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Senior BREEAM Specialist

What are we looking for?

Energist UK are seeking an experienced BREEAM Specialist, ideally with additional knowledge of LCA and WLC Carbon Assessments to join existing BREEAM Team. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience within the construction industry sustainability field.  The purpose of this role is to provide additional capacity for our growing BREEAM Team, through the provision of BREEAM, LCA and London Plan WLC services. The Senior BREEAM Specialist will be client facing and will lead major projects for the BREEAM Team and deliver clear and effective strategies for our clients.

Salary: £52k

Rewards package: See our Careers page

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree level or equivalent
  • 5+ years working within the construction industry and with a strong knowledge of sustainable design
  • Experience at managing and delivering large projects and large volumes of projects
  • BREEAM New Construction Accreditation
  • BREEAM AP desirable
  • Experience of delivering Life Cycle Assessments for BREEAM
  • Experience of delivering Pre-Application and Planning Stage Whole Life Cycle Carbon Assessments in line with London Plan requirements

Key tasks

  • Provide BREEAM Assessments from planning through to completion.
  • Project Lead the larger Energist projects and co-ordinate services with our clients. Produce monthly client update reports and billing schedules. Understand key service deliverables and relay progress to clients.
  • Manage own workloads and invoicing and report back to the BREEAM Team Lead
  • Work closely with our business development team to progress initial tenders relating to BREEAM and WLC services. Provide initial risks and opportunities review for development to bring value to the tender process.
  • Proactively engage with clients to ensure all project and planning conditions are met.
  • Communicate, liaise and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders, from tender preparation through to final certification to deliver on client expectations.
  • Preferable experience to complete BREEAM Life Cycle Assessments to achieve BREEAM Mat01 credits.
  • Preferable experience in providing Whole Life Cycle Carbon Assessments in line with London Plan requirements, including client facing meetings on the most appropriate reductions in embodied carbon for their projects.
  • Provide additional services across the Energist delivery team where workload requires, including but not limited to SAP, SBEM, Sustainability and Energy Strategies.

Behaviours & Competencies

  • Highly organised and pro-active– able to manage multiple projects, tasks and stakeholders effectively.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with excellent work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • High attention to detail- able to review in detail work of consultants in own and other fields.
  • Genuine & honest.
  • Works well under pressure, at pace and can prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Pro-active problem solving.
  • Able to work independently.

Key Performance Measures

  • Increased revenue performance for the BREEAM Team
  • High levels of client satisfaction on BREEAM projects
  • Assisting the Sales Team to develop and secure BREEAM opportunities, in addition to securing additional services

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