Senior Sustainability Consultant

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Position Title: Senior Sustainability Consultant

General Summary

The Senior Sustainability Consultant reports directly to the Director of Sustainability – Built Environment and supports SIG’s Sustainability Consulting Department on LEED & BREEAM projects. Plans, leads, and manages a variety of LEED and BREEAM projects for new construction and existing buildings. Knowledge of LEED and BREEAM rating systems required. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience consulting on sustainability projects and should demonstrate the ability to work independently in a deadline focused environment. 5+ completed LEED v4 projects and 5+ completed BREEAM assessments preferred.

Essential Job Functions:

Senior Sustainability Consultant

  • Oversee multiple projects related to sustainable and healthy buildings (including but not limited to: LEED & BREEAM) for commercial real estate clients.
  • Maintain project schedules and budgets for multiple projects on different timelines.
  • Contribute ideas for continual improvement of internal project processes and team efficiency.
  • Training – perform internal (project management processes, quality control and career development) and external training to industry professionals (LEED/Fitwel/WELL/etc).
  • Research and provide content to SIG 101/SIG University’s peer education sessions.
  • Provide content to SIG blog and ongoing “Green Education” newsletters periodically.
  • Participate in USGBC’s or other industry association’s steering opportunities.
  • Maintain a high level of industry knowledge through professional development and organization participation.
  • Add opinions to company growth strategy, marketing, and business development.
  • Incorporate team feedback into individual performance.
  • Track short and long-term personal and professional goals throughout the year.
  • Provide training to members of the team as well as clients, vendors, and contractors.
  • Be apprised of status of projects, including issues – provide advice, best practices, tips to discussing situations with clients, and more.
  • Provide and request feedback (positive and constructive) to team members in a timely manner on their work.
  • Inspire and encourage the entire team through regular positive interactions, even in stressful high-workload times.
  • Continue to identify what motivates team members and proactively take initiative for team building opportunities
  • Inspire team members to produce new ideas for processes and new revenue streams.
  • Manage multiple green building projects for commercial real estate clients (including LEED & BREEAM, etc).
  • Run certain higher profile LEED (v4.1 or EB) and BREEAM projects.
  • Continuously seek to improve and optimize internal processes to build efficiency within the Department.
  • Contribute project and subject matter information for use in social media posts, blogs for our website, and internal educational purposes.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • LEED Accreditation (LEED AP) and project experience required
  • BREEAM Assessor
  • Passion for green buildings and sustainability; independently driven to learn new systems and skills to improve the built environment
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written
  • Excellent problem solving skills, detail oriented, self guided with the ability to deliver timely results
  • Ethical conduct
  • Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking, and Self Motivated


  • Open to anywhere within the US – remote work.

If this position is of interest to you, please send your resume and cover letter to Beka Rund at: