Senior Sustainability Consultant

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JLL is looking for a Senior Consultant for the Upstream Sustainability Services Business line.

What This Job Involves

  • Challenging our clients through our insights and analysis to develop bold programmes that capture the value of sustainability
  • Taking a client through the strategy development and implementation journey, through well-crafted and managed action plans, and bringing the strategy to life through engagement.
  • Building a strong working relationship with client property and sustainability teams through the provision of accurate and timely advice and deliverables.
  • Project management of the delivery of a number of client programmes or projects, ensuring a professional relationship and the effective delivery of sustainability services to time and budget.
  • Business development of strategy and strategic implementation services – and net zero carbon support where relevant for strategic clients – growing the offering and client base.
  • Contributing to the development of our new impact investing / green finance and biodiversity services
  • Managing reporting and GRESB-submission projects
  • Working in a rigorous manner to deliver accurate, high quality, engaging and client-ready outputs.
  • Contribute to information and knowledge management systems.
  • Support the professional development of junior colleagues, including line management opportunities.

Sound like you? To apply you need to be/have-

  • Relevant degree and/or masters – e.g. in sustainability, environment, economics, etc
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Strong experience in developing and implementing ambitious sustainability strategies and programmes with ideally a consultancy background
  • Ability to oversee the use of excel-based tools for data analysis purposes, including carbon reduction and net zero carbon analysis, as well as biodiversity data
  • Financial / investment experience is desirable
  • Proven project management experience and excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, in written, visual and numeric work
  • Personable character with an ability to foster good working relationships and good experience of leading individuals or small teams
  • Ability to obtain buy-in and engagement from employees at all levels
  • Experience liaising with, engaging and presenting to senior business leaders
  • Passionate about supporting business making a step change from business as usual
  • Good awareness of a broad range of corporate social and environmental sustainability programmes, including areas such as GRESB or other ESG benchmarks, and carbon reporting
  • Experience of working with corporate clients, commercial property, property managers and an understanding of the landlord and tenant relationship is desirable
  • Language ability (European languages) would be beneficial but not essential

What You Can Expect From Us

You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.

As a diverse and inclusive employer, JLL strives to contribute to the lasting values for clients, employees, shareholders, communities and our industry. Everything we do today should work towards Building a Better Tomorrow.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you…

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Senior Sustainability Consultant


Monday 28th September 2020


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