Sustainability Consultant

Company Overview

The Optimised Group of companies deliver quantifiable business outcomes to our clients through a comprehensive suite of energy, renewables and smart building services and technologies while driving a net zero carbon agenda. With a combined team of highly trained analysts, engineers and technologists, the Group operates from five office locations in Blackpool, Bristol, Ashby, Sittingbourne, and Dumfries, providing national coverage.

Job Overview

The Optimised Group are looking for a Sustainability Consultant to join our full service, energy solutions business. They will be responsible for helping develop Optimised Net Zero services and delivering these to new and existing clients as they strive to meet their net zero ambitions. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a demonstrated history in sustainability and an interest in energy and the environment to help contribute towards the future growth of the business.

Department:

Optimised Energy

Employment Type:

Full-time & Permanent

Location:

Flexible

Compensation:

Up to £35k dependent on experience

Reporting To:

Head of Operations

Principle Accountabilities

  • Working with the Head of Operations to further develop Optimised Net Zero services

  • Providing support to the Sales team with regards to new business opportunities including creating proposals and presenting solutions to clients

  • Project managing and delivering Optimised Net Zero services including strategy development, carbon accounting, reporting and target setting (GHG and science-based targets)

  • Creating Net Zero roadmaps and other communication tools

  • Deriving meaningful insights from data analytics and identifying carbon reduction opportunities

  • Project managing and helping deliver carbon reduction opportunities through working with other operational business units across the Optimised Group

  • Supporting the Compliance and Sustainability team in delivering CCA, ESOS and SECR client engagements where required

  • Contributing to information and knowledge management across the Optimised Group

  • Helping deliver the Optimised Group’s internal sustainability strategy

  • Maintaining our Professional Services Automation tool to ensure that all client engagements are delivered and managed effectively

  • Building strong working relationships with clients

Person Specification

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with professionals across all levels, including senior executives

  • Ability to scope detailed client requirements and plan, manage and deliver multiple client engagements

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel

  • Knowledge of sustainability software and their applications

  • Strong project and time management skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ideally experience developing solutions in a business context

  • Relevant academic/work experience in the sustainability sector

  • Knowledge of net zero and carbon accounting, particularly scope 3 is desirable

  • A general interest in the energy industry and sustainability

Experience & Qualifications

Experience

Qualifications

Skills & Competencies

Customer Intimate

Willing to create deep and long-lasting client partnerships built on mutual benefit. People buy people.

 

Do the right thing

Will uphold the highest standards of integrity even in the face of adversity.

Own the outcome

Will maintain quality standards, with the aim of improving service levels and customer value.

Teamwork

Everyone plays a key role, and you will be the main link between sales, delivery, and the client.

Innovate

Must be outcome driven and customer focused

Continuous improvement

Ability to understand client’s sustainability goals and knit in our services to help meet them.

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary

  • Company pension scheme

  • Private medical insurance

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 with length of service

  • Option to buy or sell up to 3 days’ holiday per year

  • 1 day to volunteer for a charity of your choice

  • Opportunity for progression, including a designated training budget

  • Friendly, flexible, and dynamic team working environment

  • Opportunities to work with people at all levels of the organisation

Our office locations

Please apply by attaching a copy of your current CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this role.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.

 

Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies.

 

More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

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