Carbon Management Consultant

Mott MacDonald

Location: Southampton

Job Type: Full time


Job Description:We are looking for a carbon management consultant to join our growing virtual Carbon team, based in any of our UK principal offices. Your duties andaccountabilities will typically include:
  1. Assisting in the delivery of carbon / climate change assessments for a wide range of infrastructure projects;
  2. Contribution to environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and planning applications within the carbon and climate change field;
  3. Delivery of carbon footprinting and carbon management projects;
  4. Assessing the performance of projects against national and international standards and to inform the development of project design; and,
  5. Assisting in due diligence work.
The role is likely to involve other carbon reduction-related work, including compliance issues and advisory services, as well as involvement in wider environment-related projects.
Candidate Specification:Essential academic, professional qualification, experience, competencies and skills:
The successful candidate will be proactive, enthusiastic and eager to play a part in a growing team. It is important that you can work autonomously, developing your own network and have good stakeholder management skills. You will possess / be:
  1. Experience in the delivery of carbon footprinting / carbon management projects across a range of project types delivery against scope, quality and budget, especially in the infrastructure sector
  2. Knowledge of legislation and policy influencing carbon and climate change, of key methodologies and data sources associated with carbon footprinting and carbon management, including ISO14064, PAS2060, PAS2080
  3. Knowledge of efforts (initiatives/project/commitments) in the industry to reduce the carbon impact of transportation, construction and the built environment (and ideally participation in such endeavours)
  4. A degree / post-graduate qualification(s) in a relevant discipline
  5. Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and collaborate at all levels
  6. Good report writing and presentation skills
  7. Good numerical analytical skills, including the use of Excel and other tools
  8. Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload effectively
  9. Self-motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to work as part of team and independently as required
Desirable academic, professional qualification, experience, competencies and skills:
  1. Transportation sector experience
  2. Experience of environmental impact assessment, and working within EIA teams, coupled with knowledge on wider sustainability and climate change issues
  3. Understanding of related environmental topics such as air quality and climate change adaptation and resilience
  4. Knowledge of the circular economy and experience of implementing CE interventions
  5. Experience in renewable energy or financial aspects of carbon management
  6. Experience of offsets and carbon sequestration
  7. Membership of a relevant institute
  8. Capacity for flexible delivery

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.

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