Sustainable Buildings


In the UK alone, around 40% of the total carbon footprint comes from buildings.  There is an industry-wide push towards net zero carbon buildings, that is taking into account both operational buildings and development. Subsequently, there are huge challenges on how we plan, design, construct, maintain and operate our buildings and that’s before we start to consider a growing demand for buildings that consider wellbeing, smart technology and air quality.  It seems like the performance gap has been a topic of conversation for some time and regulations such as MEES is driving opportunities within commercial real estate. 


We specialise in sustainable design and energy management recruitment – We recruit candidates across both operational buildings as well as new builds and development.

Lewis Davey’s Energy Management recruitment team recruits for a variety of energy efficiency jobs including but not limited to recruiting Energy Managers, Energy Bureau Managers, Energy Analysts, Reporting experts, Data Management & Software specialists, Account Managers and Sales professionals.  We recruit Energy Engineers and secure jobs for candidates across Energy Performance Contracting, M&V and Energy as a Service. 

Our Sustainable Design team, focuses on the development and construction of new buildings.  We recruit for all forms of thermal modelling such as TAS or IES modellers and also recruit daylight and sunlight analysis experts, OCDEA (SAP) and SBEM Assessors. Our team also focuses on recruiting across Green building Certificationwe recruit BREEAM Assessors and a plethora of other green building certification schemes such SKA, LEED, WELL Building Standard, Living Building Certification.  We are also adept at recruiting sustainability consultants who are capable of delivering sustainability statements, energy strategies and master-planning across residential, mixed-use and commercial.


Lewis Davey recruits talented candidates on behalf of a wide range of organisations that are committed to making the built environment more sustainable. 

We recruit Energy Managers and Energy Analysts on behalf of consultancies, FM providers, energy suppliers, local authorities and large businesses.  We work with TPI’s to secure Account Managers, bill validation experts and sales & business development professionals and are also active with ESCO’s.

The Sustainable Design team work with developers, main contractors, consultancies, architects, housebuilders and planning consultancies.  


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Senior Sustainability Consultant - BREEAM (Flexible Location)

Home Based, United Kingdom · DOE

Lewis Davey is looking for a Senior Sustainability Consultant - BREEAM to join the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions. You will be joining their Sustainability Advisory Team and help with embedding sustainability within a variety of projects across different industries. The team offe…

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Sustainability Manager (Construction)

London, United Kingdom · DOE

Lewis Davey is looking for a Sustainability Manager (Construction) to join a construction company focusing on fit-outs and refurbishment of commercial buildings in London. You will be working with a variety of clients across a broad range of sectors, including developers, fund managers, corporate clients, and landlords. You will have the o…

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Decarbonisation Advisor/Senior Decarbonisation Advisor

Oxford, United Kingdom · £30,000 - £60,000 DOE

We are partnering with a client in the domestic retrofit/decarbonisation sector that are looking for two talented individuals to come on board as a decarbonisation advisor and senior decarbonisation advisor In this role you will find yourself giving technical advice and support on low carbon and energy efficiency services to both internal and ex…

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Net-Zero Buildings Consultant

London, United Kingdom · DOE

Lewis Davey is looking for a Net-Zero Buildings Consultant to join award-winning energy performance and low-carbon consultancy. You will become the leader in the development and delivery of their Net Zero buildings service and work closely with the clients to ensure their building portfolios reach a Net Zero Carbon state. You will be: …

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ESG Client Lead

London, United Kingdom · £DOE

Specialist ESG Recruitment Consultancy, Lewis Davey, is delighted to be working on behalf of one of the worlds largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees We are looking to support the Property Management team with the recruitment of an ESG Client lead who will …

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Senior Sustainability Consultant

London, United Kingdom · £DOE

Specialist Sustainability & ESG recruitment firm Lewis Davey is delighted to be supporting JLL as they look to recruit a Senior Sustainability Consultant who can creatively take leading edge thinking on Real Estate to FTSE100 and Fortune500 clients.  Working with major tech companies and a plethora of other businesses, you’ll play an active …

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Head of Sustainability - Birmingham - £60,000 - £70,000 DOE

Birmingham, United Kingdom · £60,000 - £70,000

Lewis Davey are delighted to be recruiting for this fantastic head of sustainability role in Birmingham. Wonderful opportunity to oversee broad sustainability and ESG strategy. To look at the companies overall carbon reduction across 30,000+ properties and play a leading role in programme management. This is an opportunity to be a part of someth…

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Associate Director - Real Estate

London, United Kingdom · DOE

Want to work for a company looking to disrupt the industry and take a different approach on how clients accessed innovative and independent CRE expertise? My client are looking for an Associate Director to join them and really help them on their next journey as they continue to expand. Could this be you? Key Responsibilities Design and dev…

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Senior Sustainability Manager - Environmental Certification

London, United Kingdom · £DOE

Sustainability Manager – Building Certification & Advisory London / Flex We’re delighted to be supporting an international construction and consultancy firm as they look to recruit a Senior Sustainability Manager to lead and support new projects and programmes with high profile corporate clients. Joining an established responsible …

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Sustainability Reporting Consultant - Communications

London, United Kingdom · £35,000 - £45,000

Want to join a company that is shaping a more authentic world and building trust within business daily? Happy to be supporting our client on this really exciting role focussed on Sustainability Reporting. In this role you will contribute to the growth and development of the companies Sustainability & Impact department, and the delivery of …

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Data Journalist / Researcher Analyst – Climate Change

UK, United Kingdom · £DOE

Data Journalist / Researcher Analyst – Climate Change Lewis Davey is delighted to be exclusively supporting One Home as they look to recruit a Data Journalist / Researcher Analyst who can make sense of a plethora of data and reports within the climate change area and turn these into impactful content. If you are excellent with data and tell…

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