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  • UK, London
  • from £45,000 to £55,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 10
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

Job Title : Principal Consultant (Climate Change / Sustainability) 


Location : London  


Salary :£45,000 - £55,000 


My client is one of the UK’s leading independent environmental consultancies, specialising in environmental assessments, planning, policy advice and sustainability.  

With a team comprised of some of the most talented people in the industry, the team enjoys working on the most exciting and complex projects, where clients can leverage the full value of their insight 

and commitment. 


Due to their growing portfolio of work the are seeking to add an energetic, enthusiastic and 

dedicated Principal Consultant to join their Air Quality & Climate Change team. You will take 

a lead role in the delivery and management of climate change projects, helping to grow the 

business in this area as well as to further build my client’s market presence. 


The Role: 

My client is seeking an 

experienced Principal Consultant to further 

strengthen the climate change capacity and 

expertise within the team. You will have the 

opportunity to help shape the future of our work in 

what is a fast moving, globally important and 

exciting topic area. 

As a senior member of the team, you will have 

proven experience in all aspects of consultancy. 

You will contribute to the development of business 

area strategy, lead projects and bids and provide 

support to the development of more junior 


The role will contribute to existing projects and 

play a lead role in further developing our portfolio 

of climate change work in the UK and 

internationally. It is anticipated that this will include 

the management, technical leadership and 

winning of projects. The successful candidate will 

be responsible for helping to develop and deliver 

a strategy for the climate change business area, 

working alongside the Senior Technical Director. 

Your expertise, experience, network of contacts 

and interests will contribute significantly in setting 

our future strategic direction in this area. 


The Duties: 

• Work with the Senior Technical Director to 

provide leadership of business development and 

delivery in the climate change area. 

• Provide technical expertise in one or more of the 

following fields: climate change mitigation 

analysis, low carbon technologies and energy 

efficiency, climate change vulnerability and 

adaptation assessment, greenhouse gas 

emissions inventories/assessment, emissions 

trading systems, Monitoring Reporting and 

Verification (MRV) system development, climate 

change policy development/analysis, UK/EU/UN 

climate change legislation and processes. 

• Lead and contribute to a wide variety of climate 

change analysis, advice and capacity building 


• Provide technical direction and oversight on 

projects within the team including writing, 

checking and review of deliverables. 

• Have financial/commercial responsibility for 

projects and tenders 

• Develop client relationships and win new work. 

• Undertake bidding work including preparing, 

contributing to and reviewing bids/tenders. 

• Communicate, liaise and collaborate effectively 

with clients and colleagues. 

• Help grow and develop the wider team through 

mentoring and line management. 


Successful candidates will have: 

• A passion for the environment and delivering 

beneficial outcomes. 

• Educated to degree level in a relevant field with 

further degree or professional qualification. 

• Specialism in one or more key climate change 


• A proven track record of managing and taking 

responsibility for delivering successful projects of 

different sizes. 

• Experience of leading project teams, including 

the development of team members. 

• Experience of leading bids, including the 

management of bid teams, development of 

methodology and presentations. 

• Strong networking capability and a welldeveloped network of contacts. 

• Confidence, excellent written and oral 

communication skills, energy and enthusiasm, 

and a creative approach to problem solving. 

It will be desirable if you: 

• Are a nationally or internationally recognised 

expert in your technical field. 

• Have experience of developing and delivering 

international projects. 

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 19.05.2022
  • Deadline: 02.06.2022
  • Quote ref: 999676/21667

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