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Principal Sustainability Consultant

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Principal Sustainability Consultant

London / Flexible Working

Are you an experienced consultant who can take leadership in the low carbon transformation of the built environment, looking for a great new role!

We're looking for a Principal Sustainability Consultant to develop low carbon energy strategies and broader sustainability strategies for major new developments and the infrastructure that supports them. If this sounds like you, read on!

The role

  • Taking a leading role in business development and building client relationships.
  • Project management and the management of resource to achieve deliverables.
  • Leading and contributing to projects including developing energy and sustainability strategies for major developments.
  • Delegating work to junior staff and managing delivery.
  • Delivering high quality, clearly written outputs.
  • Thought leadership and contributing to the continued growth of our cients sustainability team.

Requirements

  • A detailed knowledge of the measures and systems for reducing operational and embodied carbon emissions within the built environment, including energy demand reduction, renewable energy generation and smarter energy system design
  • An understanding of energy demand and comfort modelling in homes and other building types.
  • An awareness of building certification methods (HQM, BREEAM, WELL etc)
  • An understanding of the UK policy and regulatory framework relating to energy use and sustainability of buildings
  • Real-world experience of developing energy and sustainability strategies for major new developments from early masterplanning through all stages of design
  • Experience of preparing energy and sustainability statements for planning applications and representing clients in discussions with planning authorities
  • Experience in project and client management
  • Experience of working with clients and managing resource towards the delivery of projects
  • An ability to communicate effectively, be client-facing and able to write concise and clear reports and proposals to a publishable standard
  • Experience of mentoring and line management

Why this role?

Our client is very committed to helping its employees achieve a healthy work-life balance, they actively celebrate flexible working and would be happy to discuss a working arrangement to suit you. You will also receive a competitive salary, 25 days' annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Interested?

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

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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