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Principal Sustainability Consultant

Salary:
48,636 P.A. ?
Location: Glasgow
Company: Jacobs
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Principle Sustainability Consultant - Sustainable Infrastructure

Are you looking for an opportunity to be a sustainability leader with reach and impact?

We have opportunities to join our dynamic and growing team as a Principal Sustainability Consultant in any of our UK offices including - London, Reading, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. You will be joining a passionate team with a global community of practice who focus on sustainability and sustainable infrastructure solutions for a wide range of clients and sectors.

As a principal sustainability consultant, you will have the opportunity to have real impact via the wide range of sustainability projects and programmes, providing technical expertise and advice in relation to a range of environmental and sustainability aspects.

Depending on your particular expertise and focus this could include environmental management, decarbonisation, life cycle assessments, natural capital, circular economy, community and social value, sustainable procurement and stakeholder engagement.

You will be a positive communicator with strong influencing ability, who is able to lead tasks without direct supervision and coordinate the work of a task delivery team.

We value experience and learning gained from working in all types of organisations, so if you have not worked in consultancy before but have relevant experience, please don't hesitate in applying.

#sustainabilityconsultantEssential:
  • A good degree qualification in a relevant environmental/natural science or similar subject
  • Relevant experience of a similar or related role
  • A proven track record of successful project or task management and delivery on environmental and/or sustainability projects and programmes
  • Excellent report writing skills and substantial experience of report writing, presentations and workshop delivery
  • The ability to package information for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Staff/resource management capability
  • Excellent communication and team skills
  • A focus and desire to work safely

Desirable:
  • Chartered professional status (e.g. Chartered Environmentalist)
  • A Masters level qualification (or equivalent) with a Sustainability and or Environmental Management focus
  • Experience of developing sustainable approaches and methodologies for tender proposals
  • Experience of working within the infrastructure environment (highways, water, power, rail, waste management infrastructure providers or local authorities)
  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Experience of data analysis methodologies and tools, including MS Excel, Power BI, ArcGIS, and LCA software

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We're invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com/uk to view and access our roles.
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