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Senior Sustainability Engineer

Location: Bristol Salary: £47,500 - £70,000
Sector: Engineering Type: Permanent
Contact: James Giblin Job Published: 10 days ago

Senior Sustainability Consultant

Bristol, Burton-upon-Trent, Gloucester or Warrington



Senior Sustainability Consultant needed for a leading Engineering Consultancy based in various locations who are looking to employ an experienced Senior Sustainability Consultant to work within the Environment & Sustainability Assurance Group. They will support the development, implementation and delivery of sustainability related services across the Defence, Government, Energy, Transport, Industrial, Infrastructure & Healthcare sectors.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior Sustainability Consultant will include:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of our sustainability vision and strategy.

  • Development and delivery of sustainability focused consultancy (e.g. Net Zero strategy, new technologies, sustainable business models, climate risk assessment and associated declarations, low/zero carbon products/services, alternative fuels/renewable energy, materials management and sustainability / environmental management systems).

You will work with members of the management team, and at all levels within the business with a focus on sustainability, business development, project management and delivery. You will be expected to take a lead on the technical and commercial aspects of projects, ensuring delivery to time and budget as well as a high standard to exceed client expectations.

You can expect to have regular senior client contact, significant opportunities to undertake business development activities and responsibilities for mentoring junior team members. You will have the desire to play a key role in the growth of our company.

What you need to be the successful Senior Sustainability Consultant:

In order to be the successful Senior Sustainability Consultant and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:


You will have experience of providing advice on:

  • Decarbonisation;

  • Climate resilience; or

  • Environmental and sustainability management.

This can be either in a consultancy role and/or as an in-house lead/advisor.


  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in an Environmental or Sustainability related discipline.

  • Experience of the development / compilation of Task Force for Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) submissions and information.

  • A proven and demonstrable track-record in the profitable delivery of projects in sustainability consultancy and the application of current/emergent business standards and expectations (e.g. ESG and SDGs).

  • Experience of advising C-suite clients and colleagues on matters regarding business / organisation sustainability performance.

  • An understanding of mega-trends, in particular those relating to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals, Net Zero and potential disrupters to the consultancy market, notably those relating to the environment and sustainability market place.

  • Experience of working within multi-disciplinary technical teams.

  • Demonstrable track record of securing new business and delivering high quality work to clients / management stakeholders.

  • Strong professional network in sustainability and credible connections with key professional stakeholders.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Sustainability Consultant to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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