Senior Sustainability Consultant

£45000 - £55000 per annum + Significant Benefits
30 Dec 2018
30 Jan 2019
JSM 11831
Full Time
Contract Type

The position is for a Senior/Principal level consultant to work within an established Environmental Consulting business in London. In this role, you will lead a diverse range of projects in the areas of sustainability advisory at an organisational, portfolio-wide and project specific level.

You will be providing input on sustainability visioning, sustainability strategy and appraisal, sustainability reporting, topic specific strategy and implementation, environmental management and auditing.

There is a wide breadth of clients and projects clients to work on which will include private companies and public sector authorities. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary environment alongside other environmental, planning, engineering, design, communication and digital specialists on a wide variety of exciting projects.

Your remit will be to undertake and lead projects, liaise with clients, project manage specialists and multi-disciplinary project teams, be responsible for quality and budget control, and assist with proposal preparation and marketing activities.


The Team
My clients' innovative approach to environmental and sustainability consulting enables clients to achieve their sustainable business and corporate responsibility aspirations. You will advise at each stage of a project.

My client offers a multidisciplinary service aimed at developing policy, assessing impact, creative design and implementation, gaining regulatory approvals, reporting publicly, managing risk and controlling costs.

Skills/Experience Required for the Role

You will be a motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious individual with existing sustainability consultancy experience, able to work on your own initiative and to direct more junior staff.

You will have knowledge, or first-hand experience, in most or all of the following areas:

*Sustainability agendas and future trends across the broad spectrum of environmental, social and governance issues.
*Sustainability reporting and reporting standards,
*Sustainability strategy and appraisal.
*Supply chain procurement, environmental legislation within the design and construction context.
*ISO 14001 environmental management systems.

Experience across a range of sectors in both industry and consulting is desirable, particularly the property, infrastructure, retail and finance sectors.

Qualifications & Requirements
*Education to degree level, preferably a Masters degree
*Member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) or equivalent
*Excellent leadership and organisational skills
*Proven ability to manage, motivate and inspire teams
*Excellent presentation skills (oral and written)

Desirable Experience & Qualifications
*Excellent data analytical skills
*Background in finance or economics
*Background in socio-economic impact
*Chartered Environmentalist
*IEMA Registered Environmental Auditor

Rewards & Benefits
Our client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead. My client offers a lot of training as well as great scope for progression and reward. You will have significant input in to the growth and development of the business.
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