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Carbon Management Consultant (All levels, UK) at Jacobs Engineering Group

Carbon Management Consultant (All levels, UK)

Jacobs Engineering Group Manchester, Greater Manchester Full-Time
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About Jacobs


At Jacobs, our Energy & Power team is focused in providing a whole system approach, offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions.  We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions to address the challenges of replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable generation.


A career at Jacobs means working on some of the world’s most exciting projects, solving complex challenges and undertake meaningful work that benefits our communities and the world.


Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
 About the Opportunity


Jacobs is committed to playing a leadership role in Global Energy Transition.  Our UK and Continental Europe team is growing and we’re looking for Carbon Management Consultants at all levels to help position Jacobs for success.


Our Carbon and Energy team advises clients on the challenges and opportunities regarding climate change and sustainability issues including: carbon accounting, policy and regulatory support; net zero carbon strategic roadmaps; carbon neutrality; decentralised, decarbonised generation and energy transition; and the circular economy.


As part of our diverse and passionate team, you’ll provide support to our large portfolio of public and private sector clients covering carbon footprinting; climate action plans and strategies; science based targets; net zero road maps; regulatory and policy support; renewable and low carbon energy generation.


In the role you will be responsible for delivering projects and workstreams, providing advice and innovative approaches relating to climate change and sustainability.  There is plenty of opportunity to get involved in project management, technical leadership, business case development, scoping commercial propositions and client relationship management.


Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. Our core design team is based across Jacobs’ offices in London, Birmingham, Reading, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow or Exeter.  However, with offices throughout the UK, we can be flexible about location and are happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours to suit you and our business. 


What can you expect?


We aim higher.  Jacobs want to play a leadership role in Global Energy Transition, making a difference and creating a change.  We will support your entrepreneurial mindset to help challenge and bring different, innovative approaches to the way we deliver solutions for our clients. Challenging today. Reinventing tomorrow.


One Jacobs.  As a Global business addressing energy transition as a united front, you will be encouraged to join our Community of Practice, knowledge sharing across regions to solve the same problems in the most innovative ways. 


We’re invested in you and your success. We want to help you to shape a legacy you’re proud of by promoting the opportunity to impart your knowledge and expertise to budding engineers – supporting them as they develop their own successful career paths. 


People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.  In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations. 


Our Culture


Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.


We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.


Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role
 If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.


Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.


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  • A degree in an environmental, mathematics, science or engineering discipline
  • A good understanding across a range of sustainability issues and services coupled with the knowledge and technical ability to assess and advise on carbon management
  • Experience in delivering carbon related projects and delivering outputs from carbon models and inventories
  • Strong data validation and analysis skills including a high level of competency in Excel
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different strategies employed to tackle greenhouse gas emissions
  • Understand the challenges and opportunities change presents to organisations across strategic planning, operations, marketing, and accounting and finance
  • Good communication skills and flair for engaging with colleagues and clients alike

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