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Head of Life Cycle Analysis and Embodied Carbon

Human Capital Solutions
£50999 - £70000 per annum + + Lead the Life Cycle Analysis Team
Closing date
29 Jan 2022
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Head of Life Cycle Analysis and Embodied Carbon - To £70K + Package

As the Head of Life Cycle Analysis and Embodied Carbon, you'll lead a team of experts in sustainability, building physics, environmental analysts and building performance engineers.

Drawing from their diverse backgrounds ranging from architecture, building services engineering, pure mathematics, physics, and environmental engineering; you'll develop a very holistic understanding of the built environment.

This diversity allows them to provide a unique and innovative insights and market-leading advice sustainability in design, construction and in operation.

Key elements of the role will involve.

  • Leading Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and embodied carbon assessments in collaboration with the architectural and building services engineering disciplines.
  • Developing sustainability strategies with clients and internal teams.
  • Producing sustainability statements to support planning applications.
  • Mentoring and developing the engineers and analysts.
  • Setting internal sustainability targets.
  • Applying BREEAM, WELL, LEED and/or other environmental rating tools to projects.
  • Carrying out IES VE modelling to include energy modelling, Part L compliance, thermal comfort assessment and daylight analysis.
  • Promoting industry initiatives such as LETI, a circular economy and whole life carbon.
  • Promoting the use of modular construction and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) or other Modern Methods of Construction. (MMC)
  • Undertaking your own research or reading on sustainability, emerging technologies, or energy legislation.
  • Delivering internal and external seminars or sustainability workshops to clients and key stakeholders.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of a few environmental benchmarking tools such as LEED, Well, BREEAM, Nabers or Passivhaus.
  • Carrying out Post Occupancy Evaluations (POE) to see how the building or development operates in use, compared to the initial simulation or prediction.
  • Ensuring all new information or findings are fed back into the next design, this ensuring continuous innovation within the built environment.

The Client

  • Global, design led multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.
  • Reputation for innovation and integrated design.
  • Inclusive and supportive culture.


Human Capital Solutions was established by individuals, whom, from their own experiences felt there was a niche for a specialist recruiter to provide the in depth level of service of a retained head hunter to the full spectrum of a client’s organisation. Human Capital Solutions is a specialist Recruitment business focussing on within the built environment. 

Our business is founded on a passionate desire to assist clients to achieve their business objectives by attracting and retaining the best possible “Human Capital” in the market.  Our team has over 35 years recruitment experience within the ‘Built Environment’ serving well established global corporations to new and fast emerging start ups.   Human Capital Solutions forms strategic alliances with clients and utilises innovative candidate attraction methods to help organisations achieve their objectives and plans.

I have significant experience recruiting within the following sectors:

  • Acoustics
  • Building Physics Consultants
  • CAD (AutoCAD, Revit MEP, CAD-Duct, Microstation)
  • Electrical Design Engineers
  • Energy & Sustainability Consultants (EPC, DEC, ACI, BREEAM, LEED)
  • Data Centre Design Consultants (M&E and CFD)
  • Fire Engineering (Protection, Detection, Strategy)
  • HVAC Design Engineers
  • Public Heath Design Engineers
  • Vertical Transportation
Find Us
0203 848 6632
Level 5, 37 Sun Street
United Kingdom
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