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AECOM Senior Sustainability Consultant in London, United Kingdom

Company Description

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 Sustainable Development Group are industry leaders in the field of low carbon design and sustainability in the built environment. Our projects range from working with Government to support Building Regulations and National planning policy aimed at reducing climate change, to developing energy and sustainability strategies to support the low carbon design and planning of major new development and the decarbonisation of our cities and towns.

Job Description

As a Senior Sustainability Consultant, you will be providing consultancy support to building/housing developers, local authorities, cities, and regions to develop strategies for achieving net zero carbon emissions and more sustainable buildings and places.

To be successful you will require thorough knowledge of client business practices and goals. You will develop and formulate solutions for client problems on assigned projects. You will be able to work under minimal direction, create work plans, task definitions, and have a broad technical knowledge, possessing more than one area of specialization or focus



  • A detailed knowledge of the measures and systems for reducing carbon emissions within the built environment, including energy demand reduction, renewable energy generation, and low carbon energy supply and demand management options

  • Experience in calculating or compiling energy and CO2 emissions data at building or city scales

  • An ability to communicate effectively, be client-facing and write concise and clear reports.

  • A good understanding of and interest in sustainable development issues as they relate to the built environment

  • Experience in project and client management

  • An understanding of the UK policy and regulatory framework relating to energy use and sustainability of buildings

  • Established professional experience in energy/carbon consulting, or other related experience in the consulting industry and/or private or public sector

  • A desire and commitment to avoid further damage to the earth’s eco systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • A science, engineering, or building-related degree; a building sustainability/energy related MSc is desirable

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10077705

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Consulting Services