Working as part of the Sustainability and Physics team, we are seeking a candidate with experience of providing bespoke sustainability and wellbeing guidance, zero carbon strategies and plans for buildings and/or masterplans and experience of the full breadth of activities required to deliver sustainable outcomes within the Built Environment.

Your next role 

  • Sustainability project and service support (including managing a portfolio of projects and contributing to the development of new sustainability service offers)
  • Project leadership and direction/mentorship of more junior team members.
  • Production of technical guidance and analysis to influence sustainability strategies (including leading workshops to help clients define their strategic sustainability brief).
  • Providing written comments and producing reports and presentations with excellent visual and grammatical quality.
  • Working as part of multidisciplinary teams (including, but not limited to attending meetings with architects, planners, government agencies and clients as the project lead).
  • Formulating external presentations for outreach and business development purposes.


Your skills & experience

  • Working knowledge of wellbeing and sustainable design techniques, relevant to the construction industry and an understanding of the UK (particularly GLA) Planning process.
  • Experience in undertaking and reviewing technical analysis, and the development of suitable responsive strategies.
  • Experience producing high quality graphical and written outputs.
  • Strong facilitation and team working skills and a drive to deliver outstanding results.
  • Sustainability assessment qualifications (eg. BREEAM, WELL, LEED) and evidence of practical competence of their application.
  • Exuding passion and enthusiasm for the built environment to support human outcomes and fair distribution of value.
  • Relevant Degree in Engineering or Sustainability and preferably chartered with a relevant professional institution.
  • Experience completing or managing embodied carbon calculations and corresponding analysis.
  • Understanding of the principles of the circular economy.


What we offer you

  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Attractive salary and benefits package including life assurance, income protection and private medical cover.
  • Car allowance (10% of basic salary)
  • Holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum (exclusive of bank holidays) and flexible holiday arrangements.
  • Generous company pension scheme.
  • Flexible benefits including cycle scheme, dental insurance, optical cover, travel insurance, season ticket loans, and corporate discounts
  • Enhanced parenthood leave policies
  • 3pm finish on the last Friday of the month
  • A strong commitment to your continuous development. Whatever stage in your career, we have a learning and development programme that will enable and empower you.
  • Entitlement to two memberships to professional bodies or subscriptions
  • A commitment to your wellbeing through a comprehensive employee assistance programme and wellbeing activities.
  • An international culture that wherever your career takes you at Buro Happold, you won’t be far from the exceptional.

Our inclusive team welcomes applications from those seeking flexible or part-time working.