Senior Net Zero Consultant (Carbon Focused)

£32,125 - £37,800

Posted 2 years ago

The Role
As a Senior Net Zero Consultant you will be part of the team that delivers high quality, sustainable advice to our customers on energy and carbon reduction through engaging with our customers’ full scope of emissions. This role will support our customers on their Pathway to Net Zero by delivering them a greater understanding of how to use carbon footprinting, scenario modelling and strategic planning helps the drive to Net Zero. You will support our customers on carbon related compliance, supply chain engagement and wider stakeholder interests in carbon.

As part of this role, you will be expected to:

  • Creation of our customers’ Net Zero Strategy and Carbon Management Plans, including carbon budgets, carbon footprints and scenario models for a diverse portfolio of clients
  • Manage a portfolio of customers through a variety of reporting schemes, including, SECR, TCFD, SBTi and CDP and support their inhouse development of Net Zero Management Systems
  • Lead supply chain engagement focussing on carbon reduction opportunities and reporting to client teams
  • Provide engagement support to our clients through carbon literacy training, workshops and engagement within all levels of our client’s organisations and supply chain
  • Research new technologies and methods to influence the continual improvement of our service provision
  • Utilise in house software platforms (i.e. Net Zero Hub) to support our customers overall Pathway to Net Zero project management
  • Contribute to the delivery of our internal initiatives towards the growth, sustainability, culture, knowledge sharing and aims of the business
  • Contribute to the creation and review of technical briefings and external communication
  • Manage your projects, ensuring work is effectively delivered on time, in full, within budget in a way that wows the customer
  • Act as a catalyst for change and support our ambition to support 1 in 100 people to go Net Zero, by being curious, focused and innovative


Experience & Qualifications required

  • Degree or equivalent in related subject or adequate sector experience
  • Four years’ experience in a carbon related role
    You must have the legal rights to work within the UK​
Net Zero Strategy Development & Execution*
Carbon Footprinting*
ESG Consultancy*
Carbon Compliance Experience (inc. SECR, ESOS & PAS2060)*
Carbon Disclosure Schemes (inc. CDP/TCFD/SBTi)*
Supply Chain Engagement*
Lifecycle Carbon Analysis*
Monitoring and Targeting (inc. analysis of data and reporting)*
Employee Behaviour Change Programmes*
Renewable Feasibility Studies*
Climate Change Risk and Opportunity Assessments*
Carbon Offsetting Strategies*
Use of RETScreen*
High level of numeracy*
Excellent written and verbal communication skills*

Desirable Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills that allow you to build relationships that educate, engage and inspire people to take action
  • Exceptional written and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritise competing requirements
  • Enjoy being positively challenged and positively challenging others to continually improve
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment and independently
  • Excited about the rapid change and development in the industry and wholly agree with the scientific conclusions of the UN IPCC.


Skills you will gain

  • Multi-sectoral exposure to business strategy and management
  • A developed understanding of the risks and opportunities in relation to the adaptation to climate change in the built environment
  • Opportunities to develop knowledge base from an energy focus to a broader carbon and sustainability focus
  • The ability to build customer relationship management, influence and leadership skills
  • Continued development of complex technical, surveying and reporting skills
  • The opportunity for continued personal and professional development
  • Mentoring skills


  • Salary of £32,125 – £37,800 (dependent on experience)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Unlimited annual leave
  • Bonus scheme (employee and company-performance related)

Job Features

Job CategoryEnvironmental

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