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Senior Sustainability Consultant

LocationUnited Kingdom, London
Published5th July
SectorSustainability, ESG, Climate & Carbon
Job Type
Job TypePermanent
ConsultantTom Allport

PropTech Senior Sustainability Consultant role based in London, UK

About Our Client

Our client works with property of all types, ranging from the world’s most iconic rural estates through to the country’s leading urban developments and property portfolios. Their clients come from both the public and private sectors, and they work with organisations of all sizes.

Our client is looking for a Senior Sustainability Consultant to join their Sustainability team. The role will support sustainability reporting, performance management and ESG advisory to their client’s real estate portfolios, working with occupiers, surveyors, and site teams to lead on strategic deliverables and grow strong client relationships.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate should have a holistic knowledge of sustainability and wider environmental, social and governance issues for the built environment. In addition, the candidate will have a broad understanding of sustainability trends, regulation, and market developments.

This should ideally include experience in sustainability strategy, policy, reporting, community/tenant/occupier engagement and sustainability compliance.

An experienced Senior Sustainability Consultant is required to provide services including but not limited to:

  • Support clients in developing and delivering sustainability strategies, which may include sustainability initiatives management, ESG data analysis and reporting, implementation of external standards, compliance management and stakeholder engagement to drive sustainability improvements.
  • Working with expert colleagues to provide general sustainability support, which may include advisory on: environmental legislation and compliance audits; management systems such as ISO14001 & ISO50001; green building certifications; EPC/EPC Plus & MEES risk review; net zero strategies; waste management; travel planning; and biodiversity (referring where necessary to the wider team).
  • Demonstrate general awareness (but not necessarily in-depth knowledge) of social sustainability issues such as the WELL Standard, the FitWELL standard wider Health & Wellbeing and social value.
  • Provide sustainability expertise across service lines including property management, occupier and landlord relations, and sector specific real estate markets.
  • Produce data analysis, client presentations and written reports to a high
  • Deliver training materials, client engagement and
  • Communicate through formal presentations and informal interactions with clients and
  • Contribute to both financial and technical management of key fee earning
  • Produce marketing and case study
  • Respond to requests for proposals and attend pitches on behalf of the sustainability team where relevant.
  • Develop an overarching knowledge of their services, and where appropriate provide input to adapt and enhance processes to improve efficiency, quality, and innovation.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Strong attention to detail and produces work to a high, consistent and accurate
  • Resourceful team worker, with ability to be autonomous in certain specialist
  • Ability to develop lasting and effective relationships with key stakeholders internally and
  • Customer orientated – ability to be client facing, excellent communicator and
  • Excellent time Can deliver work under pressure and to fixed deadlines.
  • Highly motivated individual – with drive for self-
  • Excellent English, grammar, spelling and document checking
  • An evident passion for
  • BSc/BA Degree in Sustainability or
  • At least 4 years’ experience within the Sustainability
  • Completely IT literate with high level of competence in Microsoft Excel, Word and
  • Experience of working with sustainability data and ability to create complex
  • MSc or MEng in Sustainability or
  • Professional qualification such as IEMA, Energy Institute (EI), CIBSE or
  • At least 5 years’ experience within the Sustainability
  • Knowledge and experience of applying sustainability in the property
  • Good working knowledge of the Better Buildings Partnership’s Managing Agents Toolkits and other industry standards.
  • Technical knowledge of Sustainability Reporting Standards, Frameworks and Benchmarks, such as GRESB, GHG Protocol, SECR, TCFD, EPRA sBPR, GRI, CDP and SBTi
Benefits to You
  • The opportunity to be part of a fast-growing team that has an interesting and well-regarded pipeline of work.
  • A variety of work that presents significant opportunity for personal development and career
  • Exposure to leading professionals within the field of Sustainability as well as other disciplines across the department.
  • The opportunity to build on experience and undertake training designed to ensure that they stay ahead of the competition.
  • Supportive line management that is keen to provide you with opportunities to
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
Type of Assessment for this Role
  • I/2 stage interview
  • Skills Testing (e.g. excel, word)
  • Presentation delivery

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Tom Allport

Tom Allport

+44 (0)20 3833 2270


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