Senior Sustainability Consultant

Senior Sustainability Consultant

Job Title: Senior Sustainability Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896086_1563892834
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2019 15:40

Job Description

Our client is committed to the delivery of projects that satisfy present demands of their clients without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The Environmental Assurance Group has provided Environmental and Sustainability consultancy services to clients across the Government, Transport, Defence, Financial, Industrial, Renewables and Nuclear sectors for more than 10 years. Specialising in managing compliance and solving complex environmental and sustainability challenges. Within the business our client knows that improving sustainability can cover a range of issues, from responding to mega-trends such as climate change and developing new products to retiring legacy assets and operating in an efficient, compliant and responsible way.

The successful candidate will work within the Environmental Assurance Group. They will lead the development, implementation and delivery of the sustainable business strategy for the Group together with the provision of required consultancy services.
As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Leading the development and implementation of the sustainability vision and strategy for the business.
*Development and delivery of sustainability focused consultancy in areas where sustainability is the primary driver and/or principal focus in the Transport, Defence, Energy and Infrastructure sectors (e.g. new technologies, sustainable business models, low/zero carbon products/services, alternative fuels/renewable energy, materials management and sustainability / environmental management systems).
*Activities to increase the number, and value, of projects across the business, that have sustainability as a primary driver or as the principal focus.

You will have the following experience

*Ideally a bachelor's and/or master's degree in an Environmental or Sustainability related discipline.
*Chartered Environmentalist or equivalent and Full/Fellow member of a recognised professional institution.
*Vast experience of environmental and sustainability consultancy.
*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 SDG principles).
*Experience of advising c-suite clients and colleagues on matters regarding business / organisation sustainability performance.
*Demonstrable track-record of securing new business and delivering high quality work to clients.
*It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:
*Strong interpersonal skills and experience of working within multi-disciplinary technical teams.
*Experience of working within a Systems Engineering environment on Systems Engineering focussed projects.
*Existing strong client relationships, and workload, in sustainability consultancy.
*Strong professional network in sustainability, credible connections with key professional stakeholders.
*An understanding of mega-trends, in particular those relating to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals and potential disrupters to the consultancy market, notably those relating to the environment and sustainability marketplace.

Title: Senior Sustainability Consultant
Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive
Location: Bristol, Burton, Gloucester OR Warrington

Key Skills: Project Management, Programme Management, Ecology, Environmental, Design, Development, Engineering, Rail, Infrastructure, Energy, Renewables, Leadership, Consultancy

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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