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Sustainability Technical Director

Conrad Consulting
London, England
£70000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
26 Dec 2021
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Sustainability Technical Director

£75,000 - £80,000 per annum (Permanent)

City of London

Are you an Associate Sustainability Consultant looking for more, or perhaps you are already at Technical Director level looking for a fresh challenge? Are you struggling to see the progression route in your current position? Our client is one of the most recognised consultancies operating within the built environment currently looking for someone to take a lead role within their business. You will need to be a confident and outgoing, personable character that is willing to take the time to mentor more junior members of staff. You will help integrate Sustainability into their MEP designs.

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 workstreams 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 modeling 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 a 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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