Senior Sustainability Consultant (specialisation in Energy Management)

Key Details

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

Location: London

Start Date: Immediately

No agencies please

About this role

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to fill the role of Senior Sustainability Consultant to support our Building Optimisation (Energy Management). This position offers a very exciting opportunity to help high profile blue chip companies meet their decarbonisation targets and deliver technical reviews and certifications across European property portfolios. 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 and infrastructure. Our purpose is to accelerate the evolution and adoption of real estate sustainability to enhance the wellbeing of the planet and its people. 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

Our clients include leading real estate investment organisations, such as Hines, UBS, DWS, Schroder Real Estate, Tishman Speyer, Savills Investment Management and Patrizia.

Core Responsibilities and Skills Required

Core Responsibilities

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

Building Optimisation / Energy Management

  • 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
  • Environmental and energy management system development (ISO 14001 & 50001)
  • Using building energy simulation software, such as IES-VE, EnergyPlus


  • Establish thought leadership by authoring blog posts, delivering presentations, and being active in industry organisations
  • Ability to work in a team under supervision and to lead on individual tasks when required.
  • Initiative to work independently, with the self-motivation and enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills and expertise

Essential Skills

The right candidate must have the following essential skills:

  • Depth of technical knowledge of sustainability issues and application to real estate
  • Energy Audit experience with an understanding of HVAC systems for commercial buildings
  • Detailed understanding of current and forthcoming energy legislation within UK and Europe
  • Detailed understanding of energy market and drivers within UK and Europe
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and technical aptitude
  • Degree or Masters in Engineering, Architecture, Geography, 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

Desirable Skills & Requirements

The right candidate may have the additional preferable skills:

  • Net-Zero Auditing experience
  • Pan-European delivery experience
  • ESOS Lead Assessor
  • BREEAM in Use assessor
  • Experience with energy simulation and modelling software such as IES-VE, EnergyPlus
  • Fluency in European languages including French, Italian, German
  • Membership of an appropriate and recognised professional body (e.g. IEMA practitioner/full member)

Employee Benefits

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually in line with industry averages
  • Attractive discretionary bonus structure
  • Health insurance with Vitality
  • Pension scheme (with staff contribution matched)
  • 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
  • Multiple locations – London, Bolton, (dependent on role)
  • Plus: Bike2Work scheme; payroll giving and more

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 Sustainability Consultant Specialised in Energy Management’ as the subject line.

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