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Sustainability Consultant

  • Job reference: GU0000022
  • Sector: Environment
  • Location: Bangalore
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Why not...

Atkins, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is one of the worlds’ leading engineering design consultancies. We have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical infrastructure projects. As a provider of multi-discipline technical services, Atkins is committed to design excellence and delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination, and best practice.


Atkins is looking to recruit a Sustainability Consultant with strong experience in sustainable design and management of built assets, in particular transport and utility infrastructure, to join our team in our Global Design Centre in Bangalore, India.


Based in the GDC, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with our infrastructure and other built asset project teams in UK throughout the project lifecycle, and in particular the design and construction phases of the UK projects. Key areas of focus will include:


identification, prioritisation and management of sustainability characteristics, risks and opportunities for all types of projects and operations;

strategy development at organisation and project level;

development of sustainability design and management plans;

provision of pragmatic technical support to project teams to drive delivery of project sustainability performance.


This is an excellent career development opportunity for a candidate with at least five years’ experience, looking to progress their career to the next level through working on high profile infrastructure projects in UK.  



The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a sustainability / environment related or engineering discipline and will have achieved, or be working towards, chartered status and / or full or associate membership of a recognised relevant professional body. He/she will possess strong sustainability related expertise and/or knowledge, particularly in context to UK projects, a wide range of skill sets and a willingness to become involved in a broad selection of projects.



The successful applicant will:

  • Have an excellent understanding of sustainability, in particular carbon and resource efficiency, in an infrastructure project context.

  • Have demonstrable ability to effectively communicate sustainability issues, approaches and solutions pragmatically with project managers, engineers, designers and clients.

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and experience working collaboratively with a range of technical specialists at different levels.

  • Be highly self-motivated, possessing strong enthusiasm and commitment to delivering sustainable outcomes.

  • Be able to prioritise and work effectively under pressure.

  • Have an excellent understanding of UK’s sustainability related policies and regulations and other global protocols.  

  • Have strong report writing, verbal and presentation skills.

  • Have experience/knowledge of UK sustainability and environmental regulations, guidance and standards, and a broad understanding of key technical specialisms underpinning infrastructure sustainability, in particular energy, water, waste and materials. Knowledge of international regulatory frameworks, guidance and standards would be an advantage.

  • Having working experience in BREEAM/CEEQUAL Assessment will be an advantage; knowledge on BREEAM/CEEQUAL is must.

  • Have ability to delineate scope of work at micro-level and help in preparing techno-commercial offers. 


  • Development of sustainability strategies and design plans.

  • Development of sustainable design and management approaches, methods and solutions.

  • Check, summarise and present information in a clear and concise way understandable to non-specialists, both verbally and in written format.

  • Work as part of a project team to influence project development in order to deliver optimal sustainability outcomes.

  • Collate and edit information from a range of sources to provide clear, well written reports.

  • Project management and coordination of sustainability inputs on major projects.

  • An interest in developing technical skills with a view to becoming a member of a relevant professional institute (e.g. BREEAM assessor).

  • To competently undertake own work to an excellent standard; on time and to budget.

  • Represent the company and continue to build personal and company reputation.

  • Undertake Continual Professional Development in accordance with requirements of chosen professional institute and work towards becoming chartered.

Rewards and Benefits


Competitive in the industry.


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