Sustainability Consultant – Certification

We are seeking to employ a Sustainability Consultant - Certification to be based in our London or Manchester office.

The Team

Our Sustainability & Building Physics team is a key part of our interdisciplinary business. We take pride in our exemplary track record of designing innovative, sustainable and energy efficient solutions. Operating as a cohesive unit across all offices, we are a group of like-minded individuals dedicated to driving efficiency in every aspect of our work while prioritising staff development. And, of course, we always make time for some fun!

The role

This role is responsible for supporting the delivery of environmental certification in the built environment. For certification schemes, including BREEAM, WELL, and LEED. Working in a multidiscipline environmental buildings team you will assist in providing a comprehensive design service to the company’s prestigious clients. 

The Sustainability Group provides high level consultancy advice on a wide range of subjects for projects both in the UK and Internationally. Its values are ‘Growth’ to deliver global solutions profitably; ‘Fairness’ to treat our clients and colleagues how we would expect to be treated; ‘Innovation’ to continually strive to create new leading edge solutions; ‘Add Value’ to design quality solutions for a sustainable future and finally ‘Excellence’ so as to exceed the clients expectations every time. Hilson Moran are a passionate company looking to drive the low carbon agenda to make real change in the industry. 

We are keen for our sustainability consultants to have a wide range of experience, and therefore although this is a certification role, where you have experience in both certification, and another areas of sustainability such as LCA, Circular Economy, Whole Life Carbon, building physics, ESG we would be happy to hear from you. 

Key Responsibilities

The following list provide some key responsibility but the role is not limited to the list below:

Technical Expertise

  • Prepare Certification for new construction or major refurbishments from design stage through to construction. 
  • Technical expertise on WELL, BREEAM or LEED. 
  • Experience on a number of projects, at varying stages . 
  • Experience leading BREEAM Workshops to direct and guide the targeted certification 
  • Experience leading BREEAM Workshops for specific credits such as Material Efficiency, Climate Change Adaptation. 
  • Technical experience reviewing and commenting on BREEAM Evidence 
  • Experience working directly with contractors and design team members, at submission stage. Regularly providing updates to the design team. 
  • Preparing monthly summary checks 
  • Undertaking phone calls with key members of the design and contractor team to answer queries regarding certification criteria and required evidence. 
  • Undertake workshops with key members of the design team and contractor at each stage of the design and construction process.

Management & Support

  • Manage own workload and feed into resource planning. 
  • Support management and training of staff on lower grades.  
  • Awareness of their financial spending. 


  • Produce accurate, professionally written reports and statements with excellent English, clearly communicating your work to clients and stakeholders.
  • Make verbal presentations to clients and stakeholders on the work undertaken.
  • Liaise with design stakeholders and clients to develop a design that is innovative and affordable.
  • Contribute to internal and external design team meetings with the required level of technical understanding to help direct design decisions regarding carbon savings and appropriate roots in Circular Economy
  • Invests in their individual training and supporting their technical development.
  • Participates in the development of junior staff.

We’d like to hear from you if you have

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of BREEAM, WELL & LEED.
  • Knowledge of Circular Economy.
  • Team Management Experience
  • Member of a key organisation/ steering committee e.g. LETI/ UKGBC etc.


  • Educated to Masters level (or equivalent) in Engineering or the Built Environment.
  • Ideally you will have achieved or be working towards chartership status.
  • BREEAM Qualified Assessor 
  • WELL AP 
  • LEED Assessor  
  • BREEAM AP (Desirable) 

All Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Hilson Moran is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all communities