Lamington Group is looking for a motivated Sustainability Projects Officer to make an industry-changing impact in the Sustainability Department, which has leading net zero credentials, undertakes a range of sustainability initiatives, and has a forward-thinking strategy in place. Lamington Group is a 55-year-old family-owned and run real estate investment and development business based in west London. The business has a significant property holding and operates in residential and lettings with an estate of hotels and rental apartments.

In September 2021, Lamington Group shifted its position to take urgent action on the climate crisis by committing to be net zero by 2030. Our sustainability plan is focused on reducing carbon but, to ensure a holistic approach, we have aligned to the One Planet Living principles by Bioregional. Sustainability guides our decisions and activities in the design, construction, and operation of all our sites. Our mission is split between People, Places, Planet and this means having a lasting legacy of positive environmental, social, and economic impacts across our portfolio and beyond.

About room2

room2 hometels is an innovative brand created by Lamington Group focused on a nationwide rollout. room2 has market-leading guest experiences and a growing reputation in challenging the stagnant and soulless hotel market with a design and experience-led hometel product. Hometels deliver the comforts and flexibility of home combined with the best features of a hotel.

Current sites include: Hammersmith, Chiswick, Southampton, and Belfast, with properties in development in York and Manchester.  The company is set to hold 5000 keys (guest rooms) by 2030 across the UK.

Your Objectives
To implement our sustainability goals through marketing, communications and engagement both internally and externally, working across functions and, in particular, with our Commercial and Marketing teams.  This will include working on cross-functional initiatives and with room2 hotel teams as well as forging good working relationships with staff and their projects across Lamington Apartments, Lamington Lettings, and Missionworks. The role will be focused on communications, engagement and project management through to delivery to ensure internal and external buy-in for our sustainability journey.


  • – Reporting to the Head of Sustainability, you’ll be working cross-functionally to implement and deliver on our net zero carbon roadmap, in-house sustainability projects and new initiatives through writing, presenting and communicating to internal and external audiences
  • – Reviewing policies, guidelines, training materials and reports that formalise and deliver evidence of our sustainability efforts, and preparing related communications pieces to communicate those points effectively
  • – Creating practical sustainability guidance for our internal teams, including training materials, educational presentations, and other communications materials, both in person and online via uploads to our intranet site
  • – Creating, developing and managing the achievement of project plans that deliver positive results against agreed milestones to support our broader sustainability strategy and net zero carbon goals
  • – Managing Sustainability interns, overseeing, guiding, and ensuring successful project management of our internal sustainability communications campaigns
  • – Writing award submissions and maintaining existing relationships with accreditation bodies who issue certificates, periodically
  • – Continually creating content for future ESG reports, in alignment with GRI standards, and working with in-house and external external graphic designers to project manage the delivery of those annual ESG reports
  • – Building a network of stakeholders internally and externally to facilitate successful delivery of the role’s objectives.


  • A sustainability-related qualification and a deep understanding of sustainability issues relevant to real estate. Such as a degree in Sustainability Communications, Environmental Management, Sustainability and Business Management, Environmental Sciences etc. and, at least, 2 year’s relevant work experience
  • Demonstrable experience in Project Management, including successful examples of delivering a variety of projects from concept to delivery, ideally, in a commercial environment with exposure to science-based targets, carbon management, sustainability reporting, marketing and communications
  • Knowledge of sustainability-related frameworks/certifications such as Net Zero UKGBC, ESG, One Planet Living, SBTis, GHG Protocol, B Corp, WELL, BREEAM, EPCs, GRI and similar
  • Knowledge of voluntary and mandatory sustainability and energy reporting protocols applicable to property owners and leaseholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels of business, effective interactions (excellent written and verbal communication skills)
  • Preparing and publishing written reports and communications pieces across all media
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and the Google suite


  • – You are experienced in managing your own time for the successful delivery of projects and those undertaken by any temporary line reports (internships)
  • – You are equal parts thinker and doer, someone who can come up with good ideas but then also figure out the best way to make them happen
  • – You’re a natural communicator and love talking to people and building relationships
  • – You are solutions-oriented and resourceful — if you hit an obstacle working on something, you’ll find another way to achieve the best outcome in a timely way
  • – You are organised, efficient and have excellent attention to detail
  • – You are looking to manage and drive forward meaningful projects and you are ready to take the initiative
  • – You are willing to go the extra mile and be a team player.

This is a rare opportunity to join an award-winning company at the beginning of its 5,000-room UK roll out, and to make a real impact on growing a company with an environmental focus at its core. It is an opportunity to join a growing Sustainability department, which has a clear objective to build a better and healthier world that makes the rest of the industry want to follow in our footsteps.

To apply​

Please read the full job description and our ESG report 2022 (online).

Send your CV and a maximum 1 page cover letter about why you are the right fit for the role to sustainability@lamingtongroup.com.

If this job description sounds like you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements. We would like to hear from you!

Deadline: 23rd May 2024