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Principal Sustainability Consultant (Whole Life Carbon)

We are looking for a driven and passionate Principal Sustainability Consultant to lead our life cycle assessment and consultancy capabilities, helping us to achieve in our mission to deliver the best sustainable outcomes for our clients.

For the successful candidate this role will provide a significant opportunity to lead and grow key services and skills within our business, with autonomy to mentor and develop our talent across Whole Life assessments and consultancy.

We are seeking experience in the delivery of Whole Life Carbon assessments across London Plan schemes, single buildings and entire building portfolios. Specific experience is required within:

  • Carbon Impact Assessments
  • Circular Economy Statements
  • Life Cycle Costing

Other desirable experience:

  • Energy modelling / NDEA / TM54

Personal attributes

  • Extremely well organised and demonstrating a keen attention for detail
  • Demonstrate a strong client focus, positive personality and enthusiasm for the subject
  • You must be able to manage your own projects and timescales. This includes liaison and coordination with our wider team and maintaining strong client communications throughout.

What we can offer you:

  • Home based role, 8.30am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Very limited offsite UK travel
  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday plus public holidays (increasing 1 day per year up to 26 days)
  • POETS day Fridays
  • Over 3 days of wellness hours available per year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Laptop, VoIP phone & home office set up
  • The successful applicant will get to work within a very welcoming, rewarding and flexible working environment with huge scope for personal development.
  • Training & further industry qualification opportunities

To apply for this role please email

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"As a design and build company, we have been using Build Energy as external consultants for the last two years and they have never failed us. Their friendly, easy going staff make our work easier. We are definitely looking forward to work with them in future projects".

Diego Sanz-Burgos
- EMD Group

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