Senior Sustainability Consultant

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Flexible, Manchester , GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.  Since 1828 we offer innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Our core values include integrity and ethicsimpartiality, customer focus and safety at work and are Top Employer for the seventh consecutive year.



Job Title: Senior Sustainability Consultant

Location: Flexible

Salary: £50-£60k  + enhanced maternity/ paternity and sick pay+ further fantastic benefits package


Are you a Sustainability Consultancy Specialist with vast experience delivering Carbon Advisory projects?

Do you want to work for a global organisation who can provide career development, an excellent benefits package and culture?

If ‘Yes’, we want to hear from you!


We are growing our Sustainability Consultancy business and are now looking to recruit senior consultants to join our team of experts. The team provide customers throughout the UK and Europe with a vast variety of sustainability services.

 Our team, spread through the UK, manage projects across many sectors including food, finance, manufacturing and infrastructure.


Responsibilities involve:  

  • Developing and delivering innovative sustainability solutions for our clients
  • Make decisions regarding contracts, clients, team and own workload with the overview and guidance of the Manager.
  • Manage the relationship with clients and build trust as part of project delivery.
  • Undertake and/or oversee site visits to client sites and offices
  • Ensure the quality of delivered assignments through following company protocols and set standards
  • Keep up to date with current developments within sustainability
  • Lead and contribute to business development activities
  • Ensure a safe, environmentally conscious, and high-quality culture


Who we are looking for:

  • A degree in a relevant subject: Environment, Sustainability, carbon or mathematical (MSc preferred) or equivalent experience
  • IEMA, CIBSE or similar membership (desirable)
  • A proven background in Carbon Advisory service delivery including Carbon foot printing and developing carbon strategies. 
  • A relationship orientated professional (customers, international network, and teams)
  • A Knowledge and interest in a range of sustainability issues
  • Strong analytical and processing skills
  • Strong inter-personal and management skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Flexible approach and a team player
  • Strong English language skills (spoken and written)


What’s in it for you:

Joining the team as a Senior Consultant you will have autonomy and accountability when delivering a project. Supporting our clients achieve their sustainability ambitions – be that carbon net zero, circular business practices, increasing their social value or mapping their natural capital impacts. Thanks to our unique client links, existing portfolio of high-profile projects both in the UK and overseas, industry links and established team of experts. We aim to cultivate a supportive learning environment so team members can enjoy development and progression alongside an interesting, technically challenging career.  

We offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career.


Core benefits include:

  • Private medical
  • Life assurance
  • Professional membership subscription
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and up to
  • 2x paid volunteering days a year.


Flexible benefits include:

  • Cycle to Work
  • Tech scheme
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Gym and retail discounts
  • option to buy and sell holiday
  • Give As You Earn scheme.



Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.  

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