Sustainability Consultant Job at Turner & Townsend in London

Job Description

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Sustainability professional(s) to join our SHEQ Advisory team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team when Sustainability is at the forefront of client’s strategies.

We will consider candidates to be based from either London / UK Regional Hub (Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Glasgow, Edinburgh

The Sustainability Consultant will be responsible for scoping, developing & delivering of Sustainability solutions to meet existing and future clients’ business needs within the Infrastructure, Real Estate and Natural Resources sectors, whilst providing Sustainability support for the development of internal strategies and processes.

Responsibilities will include

Advising clients on the development and delivery of Sustainability strategies throughout the lifecycle of projects and programmes

Support clients in reducing environmental risk and identify sustainability opportunities in projects/programmes and operations

Embed Sustainability into Turner & Townsend’s processes and procedures for the delivery of projects and programmes

Supporting Turner & Townsend’s Corporate Responsibility strategy in alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Carry out gap analysis reviews/audits for environment and sustainability, including environmental management systems

Carry out Audits as identified and provide written reports on the findings

Engage with internal stakeholders, including Key Account Managers and sector leads to identify opportunities to develop Sustainability services across our client base

Network & coach/mentor as appropriate to develop technical skillset

Ensure commercial activities, forecasting, budgeting and invoicing are performed in line with business requirements

Work with bid teams to write technical solutions to meet client requirements


Qualifications and Experience

Degree qualified in a relevant subject

Chartered member of an appropriate professional institution, e.g. IEMA / Chartered Environmentalist

Have experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams and matrix management organisations on major projects and programmes

Experience of Real Estate and Infrastructure sectors (e.g. transport, utilities, defence, energy, civils) would be advantageous

Good knowledge of environmental legislation and sustainability issues, including but not limited to energy/carbon, water, waste, materials, biodiversity and socio-economic aspects

A good understanding of environmental assessment methods such as LEED, BREEAM, WELL Buiding Standard, and CEEQUAL

Ability to communicate with clients and other key stakeholders on global, national and regional issues, including Climate and Biodiversity Emergency and Net Zero Emissions

Able to build strong, professional client relationships and proactively identifies and resolves client’s issues

Experience of developing and reviewing environmental managemental management systems in line with ISO14001:2015

Experience of providing environmental and sustainability assurance throughout the lifecycle of major projects and programmes, including the construction phase

Confident leading alone and working as part of a team, with ability to flex according to the needs of the programme

Business development experience, in the context of identifying opportunities with existing as well as new clients

Attention to detail in service delivery, communications and ways of working with others

Excellent analytic and communication skills


Additional Information


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Company: Turner & Townsend

Company Location:  London

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