Sustainability Consultant

Salary Description:
Up To £45K + Significant Bens
Sector:
Consultancy Jobs, Environmental Consultancy Jobs, Sustainability Jobs
Function:
Any
Location:
London
Area:
Central
Location Description:
London
Posted:
1st September 2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
JSM Associates
Job Ref:
JSM 12093

My client is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through their work, they make a positive difference in the world.
Their innovative approach to environmental and sustainability consulting enables clients to achieve their sustainable business and corporate responsibility aspirations. They advise at each stage of a project or business development. My client offers a multidisciplinary service aimed at developing policy, assessing impact, creative design and implementation, gaining regulatory approvals, reporting publicly, managing risk and controlling costs.
My client is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced senior ESG/sustainability consultant, specialising in responsible business, sustainability/ESG strategy and reporting. The role is based in the Environment Team in London.

Location
London

Essential Skills & Experience
• You will be a motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious individual with existing sustainability advisory experience, able to work on your own initiative.
• You will have knowledge, or first-hand experience, in some or all of the following areas:
• Experience supporting development and/or implementation of sustainability strategies/management systems for organisations/sectors.
• Experience supporting development of ESG/sustainability reports in accordance with recognised standards
• Knowledge of relevant environmental legislation.
Knowledge or awareness of relevant standards and schemes including:
• Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
• GRESB
• Taskforce for Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD)
• CDP
• EMS ISO 14001

Desirable Skills & Experience
• Experience of one or more of the following sectors - property, infrastructure, retail and finance sectors
• Supply Chain Management
• Event Management

Qualifications
Essential
• Education to degree level but preferably a Masters degree
• Member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) or equivalent.
Desirable
• Background in finance or economics
• IEMA Registered Environmental Auditor
• Training in investor disclosures such as GRESB

Competencies
Essential
• Excellent coordination and organisational skills
• Ability to synthesise and communicate complex information
• Strong team-working ability
• Excellent data analytical skills
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Rewards & Benefits
My client offers a highly competitive salary and one of the best benefits packages in the sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by my client and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
Even if you are cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

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