Jacobs Senior Carbon and Energy Professional in London, United Kingdom

Senior Carbon and Energy Professional


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our Sustainable Solutions business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Carbon and Energy Professionalto be based in London within our Carbon and Energy team. The successful person will become part of our ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Our Carbon and Energy team advises clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change, and waste and resource management. This is an exciting to join the team as we focus on cutting edge projects involving:

  • Decarbonisation and the changing energy mix:reducing the reliance on fossil fuels and increasing the use of renewables to meet carbon emissions targets

  • Decentralised, distributed generation:the increasing decentralisation of the energy system with micro-grids, self-generation, local peer-to-peer trading, battery technology and EV adoption

  • Innovation:technology advances supporting the development of new products or services

  • Efficiency and storage:energy costs and carbon targets driving improvements in energy efficiency

  • Carbon compliance and reporting:increasing awareness of the reputational benefits of carbon reporting along with a changing regulatory framework



  • A BSc in science/engineering/mathematics, 2:1 or above

  • Experience in energy efficiency, sustainability and carbon management, either within a commercial or consulting environment

  • Analytical skills with the ability to identify, develop and implement business improvement solutions

  • Strong communication skills to engage with colleagues and clients and to provide clear, evidence-based advice verbally and within written reports

  • Proven project management skills, including the ability to develop clear work programmes, delegate work and manage project finances

  • Knowledge of both current and future environmental and energy related legislation

  • Ability to develop and manage client relationships

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines, both independently and as a team member

  • High level of competency in MS Excel


  • Practical experience of identifying, prioritising and implementing energy efficiency and low carbon projects in buildings and/or industry

  • Personable and highly motivated, self-starter who is willing to take on new challenges

  • Strong planning, organisational and time management skills

  • Member of an appropriate professional institution or working towards achieving this

  • A Masters level qualification (or equivalent) with a sustainability, energy, carbon, technical or economic focus

  • A valid UK driving licence

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘ BeyondZero’.We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEMandWISE(Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks,centred oninclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London

Req ID: EU/0002AG