Sustainability, Energy and Carbon Management Consultant

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
20 Jun 2017
Ref
JOB-397
Contact
Ricardo-AEA
Sector
Environmental
Function
Carbon
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Career Level
Consultant


Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.



To support in the delivery of private sector sales and technical excellence in our climate change and sustainability consultancy - in particular our corporate and private sector business delivering corporate sustainability reporting, assurance, carbon management, supply chain analysis, cultural and behaviour change and energy management.



Key competencies and experience:

With involvement in, winning and delivering consultancy projects to public and private sector customers. The successful individual will be involved in the support of others in business development and the management and delivery of project work.

Understanding of, and experience in working with or within, business on sustainability, carbon and climate change issues, from key mechanisms for corporate action to the design and delivery of consultancy solutions. The candidate needs to be able to support in the development of propositions appropriate to a wide range of customers, and deliver successful proposals to new clients. In particular, the need to be enthusiastic, articulate, personable, and driven to engage and win new customers.

Role purpose: The role will provide support on a range of sustainability, energy and carbon related services to a diverse client base ranging from investors, financial institutions, public sector bodies to corporates. You will have some experience in sustainability, energy or carbon management and have up to date knowledge of the key models and techniques being used currently when carrying out appraisals.



Successful candidates will demonstrate some of the following:

Experience of working in an environmental or sustainability consultancy and/or in a corporate CSR team.

Experience of sustainability and carbon management

Experience of energy management and industrial energy efficiency

Business development and client management skills

Analytical skills with ability to identify, develop and implement business improvement solutions

Knowledge of both current and future environmental and energy related legislation

Strong communication skills and the ability to apply change management techniques

The ability to develop and deliver project plans and programmes from inception to completion

Effective project management skills

Candidates will have a Science, Accountancy, or Engineering, qualification/background with practical career experience with a focus on delivering a selection of the following:

Sustainability and carbon, management and reduction strategies

Energy management and industrial energy efficiency

Corporate sustainability reporting

Green investment and funding

Carbon Regulation including CRC and EUETS

GHG inventories and carbon footprinting

Scenario analysis

Life cycle assessment

Experience of implementing sustainability strategy in the facilities management and / or construction industry, EPC or ESCO models

Energy reduction management, asset reviews and audit surveys

Understanding of construction technology, building services engineering and renewable energy solutions

Component studies and options appraisals (CRoI), Life cycle costs, Renewable energy payback analysis, Payback (CRoI), NPV, DCF, smoothing & sinking funds

This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make your mark; you will have support from the wider business for your own career development into a wide range of future opportunities within Ricardo Energy & Environment.

In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an extremely attractive remuneration and benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field.