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Principal / Associate Sustainability Consultant

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Principal / Associate Sustainability Consultant

London, Birmingham or Leeds

Are you a Sustainability professional, with experience leading project, strategic and technical delivery, looking for a great new role?

We're looking for a Principal / Associate Sustainability Consultant to work closely with our clients national M&E Building Physics and Environmental Consulting teams, supporting in the delivery of sustainable solutions to complex problems. If this sounds like you, read on!

The role

You will;

  • Lead project, strategic and technical delivery alongside client engagement.

  • Prepare engaging thought-leadership for social media channels and networks.

  • Be externally facing and the individual should be confident in leading projects and business development activity with an ability to identifying cross-selling opportunities.


As a Principal / Associate Consultant you will skills and experience in:

  • Preparing and delivering sustainability strategies, action plans and statements in relation to new and redevelopment/ refurbishment projects.

  • Strong experience in developing achievable sustainability, net zero carbon and/or ESG strategies for buildings and portfolios.

  • Managing and delivering the reporting of Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions.

  • Experience at a site or organisational level to influence and successfully implement long term sustainability goals.

  • Experience of leading/ delivering BREEAM, LEED, WELL assessments and undertaking GRESB reporting at a property and/or portfolio level.

  • Knowledge of GLA requirements for whole life carbon assessment and circular economy statements.

  • Helping clients achieve circular economy outcomes, including the assessment of materials and waste to identify sustainable alternatives.

  • Leading discussions with clients, writing compelling proposals and building relationships.

  • Supporting business development initiatives in the form of thought leadership pieces and social media articles.

  • Degree in Sustainability and experience of developing and delivering Sustainability strategies, action plans and statements.

  • Experience of writing thought leadership blogs

  • Ideally be Chartered or be Practitioner working towards chartership

Why this role?

Our client is a multi-award-winning engineering and environmental design consultancy with a proven reputation for technical excellence and exceptional client satisfaction. They invest in their people and ensure they have everything they need to develop a fantastic career. They promise that your career will not conform to the traditional models of yesterday but will be a fulfilling and challenging journey into tomorrow's digital age; a journey that you will play an active role in defining.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above, or send an email to Tom at: to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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