Sustainability Consultant

Recruiter
Daniel Owen Ltd
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title - Sustainability Consultant

Salary - £40k-£60k

Purpose of Job

We are looking for a strong electrically minded individual with knowledge of mechanical systems looking to develop their skills as an energy surveyor/manager within a progressive environment.

Providing leadership, management, and development of carbon reduction opportunities within a facility. To ensure projects are secured and then delivered to meet time and budget requirements and to meet or exceed client expectations.

Skills required

  • Electrical and mechanical background
  • Some experience in energy saving projects
  • Knowledge of energy saving technologies and strategies
  • IT skills, Excel etc
  • Good communication skills
  • Good observational skills
  • The ability to take accurate measurements and see out carbon reduction opportunities in facilities
  • Good time management skills
  • A thorough, methodical and consistent approach
  • The ability to keep clear, complete and accurate records

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in identifying and specifying energy saving project opportunities
  • Ensure that opportunities for the strategic development of projects are exploited to deliver increased turnover and profitability.
  • To deliver projects to completion on time and on budget and to the satisfaction of all parties, expectations to be exceeded wherever possible.
  • To identify, reduce and manage all risks (technical, statutory, health and safety, commercial or otherwise) associated with each project.
  • Ensure compliance with Optimum Group Services project management policies and procedures.
  • To build strong relationships with sub-contractors, to ensure cost effective solutions which meet our quality expectations can be delivered to our clients whilst managing the risk and ensuring back to back terms and conditions.
  • Working with other Operational managers to ensure the collaborative development of the projects business with effective team working and support of colleagues.
  • Development of project financial plans for revenue and profit delivery.
  • Manage the delivery of projects within agreed budget requirements with the target to maximise profit through cost reductions and better buying of sub- contractor services.
  • Ensuring a customer focus within all areas of operational activities, and that effective relationships are maintained with key client contacts and the Optimum site teams/managers to identify and win project opportunities.
  • Ensuring a customer focus within all areas of operational activities, and that effective relationships are maintained with key client contacts and the Optimum site teams/managers to identify and win project opportunities.
  • Delivering effective business communication through advice, review, leadership and direct contribution to management team meetings, briefings, consultation forums, correspondence, publicity, monthly and ad-hoc reporting and other publications, as appropriate.
  • Supporting the sales process through solutions development, participation in presentations and consultation meetings.

Accountabilities

  • Reporting to the Sustainability Director

Education

  • A good general education is essential, with engineering experience and qualifications

Training

  • Must be able to develop a career showing continuous personal development and progression.
  • Up to date technical knowledge of Electrical mechanical engineering, and environmental regulations, and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • With further training you could carry out carbon assessments or move into sustainability consultancy.

Experience

  • [Essential] Practical experience must include HVAC and experience of large and diverse teams.
  • [Desirable] Delivery of wider facilities management services.

Aptitudes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Numerate and computer literate.
  • Desire to self-develop from an energy & sustainability perspective

Character

  • Excellent motivational and influencing skills, with high levels of personal integrity and Team player
  • Has vision, and able to communicate this effectively. A role model for customer service excellence.
  • Analytical
  • Creative
  • Proactive.
  • Driven.
  • Able to contribute effectively across all business activities.
  • Politically astute.
  • Incumbents must have a high level of energy, be self- starters, confident and stable in manner.
  • Organised, able to prioritise and deliver within high pressure, business environments.

If you feel that you are suitable for this role then please send in your CV or call me on .