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  • Sustainability Consultant & BREEAM Assessor 

Sustainability Consultant and BREEAM Assessor

Reference: MC003 – please quote on application

Location: Bristol/Swindon Please quote your preferred location

Start Date: Immediate

Employment type: Permanent, Full Time

Are you passionate about sustainable building design and want to join a leading independent sustainability and engineering consultancy? 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Sustainability Consultant and BREEAM Assessor to join our growing Energy and Sustainability team. Working closely with our M&E and Building Physics teams, you will be based at head office in Swindon or our Bristol office. The area has great travel links to London and Bath, with easy access to surrounding towns and villages across Wiltshire and the beautiful countryside in adjoining areas such as the Cotswolds.

Included in Building Magazine’s Top 150 Consultants & Top 50 Engineers list for the past three years, we have also been included in the Top 50 Employers in Building Magazine’s annual survey for four of the last five years. We are committed to providing the very best to our team and our workplace initiatives ensure that you will have the right resources and skills to achieve your goals.

Method operates a hybrid working policy so this will be a blend of the office and working remotely.

Starting Salary £30k – £40k


Role and Responsibilities

  • Leading on projects to deliver BREEAM, HQM and other rating systems advice and assessment to clients and design teams

  • Working on a wide variety of projects, with multiple clients, across industry sectors

  • Delivering across various sustainability services including energy and sustainability statements for planning, master-planning sustainability advice, contractor support and energy/water analysis

  • Project management responsibilities including managing multiple and cross-team workflows and team members, financial management of projects, invoicing and project performance reporting

  • Business development responsibilities including bid development, fee proposals and work winning

  • Building and maintaining new and existing client relationships at project and strategic levels

  • Keeping abreast of industry/sector initiatives (e.g. LETI, net zero, Building Regulations) and feeding back to team members

  • Potential for line management of other team members

  • Potential for involvement in embodied carbon Life Cycle Assessments depending on experience and capacity

Experience and Qualifications

  • A proven track record of leading on and delivering successful BREEAM assessments for clients, including BREEAM Excellent or better

  • BREEAM licensed

  • BREEAM AP licensed (beneficial)

  • Knowledge and experience of any of the following schemes is beneficial; Home Quality Mark (HQM), BREEAM Communities, SKA, WELL, Fitwel, CEEQUAL and DREAM

  • Awareness and knowledge of industry regulations and sector initiatives including net zero carbon, LETI, NABERS etc

  • Knowledge and experience of working on embodied carbon Life Cycle Assessments (beneficial)

  • Leading/project managing delivery of energy and sustainability services on projects

  • Team player capable of working in a multi-discipline environment

  • Experience of working with multiple design teams and clients on a variety of projects

  • Excellent at planning your own workload and dealing with competing deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills- verbal and written

  • A passion for sustainability


To meet with current legislation, at the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK.

We offer 24 days’ leave plus additional flexi-leave (up to 12 days flex, plus an additional 10 days’ unpaid leave), flexible working hours, private healthcare, life assurance, company pension scheme, regular appraisals and a profit-share bonus scheme. Salary is highly competitive and will increase rapidly with experience.

Method Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

To apply please send your CV and a chatty letter telling us about your background and why you are interested in the role to us.

Please note we cannot accept applications without a chatty letter or cover letter.

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