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Senior Consultant - Social Value

Lewis Davey

Posted on Feb 1, 2021 by Lewis Davey

City, London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£40k - £50k Annual

Senior Consultant / Associate - Social Value

Lewis Davey is delighted to be exclusively supporting JLL as they look to further expand the Upstream Sustainability Services team. This is a great opportunity for a Social Value or Social Impact expert to join the team as a Senior Consultant and play a leading role in developing the service line. This will include playing an active part in building the tool kit as it becomes more automated.

You'll be joining what is probably the longest standing business operating within sustainability and commercial real estate and which has been at the heart of transformational change within the industry.

About JLL

We're JLL. We're a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We help organizations around the world achieve their ambitions by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.

We're a Fortune 500 company. We work across 80 countries, in 280 different offices, with a team of over 77,000 individuals. And we look aer a property portfolio of over 4bn square feet, all on behalf of our clients.

If you're looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. At JLL, you'll have a chance to innovate with the world's leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives.

You'll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you'll be inspired by the best.

We're focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions - join us at JLL!

We are looking for a Senior Consultant- Upstream Sustainability Services business line.

The Upstream team at JLL is the largest real estate sustainability consultancy in Europe, with 20 years of experience in delivering sustainability advice to the real estate sector.

We use our leading sustainability expertise to support, challenge and inspire our people and clients to create a prosperous economy, a flourishing society and a healthy environment.

2020 has been another successful year for the team in which we have seen continued growth in our service offer, our revenues and our impact. We continue to invest in our people and benefit from both the culture and autonomy of a small business and the access to world class training, reach and client base of a global company.

Since 2012, we have significantly grown our socio-economic consultancy services. Our experts assess the socio-economic impact of buildings, helping developers and portfolio owners understand how they contribute to society and the economy. We provide a complete assessment of impacts from construction projects, during the operation of buildings and at a corporate/portfolio level - measuring actual impacts retrospectively and predicting and mitigating future impacts.

We are seeking an experienced consultant to join our team to build on our track record and expand our expertise in this area. Your responsibility will be to manage, deliver and develop our socio-economic services, as well as helping to win new business and publicise our capability to clients and other stakeholders.

In addition, you will have responsibility for account managing a number of clients - developing those relationships, supporting delivery of services and growing the accounts.

What this job involves

  • Project management and delivery of socio-economic impact assessments and other sustainability services to deadline and budget, including client account management and management of external sub-contractors/stakeholders

  • Development and evolution of our socio-economic service in line with evolving industry best practice, legislation and client demand

  • Leading on business development for socio-economic consultancy, meeting and exceeding new business targets

  • Managing key client relationships, including business developing, project management, project delivery

  • Work under minimal supervision in a rigorous manner to deliver accurate, high quality, engaging and client ready outputs e.g. written and data reports

  • Marketing and promotion of our socio-economic expertise to relevant stakeholders

Sound like you? To apply you need to be/have:

5 years' relevant work experience in sustainability consultancy, environmental impact assessment, planning consultancy, economic consultancy or a community manager role.

Academic or technical knowledge in sustainability and/or environmental/social impact assessment.

Strong quantitative skills and the ability to review complex quantitative models and rapidly interpret complex quantitative and statistical results.

Excellent project management skills and ability to take ownership of client deliverables.

Strong problem solving skills and experience developing holistic solutions in a business context.

A rigorous approach and attention to detail in both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis

Excellent team-working, and ability to contribute towards a positive team dynamic

Strong communication, interpersonal and client management skills, with the ability to work under pressure to client determined deadlines

Excellent computer and information system skills; in particular Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Passionate about sustainability

What you can expect from us

You'll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together - across the desk and around the globe. Where likeminded people work naturally together to achieve great things.

As a diverse and inclusive employer, JLL strives to contribute to the lasting values for clients, employees, shareholders, communities and our industry. Everything we do today should work towards Building a Better Tomorrow.

Click here to learn more about JLL's D&I commitment.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay. We'll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you...

Please note that we will endeavour to review your application within two weeks and, if there is interest in your candidacy, a Consultant will be in touch. Unfortunately, due to the significant amount of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback so if you have not heard from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest.

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Lewis Davey specialise in recruiting talented people across Town Planning, Cleantech & Sustainability and Environmental industries.

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