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Carbon Management Technical Lead

  1. Manchester
R-114140

Our Engineering Net Zero programme is a key part of our global strategy, focused on embedding  carbon reduction in everything we do and integrating our market leading carbon capabilities across our global business.

Your work will enable the entire business to support our clients in the delivery of their ENZ goals and provide staff with the knowledge, tools and processes to drive carbon reduction through all our projects.

We have ambitious goals for our 2024 Programme including:

  • Delivering on our goal to embed proportionate approaches Whole Life Carbon Management at every stage of project delivery.
  • Providing the tools and processes to ensure cost effective carbon reduction is delivered as business as usual.
  • Setting the framework to allow us to track and report carbon emissions avoided on behalf of our clients.
  • Ensuring our teams are equipped with the skills and knowledge required to talk with confidence to clients about carbon.

This role provides an opportunity to enjoy reach and high visibility across the global business, working directly with senior management, shaping how we work with clients to deliver a low-carbon and resilient future.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to develop their career and help set the strategic direction for our global business.   Experience of working on a range of carbon and climate projects, ideally within a consultancy environment would be advantageous, although relevant experience from the construction, transportation or infrastructure sectors may be equally relevant.

You will work as a member of a small team operating across a range geographies, markets and sectors including buildings, transportation and water to develop our digitally enabled carbon led design capability.  You'll also engage regularly with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders, from Managing Directors to Market Leads as well as Leadership Teams across the regions.

Your purpose:

  • Trusted as a proactive subject matter expert in carbon assessment and management, to work across the global team to deliver the ENZ Programme.
  • Work with the wider ENZ team to develop an industry leading carbon led design capability to ensure whole life carbon management is routinely embedded in project delivery as part of ‘business as usual’.
  • Develop and maintain strong internal networks across all key businesses and regions and initiatives.
  • Support the development and delivery of a global learning programme to upskill the next generation of carbon experts within our organisation.
  • Provide strategic carbon management support to major bids and high profile projects to bring global best practice and consistency.

What you can bring?

  • Experience of whole life carbon management in relation to major infrastructure development, the transportation sector and /or water management would be advantageous.
  • Familiarity with a range of approaches to carbon measurement and assessment on projects.
  • Understanding and use of carbon accounting methodologies, guidance documents such as PAS 2080:2016, and PAS2060 and knowledge of carbon calculation accounting and life cycle assessment tools such as OneClick LCA, Etool  and EC3.
  • Experience of working on a range of carbon and climate projects, ideally within a consultancy environment, although alternative relevant experience will be considered.
  • A good understanding of, and passion for, the Net Zero agenda.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to establish structure and governance while engaging with internal and external stakeholders across the globe.
  • A self-starter able to work proactively and independently.
  • Able to work across multiple workstreams/projects and prioritise workload to ensure successful delivery.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively, bringing together people from across the global businesses to develop and share ideas and deliver projects.
  • Being different makes a difference - creative thought, qualitative reasoning, atypical problem-solving, pattern spotting, big-picture thinking, ability to multi-task or single-task focus.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Our Engineering Net Zero Programme (ENZ) is a crucial part of our global purpose to engineer a better future for our planet and its people. As a major infrastructure design and delivery leader, AtkinsRéalis has a unique role in influencing what is built and how innovations are used to create and operate low-carbon assets.

This is your opportunity to make a difference, offering clients ambitious design options and advice while achieving Net Zero outcomes in all your projects. Working with clients seeking to decarbonise, you'll deliver exceptional value across the whole life cycle of their operations. Sharing our ambitious vision, you'll help our clients transform for the future while building sustainability and net-zero leadership to position our organisation for future growth.

AtkinsRéalis will support your personal and professional development regardless of your career stage. We'll also help you achieve your corporate membership in relevant institutions.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com)

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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