Senior Sustainability Consultant Job Openings by Arup in rdiff

Job Title Senior Sustainability Consultant
Pub Date 25 days ago
Company Arup
Location Cardiff - Arup is currently opening career opportunity for quality applicants to fill Senior Sustainability Consultant.

Arup Job Opportunities 2021

Senior Sustainability Consultant - Cardiff

Job Title: Senior Sustainability Consultant
Location: Cardiff / Bristol
Closing Date: 31/05/2021

is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

Our Environment team in Cardiff is a trusted adviser in Sustainability and Environmental Assessment as a key part of our ’s commitment to Sustainable Development which influences every part of the business. The team has a strong, shared commitment to a multi-disciplinary, integrated solutions to support project delivery in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and in Wales, the Well-Being of Future Generations Act.

We are a multidisciplinary group of consultants working alongside engineering, design, planning and digital specialists throughout project lifecycles from to feasibility, design and assessment, to construction and implementation. We work in a range of sectors with public and private sector clients with a focus on cities, energy, water and transport.

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Climate Change and Sustainability Consultant to support an exciting and diverse portfolio of projects within the built environment.


As a senior consultant you will work as part of a peer group of specialists and project managers, supported by a strong and diverse team of consultants and senior leaders. The role requires strong content knowledge in the field of environment and sustainability, together with excellent project co-ordination, report writing and communication skills. The role requires strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships with others.
Responsibilities include and coordination and delivery of decarbonisation advisory services, local area, regional and strategic energy planning, low carbon assessments, mitigation and enhancement design for major infrastructure projects, zero emissions transport advisory services, and sustainability advisory services aligned with the Well-Being of Future Generations Act.
You will have knowledge, or first-hand experience of climate and decarbonisation in the context of strategic planning, policy and/or major infrastructure planning. An appreciation of sustainability policy and agendas and interrelationships between environment, social trends, health and well-being is desirable, in support of our integrated and multi-disciplinary offer to clients.

Your role will include:

  • Coordination of multi-disciplinary environmental, sustainability and consulting teams
  • Being an integrator across the business and championing our net zero and climate services plan
  • Preparing and delivering compelling client- and public-facing reports
  • Developing comprehensive reports recommendations for mitigation and enhancement
  • Preparing and delivering presentations and/or training to client teams and stakeholders
  • Active participation in knowledge and skills networks within and the wider professional community.
  • Contributing to the corporate sustainability of as a firm.

Requirements and skills

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s university degree in a relevant environmental or sustainability related discipline.
  • Experience and track record in at least two of: sustainability strategy and policy, net zero energy systems, transport decarbonisation, carbon accounting, sustainable infrastructure planning.
  • Experience working in a relevant field of consulting. Other relevant experience in a specialist advisory role will be considered.
  • Understanding of the principles of sustainable development, UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act.
  • Experience with writing and editing technical and non-technical reports
  • Project and commercial management experience, including project planning and budgeting.
  • Candidates should be chartered or working towards chartership in a relevant professional institution e.g. IEMA

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of preparing commercial bids / bid responses, winning work etc.
  • Knowledge of current UK/Wales and international environment and sustainability policy and legislation
  • Experience of major programme management or working within an engineering environment
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience in a client-facing role
  • Experience of developing digital, design or media strategies for projects.

Essential Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Advanced planning, organisational and management skills
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges

Rewards and benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Shape your time with us

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make a phenomenal place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities, so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.
At , you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestylewe recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible working, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

Join us in shaping a better world.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.

What happens next?

If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.
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