Environmental Consultant (Sustainability & Resilience) - Transaction Advisory

GHD Group
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Closing date
9 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description


Future Energy Overview: Driven by a global network of purpose-driven professionals who live and breathe the Power of Commitment, GHD is actively helping clients and communities navigate the complex and rapidly evolving energy transition. Due to the ongoing success of this initiative, we are currently looking for a highly skilled and motivated Environmental Consultant to join our dedicated team in evaluating the sustainability and resilience of energy generation projects and opportunities.

Position Overview: As a dynamic and skilled Sustainability & Resilience practitioner in our Environmental Solution team, you will leverage your energy sector experience to provide informed advice relating to high-stakes energy transaction opportunities. Your deep knowledge and understanding of net zero initiatives and sustainable development goals will enable you to provide insightful sustainability analyses, resilience reviews and environmental insights, playing a pivotal role in shaping energy system investments and initiatives that align with sustainability objectives.

As part of our team, you will play a pivotal role in helping clients navigate the environmental aspects of complex transactions, assess risks, and develop strategies for sustainable growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive environmental due diligence assessments for a variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and property transactions.
  • Identify potential environmental liabilities and risks associated with target properties, assets, and operations.
  • Prepare clear and concise due diligence reports, summarising findings and providing actionable recommendations to clients.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate environmental considerations into transaction advisory services.
  • Provide expert guidance to clients on sustainability and resilience strategies, helping them enhance their environmental performance and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and implement innovative solutions to support clients' environmental and sustainability goals.
  • Stay up-to-date with UK environmental regulations, policies, and trends, and apply this knowledge to client projects.
  • Engage with clients and stakeholders to communicate findings, present recommendations, and address inquiries.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in environmental consulting, with a focus on Transaction Advisory, Due Diligence, and Sustainability & Resilience projects.
  • Strong understanding of UK environmental regulations and permitting processes.
  • Proven track record of managing complex projects and delivering high-quality results on time and within budget.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams and establish effective relationships with clients.
  • Professional certifications (e.g., Chartered Environmentalist, Chartered Scientist) are a plus.
  • Proficiency in relevant software tools and databases.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, flexible working and more.
  • Opportunities for professional development and continuous learning.
  • A dynamic and inclusive work environment that promotes innovation and teamwork.
  • Contribution to meaningful, sustainable energy projects that have a positive impact on the environment and society.

If you are a motivated and forward-thinking consultant who is passionate about shaping the energy transition, we invite you to join our team at GHD. Apply now to be part of our exciting journey toward a greener and more sustainable future.

GHD Future Energy: Innovating for a Greener and Cleaner Planet

About the Team

GHD Advisory

Our Advisory practice supports clients throughout their business lifecycle from capital deployment, investment optimisation and value preservation through to resilience and liability transformation. We create value and a competitive edge for our client's businesses by delivering commercially driven outcomes.

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