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Sustainability Lead

Conrad Consulting
London, England
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2021
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Sustainability Lead


Our client is a well-known consultancy in London that are looking to increase the strength and build a strong Sustainability Department. They are looking for a well-rounded Sustainability professional that would be able to help guide this consultancy in to a modern era. They want someone with real passion that can act as an authority on projects and create a new workstream for them.

The successful Sustainability Lead will be used to leading teams to carry out building performance simulation and energy related workstreams, using a range of modelling approaches, tools and techniques, ideally with some sort of exposure to Passivhaus. You will have held positions where you have been involved with the development of more junior members of staff. You will play a part in the development of energy strategies with our clients to lead sustainability innovation on a series of development types/ sectors. You will ideally have experience with business development and be able to manage stakeholders accordingly.

Your key work streams will be.

Acting as the Sustainability Lead on project design

Experience and understanding of NZC design, renewable energy, dynamic thermal modelling and energy modelling

Experience and understanding of embedded carbon and all things carbon related

Providing appropriate low carbon material and procurement solutions to lower the embodied carbon of a project

Knowledge of the UKGBC Net Zero and RICS Embodied Carbon guidance methodology for embodied carbon and

experience of delivering results against the BREEAM standards.

Understanding of building certification methods (BREAM) (LEED) (WELL)

Knowledge of the Green House Gas emissions reporting

An understanding of renewable energy

Knowledge of dynamic thermal modelling for buildings

Managing workload and meeting project deadlines

Report writing experience and communication skills for clients and internal teams

Appropriate technical design experience

Excellent communication skills

Experience with liaising with clients and Architects is essential

Msc in relevant field

7 years in a similar position within a consultancy

Knowledge of parametric design

Knowledge of energy and carbon strategies

Knowledge of building regulations Part L assessments

Ideally CEng or CEnv

Advantageous if you have working knowledge of Revit

Ideally accredited Passive Haus Designer

If you have experience managing a team of Sustainability Consultants and delivering projects whilst simultaneously cross selling products and you think you may be interested in helping develop a new department for a Consultancy then get in touch with Kye Nessling now on 01728 726 125 Kye @


Conrad Consulting is a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel to engineering consultancies and contractors throughout the UK on both a permanent and contract basis. As a company dedicated solely to recruiting for technical engineering consultancies, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge since our inception in 2001,  and believe that clear communication with both the client - particularly the key decision maker - and the potential candidate has been fundamental in our overall success.

Our experienced team of consultants pride themselves on taking time to understand the needs of every candidate on an individual basis, providing a tailor-made service for applicants at every level within the industry. Because we are extremely successful at finding the right candidate for a particular job vacancy, we find that many of our clients in the Building services industry use our services exclusively which enables us to offer potential candidates some of the most unprecedented roles in the industry.

Contact Martin today to find out if the grass really is greener..

For further information on the services we can provide for you visit or contact our team today 01728 726120.

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