Sustainability Consultant

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Date: Jan 16, 2022

Location: London, London, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.



Sustainability Consultant

£35,000 - £47,000


At Bureau Veritas, CSR is embedded in our DNA. Our mission is to reduce our clients’ risks, improve their performance and help them innovate to meet the challenges of quality, health & safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.


Our goal is to build a team that looks like the world around us, and we want our people to stay and grow when they join us. As part of our efforts to build a world of trust for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout the company.


We are looking for a Consultant to join our Sustainability consulting group. This role will be instrumental in supporting a range of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability assurance projects. More specifically, to contribute to the delivery of research, assurance and verification assignments as well as to support the development and growth of the business staying alert to client requirements and business opportunities whilst developing awareness of cross-selling potential in other Divisions.


Make an impact doing work you can be proud of, contributing to a global mission to enhance standards with integrity, and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all.


Responsibilities will include:


  • Undertake a variety of quantitative and qualitative verification tasks through knowledge of sustainability standards including GRI Guidelines, AA1000 series, ISAE3000 series amongst others
  • Conduct verification and assurance activities as part of the delivery of client projects
  • Make decisions about day to day tasks, suggest ideas to more senior team members regarding priorities, clients and team
  • Provide first point of contact for smaller clients or projects. Be confident in client interaction; may run client meetings
  • Manage personal resources and time, including personal utilisation
  • Support and undertake 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
  • Ensure a safe, environmentally conscious and high-quality culture


Experience and Skills


  • A relationship orientated professional (customers, international network, and teams)
  • Knowledge and interest in a range of sustainability issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Degree qualified in relevant subject
  • Experience in one or more of the following is desirable:


  • GRI Guidelines
  • AA1000 series
  • UN Global Compact
  • CDP Climate Change





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.