Sustainability opportunity – Senior Consultant
Hoare Lea
Bournemouth, UK
6d ago

Job Description

Sustainability opportunity Senior Consultant.

Bournemouth, Exeter , Plymouth or South Coast Competitive Salary + Benefits.

A fantastic career opportunity has arisen for a creative and driven Sustainability professional to join our Sustainability Group.

The role can be based in our Bournemouth, Exeter or Plymouth offices or anywhere along the south coast. .

We provide a diverse sustainability consultancy service promoting sustainable development for a range of projects, across all sectors.

As a steering group member of the UK GBC Advancing Net Zero initiative, we adopt an outcomes-based approach to responding to the greatest challenge of our time.

This is a rare opportunity to grow not only your own career, but the industry approach to your field of expertise as a whole.

Why Work for Us?

You’ll collaborate with the industry’s best, working in the UK’s largest building service firm with a range of specialist groups.

You’ll be part of progressive and exciting projects, able to experience innovative schemes across all sectors.

You’ll advance your career, your way, thanks to our structured Career Paths framework.

What you’ll be doing.

Supporting the drive towards realising net zero carbon in our projects.

Undertaking building performance simulation and energy related workstreams, using a range of modelling approaches, tools and techniques.

Developing energy strategies with our clients to lead sustainability innovation on a series of developments.

Supporting the development of holistic Sustainability Strategies, where necessary.

Working with other members of the Sustainability Group on research and development initiatives.

As well as project-related work, the Group engages directly with industry undertaking research and development studies, and authoring industry guidance.

The role also presents the opportunity for involvement in this aspect of the Group’s work to those keen to have a direct influence on the industry.

What we’re looking for.

  • Key Skills;
  • You will be expected to have experience and competence in a selection of the following fields :

    Energy and carbon strategies

    Building Regulations Part L assessments using Elmhurst and IES

    In-Use energy modelling and assessment

    Dynamic modelling for thermal comfort assessments and overheating risk assessments

    Façade performance evaluation

    Parametric environmental design assessment

    Renewable energy feasibility studies

    Sustainable master-planning and energy network assessment

  • Advantageous Qualities;
  • Knowledge of BREEAM and / or other environmental assessment methodologies, from pre-assessment to post-construction stage assessments.

    Passvihaus qualified PH Designer or Consultant, or a good working knowledge of the methodology /

    Appreciation of broader sustainability issues, such as; sustainability governance and reporting, sustainability strategies, climate change adaptation, behaviour change, etc.

    About you.

    Experience working within the built environment sector.

    Already working within a sustainability or engineering consultancy, you will be looking for a new challenge within a practice at the very forefront of our field.

    You will bring expertise (with a degree in engineering / science, and experience in the field) and a passion for creating sustainable solutions.

    You will relish being part of dynamic team within a progressive and well-respected firm.

    You will have good communication skills and an enthusiasm for working within a team environment.

    Like us, you will be serious about sustainability.

    What we can offer you.

    To reward your hard work and commitment we offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career.

    Core Benefits

  • Private medical scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Tax free childcare
  • Enhanced Paternity, Maternity & Shared Parental Leave
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Professional membership subscription
  • Flexible Benefits

  • Discounted BUPA health assessments
  • Flexible working.
  • Study Assistance
  • Holiday buy & sell up to 5 days
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel & dental insurance
  • Employee retail discounts
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Gym discounts
  • GAYE Give as you Earn
  • Gourmet society tasting cards
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • About us.

    With a heritage spanning over 150 years, Hoare Lea has a unique history of excellence. Specialising in a range of engineering design services, we have extensive UK coverage and a growing international presence.

    The approach to environmental sustainability, led by the work of the Sustainability Group, has been instrumental to the success of Hoare Lea.

    Our Sustainability Group is an industry leader in its approach to sustainability design, construction and building operation.

    Focused on achieving ever greater standards of environmental sustainability, the Group thrives on its dynamic, innovative and ambitious working culture.

    The Group’s work spans all sectors of construction, to include property development and property management.

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