Senior Sustainability Consultant (energy management focus)

Key Details

Salary: Up to €45,000 plus benefits and bonus (dependent on experience)

Location: Germany

Start Date: Immediately

No agencies please

About this role

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to fill the role of senior consultant with a specialisation in energy management to support our growing professional sustainability consultancy team and Building Performance service line. This position offers a very exciting opportunity to help high profile blue chip companies meet their decarbonisation targets. Passion and a determination to deliver excellence are essential qualities as is a commercially astute and innovative approach to delivering client solutions.


EVORA is an independent, pan-European sustainability consultancy specialising in the commercial real estate sector. We also have our proprietary sustainability management software, SIERA, as well as a technical engineering division, EVORA EDGE. Our clients include UBS, Schroder Real Estate, Hines and DWS (Deutsche Bank).

We have a team of intelligent, passionate and dedicated professionals who are all experts in their fields. Our approach is to provide an exceptional level of service, delivered by experienced professionals, whilst ensuring solutions are practical, simple to understand and tailored to each client’s specific requirements.

Core Responsibilities and Skills Required

Core Responsibilities

The core responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, completion and write-up of technical building level energy audits
  • Provision of monitoring and tracking of energy usage to assist EVORA clients in the management of post-audit improvement management programmes
  • Provide project management of energy improvement programmes, serving as point of contact for clients, tracking deliverables, and producing or delegating work to meet deadlines
  • Collaborate with team members and provide technical expertise on energy management
  • Establish thought leadership by authoring blog posts, delivering presentations, and being active in industry organisations
  • Using building energy simulation software, such as IES-VE, EnergyPlus (preferable)
  • Completing BREEAM in Use / DGNB assessments (preferable)
  • Energy management System development – ISO 50001 (preferable)

Essential Skills

The right candidate must have the following essential skills:

  • Extensive building energy audit experience with understanding of HVAC systems for commercial buildings
  • Detailed understanding of current and forthcoming energy legislation within Germany
  • Detailed understanding of energy market and drivers within Germany
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and technical aptitude
  • Degree or Masters in Engineering or Architecture, or similar technical education or experience
  • Commitment to professional excellence through active involvement and membership in an appropriate and recognised professional body
  • Self-starter with proven ability to manage own time to deliver best in class service to clients
  • Fluency in German and English

Desirable Skills & Requirements

The right candidate may have the additional preferable skills:

  • BREEAM in Use and / or DGNB assessor
  • Experience with energy simulation and modelling software such as IES-VE, EnergyPlus
  • Experience with creating metering plans and sensor deployment plans for building systems
  • Language skills beyond German and English

Employee Benefits

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually in line with industry averages
  • Attractive discretionary bonus structure
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days by year 7 (plus public holidays) (for part time employees, we will adjust the entitlement on a pro rata basis)
  • Additional 5 days holiday every three years to support one month sabbatical
  • Flexible working hours (core hours 10-4, with 37.5 hour working week)
  • Flexible lunch break
  • Remote/home working in agreement with line manager
  • Two days per year to volunteer for charity
  • Excellent ongoing professional development support
  • Generous maternity package
  • Flexible location

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please send your full up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining why you believe you are well suited for the role to using ‘Application Senior Consultant Specialised in Energy Management’ as the subject line.

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