Job details

Market related
Job Type
9 days ago

Job purpose

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Consultant or Senior Consultant to become part of our Sustainability team and progress your career in commercial real estate. Your role is to be an expert in all matters related to sustainable solutions for a range of built assets and lead delivery of your own projects. This role will suit someone keen to help us to grow our sustainability services, maintain and further develop client relationships and diversify the range of our current service offering.

Our Sustainability team is based in our London office and works with predominantly commercial clients, via a wide range of disciplines to offer best in class sustainability advice. You will be part of a supportive team providing specialist resources for current instructions in London, the Southeast and regional locations.

We work across all the stages of a project life cycle offering sustainability services tailored to the needs of our clients, including strategic sustainability frameworks, sustainability co-ordination and specialist studies including net zero roadmaps, Life Cycle Assessments, circular economy studies and certification (BREEAM, LEED, WELL, NABERS UK).

Reporting lines and key relationships

Reporting directly to an Associate level colleague in the Sustainability team, you will be part of the wider Sustainability and M&E team working closely with colleagues in Project Management and other complimentary services.

You will be working with a range of real estate clients on a mix of project work and strategic development frameworks ranging across speculative CAT A fit-out, new build offices, refurb fit-out and commercial buildings, in addition to new residential developments.

Key accountabilities

· To work directly with our key clients to understand their sustainability needs and deliver excellent service.

· Lead the sustainability coordination of projects, providing advice to support the successful achievement of specific project outcomes and liaise directly with them to add value by signposting them to new research and collaborative industry opportunities.

· Be a subject expert in sustainability aspects into design, construction and operation; including designing for performance, climate resilience, healthy/sustainable materials and circularity, whole life carbon and social value.

· Manage or provide specialist expertise relating to BREEAM, LEED and WELL certification, circular economy and sustainable material procurement, post occupancy evaluation or occupier wellbeing.

· Maintain a broad understanding of sustainability and climate change issues as they relate to the built environment including application of BREEAM, WELL, DfP, LEED, CREEM and other benchmarking systems.

· Undertake Whole Life Carbon and Life Cycle Costing modelling to recommend Embodied Carbon solutions for new and existing buildings.

· Proactively engage in business development opportunities and client relationship management, including bid and tender preparation.

Essential skills and experience

· Degree in relevant sustainability related subject and a minimum of 3-5+ years' experience within sustainability consultancy working with commercial and residential real estate investors and developers. A relevant Master's degree would be beneficial.

· Experienced in communicating, influencing, and embedding sustainability within a project team.

· Experienced in delivering sustainability co-ordination in design and construction beyond compliance, including certification (BREEAM, WELL or LEED).

· A competent understanding of the relationships between building fabric performance, thermal comfort, ventilation strategies, embodied and operational carbon would be an advantage.

· Experienced in carrying out whole life carbon/ embodied carbon assessments using IMPACT compliant software to support the delivery of client's net zero carbon aspirations.

· Ability to create, build and manage successful commercial client relationships.

· Track record of delivering against individual/team financial performance targets.