Senior Building Sustainability Project Consultant

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Senior Building Sustainability Project Consultant


Reference number #2184

This role will be working from our Glasgow office with hybrid and flexible working options available.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced consultant with strong project management experience who is keen to develop their career with a company at the forefront of urban simulation technology. The candidate will be working as part of a rapidly growing project team, using our newest, cutting-edge digital twin technology, known as the Intelligent Communities Lifecycle, or ICL.
The successful candidate will manage projects and guide project teams, advising clients on resource consumption within buildings and the wider urban context; focusing not only on design but also on operation and management of large-scale developments.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Work as part of the consultancy team to manage the delivery of consultancy projects, ranging from building assessments, masterplanning projects and energy network modelling
  • Co-ordinate across the company’s divisions worldwide to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget
  • Manage projects and ensure sufficient resource availability
  • Mentor, advise and guide junior colleagues, particularly with respect to project management and customer interaction
  • Liaise with customers throughout the project lifecycle
  • Attend project meetings, which may involve international travel

The Candidate

For this role candidates require these following skills and experience:

Essential skills

  • Project consultancy experience on single and multiple-building projects
  • A degree in a relevant discipline such as Building Services Engineering, Building Physics, Architecture, Sustainability Engineering or Urban Design
  • Prior experience in the field of sustainable building design, undertaking analyses such as energy modelling, energy auditing, low energy design, retrofits or retro-commissioning
  • Experience with using building simulation software or related software tools (e.g. CAD, energy and loads analysis, daylight modelling, solar analysis, HVAC design tools)
  • Prior project management experience and proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to guide more junior colleagues, helping them to achieve their potential
  • Clear and confident communications skills
  • Ability to review, understand and interpret design and construction documentation, including floor plans, engineering schematics and schedules, specifications, shop drawings and operating sequences
  • Detailed knowledge of HVAC systems is desirable

The Rewards

In return we offer the chance to work for a dynamic company in an exciting and supportive working environment; we will reward you with a competitive salary; private health care; enhanced family leave; a contributory pension scheme; life insurance, flexible start times and hybrid working options.

To Apply

To apply for the role, please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed above and an up-to-date CV to

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Please ensure you include the job title and reference number in your application.

The Company

At IES we have been working in Climate Tech for the last 28 years and we consider the fight against Climate Change a moral imperative that drives all our decisions. We value People, Purpose and Innovation. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and the opportunity to work with a team of friendly, interesting and diverse people from across the globe, who are passionate about what we do.

Our mission is to contribute to conserving the earth’s natural resources for future generations by reducing the carbon emissions of the built environment. IES is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the Climate Tech sector. Our Virtual Environment (VE) software is already the only tool that allows designers and engineers to simulate the full performance of a buildings. We are now expanding our portfolio with new solutions to tackle the built environment at any scale.

IES’ technology is supported by integrated consulting services and today its capabilities are expanding from use on individual buildings, to helping create sustainable communities, cities and countries.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

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How to apply

To apply for the role please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed and an up to date CV to:

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.