Recruiting now for a Senior Sustainability Consultant to join our growing team in our Northern Ireland or Republic of Ireland offices to support with technical project delivery to include: food and drink sustainability strategies; farm management and farm sustainability consulting; carbon footprinting, carbon neutrality & net-zero; climate change impact modelling; life cycle assessment; circular economy consulting; resource and energy efficiency; environmental auditing and sustainability reporting.

Location: Northern Ireland (Belfast) or Republic of Ireland

Reference #: Senior Sustainability Consultant: 06-2021

Closing Date: 06 August 2021

We are recruiting for a Senior Sustainability Consultant to join our growing team, to be based in either Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland. This represents an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious company. Our goal is that clients See A Difference from our projects as we support them to not only be compliant, but to build towards the net zero future. Join us and be part of the opportunity and solution!

You will primarily work from home in the short term, moving to a mixture of site, office and remote based working in due course. You will be provided with all IT equipment and software/services require to facilitate your efficient home working. Long term arrangements will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate – we are a flexible employer and are willing to consider arrangements that are desirable to you.

A positive place to work, we aim to implement our motto ‘See a Difference’ in everything that we do.


The ideal candidate will possess an Honours or Masters Degree in environmental management, environmental studies, ESG, chemistry, waste, energy, or a related sustainability subject in line with the experience and competencies listed below.

The candidate should ideally have a full U.K. or Irish driving licence with clean driver record.


The ideal candidate will have experience with regards to two or more of the following areas/disciplines, preferably with experience within a consultancy or industrial role:

  • Food and drink sustainability strategy and consulting;
  • Farm management and farm sustainability consulting;
  • Carbon footprinting, carbon neutrality & net-zero consulting;
  • Climate change impact modelling;
  • Life cycle assessment;
  • Circular economy consulting;
  • Resource and Energy efficiency auditing;
  • Environmental auditing;
  • Sustainability reporting.

The successful candidate will work within a supportive, friendly and growing team, contributing to meeting Team Mabbett targets. Technical skill, passion and focused delivery are all key to this role.

The successful candidate will have experience of delivering technical projects themselves as well as working with others successfully. Having great communications skills including clear report writing and data analytics skills are important for this role. Commercial experience, a good network of contacts, and a track record of successfully bidding for work is also welcomed.

The position may require travel (including occasional overnight stays) throughout the Island of Ireland, the U.K. and abroad depending on project requirements. Company pool cars are available for business travel – a valid driving license is required, valid passport and photo ID is required for air travel. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements.

About Mabbett

Mabbett is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes with growth opportunities. Mabbett supports career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations.

To Apply

For further information on this vacancy and/or to apply for this position in complete confidence, please send a CV and Covering Letter, identifying how your qualifications, experience and attributes match the job description above. Please also provide an indication of  salary expectations and confirm which Mabbett office(s) you would consider working from. Please ensure that the number of years’ experience is highlighted for the key skills areas listed.

Please submit your application by Friday 06 August 2021.

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