Acre are recruiting for a leading multidisciplinary consultancy, focusing on property, infrastructure, energy and environmental markets.
Due to an accelerated period of growth, they are looking to hire a Senior Consultant to join the Sustainability Team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to work on a wide variety of blue chip clients and projects in the property, healthcare, waste, and energy sectors. As a Senior Consultant you will be client facing and get exposure to working with a range different business functions and stakeholders. Day to day you will be responsible for leading the project management of a number of carbon related strategies and assessments for clients.
The ideal candidate will have experience and a strong focus on developing and implementing whole life carbon strategies for clients in the build environment. Together with having a good understanding of the wider sustainability agenda, including things like biodiversity, energy, water, waste, circular economy, sustainable materials, responsible sourcing and community.
Key responsibilities of the position include:
Write sustainability statements and technical reports to support planning applications
Manage proactively the delivery of sustainability strategies post-planning
Provide practical advice on sustainability best practices and innovations to influence project teams internally and externally
Devise and support the implementation of net zero strategy for buildings
Monitor project's progress against sustainability objectives and targets
Liaise actively with client and project teams
Support the team in writing fee proposals, pitches, and presentations to win new business and build relationships with potential clients
Contribute proactively to the continued Net Zero initiative
Requirements and skills
An ability to provide a holistic approach to sustainability in the built environment
Expertise in undertaking whole life carbon assessments
Technical knowledge or strong interest within one or more areas of sustainability - passive & bioclimatic design (highly desirable), circular economy, sustainable materials & responsible sourcing, climate change adaptation, green infrastructure, social sustainability, behaviour change
On-site construction experience (desirable)
An ability to convince and influence project teams
Client-facing experience and client management
A creative approach to problem solving
A curious and inquisitive nature and passion for sustainability
If you're looking to take the next step in your career and join an established sustainability team, please apply today.