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London 109 The Print Rooms London SE1 0LH Mattinson Partnership Senior Sustainability Consultant
Reference #: 20725_1634309591
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 15/10/2021

About the Company

A well-established fit-out and refurbishment contractor, based in London, are seeking to appoint an experienced sustainability professional, with explicit work in the built environment, to join their in-house Sustainability Team.

With roots in construction, they have an eclectic portfolio of projects with varying clients to deliver high-end workspaces. Employing 150 individuals company-wide, you'd report directly to the Sustainability Manager and help develop the growing sustainability team.

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • A degree and/or masters in a related discipline.
  • At least 2-3 years within the construction industry.
  • A history in consultancy or a client-facing role.
  • Full membership of IEMA.
  • Detailed knowledge of BREEAM/WELL whereby you can conduct the process independently.
  • A clear understanding of circular economy approaches, conscientious resourcing of materials and Net Zero Carbon approaches.
  • Drive and ambition that exceeds the client's needs.

About the Role

  • Review BREEAM and WELL specifications and assessments as well as formulate post-construction reports supported with evidence.
  • Cultivate and apply innovative strategies that improve the company's sustainability performance
  • Liaise with team members and stakeholders regarding social sustainability, e.g. occupant well-being, environmental sustainability, e.g. material sourcing, and economical sustainability, e.g. circular economy.
  • Conduct environmental audits using ISO140001, PAS 402 management systems.
  • Be informed on the legalities of construction/fit out and examine any changes in legislation.
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