Team Lead – Carbon Strategy. Independent Boutique Consultancy

Central London • Up to £60K + Significant Bens (Plus Realistic Bonus of £10K to £15K) • Ref: JSM 12126

Energy, Senior Appointments, Climate Change, Carbon

Posted 23rd September 2021

JSM are delighted to exclusively present this rare and exceptional opportunity for an ambitious and proven carbon and sustainability specialist to join a highly independent, award-winning boutique consultancy. This key role will see you joining their senior management team and offers you a highly structured pathway to equity Director within 18-24 months. 

My client pride themselves on their passion and vision to genuinely help their clients achieve meaningful impacts on their journey towards net zero and climate change adaptation. Their client focused approach and cutting-edge methodologies have resulted in an enviable portfolio of high profile and loyal clients.

This fantastic role offers you the chance to play a highly influential part within a tightly knit business of motivated and loyal staff. As part of the senior management team, you will be responsible for managing an existing team of carbon and sustainability specialists, overseeing and delivering on a range of project types as well as having wider input on the overall business direction and strategy.

You will be leading on carbon strategy work at both project and companywide level with a suite of prestigious projects and clients both in the public and private sector. Clients include; asset owners, investor community, landowners, developers, architects and local authorities.  

My client’s organisation has a fantastic vision and culture, creating a loyal and passionate team of industry specialists, making a real difference to the climate crisis rather than driven by pure profit.

Their approach ensures a healthy work life balance for staff, alongside actively supporting you to become an industry expert and thought leader. You will be actively encouraged to partake and host regular industry events and attend ongoing training raising yours and the profile of the business.

My client offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package along with a highly achievable and significant performance related bonus. In addition to this, there is a highly structured pathway to becoming an equity Director within 12- 18 months


Central London (with 2-3 days a week working from home available, part-time also considered)

About You

Ideally you should have the following;
·         Senior-level experience in delivering carbon analytics, either in-house or in a consultancy environment
·         Deep understanding of, and substantive experience in applying GHG inventory and target setting standards
·         Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise, often engaging at C-suite level
·         Solid experience in using and promoting advanced data science and digital solutions to enable pioneering carbon analytics
·         Solid experience in using and promoting advanced data science and digital solutions to enable pioneering carbon analytics
·         Proven ability to advise clients on how to reduce emissions
·         Knowledge of climate adaptation/resilience, broader sustainability issues
·         Familiar with the challenge companies, projects and programmes are facing, and be enthusiastic to continue your development, whilst mentoring junior staff
·         Develop best-practice methods, solutions and guidance on carbon management and net zero.

About My Client

Now in their 15th year, my client has a team of 40 staff.  They have enjoyed continued success with significant year-on-year growth.  They have developed an enviable reputation with a range of prestigious clients across various sectors.  They provide staff with a vibrant and dynamic working environment, including significant training and career progression, alongside homeworking and flexible working arrangements.

Even if you are cautiously looking, I would highly recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.


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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 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 Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.

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