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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: Today
  • Deadline: 05.10.2021
  • Quote ref: 772/22872

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