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Sustainability Consultant

Job Title: Sustainability Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package, Bonuses
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SCOPT_1496999940
Contact Name: Sam Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Job Title - Sustainability Consultant

Salary - £40k-£60k

Purpose of Job

We are looking for a strong electrically minded individual with knowledge of mechanical systems looking to develop their skills as an energy surveyor/manager within a progressive environment.

Providing leadership, management, and development of carbon reduction opportunities within a facility. To ensure projects are secured and then delivered to meet time and budget requirements and to meet or exceed client expectations.

Skills required

  • Electrical and mechanical background
  • Some experience in energy saving projects
  • Knowledge of energy saving technologies and strategies
  • IT skills, Excel etc
  • Good communication skills
  • Good observational skills
  • The ability to take accurate measurements and see out carbon reduction opportunities in facilities
  • Good time management skills
  • A thorough, methodical and consistent approach
  • The ability to keep clear, complete and accurate records

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in identifying and specifying energy saving project opportunities
  • Ensure that opportunities for the strategic development of projects are exploited to deliver increased turnover and profitability.
  • To deliver projects to completion on time and on budget and to the satisfaction of all parties, expectations to be exceeded wherever possible.
  • To identify, reduce and manage all risks (technical, statutory, health and safety, commercial or otherwise) associated with each project.
  • Ensure compliance with Optimum Group Services project management policies and procedures.
  • To build strong relationships with sub-contractors, to ensure cost effective solutions which meet our quality expectations can be delivered to our clients whilst managing the risk and ensuring back to back terms and conditions.
  • Working with other Operational managers to ensure the collaborative development of the projects business with effective team working and support of colleagues.
  • Development of project financial plans for revenue and profit delivery.
  • Manage the delivery of projects within agreed budget requirements with the target to maximise profit through cost reductions and better buying of sub- contractor services.
  • Ensuring a customer focus within all areas of operational activities, and that effective relationships are maintained with key client contacts and the Optimum site teams/managers to identify and win project opportunities.
  • Ensuring a customer focus within all areas of operational activities, and that effective relationships are maintained with key client contacts and the Optimum site teams/managers to identify and win project opportunities.
  • Delivering effective business communication through advice, review, leadership and direct contribution to management team meetings, briefings, consultation forums, correspondence, publicity, monthly and ad-hoc reporting and other publications, as appropriate.
  • Supporting the sales process through solutions development, participation in presentations and consultation meetings.


  • Reporting to the Sustainability Director


  • A good general education is essential, with engineering experience and qualifications


  • Must be able to develop a career showing continuous personal development and progression.
  • Up to date technical knowledge of Electrical mechanical engineering, and environmental regulations, and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • With further training you could carry out carbon assessments or move into sustainability consultancy.


  • [Essential] Practical experience must include HVAC and experience of large and diverse teams.
  • [Desirable] Delivery of wider facilities management services.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Numerate and computer literate.
  • Desire to self-develop from an energy & sustainability perspective


  • Excellent motivational and influencing skills, with high levels of personal integrity and Team player
  • Has vision, and able to communicate this effectively. A role model for customer service excellence.
  • Analytical
  • Creative
  • Proactive.
  • Driven.
  • Able to contribute effectively across all business activities.
  • Politically astute.
  • Incumbents must have a high level of energy, be self- starters, confident and stable in manner.
  • Organised, able to prioritise and deliver within high pressure, business environments.

If you feel that you are suitable for this role then please send in your CV or call me on 07734 604 757.