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Sustainability Consultant

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27 Jul 2021

Role Overview:

We are looking to recruit an experienced Sustainability Consultant to become an integral part of our successful Sustainability Team. 

This role is suitable for a candidate with existing experience of delivering residential/mixed-use projects with detailed knowledge of low carbon technologies and sustainable design.   

You will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of projects including sustainability assessments (BREEAM, HQM, Passive House), planning reports and client liaison.  

The culture in our team is to be a trusted client advisor, selected for our professional quality service, enthusiasm and expertise in the built environment. 


Person Specification: 

The candidate is expected to be conscientious, enthusiastic, well organised and professional. They must provide a constant positive influence within the team. The candidate is expected to be proactive with developing their own and others knowledge, while driving standards and quality throughout the team.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work on a wide range of projects including residential, mixed-use, commercial, industrial and educational.
  • Attend meetings with clients and multidisciplinary design teams as Sustainability consultant. 
  • Develop and present project sustainability design proposals to the project team and client.
  • Undertake project assessments including Part L (SAP, SBEM), BREEAM, HQM, PassiveHouse. 
  • Undertake Overheating simulations and present report findings. 
  • Undertake energy surveys of buildings. 
  • Undertake BREEAM Assessments.
  • Assess project designs for BREEAM compliance and recording evidence.
  • Prepare high quality information including sustainability assessments, planning reports, presentations.
  • Maintain regular contact with clients.
  • Continue to improve your own technical knowledge. 
  • Report resource information to senior group managers.



  • Hold an academic or industry qualification related to sustainability or design.
  • Detailed knowledge of low carbon and sustainable design and London Plan Energy Policy.  
  • Qualified Part L Assessor (SAP/SBEM). 
  • BREEAM Qualified Assessor with experience of conducting BREEAM Assessments under both BREEAM New Construction 2018 and BREEAM Refurbishment & Fit-out 2014.
  • Ability to use sustainability software such as IES:VE.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.


Performance Requirements/Objectives:

  • On a daily basis, provide support to the team, deal with client related issues and provide professional services as required. 
  • Each month ensure that project and team progress reports are completed and report to the senior team. 
  • Maintain high standards of professionalism at all times. 
  • Mange projects effectively and to the satisfaction of the client. 
  • Maintain high quality project records and information. 
  • Attend group meetings. 
  • Develop your own and the team’s knowledge and technical expertise. 
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  • Job Reference: 00000265-1
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Magenta Recruitment Ltd
    Magenta Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism, Manufacturing Operations, Retail & Consumer Products, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent