Technical Director - Sustainability

Mott MacDonald

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


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Mott MacDonald is a dynamic and innovative engineering, management and development consultancy working with high profile clients across Australia and globally.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in all we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

This is an exciting time to join Mott MacDonald Australia and we welcome applications from people who wish to take the next step in their career and join our team.

The Opportunity
We are seeking a Technical Director - Sustainability to join our Environment, Sustainability and Heritage team in NSW and nationally. This role offers you a chance to play a pivotal role on challenging and rewarding projects. You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and grow the Sustainability, Net Zero and Regenerative Design services in New South Wales.
  • Support existing clients to integrate Sustainability, Net Zero and Regenerative Design principles and strategies into major projects across a range of sectors and scales.
  • Develop new client relationships and broaden the client base in the government, property, and private sectors.
  • Lead research and thought leadership in key areas such as zero carbon, green infrastructure, biodiversity regeneration, nature-based solutions, and circular economy.
  • Build and grow external partnerships and have strong client-facing presence in the market.
  • Identify and lead strategic, cross-sector/multi-disciplinary bids.
  • Assist with the growth of Precincts scale work in NSW.

About You

  • Experience in managing and co-ordinating sustainability teams and tasks on complex projects as part of multi discipline teams to meet objectives, timeframes and budgets.
  • Strong project and commercial management skills including in budgeting, resourcing, and task, scope and programme development.
  • Superior negotiation and communication skills with varied internal and external stakeholders
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in environmental science, sustainability, engineering or a related discipline.

Our values, culture, and benefits
And it's not just rhetoric when we say we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, fosters teamwork and embraces sustainability. We value the diversity of our staff and are committed to creating an inclusive work culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work. Some of our benefits include:

We champion a diverse and inclusive workplace and strive to create spaces of belonging for our humans. People are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, and we are proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer. Mott MacDonald is an Endorsed Employer for all women. See our range of benefits directly at Work180 Mott MacDonald Benefits | WORK180 Endorsed Employer

Sydney is one of our newest and fastest growing offices in Australia, and we offer a range of competitive benefits and facilities to make this a great place to be, including:

* State of the art office and end of trip facilities
* Agile working
* Competitive salary and group bonus incentive scheme
* Life, personal accident, and salary continuance insurance
* Options to purchase additional annual leave
* Annual Health Check

You've got this!
This is a great opportunity to join a growing consultancy that is pushing ahead in the local market. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-growing business with an organisation that is shaping the communities in which we live, then we would encourage you to apply for the above position and join our world class consultancy.

You’ve got this!