Sustainability Consultant

Location Bristol
Discipline: Reporting, Consultancy, Analysis, Projects
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £58500
Contact name: Serrol Osman

Contact email: serrol@verdantsearch.com
Job ref: 17
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

A leading commercial property management business is seeking someone with technical property expertise to join their ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) team, you will utilise your building knowledge to consult on ESG and sustainability projects within the built environment. Any ESG or sustainability experience is desirable but simply an interest and desire to learn is the requirement as all training will be provided.


The role can be based in Bristol and offers hybrid working, with some travel to client sites.


Reporting into the Head of ESG and part of a growing team, you will be focused on reviewing commercial properties, assessing their sustainability / efficiency and creating reports on ways to enhance ESG and Net Zero performance.


Duties will include:

- Manage a full range of building surveying ESG instructions, on a variety of commercial properties, including offices, retail, industrial and PRS. Work will include ESG focused pre-acquisition due diligence surveys, development monitoring, project management, net zero asset plans, developing minimum standards for refurbishment and development.

- You will be responsible for delivering on your own projects within the deadlines set, with support from an experienced management team.

- You will have opportunities to work directly with clients, developing relationships and securing further instructions.

- Assisting with preparing fee bids, presenting pitches and briefings to clients.

Candidates MUST have:

- A good technical understanding of property, such as a background as an Architect or Building Surveyor, however experience in energy assessment of properties is also of interest.

- Good client facing skills.

- Real interest in sustainability and ESG, with a passion to develop skills in this space.

Desirable are:

- Building Surveyor or Architecture experience

- Relevant ESG or Sustainability qualifications

- Experience with energy modelling software, whole life carbon assessments, BREEAM, net zero pathways, LCA or building performance.

- NDEA or OCDEA experience


The role offers a fantastic opportunity for anyone keen on developing a career within sustainability, in a friendly, progressive and supportive business. It is a role that you can make your own, choose the direction of your career and potentially grow out your own team. The successful candidate will receive a basic salary of between £45,000 - £58,500 based on your skills, plus a bonus, pension and good benefits.