Senior/Principal Sustainability Consultant

Central London, Flexible Home Working • Up to £60K + Excellent Bens • Ref: JSM 1153


Posted 21st February 2024

Exciting opportunity within my client’s expanding sustainability team in London! We're seeking a seasoned sustainability professional with broad consultancy experience to lead technical initiatives across a wide range of projects.

Join a prestigious international consulting firm with over 90 years of experience in the built environment. My client has a unique mission is to generate sustainable funds aimed at addressing the environmental and social challenges stemming from the coal mining industry. By joining my client you'll directly contribute to environmental protection and preservation.

My client’s expertise spans various disciplines including Buildings, Highways & Transportation, Land Development, Civil Structures, Asset Management, Water, and Environment. At the heart of the company culture is the ethos of "Excellence Through Innovation." They believe in surpassing conventional engineering standards to deliver exceptional results that benefit end-users through unconventional methods.


London – Flexible Working Available

About the Role

My client is looking for a dynamic sustainability professional to join their expanding team in London. In this role, you'll leverage your extensive experience in sustainability consultancy to collaborate with teams across various UK offices, liaise with clients, and lead the delivery of technical solutions. You'll work alongside the Head of Sustainability to enhance projects and contribute to business development initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

·       Conduct research and develop environment and sustainability assessments.
·       Analyse data and produce comprehensive reports for clients, presenting findings effectively.
·       Advise clients on regulatory compliance and sustainable practices.
·       Support the implementation of our Sustainability Strategy through workshops and training sessions.
·       Recommend innovative solutions for sustainability, emphasizing cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
·       Manage projects, including client engagement, resource allocation, and budget management.


·       Relevant degree in Environment or Sustainability.
·       5+ years’ experience in UK consultancy, with exposure to various sectors.
·       Expertise in carbon life cycle assessment and sustainable design principles.
·       Proficiency in environmental tools and standards (e.g., LCA, WLCA, BREEAM, LEED).
·       Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
·       Experience in project management and business development.

Rewards & Benefits

On offer is a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing firm with ample opportunities for career advancement and professional development. Your contributions will shape the future growth and success of the business.

If you're interested in learning more about this opportunity, we encourage you to reach out for a confidential discussion. Join us in making a meaningful impact on sustainability and environmental preservation.

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Environmental and Sustainability, including ESG, EIA and Ecology, Contaminated Land, Environmental Planning, Air Quality and Noise.

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