Consultant/Senior Consultant, Sustainability - Birmingham

Turley Sustainability is seeking an ambitious and talented sustainability professional to join its dynamic and growing sustainability team in Birmingham as a Consultant or Senior Consultant.


Employer: Turley
Location: Birmingham
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 30 March 2021
Hours: Full Time
Sector: Construction & Development, Consultancy, Environmental
Function: Sustainability / Sustainable Development

Sustainability is one of the key services within Turley, one of the largest independent, employee-owned planning consultancies in the UK. We provide a range of sustainability services to public and private sector clients across the UK. We have a growing portfolio of high profile clients and exciting projects across all development sectors. We work on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, Garden Cities, large scale employment parks, minerals and mining projects plus retail, housing and health projects. We are proud to be driving forward the net zero agenda with our co-owners and clients and can offer a range of existing net zero projects for the right candidate.

We are keen to speak with you if you have a sustainability or environmental related qualification (at degree level as a minimum, ideally also a Masters), an interest in the built environment and ideally some knowledge of the UK planning system.

The position will provide an opportunity to assist existing team services including the preparation of Sustainability Statements, BREEAM assessments, and carbon footprinting including embodied carbon lifecycle assessment (LCA) using OneClick LCA software for which appropriate training will be provided. Experience with Sustainability Appraisal (SA) would also be helpful.

To succeed in this role you will need a strong team ethic, a desire to learn and willingness to undertake further development. The ideal candidate will be highly numerate and a competent MS Excel user (intermediate level or above) as well as have the ability to write reports. For the right candidate, we are open-minded about the level of the role, which will depend on skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to launch or grow your career in a friendly and supportive consultancy environment. We are committed to developing talent and offering all team members the opportunity for personal growth with a comprehensive package of training and development opportunities.

We offer an excellent remuneration and flexible benefits package.

Turley operates a blended flexible working model, allowing co-owners choice, freedom, and flexibility as to where, when and how they work, balancing personal, team and client requirements. We are happy to talk about flexible working options in more detail during the recruitment process.

Please apply in confidence by following the Apply Now link or email:, providing your CV and a covering letter with details of your current salary/expectations.

No agency interest please.

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment.