Senior Energy/Carbon Consultant (Buildings) - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-04
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


London - Uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

AECOM’s Sustainability team comprises of specialists within our Building and Places Business Line. We are recognised as industry leaders in the field of sustainable development. Our projects range from working with Governments to support Building Regulations and National planning policy relating to climate change, to developing energy and sustainability strategies to support the design and planning of new development and the resilience of cities.

We work across all construction stages, from pre-feasibility, through feasibility, design, construction and operation; and across a wide range of sectors - housing, healthcare, schools, universities, offices, retail, hospitality etc. We also deliver advice relating to existing building portfolios and city scale decarbonisation. Our work includes:

  • Climate Action Plans for local authorities, cities and businesses.

  • The development of policy on low carbon and renewable energy, climate change and sustainability issues at national, regional and local levels

  • Preparing industry-leading best practice guidance and policy advice for Government, GLA, RIBA and CIBSE

  • Sustainable masterplanning of new communities

  • Energy strategies including the planning and design of decentralised energy infrastructure and energy statements

  • Sustainability statements and appraisals

  • Design advice and feasibility studies for new build and refurbishment project

  • Circular economy strategies and embodied carbon calculations

  • The development of Corporate Social Responsibility policies and carbon footprint reporting

  • Research into reducing energy use, improving resilience to climate change and creating more sustainable buildings and places.

In response to growing interest in sustainability issues, we are seeing an increasing demand for our consultancy services to assist building projects, organisations, cities and regions to develop carbon strategies and action plans for achieving net zero emissions.

Job Responsibilities:

Your key responsibilities, with support from the team, will include the following:

  • Provide consultancy support to organisations (public and private sector) to develop carbon reduction and GHG emissions reduction strategies

  • Provide consultancy support to developers, building estate owners, local authorities, cities and regions to develop multi-sectoral strategies for achieving net zero

  • Contributing to a wide range of projects as the work load dictates including energy strategies for major new developments

  • Writing proposals and winning new work

  • Building client relationships and delivering work

  • Presentations to clients and chairing meeting

  • Delivering high quality, clearly written outputs

  • Delegating work to junior staff and managing delivery.

  • Has a solid foundation of understanding or analysis of client business practices and goals; develops and formulates solutions to client problems on assigned projects.

  • Under limited supervision, responsible for the creation of work plans and task definitions.

  • Has broad technical knowledge but possesses an area of specialization or focus.

Minimum Requirements

  • An ability to communicate effectively, be client-facing and able to write concise and clear reports;

  • Have a good understanding of and interest in sustainable development issues as they relate to the built environment

  • Experience in helping organisations to cut carbon emissions

  • An understanding of recognised Greenhouse Gas reporting methodologies

  • Experience in compiling energy and emissions data at building or city scales

  • An understanding of practical approaches for cutting carbon emissions in buildings and the built environment

  • Experience of stakeholder engagement and stakeholder workshop facilitation

  • Experience in bidding for or supporting the winning of work

  • Experience in project and client management

  • Experience in energy/carbon consulting, or other related experience in the consulting industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • A science, engineering or building-related degree; a building sustainability/energy related MSc is desirable

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233373BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.