Environmental Assessor

Suss Housing

Stroud, Gloucestershire
£25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

susshousing.co.uk richard@susshousing.co.uk 07718 647117 Richard Lupo

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Job summary

Suss Housing delivers SHIFT environmental reporting and accreditation for social housing clients. It also delivers related consultancy. We are looking for a suitably qualified assessor to join our growing team delivering the respected SHIFT environmental audits.

SHIFT, which started in 2008, has had demonstrable impact in improving environmental performance in the social housing sector. Our core is a focus on environmental protection. We also work to promote the financial and wellbeing benefits of environmental work to our clients. The role is based in Stroud, Gloucestershire and we have nationwide clients.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Carry out SHIFT environmental assessments, both desk based and at client locations
  • Lead on and contribute to consultancy projects related to SHIFT
  • Maintain good working relationships with clients
  • Contribute to promotional work, business development
  • Contribute to business planning and expansion
  • This list is not exhaustive and will vary as the business needs change

Day to day activity will involve delivering SHIFT assessments and related consultancy for which full training will be given. It will involve gathering and processing evidence and supporting information from clients according to the SHIFT methodology. You will have to structure the information, carry out sense checks, assist the client in providing data and carry out calculations.

Other work on an ad hoc basis includes background research into environmental topics, writing blogs, presenting to existing and potential clients and contributing to business planning. Occasional UK travel will be required for the role. You will be reporting directly to the Managing Director.

Qualifications and skills


  • Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in an environmental science related subject
  • GCSE level or equivalent maths
  • Working towards or prepared to work towards a professional qualification – preferably IEMA but other institutes will be considered
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite and related software
  • Good communicator and organised


  • Experience in the social housing sector
  • Experience of environmental auditing
  • Experience of gaining sales in a consultancy environment

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