Sustainability Lead - London

Sustainability - Senior Architect
Ref: 995 Date Posted: Friday 08 Jan 2021
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Our client is an international, multi-disciplinary design studio that is looking for a senior sustainability lead.
Candidates will need the following skills and experience:
  • Developing sustainability strategies with clients and internal teams
  • Sustainability Statements to support planning applications
  • BREEAM, WELL and LEED assessments for various project types
  • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) in collaboration with architectural and engineering disciplines on project work and for internal product development
  • Leading teams and mentoring junior staff
  • Setting internal sustainability targets

Essential skills include:

  • Direct experience of applying BREEAM, WELL, LEED and/or other environmental rating tools
  • Ability to undertake LCA and Embodied Carbon Assessments
  • Demonstrate understanding of the circular economy and whole life carbon
  • Knowledge of modular and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA)
  • Educated to degree level in an architectural or engineering discipline
  • Expert knowledge of current sustainability and energy legislation and best practice
  • Demonstrate ability to develop new workstreams and research with a sustainable agenda.

Desirable capabilities include:

  • LEED AP, WELL AP, Fitwel ambassador or BREEAM Assessor and AP for new construction and refurbishment projects
  • Passivhaus Accredited or experience of applying Passivhaus to residential and non-residential projects
  • SAP calculations 
  • Experience with Post Occupancy Evaluations (POE)
  • IES VE modelling to include energy modelling, Part L compliance, thermal comfort assessment and daylight analysis
  • Chartership with a relevant institution
  • Be an active member of sustainable workgroups such as LETI, Architects Declare or ACAN.

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