Associate Director; Sustainability Consulting

Posted 03 December 2023
Salary Up to £90,000 + bonus
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sustainability
Contact NameTom Brookes

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company are working exclusively with a client who are the world’s largest and fastest growing energy and sustainability business providing the leading software and services proposition in the global marketplace. It’s a globally recognised sustainability front runner with a clear purpose and mission.


The Role:

As an Associate Director within the Sustainability Business division, you will be a part of the UK&I team which is not only the leading sales organisation within the business but also one of the fastest growing, innovative and dynamic teams. In this position you will be leading the commercial engagement with UK&I multinational organizations. You’ll be part of an organisation that thrives not only on creating strategic vision but really driving the solution for the client across a multitude of decarbonisation levers.



  • Have 5+ year experience working in the sustainability consulting space with a focus towards the large energy using segments. Knowledge of the key challenges and drivers specifically in the ESG & climate space is essential. Experience working at senior executive level is important.

  • Have a consultative approach with customers.

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of ESG, sustainability & climate related topics such as:

    • Net Zero and associated key drivers for the investment community.

    • Sustainability & climate related strategy; from early development to execution of said strategy.

    • Strong grounding in ESG, energy & sustainability reporting standards and frameworks (SBTi, EED, TCFD, CSRD, etc.)

    • Have experience in developing and/or deploying energy/carbon/tech decarbonization solutions across scope 1, 2 & 3.

  • Strong focus on business development to generate business leads, develop a pipeline, scope complex and ambitious strategic decarbonisation solutions and ultimately win new deals business in line with organizational objectives.A track record of successfully winning new business is required.

  • Collaborate with multiple sales teams, consulting teams, solution architects and marketing teams in order to execute and orchestrate customer solutions. This will also include mentoring and supporting junior members of the commercial sales team.


The Individual:

We are looking for an ambitious and driven candidate with a proven sales track record in consultancy, developing new opportunities and delivering new business.

Previous experiences in consultative selling and services industry (sustainability, efficiency, renewables and/or energy strategy)