Sustainability Consultant

Jeremy Benn Associates Ltd
Saltaire, Shipley
A competitive salary is available depending on qualifications and experience
Closing date
5 Sep 2022

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Full Time
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Are you a Sustainability Consultant wanting to develop your career?

Do you want to support delivery of Net Zero carbon projects for an exciting environmental engineering company?

We have an opportunity for a Sustainability Consultant to lead the Environment and Sustainability team(s) based in the Saltaire office, providing the day-to-day staff management and leadership, support, and guidance of staff members and to ensure development of the team aligns with JBA’s Environment Services Plan.

Key tasks of this role include:

  • Maintain an overview of project staff resourcing requirements within the Environment and Sustainability Team(s). Provide pastoral support to the Team(s). Tender support and management. Provide leadership with a strong interest in environment and sustainability work, particularly in Net Zero carbon work. Maintaining a strong and robust communications between staff within the team and across the Environment disciplines in JBA. Provide technical support and advice across environment and sustainability projects where relevant to the candidates own skills. Assist with recruitment and selection. Welcome new staff to JBA by carrying out induction training, arranging attendance at a JBA Welcome Workshop and introducing new members to company systems.


This role is based in our office in Saltaire, West Yorkshire.

JBA supports agile working which provides for greater flexibility with the way that we work.

Further information:

For an informal discussion about the role contact Steve Maslen t: 01274 714269.

Please note: JBA run a comprehensive Graduate Programme and recent graduates interested in working for us should apply via that route.

Who we are looking for:

Candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and experience of providing pastoral support to colleagues and team members.  Experience of resource planning and managing staff performance and profitability would be desirable

The right candidate will have:

  • Environment related qualifications, degree(s) or equivalent. Experience in Project Management. Experience in any of the following or similar: Natural capital assessments Environmental Impact Assessments Strategic Environmental Assessments Carbon assessments Sustainability Appraisals Environmental Modelling Climate Change Risk Assessment. Understanding of environmental legislation and regulations.

Who we are:

JBA began in 1995 and have grown to be one of Europe’s leading specialists in environmental engineering and environmental management, with a strong track record of major studies for national governments and international bodies.

Our Head Office in based in Skipton, North Yorkshire with 21 offices in 9 countries around the world.

We have been independent and employee-owned for over two decades, allowing us the freedom to focus on innovation and our commitment to exceptional client service.

Visit to find out more about what we do.

What we offer:

A competitive salary is available depending on qualifications and experience, together with a comprehensive benefits package.  The JBA Group is an employee-owned company and staff qualify for profit share after a minimum length of service.

The JBA Group is committed to looking after the health, safety and wellbeing of its staff, and as such it offers an inclusive benefits package which includes Group Income Protection; a health cash plan; contributory pension scheme; and a competitive annual leave entitlement that increases with qualifying service.

We want our staff to reach their full potential and feel that their development is important to us.  We have in place a structured training and development plan and every member of staff has an Individual Training Plan and mentor.

JBA is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfil their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.  All roles will be considered for part-time or flexible working.




We are engineers, environmental consultants, scientists and designers, managing weather and environmental risks and opportunities for our clients.

We have been independent and employee-owned for over two decades allowing us the freedom to focus on innovation and our commitment to exceptional client service.

We do this ‘the JBA Way’, which is to work to a simple set of principles.

We work across the following key service streams, providing services to clients in core sectors including Government and Regulatory, Energy, Sustainable Development, Third Sector, Transport and Infrastructure and Utilities.

Find Us
1 Broughton Park
Old Lane North
North Yorkshire
BD23 3AD
United Kingdom

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