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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; 

Requirements

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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