Sustainability Consultant

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.

Sustainability Consultants

Salary: £23,472 to £26,978 (pro rata per annum depending on experience)

Term: Part time (22.5 hours min per week) and Full time (37 hours per week). Permanent contract

Location: based in Suffolk or Norfolk, with homeworking and occasional travel across the East of England

You may well know Groundwork most for operating throughout the UK to help communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face but did you know that we also provide vital environmental and sustainability technical support services to businesses and organisations? We are looking for sustainability consultants with opportunities for those with differing levels of experience to join our expanding team in the East of England. If you are an enthusiastic self- motivated individual with strong communication and organising skills together with a genuine, relevant and proven interest in environmental issues and supporting organisations on their sustainability journey then we want to hear from you!

As a Sustainability Consultant you will provide impartial technical support to a range of clients both in-person and remotely. This support includes environmental audits and reviews, carbon foot-printing, environmental training, legal compliance, Carbon Charter assessments and the development of sustainability and carbon management strategies.

Take a look at our Sustainable Business Service (SBS) website to get an idea of the services we can offer across our experienced and welcoming team.

If you are looking for an inclusive, family friendly organisation which offers flexibility, a supportive culture, an employee assistance programme together with the opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career we would like to hear from you.

Groundwork East is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

For an informal chat about this post, please email or phone 07736 135244

To apply, please read the Job Description below and complete the application form, returning it to

Closing date:  Wednesday 03 July 2024 midday
Interview dates:  Tuesday 09 July 2024 via Teams

Sustainability Consultant Job Description and Person Specification

Groundwork East Application Form

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