BREEAM Assessor

London Central
Industry Sector:
Sustainability Jobs, BREEAM Jobs, Sustainable Building Jobs, Sustainable Development Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Customer Service, Sustainability Consultant
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Lewis Davey
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We have a great opportunity here at Lewis Davey, for an experienced BREEAM Assessor required to support our increasing portfolio of Assessments. The successful candidate will join an existing Responsible Business team and deliver client-facing consultancy services including developing sustainable building designs aligned to the client’s BREEAM and sustainability ambitions as well as wider sustainability objectives including LEED and WELL assessments.

The role will involve working with both internal and external design teams and contractors to deliver highly sustainable buildings. The role also entails supporting our clients’ corporate ambitions to reduce client carbon emissions by 1 million tonnes and deliver 500 hectares of new biodiverse green space by 2026.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a wide variety of assessment projects including BREEAM, LEED, WELL, as well as Home Quality Mark and CEEQUAL
  • Ensuring that wider sustainable design principles are embedded in projects from inception to completion and deliver client outcomes.
  • Engaging with other specialist disciplines for support works e.g. Architects, Engineers, Project Managers, Construction Managers
  • Supporting work winning through bid support, innovation, client liaison, upskilling of colleagues, and external profile-raising of our clients and their services.

The person will have the following accountabilities & attributes:

  • Excellent experience in leading sustainability assessments ideally qualified as BREEAM assessor, as well as LEED AP and WELL AP;
  • Strong technical capability gained within a professional consultancy
  • Relevant degree and membership in an environmental or sustainability body
  • Proven track record of driving design teams to maximize sustainability including sound assessment skills including proven experience in delivering multiple assessments to certification including liaison with the BRE.
  • Knowledge of the construction process and the associated implications of sustainable design.
  • Be able to translate technical topics into layperson language and articulate the value of sustainability.
  • Be able to represent our client at relevant forums, client presentations, and working groups.
  • Champion sustainability and lead and encourage behavioural change throughout the business.
  • Drive innovation and best practice, clearly communicating benefits to colleagues and clients.
  • Bid support – support work winning/bidding with strong business and commercial acumen.

About You

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Calm and professional manner
  • Effective problem solver and negotiator
  • Solid administration and IT skills – advanced Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Able to liaise with people at all levels
  • Ability to persuade and influence stakeholders
  • Be self-motivated and able to self-manage
  • Empathetic listening skills
  • Reliable and committed
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a flexible approach to different work environments
  • Project Management skills
  • Suitably qualified in environmental sustainability or relevant degree (postgraduate)
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