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Associate Principal - Decarbonisation lead

Competitive salary
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Specialist area
Building services (general), Mechanical engineering
Contract Type
Full Time


We are the curious. Problem solvers. Driven to unlock the potential in every system.  Across five countries are 1,100 engineers, designers, and consultants collaborating to elevate the human experience, create more resilient communities, and protect the health of the planet. We transform the built environment by creating dynamic solutions — living systems — that are smart, resilient, and connected.

At Introba, this is why we show up every day. To use our curiosity for good.  To inspire change. To empower changemakers

Introba provides world-class building engineering design, analytic, and consulting services at all scales, specializing in net-zero first thinking. Through the cultivation of thought leadership, we deliver sustainable and forward-thinking solutions to the most complex design challenges facing the world’s leading clients and partners.

Job Summary

The Environmental Design and Sustainability team seeks an Associate Principal of Sustainability to join Introba, a dynamic firm dedicated to advancing sustainable design in the built environment. We are looking for an experienced energy efficiency and decarbonization specialist to lead and develop an established but growing workstream of standalone and portfolio projects across all built environment sectors.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Multifaceted Leadership: Manage diverse responsibilities in Marketing, People, Financial, Technical, and Core Competencies.

  • Client Representation: Represent Introba in client meetings, ensuring client satisfaction and exceeding revenue targets.

  • Strategic Business Oversight: Identify new project opportunities and oversee the implementation of the strategic business plan.

  • Workforce Management: Engage in workforce management, conducting financial forecasting and implementing technical programs.

  • Service Excellence: Ensure high-quality service delivery while maintaining profitability.

  • Key Performance Indicators: Monitor and enhance key performance indicators, including client satisfaction, project financial performance, and team turnovers.

  • Company Values: Actively uphold company core values, demonstrating positivity, leadership, and technical proficiency.

  • Business Development: Contribute to strategic planning, organizational efficiency, and quality control, positioning Introba as a leader in sustainable design and engineering innovation.


  • Minimum 10 years of specific environmental and sustainable design experience within the built environment (specifically within HVAC, BMS, energy metering and data)

  • Professional membership (chartered engineer or energy manager or working towards, CIBSE, Energy Institute, IMEA or equivalent)

  • Hold (or plan to attain) BREEAM, LEED Accreditation, ESOS Lead Auditor

  • Leading and developing teams

  • Experienced in energy auditing and efficiency improvement programs

  • Experience with energy performance contracting, i.e. SALIX, ESOS, DEC and EPC assessments, Net Zero, CMVP is a plus!

  • Renewable energy design and implementation

  • Development of business cases and validation of project delivery 

  • LCA and whole life carbon

Additional Information


Our operations are governed by three principles; trust, nurture and inspire, with our global mission being summarised by four goals: imagine, perform, accelerate, and sustain. Over recent years, Introba have led the push to a zero-carbon future – whether through the initiating the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) or the recent publication of CIBSE TM65 Embodied carbon of building service equipment that we authored, Introba have always been looking to drive change in the industry.

As well as working for a world-class building engineering design, analytic and consulting service, specialising in net-zero first thinking, our employees’ careers are developed through peer-to-peer mentoring and training, our soft skills training programme, a bespoke CPD programme and their own individual development plan backed by a generous training budget.

Employees are encouraged to build strong internal and external connections and offer social, educational and outreach activities by joining our voluntary team member-lead Employee Resource Groups at the heart of which are our focus on diversity, inclusion and belonging to the wider company.

Whether you are building on an experienced career or just starting your professional journey, there is a fantastic opportunity for you to grow with Introba while collaborating with our global offices.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, wellbeing benefits and an Employee Assistance Programme to provide mental wellbeing support, guidance and advice. Our hybrid working patterns and flexible hours help our people to achieve a healthy work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. You must be eligible to work permanently in the UK.

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