Sustainable Design Executive

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£Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus


Posted 1 week ago

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Acre has been engaged by one of the world's leading property development and investment companies to identify a Sustainable Design Executive to join their industry-leading team.

In this high profile, London centric post, you will report into Sustainable Insights Director, supporting the delivery of their industry leading sustainability strategy. You will be key in ensuring that the clients key sustainability objectives are delivered across their significant development pipeline. Furthermore, you will influence the sustainability outcomes of asset improvement projects by liaising with engineers, development partners and design houses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Guide and support development teams to ensure excellence in design and delivery of the company sustainable development brief metrics, driving consistency in planning applications and liaisons with local authorities.
  • Deliver training and carry out engagement with designers, consultants and contractors to ensure understanding of our sustainability framework and development sustainability metrics.
  • Lead the reduction of supply chain carbon emissions in line with our client's science-based carbon target through project design, ensuring their contribution to wider company scope 3 carbon emissions reporting.
  • Collaborate with the Energy Reporting Analyst, Sustainability Managers and Development teams to perform post occupancy evaluations on recently completed developments, using external consultant teams where appropriate.
  • Manage external consultants and influence our delivery partners to ensure green building certifications such as LEED and BREEAM are optimised and delivered.

    The successful candidate will be a highly ambitious, junior sustainability professional with a proven holistic understanding of sustainability in the built environment, which will include energy efficiency, carbon and waste.

    The successful individual will also:

    Be able to lead and influence large multidisciplinary teams to achieve sustainable outcomes on complex projects

    • Feel comfortable taking ownership over complex design and procurement issues working against fast moving project deadlines
    • Have the business and commercial acumen to be able to communicate sustainability objectives in conventional cost and value terms
    • Have the ability to build relationships across different business functions at all levels of seniority
    • Hold a degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline e.g. Business, Project Management, Architecture, Design

    This is a rare opportunity for a Sustainable Design Executive to join an innovative and committed team within a FTSE 100 company, working with the UK's most enviable property portfolio.


Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Ben Flint 020 7400 5573

Job Ref. BBBH8609