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Sustainability Consultant - Oxford/ Milton Keynes / Cambridge

Published20th November
Job Type
Job TypePermanent
LocationUnited Kingdom
ConsultantAna Andrade
SectorSustainability & ESG
Salary45,000 - 70,000 / Year

Competitive salary, flexible location: Oxford/ Cambridge / Milton Keynes - hybrid/remote. Stock options.

Senior or Principal Sustainability Consultant 
Oxford, Milton Keynes or Cambridge                        
Competitive Salary + Benefits.    

My client provides a diverse sustainability consultancy service promoting sustainable outcomes both in the built environment and for the communities that engage with it.

This is a fantastic career opportunity for a creative and driven Sustainability professional to join their Sustainability Group. The role is based in their OMC team with the opportunity to be located in Cambridge, Milton Keynes or Oxford as well as excellent flexible working arrangements, including working remotely. 

Why Work for them?
You’ll collaborate with the industry’s best, working in one of the most influential sustainability groups in the UK.
You’ll be part of a dynamic team of consultants, all working towards a planet-conscious, people-centric solutions future on progressive and exciting projects, able to experience innovative schemes across all sectors.
You’ll advance your career, your way, thanks to our structured Career Paths framework.

What you’ll be doing

–    Leading all aspects of projects, both technical and commercial
–    Be part of our Sustainability Communities, focused on ensuring we remain at the forefront of thinking and practice in areas that align with your interests
–    Leading building performance simulation and energy related workstreams, using a range of modelling approaches, tools and techniques.
–    Collaborate with fellow project leads to optimise project delivery develop new approaches
–    Supporting the development of junior staff in the team, helping them to improve their understanding and skills in the energy simulation and building performance arena.
–    Developing energy strategies with our clients to lead sustainability innovation on a series of developments.
–    Supporting the day-to-day operations of the team.
–    Supporting the development of holistic Sustainability Strategies. 
–    Supporting the team with the completion of environmental assessments (such as BREEAM, WELL, etc), where necessary. 
–    Working with other members of the Sustainability Group on business related research and development tasks, engaging with our Applied Research and Innovation team.
–    As well as project-related work, the Group engages directly with industry undertaking research and development studies, authoring industry guidance and being part of influential steering groups.
–    We hold key positions on national design commissions and influential industry bodies.  
–    The role also presents the opportunity for involvement in this aspect of the Group’s work to those keen to have a direct influence on the industry. 
What we’re looking for.
Key Skills
You will be expected to have experience and competence in a selection of the following fields:
–    Project leading, including managing resources, time and budget to ensure deadlines are met while achieving profitability, financial reporting and IMS procedures
–    Energy and carbon strategies
–    Building Regulations Part L assessments using Elmhurst and IES
–    Appreciation of broader sustainability issues, such as; sustainability governance and reporting, sustainability strategies, climate change adaptation, behaviour change, etc.
–    Knowledge of BREEAM and / or other environmental assessment methodologies, from pre-assessment to post-construction stage assessments. 
–    Whole Life Carbon Assessments
–    HVAC network modelling
–    In-Use energy modelling and assessment  
–    Dynamic modelling for thermal comfort assessments and overheating risk assessments
–    Façade performance evaluation
–    Parametric environmental design assessment 
–    Renewable energy feasibility studies
–    Sustainable master-planning and energy network assessment
Advantageous Qualities
–     BREEAM – qualified BREEAM Assessor or AP
–    WELL – qualified WELL AP
–    Passivhaus – qualified PH Designer or Consultant, or a good working knowledge of the methodology
–    NABERS/DfP – a good working knowledge of the methodology
–    Knowledge of IES
About you
–    Experience working within the built environment sector.  
–    Already working within a sustainability or engineering consultancy, you will be looking for a new challenge within a practice at the very forefront of our field. 
–    You will bring expertise (with a degree in engineering / science, and experience in the field) and a passion for creating sustainable solutions. 
–    You will relish being part of dynamic team within a progressive and well-respected firm.
–    You will have good communication skills and an enthusiasm for working within a team environment.  
–    Like us, you will be serious about sustainability. 
What they can offer you
To reward your hard work and commitment we offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career. 

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career. 

Core benefits
–    Private medical scheme
–    Life Assurance
–    Income protection
–    Travel allowance – electric car scheme
–    25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service
–    Contributory pension scheme
–    Employee Assistance Programme
–    Enhanced Paternity, Maternity & Shared Parental Leave
–    Season Ticket Loans
–    Professional membership subscription
–    Flexitime
Flexible benefits
–    9-day fortnight – the firm offers all employees the option to work a 9-day fortnight
–    Hybrid Working – activity-based approach
–    Employee stock purchase plan – a voluntary program which allows eligible employees to purchase parent company’s common stock at a 15% discount
–    Holiday buy & sell up to 5 days
–    Study Assistance 
–    Cycle to work scheme
–    Employee Referral Scheme
–    Sabbatical Leave
–    Other flexible benefits include gym and retail discounts, travel & dental insurance and GAYE (Give as you Earn)
–    Flexible working – We’re happy to discuss flexible working.  There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.  Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage

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