Sustainability Consultant Job, Manchester

Job Summary

Sustainability Consultant Job, Manchester

As well-established multi-disciplinary consultancy has an urgent requirement for a lead/associate level sustainability consultant to take a lead role in the running of the sustainability department with them.

  • Manchester (Greater Manchester, England)Job location
  • GBP 45,000 - 75,000 per annumEstimated job salary & benefits
Job Description

Sustainability Consultant Job, Manchester

As well-established multi-disciplinary consultancy has an urgent requirement for a lead/associate level sustainability consultant to take a lead role in the running of the sustainability department with them.

This role is responsible for providing sustainable design expertise on life embodied carbon assessments and circular economy statements – both new build, fit out and refurbishment projects for the public and private sector.

You would be working in a multidisciplinary environmental buildings team you will assist in providing a comprehensive design service to the company’s clients.

The Sustainability Group provided high level consultancy advice on a wide range of subjects for projects both in the UK and Internationally.

  • You would would be responsible for providing sustainable design expertise on life embodied carbon assessments and circular economy statements – both new build, fit out and refurbishment projects for the public and private sector.
  • Working in a multidisciplinary environmental buildings team you will assist in providing a comprehensive design service to the company’s clients.
  • You will have experience in developing Low carbon / net zero materials strategies for planning and beyond and experience in strategic corporate or portfolio sustainability advice.
  • You will be an enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in sustainability and a base understanding of the impacts of buildings on aspects such as climate change and energy consumption to help meet our net zero carbon goals.
  • You will also have a desire to share knowledge and work in a LCA team with others.
  • You will be a keen advocate of the advantages of sustainability assessment methods and will be able to help clients to navigate the sustainability and well-being assessment options.

You should have:

  • An understanding of circular economy principles and reporting
  • Be able to carry out Life cycle assessments (LCA) using accredited databases and tools for buildings and infrastructure projects. Be able to provide appropriate low carbon material and procurement solutions to lower the embodied carbon of a project
  • A knowledge of the UKGBC Net Zero and RICS Embodied Carbon guidance methodology for embodied carbon and experience of delivering results against the BREEAM standards.
  • A knowledge of the Green House Gas emissions reporting
  • A knowledge of LCA software such as etool or oneCLICK LCA and ICE databases
  • An ability to manage workload and meet project deadlines
  • Report writing experience and communication skills for clients and internal teams
  • Appropriate technical design experience