Senior Sustainability Consultant Sydney, Australia

Position Description
This is a Sydney-based role for an experienced consultant with a passion for sustainability who has been working in the area for 8 to 10 years. You will be leading key client assignments and will work closely with one or two major clients in the following areas:

  • Sustainability strategy, business case development and implementation support;
  • Engaging executive leadership teams;
  • Sustainability performance management and reporting;
  • Providing general sustainability advice; and
  • Change management and program coordination;

The successful candidate will be part of our firms leadership team and participate in marketing, business development and staff development.

The position requires a relevant university and post-graduate degree qualification.

Skills and experience

  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and communication/presentation skills, with experience of engaging executive leadership teams;
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills;
  • Sustainability consulting experience, with technical competencies in some of the following areas: energy efficiency, renewable energy, packaging and waste and sustainable procurement.

Other desired traits

  • Passion for sustainability and for generating positive impacts for society;
  • Questioning, curious and team player; and
  • A positive, can-do attitude and willingness to help build our business.

Company Profile
Action Sustainability Asia Pacific is a boutique sustainability consultancy operating out of Sydney. Our team are leaders in their field and provide leading-edge advisory services to government and the private sector. “Our purpose is to inspire sustainable business”.

Our Directors have advised some of the leading organisations in Australia, the UK and in Hong Kong. Action Sustainability (UK) is the founder of the acclaimed Supply Chain Sustainability School. Action Sustainability led the Australian and UK delegations in the creation and launch of the new international standard, ISO 20400 – Sustainable Procurement, a practical guide for implementing social and sustainable change through procurement and supply chains. We lead in area of responsible lending and investing, human rights and modern slavery.

After a successful first 18 months in business, Action Sustainability Asia Pacific is now expanding. We have an exciting opportunity for a successful candidate to join the Sydney team in this expansion phase.

Action Sustainability is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and have a commitment to sustainability.

To Apply
Intersted applicants should send their CV and accompanying letter to Mark Lyster: .