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  • Remote working
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK

Location: London 

Salary: Competitive, according to skills and experience 



Core responsibilities of the position include: 


Undertake whole life carbon assessments and circular economy statements. 


Develop and deliver sustainability strategies covering a wide range of topics (i.e. energy, water, waste, sustainable materials, responsible sourcing, biodiversity, community) to embed sustainable design principles throughout company projects; 


Write sustainability statements and technical reports to support planning applications; 


Manage proactively the delivery of sustainability strategies post-planning 


Provide practical advice on sustainability best practices and innovations to influence project teams internally and externally; 


Devise and support the implementation of net zero strategy for buildings; 


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; 


Candidates for this role will have between 5 and 10 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. 


Expertise in undertaking whole life carbon assessments 


Technical knowledge or strong interest within one or more areas of sustainability – passive & bioclimatic design (highly desirable), circular economy, sustainable materials & responsible sourcing, climate change adaptation, green infrastructure, social sustainability, behaviour change; 


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 detail; 


A positive and proactive approach; 


A creative approach to problem solving; 


A curious and inquisitive nature and passion for sustainability

  • Contact: Nisa Hamid
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 20.06.2022
  • Deadline: 04.07.2022
  • Quote ref: 772/22872

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