Senior Sustainability Consultant

Key Details

Salary: Dependent on experience

Location: London or Greater Manchester

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 to support our growing professional sustainability consultancy team. This position offers a very exciting opportunity to work with high-profile blue-chip companies. Passion and a determination to deliver excellence are essential qualities as is a commercially astute and innovative approach to delivering client solutions.

About EVORA

EVORA is an independent, pan-European sustainability consultancy specialising in the commercial real estate sector. We also have proprietary sustainability management software, SIERA. Our clients include real estate investment organisations, such as Schroder Real Estate, Aberdeen Standard and 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:

  • Sustainability/ESG strategy and environmental management system development, including policy, procedures and monitoring approaches
  • Client and external relationship management, including engagement with heads of sustainability, executive teams, fund and asset managers, property and facilities management teams
  • Team management, including Consultants and Junior Consultants
  • Manage large sustainability data collection programmes coordinating multiple parties
  • Monitoring and analysis of sustainability data
  • Coordination of building-level sustainability improvement programmes
  • Sustainability disclosure / reporting advisory and management (e.g. GRESB, INREV, EPRA, UNPRI, TCFD)
  • Supporting industry engagement through representation at industry groups, attending conferences etc.

Essential Skills

The right candidate must have the following essential skills:

  • A passion for furthering the sustainability agenda
  • Highly articulate and numerate
  • Strong people skills
  • Understanding of managing projects to a budget
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Degree or Masters in related subject
  • Detailed understanding of UK environmental legislation (ESOS, EPCs, MEES)

Desirable Skills & Requirements

The right candidate may have the additional preferable skills:

  • Membership of an appropriate and recognised professional body (e.g. Chartered Environmentalist, IEMA Practitioner Membership)
  • Environmental and Energy Audit Experience for commercial buildings
  • Second language desirable but not essential
  • BREEAM in Use Assessor, Fitwel, or WELL Accredited Practitioner

Employee Benefits

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually
  • 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
  • Multiple locations – London, Manchester, Birmingham, Frankfurt, Milan (dependent on role)
  • Plus Bike2Work scheme and more
  • 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 recruitment@evoraglobal.com using ‘Application Senior Consultant’ as the subject line.

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