Sustainability Consultant

London, North West, South East
London Central, Manchester
Industry Sector:
Built Environment Jobs
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Graduate/Higher diploma
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Lewis Davey
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About this role

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to fill the role of Sustainability Consultant to support a growing professional sustainability consultancy team. This position offers a very exciting opportunity to work with high-profile blue-chip companies delivering a broad spectrum of sustainability services, offering great career potential. Passion and a determination to deliver excellence are essential qualities as is a commercially astute and innovative approach to delivering client solutions.

Core Responsibilities

Core responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support implementation of sustainability/ESG strategy and environmental management systems
  • Support engagement with clients and other external parties (e.g. heads of sustainability, asset managers, property and facilities management teams)
  • Manage large sustainability data collection programmes coordinating multiple parties
  • Manage simple client engagements
  • Monitoring and analysis of sustainability data
  • Support coordination of building-level sustainability improvement programmes
  • Support regulatory and voluntary sustainability disclosure / reporting (e.g. GRESB, INREV, EPRA, UNPRI, TCFD)
  • Support industry engagement (e.g. attending conferences etc).
  • Support team management, including Junior Consultants

Essential Skills & Requirements

The right candidate must have the following essential skills & requirements:

  • A passion for furthering the sustainability agenda
  • Degree or Masters in related subject
  • Understanding of UK environmental legislation
  • Highly articulate and numerate
  • Strong people skills
  • Advanced IT skills

DESIRABLE Skills & Requirements

  • Membership of an appropriate and recognised professional body (e.g. IEMA Practitioner Membership)
  • Environmental and Energy Audit Experience for commercial buildings
  • Second language
  • BREEAM in Use Assessor, Fitwel, or WELL Accredited Practitioner

Benefits to The Successful Candidate

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually in line with industry averages
  • Attractive discretionary bonus structure
  • Health insurance with Vitality
  • Pension scheme (with staff contribution matched)
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days by year 7 (plus public holidays) (for part time employees, we will adjust the entitlement on a pro rata basis)
  • Additional 5 days holiday every three years to support one month sabbatical
  • Flexible working hours (core hours 10-4, with 37.5 hour working week)
  • Flexible lunch break
  • Remote/home working in agreement with line manager
  • Two days per year to volunteer for charity
  • Excellent ongoing professional development support
  • Multiple locations – London, Bolton, Birmingham (dependent on role)
  • Plus:Bike2Work scheme and more

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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