Senior Consultant - Sustainability & ESG


Rachel Gladdis
Rachel Gladdis
Senior Consultant
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Our client is a leading expert in certification, risk management and assurance and are a fast-growing team, operating in more than 100 countries. Whether it is through certifying a company's management system or products, or assessing supply chains, and digital assets, they enable customers and stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence. They are committed to supporting customers to transition and realise their long-term sustainability goals and strategies.

They are now looking for a Senior Consultant and are offering an exciting challenge with lots of scope and exposure, where you will provide expertise in ESG, climate change and sustainability consulting. With the opportunity to work on high profile and complex projects, with leading organisations often requiring national and international travel


The Role

Within this role you will be able to shape and execute a business development plan and deliver on target sales whilst leading multi-disciplinary consultancy teams. The projects are interesting, complex and of high value. You will be involved in all stages from tendering to delivery whilst also leading growth in existing key accounts.

You will be leading project delivery teams and ensuring a customer's experience is faultless and achieves their business goals and outcomes. You will lead on projects and drive forward business development across:

  • Climate change consulting (mitigation and adaptation).
  • ESG & TCFD.
  • Climate risk consulting.
  • Supply chain sustainability.
  • Report assurance.
  • Sustainability strategy.
  • Green bonds & sustainable finance.



  • Prior success as a 'visible leader' within a consultancy setting with focus on business development for climate change and sustainability.
  • Have a focussed and passionate interest in corporate sustainability and expertise in one or more of the bulleted sustainability services above.
  • Previously lead multiple high value and complex ESG projects.
  • Previously lead a high-performance team and will encourage, grow, develop and celebrate their individual and team successes.
  • Outstanding communication skills. Communicates with ease across all levels in a clear, open, active, and honest manner.
  • Proactive mind, able to seek and identify customer needs and manage customer expectations.
  • Able to direct the work of project teams efficiently and effectively, whilst managing multiple tasks in parallel.
  • Excellent oral and written business communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel and work around the UK and overseas.
  • Used to working to sales targets and have the ability to measure and drive performance against these.


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