Senior Sustainability Manager

Amida Recruitment
England, London
£45000 - £64000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jul 2021

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Land, Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
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Senior Sustainability Manager

London / Remote

We are seeking a full-time experienced senior sustainability manager to lead and support new projects and programmes. The successful candidate will join a large Responsible Business team and deliver client-facing consultancy services including delivery of LEED, WELL and BREEAM accreditation and embodied carbon reduction.

Senior Sustainability Manager role involves:

  • Lead development of client sustainability strategies on projects and programmes, including agreeing project outcomes and ensuring their delivery by the project team.
  • Lead and support work winning through bid support, preparation of fee proposals, driving innovation, client liaison, upskilling of colleagues and raising the consultancy profile.
  • Be expert and promote innovation in a particular area of sustainability, such as waste, energy/carbon, water, responsible sourcing of materials, and sustainable buildings. At the same time this person will be a pro-active generalist, able to cover all major issues of sustainability with relevant stakeholders.

Person Specifications:

  • Expert knowledge of the implementation of green building accreditation schemes, in particular LEED and BREEAM. Ideally qualified as a LEED AP, WELL AP or BREEAM assessor/AP.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of engineering and architectural solutions that support delivery of LEED and BREEAM accreditation.
  • Ability to lead/direct a project team to deliver the most appropriate solutions to meet client objectives.
  • Expertise in driving energy/carbon savings in projects, including the reduction of embodied carbon.
  • Expertise in one or more sustainability topics (waste, water, energy, carbon, responsible sourcing, building design, biodiversity).
  • Experience of leading work winning and writing fee proposals and support the bidding process with strong business acumen.
  • Be able to translate technical topics into layperson language and articulate the value of sustainability.
  • Champion sustainability and be a leader, encouraging behavioural change throughout the business.
  • Developing innovation and best practice, including clearly communicating these to the wider business and clients.
  • Able to translate best practices from one client/sector to another.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with client and stakeholders including design team members, contractors, sub-contractors and regulators

If you have 4+years' experience working in a similar role for a consultancy or specialist sustainability consultancy within property related projects (this is a must!) You as Senior Sustainability Manager will be focused on corporate real estate (eg portfolio green building certification or net zero carbon implementation) Major programmes/infrastructure including Rail and construction support (including European data centres) amongst other diverse projects.

This is a role that has no only offers great personal development but also will help make an impact on the future for all. To apply, send your CV to


About Amida Recruitment

UK -
Asia –
Australia –

Amida are a boutique recruitment agency with a reputation across the globe for their specialist expertise within the design, property, construction and engineering markets. With kiwi roots, we’re dedicated to offering a service that out-ways our competitors, and that means honesty, accountability, hard work and transparency.

We started out as a couple of ambitious guys who were disillusioned with the way recruitment was being done and the way many great recruitment consultants were being treated by their employers. We then founded Amida in 2009 and started creating a contemporary, service orientated, values driven recruitment agency.

Since then we have been joined by some of the best construction and engineering recruiters from around the world, and developed a few great new ones internally over the last 7 years ourselves. We now have over 50 staff operating from 6 countries and continuing to expand fast.

Our specialisms include:

  • Property:

Client-side Quantity Surveying, Client-side Project Management, Building Surveying, Development Management and more.

  • Construction:

Site Quantity Surveying, Site Management, Construction Management, M&E Project Management, Project Planning and more.

  • Engineering:

Design Management, Architecture, Structural and Civil Engineering, Power Transmission and Distribution, Building Services Engineering and more.

  • Highways and Infrastructure:

Site Project Management, Reactive Maintenance, Site Quantity Surveying, Site Management, Project Planning, Operations and more.

Get in touch and talk to one of our team about the current market today. Whether it be advice, representation, market research or otherwise, we’ll be a loyal recruitment partner for both clients and candidates alike.

[+44 (0) 207 033 3100]

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0207 033 3100
1st Floor, Victoria House
1 Leonard Circus
United Kingdom

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