We are the curious. Problem solvers. Driven to unlock the potential in every system.  Across five countries are 1,100 engineers, designers, and consultants collaborating to elevate the human experience, create more resilient communities, and protect the health of the planet. We transform the built environment by creating dynamic solutions — living systems — that are smart, resilient, and connected.

At Introba, this is why we show up every day. To use our curiosity for good.  To inspire change. To empower changemakers

Introba provides world-class building engineering design, analytic, and consulting services at all scales, specializing in net-zero first thinking. Through the cultivation of thought leadership, we deliver sustainable and forward-thinking solutions to the most complex design challenges facing the world’s leading clients and partners.


Job Summary

Introba is seeking a Director, Environmental Design and Sustainability to join our dynamic leadership team.

In this pivotal role, you’ll lead our Sustainability team, driving technical excellence and innovative design. You’ll inspire and manage a talented group of professionals, ensuring top-tier performance and accountability across all projects. Be a part of shaping the future with Introba!


Responsibilities & Qualifications

The Environmental Design & Sustainability team undertake a wide variety of tasks as part of our services offering, together with working to advance Introba’s positioning in the market.  The variety of tasks and service offerings that you will be expected to be perform, lead and grow include:


Sustainable Master Planning Strategy

  • Work with design teams, to assist the development of sustainable approaches to district and urban scale developments – both in the UK and internationally.
  • Develop and facilitate sustainability workshops and engagement events, identifying and prioritising objectives and goals.
  • Lead the development of a compelling vision with the client and/or project team to incorporate the agreed objectives and goals.
  • Developing and documenting design and delivery guidelines for future development to deliver of those objectives and goals.


Sustainability Benchmarking and Assessment

  • Support in the development of Introba business stream around assessment certifications.
  • Certification routes to be support (but not limited to) BREEAM, WELL, Fitwel, LEED, Living Building Challenge, Passivhaus.


Thought Leaders, Research + Development

  • As part of the Team’s leadership, you will be expected to lead the positioning of Introba as leaders in the field of sustainability.
  • Input into the management of Introba’s internal annual R+D programme, assist in the delivery of relevant R+D aspects, working with internal partners.
  • Explore opportunities to access funded research and work with external partners e.g. Universities.
  • Provide thought leadership through speaking engagement, as author of publications, and blogs.


Expanding our Strategic Consultancy Services

  • Work as key member of the Environmental Design and Sustainability team, to develop, evolve and expand the breadth of the consultancy services provided.

Training and Development

  • Delivery of training programmes for our clients and for our colleagues in Sustainability and Integrated Design.


Environmental Design

  • Work with the wider environmental team to provide advice and design guidance based upon environmental analysis, across a multi-disciplinary project team.


Leadership Duties


  • Utilise leadership skills and motivation techniques to maximize employee engagement, productivity and retention.
  • Leads by example and mentor’s staff. Maintain staff morale and seek improvement in calibre of new recruits.
  • Meet regularly with all team members to ensure issues are identified and action plans are in place, conduct team performance reviews, work with leadership to identify, support and promote high performing talent.
  • Recommend training requirements, partner with HR on design team issues and work with the Talent attraction team for the recruitment and retention of team to support growth in the UK.
  • Influences effectively to people inside and outside of the organization as required.



  • Achieve budget DLM, chargeability and Productivity Factors for sector team/consultancy service, ensure Deltek Financial system is updated with project plans on a regular basis and oversee staff in their resource and financial planning.
  • Accounts receivables for projects to be less than DSO of 75 days, AR’s of less than 65 days.
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of teams’ internal information generated, in particular backlog reporting, forecasting, project planning, WIP reporting and cashflow, total WIP and project write downs not to exceed 5% of annual NSR for sector team/consultancy service.
  • Delivery of training programmes for our clients and for our colleagues in Sustainability and Integrated Design


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.
  • Extensive knowledge in fire engineering design and the various Regulations / British Standards
  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients’ toughest challenges.
  • Active listener with superior interpersonal skills with clients and staff experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence.
  • Proven leadership, mentoring, communication and coaching skills
  • Project management experience, particularly of major projects with demonstrated experience delivering quality results and exceeding client expectations.
  • Professional Engineer (CEng, PEng, PE or equivalent)
  • Ensures policies, practices and procedures are understood and followed by direct reports, customers and stakeholders.
  • Lead and manage their teams and the wider business in respect of Non-Project related budgets and tasks such as training, technical excellence, quality.
  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.


Additional Information


Our operations are governed by three principles; trust, nurture and inspire, with our global mission being summarised by four goals: imagine, perform, accelerate, and sustain. Over recent years, Introba have led the push to a zero-carbon future – whether through the initiating the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) or the recent publication of CIBSE TM65 Embodied carbon of building service equipment that we authored, Introba have always been looking to drive change in the industry.

As well as working for a world-class building engineering design, analytic and consulting service, specialising in net-zero first thinking, our employees’ careers are developed through peer-to-peer mentoring and training, our soft skills training programme, a bespoke CPD programme and their own individual development plan backed by a generous training budget.


Employees are encouraged to build strong internal and external connections and offer social, educational and outreach activities by joining our voluntary team member-lead Employee Resource Groups at the heart of which are our focus on diversity, inclusion and belonging to the wider company.


Whether you are building on an experienced career or just starting your professional journey, there is a fantastic opportunity for you to grow with Introba while collaborating with our global offices.


We offer a competitive remuneration package, wellbeing benefits and an Employee Assistance Programme to provide mental wellbeing support, guidance and advice. Our hybrid working patterns and flexible hours help our people to achieve a healthy work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. You must be eligible to work permanently in the UK.