Penguin Recruitment

Principal Sustainability Consultant

7 days left

£40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
19 Apr 2021
17 May 2021
Tessa James
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Sustainability Consultant

Location: Oxbridge/home-based

Salary: £45,000 upwards DOE

Ref: TJ1247

Penguin Recruitment are pleased to be working with an engineering consultant who is an industry leader in sustainability, construction, and building operation.

This consultancy is looking for a Principal Sustainability Consultant to join their team in the South East and Cambridge area. The role will be home-based, however, they are looking for a candidate that can commute to the Oxford and/or Cambridge office around once a week.

The role:

  • Leading building performance simulation and energy related workstreams
  • Supporting day to day operations of the team
  • Supporting the development of the junior staff
  • Working with the other members of the Sustainability Team
  • Supporting the development of holistic Sustainability Strategies
  • Supporting the team with completion of energy strategies such as BREEAM, WELL etc
  • Engaging directly with industry undertaking research and development studies
  • Authorising industry guidance

What you will need:

  • Experience with and knowledge of Building Regulations Part L assessments using IES and Elmhurst (or similar)
  • Experience with energy feasibility studies and environmental design assessments
  • Experience with HVAC network modelling
  • Experience with in-use energy modelling and assessment
  • Experience with PassivHaus
  • Experience with Façade performance evaluation
  • Experience with thermal modelling
  • Experience working within the built environment
  • Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience and qualifications
  • Positive and friendly demeanour
  • Ability to work as part of a team and alone
  • Preferred: knowledge of BREEAM or similar
  • Preferred: knowledge of and interest in broader sustainability issues

What you will get:

  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Car allowance
  • Flexitime
  • Professional membership subscription
  • Tax free childcare

Interested? To discuss this position or other roles in the Sustainability Sector, please contact Tessa James on 01792 365000, or email a copy of your CV over to and we will be in touch shortly.

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