking to speak with individuals who are forward thinking, push boundaries and ideally hold some experience in embodied carbon/circular economy. This is an opening for the right person to build and lead a team, push boundaries and work closely with the Director to drive Net Zero Carbon.



·       Assist the Sustainability Director to develop new business by building relationships with existing and new clients

·       Day-to-day contact for the Location Directors, organising, and coordinating design team and client meetings discussing energy, sustainability, environmental and health & wellbeing topics

·       Specific focus on implementing Net Zero Carbon strategies, ideally leading the embodied carbon service-line

·       Delivery of environmental assessment certifications (BREEAM, WELL and Home Quality Mark)

·       Ability to undertake preliminary concept design studies to influence building shape, form and function

·       Delivery of Sustainability Statements for Planning Applications

·       Knowledge and implementation of planning policy sustainability requirements (specifically the GLA)

·       Knowledge of Energy Auditing and assessments

·       Carry out presentations to clients

·       Attend business development events, conferences and other marketing activities

·       Take the initiative in organising and leading technical meetings

·       Assists in the development of thought leadership and technical articles for industry publications

·       Assist in the preparation of fee bids, proposals and interviews

·       Liaise with and provide focal points for clients and lead and/or support consultant to ensure that clients interest are most effectively fulfilled

·       Effectively distribute project workload and liaise with technical and other support staff to ensure acceptable product delivery

·       Manage multiple projects including organisation and project delivery to time and cost requirements

·       Maximise staff effectiveness and improve efficiency by enhancing client relationships, improving internal systems and developing staff skills





What you will need to succeed

·       Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered status in the near future

·       Masters level of education in engineering field, preferably in Sustainable Design and Energy

·       Previous experience in a consulting engineering environment

·       Technically competent

·       Project management experience

·       Good communication and presentation skills

·       IESVE Level 5 accreditaiton (desirable)

·       Embodied Carbon assessments (desirable)

·       BREEAM, WELL, FitWell, LEED, HQM accreditation (desirable)



Please note that we will endeavour to review your application within two weeks and, if there is interest in your candidacy, a Consultant will be in touch. Unfortunately, due to the significant amount of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback so if you have not heard from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.  Thank you for your interest.


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Lewis Davey specialise in recruiting talented people across Town Planning, Cleantech & Sustainability and Environmental industries.


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