Based on growth plans, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Sustainability Consultant to lead and deliver sustainability projects for the Mabbett Environment Group. The role will ideally be based in Cardiff, supporting local South Wales clients as well as national and international projects. This represents an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious company with a great track record! Our goal is that clients See a Difference from our projects as we support them to not only be compliant, but to build towards the net zero future. Join us and be part of the opportunity and solution!

The successful candidate will have the ambition and desire to help build and mentor a consultant team locally. We are an entrepreneurial company and you have the ability to influence your own workflow and career!

You will work within a supportive, friendly and growing team, contributing to meeting Team Mabbett targets. Technical skill, passion and focused delivery are all key to this role. You will have experience of delivering technical projects yourself as well as working with others successfully. You’ll have great communications skills including clear report writing and data analytics skills.

The position may require travel (including occasional overnight stays) in the U.K. and abroad depending on project requirements. Company pool cars are available for business travel from certain offices – a valid driving license is required, valid passport and photo ID is required for air travel. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland.

You will work from the Cardiff office primarily, with hybrid options available as you will be provided with all IT equipment and software/services require to facilitate efficient home working. We are a flexible employer and are willing to consider arrangements that are desirable to you.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements.


The ideal candidate will possess an Honours or Master’s Degree in sustainability, environmental management, ESG, climate change, chemistry, waste, or a related sustainability/ environmental/ engineering subject in line with the experience and competencies listed below. The candidate should ideally have a full, clean UK driving licence.


The ideal candidate will have 8+ years’ experience, including multiple years of consultancy experience, including strong track record of great customer relationships, project management and winning work.

Whilst at Mabbett there are multiple teams with specialist focus (e.g. mechanical engineers with energy auditing expertise, flood risk consultants, EHS compliance consultants and auditors, carbon footprinting/SBTi modelling specialists) the Environment Group brings both specialist and complementary support to enable project delivery across a wide variety of environmental sustainability issues for clients. Clients include both private and public sector organisations.

Your specialist technical disciplines will ideally include two or more of the following areas:

  • Industrial environmental management
  • ESG
  • Integrated management systems consulting and auditing (e.g. ISO 14001, ISO 50001, ISO 9001/ 45001)
  • Circular economy consulting
  • Sustainability strategy development
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Environmental legal compliance
  • Climate change impact modelling
  • Training
  • Resource efficiency
  • Carbon/life cycle assessment.

About Mabbett

Mabbett is an Equal Opportunities Employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes including contributary pension scheme, funded professional membership and one paid for volunteer day each year. Mabbett supports career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations and growth opportunities.

For more information on the benefits of working at Mabbett, please visit ‘Life at Mabbett.’

To Apply

For further information on this vacancy and/or to apply for this position in complete confidence (via ‘Apply for this Position’ above), please send a CV and Covering Letter, identifying how your qualifications, experience and attributes match the job description above. Please ensure that the number of years’ experience is highlighted for the key skills areas listed and provide an indication of your salary expectations.

Applications deadline Friday 19 April 2024.