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Job Information

AECOM Senior Sustainability Consultant in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - England, Basingstoke

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

AECOM’s Sustainability Team comprises of specialists within our Building and Places Business Line. We are recognised as industry leaders in the field of sustainable development. We work with clients and design teams to develop a wide range of sustainability strategies to support the design and planning of developments and large-scale regeneration.

We work across all development stages, from pre-feasibility, through feasibility, design, construction and operation; and across a wide range of clients and sectors - housing, healthcare, schools, universities, offices, retail, hospitality etc.

We are looking for an experienced consultant to join our team in Basingstoke, Hampshire (hybrid remote working is available). Our work includes:

  • Whole Life-cycle Carbon (WLC) Assessments

  • Energy strategies and modelling

  • Production of bespoke reports including sustainability statements and appraisals

  • Circular Economy Statements

  • Operational Energy Modelling

  • Design advice and feasibility studies for new build and refurbishment projects

  • Environmental assessments

  • Supporting the production of client tender documents for contractors

  • Research into reducing energy & carbon use, improving resilience to climate change and creating more sustainable buildings and places.

We’re keen to hear from people that hold a particular expertise in one of the specialisms above or someone with a broader knowledge across the topics. Our team ethos is to support people with their particular interests and provide you with a clear career path and progression. These are exciting times within AECOM and following some recent high profile wins it’s the perfect opportunity for you to come in and further develop your skills and career within a rapidly growing sector.

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our ‘Freedom to Grow’ way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Minimum Requirements

Your key responsibilities, with support from your team, may include the following:

  • Undertake Life-cycle Carbon Assessments (WLC / LCA) on a range of developments to quantify the environmental impact in line with both planning policy, clients briefs and CIBSE TM65 guidance.

  • Ongoing research and development into embodied carbon, new products, Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and construction techniques to minimise the whole life-cycle carbon impact of buildings.

  • Developing sustainability strategies to support building design teams and sustainability statements to support planning applications.

  • Undertaking energy modelling and strategies to support building design teams and energy statements to support planning applications.

  • Contributing to a wide range of projects as the workload dictates.

  • Building client relationships and delivering work.

  • Effective communication

  • Delegating work to junior staff and managing delivery.

Job Requirements

  • A science, engineering, structural, architectural or building-related bachelor degree or Direct experience in the topic or transferable skills.

  • Have a good understanding of and interest in sustainable development issues as how they relate to the built environment.

  • If your experience or grade does not match the specification, but you’re passionate about sustainability in the built environment we’re keen to hear from you. We’re an expanding section and always on the look-out for talented people.

Preferred Qualifications

  • TBC

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258043BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.