| May 23, 2024

Technical Energy Consultant | London

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Website Acre

Does working with a global organisation that keeps sustainability at the forefront of its journey appeal to you?

Acre is working with the world’s leading independent international property consultancy, and they are seeking a Technical Energy Consultant who can offer agency and professional advice across commercial, residential and rural sectors.

This role sits within their dedicated Energy and Sustainability Services department, forming part of the Technical Energy and Carbon Services (TECS) team, which works with leading commercial real estate investors and occupiers to develop innovative global zero carbon strategies and advise on green building certification(s) and compliance. Energy and Sustainability Services comprises teams across TECS, ESG Consulting, Renewables and E-Mobility.

Your role (including but not limited to):

  • Undertaking energy surveys and delivering sustainability services of a technical nature; including EPC certificates, Energy Audits, Net Zero Carbon Audits, ESOS reports.
  • Using BREEAM In-use and NABERS, including its delivery and ideally, act as an in-use assessor.
  • Utilising certificates, reports and building models to develop net zero pathway action plans.
  • Analysing energy profiles, assessing performance, generating insights and reporting.
  • Maintaining advanced knowledge associated with carbon legislation, regulation, certifications, and the wider sustainability agenda to ensure that clients are fully informed.
  • Building relationships with existing and new clients, identify opportunities and assist in securing future business for the company. Be seen by clients as a trusted advisor and a subject matter expert.

As a Technical Energy Consultant, you will produce technical audits and reports to support the delivery of their clients’ net zero ambitions. The ideal candidate will be a qualified EPC assessor (or willing to undergo this training) and have experience in delivering carbon reduction strategies within the real estate sector.

To be successful in this role, you will possess skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Understanding of energy services and experience conducting energy audits.
  • Experience with delivery of BREEAM In-Use.
  • Practical experience delivering operational energy savings within existing buildings via e.g.,
  • BMS optimisation and specifying projects such as VSDs, LEDs and controls etc.
  • NZC standards and frameworks e.g., CRREM, UKGBC, LETI, NABERS, REEB etc.
  • Desire to upskill up to level 5 as an EPC assessor.
  • At least 2 years’ experience within a related energy/carbon field.

If you are confident you have relevant skills and experience, but are not convinced you ‘tick every box’ please do still apply, as they value upskilling and having an open approach to finding the right person rather than ‘the perfect candidate’. Please contact Gurmeet Chopra at [email protected] or apply directly today.

Diversity Statement

Diversity drives innovation and accelerates businesses and enterprises towards their missions. As such, we are wholly committed to partnering with clients and candidates alike to foster a more inclusive, sustainable future for generations to come.​

Acre is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace, both for ourselves and for the organisations we support. It is important to us that we offer equal opportunities in the recruitment processes that we run. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

If you require additional equipment, resources or support in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know by contacting the named consultant managing this search and we will work with you to ensure that your accessibility needs are met.

About Acre

At Acre, we work with the most aspirational businesses with potential to make real change; from those who are just starting out to those who are well on the journey to crafting a legacy.

Our 20 years’ experience in sustainability recruitment, combined with our extensive global network, enables us to provide talent solutions that are designed to deliver this change. Through our unique behavioural assessment technology, we understand the types of people, skills and behaviours required to create impact. We can develop these qualities within your existing teams too.

We find talented people and develop their skills to make a true impact in ambitious, progressive organisations. The result? Businesses equipped to build resilience, adapt and manage the risks involved in tackling climate change.​


To apply for this job please visit www.acre.com.