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Sustainability and Carbon Consultant

  1. Cities & development
  2. Manchester, Bristol
R-117247

Our Sustainability and Carbon team is seeking a capable Sustainability and Carbon Consultant with some experience in embedding sustainability into large scale infrastructure projects and corporate strategies who can hit the ground running and begin having an impact. Residing within the Infrastructure division’s Sustainable Futures Practice, this part of the business has been developed specifically to support our clients on their sustainability journey. AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies with over 30,000 employees worldwide, where we offer the opportunity to shape some of the world’s most exciting projects for future generations engineering a better future for our planet and its people. Do you want to be empowered to support our clients into a more sustainable future?

Our Sustainability and Carbon team advises clients on how they can decarbonise their activities alongside increasing performance across other areas of sustainability. Some of our work includes industry-leading Decarbonisation / Net Zero Roadmaps, Whole Life Carbon Assessments, Sustainability Assessments, TCFD and Carbon Accountancy amongst many others – all while leveraging the latest digital tools. Due to the overarching nature of sustainability and the need for far reaching action, our team works across all sectors, large scale energy projects, water, rail, highways, airports, and local and central government.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other teams across the business, at the strategic level as well as through the lifecycle of major infrastructure projects. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to develop their career within this rapidly growing space. The candidate will create positive sustainable change for high profile clients throughout the UK where capability and an eagerness to learn will be both recognised and rewarded.

Location: Manchester or Bristol.

Working arrangements: Hybrid and flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing support on carbon, sustainability, and net zero for our existing portfolio of major infrastructure projects and strategic clients.
  • Supporting the development of innovative carbon and sustainability strategies, designs, solutions, and management plans.
  • Project manage and coordinate sustainability inputs on major infrastructure projects.
  • When required, represent the company at external networks and continue to build their personal, team and company reputation.
  • Support bid proposals, helping to author our submissions and ensuring win themes are retained throughout.

Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in an environmental / engineering related discipline and will be registered with a recognised relevant professional body, a master’s degree would be advantageous.
  • Prior experience and up to date knowledge in some of the following is required: carbon accounting / reporting, decarbonisation/net zero roadmaps, sustainability assessments, whole life carbon, sustainability reporting, sustainability strategy, renewable energy feasibility studies, supply chain engagement.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and experience working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, including technical specialists at different levels.
  • Have strong report writing, communication and presentation skills which can be tailored to a range of audiences, seniorities, and technical competencies.
  • Understand some UK sustainability and carbon guidance and standards used within infrastructure, such as the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and PAS2080.

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What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirementsAs part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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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.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearanceIf 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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UK: We made The Times Top 50 for Gender Equality!

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07/16/2024

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Fantastic news: AtkinsRéalis has been named one of The Times' Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality in 2024! This prestigious honor shows how dedicated everyone at our organization is to promot

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AtkinsRéalis named one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality in the UK

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