Sustainability Consultant

London, UK /
Alfa Energy Group – Operations /
/ Hybrid
Alfa Energy Group (An Edison Energy Company) is a global energy advisory firm that helps large corporate, industrial, and institutional clients better navigate the choices, opportunities, and risks that will emerge from the transition to a net-zero future. As stakeholder expectations around corporate sustainability increase, Alfa, Altenex & Edison help companies rise to this challenge by designing and implementing individualized strategies, projects, and programs across sustainability, renewables, transportation electrification, energy optimization, and energy supply.  
Our alliance enables organizations to deliver on their strategic, financial, and sustainability goals by addressing today’s key energy challenges: carbon, cost, complexity, and creating energy equity across communities.  

Edison Energy LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE: EIX) and does business in Europe as Altenex Energy and Alfa Energy Group.

You will be a key part of the Sustainability and Asset Management team and be responsible for helping to win and deliver energy and carbon management projects. Your input in liaising with clients, managing individuals projects and technical delivery will be required throughout the process of initial engagement to the provision of final reports. To be successful the ideal candidate will:

Core Responsibilities

    • Be capable of taking over and deliver existing energy and carbon management projects, as well as assist our Sales and Marketing team develop new proposals
    • Manage ESOS projects from start to final delivery
    • Work face to face with clients to the development and delivery of energy projects across a range of industries
    • Be capable of managing stakeholders expectations
    • Undertake a project management role against agreed budgets and timings
    • Build relationships internally with Alfa different teams and externally with existing partners and sub-contractors
    • Provide technical expertise to develop new bids and projects


    • ESOS Lead Assessor required - additional accreditation (e.g. CIBSE, EMA, etc.) - Beneficial
    • EED - Experience in auditing in Europe - Beneficial
    • Understanding of compliances (ESOS, ISO, 50001, SECR, EUETS, CCA, TM44)
    • Be a Graduate member of an appropriate professionals institution working towards achieving full corporate membership Chartered status
    • Experience assisting I&C clients in energy modelling assessments, surveys and audits
    • Experience developing renewable and on-site generation opportunities from feasibility to de-livery stage
    • Presenting project outcomes and recommendations from energy site audits to clients
    • Be prepared to travel in UK and Europe site visits/audits
    • A strong academic background including a bachelors' and/or Masters' degree in subjects such as Energy Systems or a related discipline
    • Experience of working in the consultancy sector and demonstrate commercial awareness would be beneficial

Skills and behaviours

    • The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:
    • Analytical skills with ability to identify, develop and implement solutions
    • Excellent writing skills and communication skills
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Strong influencing, negotiation, presentation and relationship management skills
    • Project management skills with the ability to manage and account for time spent, and to deliver work on time and on budget
    • Team working
    • Ability to work autonomously and pro-actively
    • High level of computer literacy, including the full Microsoft Office software suite
    • A flexible approach - ready and willing to support colleagues as necessary
    • Be comfortable juggling a variety of tasks in a fast paced operational environment

Core Competencies

    • Accountable
    • Problem solver
    • Attentive to detail
    • Independent decision maker
    • Client- focused
    • Ethical and looking for growth
    • Team player

Staff Benefits

    • Competitive salary with annual review
    • Regular appraisals and career progression
    • On-going training. We provide weekly training sessions covering a variety of topics such as weekly commodities overview, sales, industry legislation, etc.
    • Additional time off: our office is always closed between Christmas Eve and New Year
    • Duvet Day. This is an additional day off, so it is not deducted from your annual holiday allowance. it is approved at your managers' discretion whenever you choose to take it!
    • An extra two hours on your birthday - either as a late start or early finish
    • Opportunity to travel abroad to visit our office in Sarajevo
    • Regular team and company social events (including our famous barbecues)

Edison Energy, Altenex Energy and Alfa Energy Group is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national original, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

Competitive Benefits Available