Energy Consultant - Project Development - Heat Networks

Turner & Townsend


Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society. 

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide. 

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate a number or all of the following points, in relation to Local Distributed Energy (LDE) projects or programmes.

By Local Distributed Energy we refer to distributed, flexible, resilient and low to zero carbon heat and power networks, systems and resources, Local distributed energy (LDE) resources, including, but not limited to, heat networks, solar Photovoltaics (PV), heat pumps, energy storage, demand side flexibility, smart and vehicle-to-grid charging for electric vehicles.

Experience of project development (scoping, business case, finance, high level technical – but consultant rather than engineer) for schemes involving heat networks, local energy networks/smart grid including battery storage, potentially including integrating with home EV charging/car battery storage.

Outline of the Team

This role sits within our wider Sustainability Team specialises in in helping to measure, manage and reduce energy consumption and associated carbon emissions, as well as wider environmental sustainability considerations.

We also provide wider energy and sustainability consultancy to local authorities and commercial businesses, with current commissions including:

  • Environmental strategy for an ambitious £1bn retrofit of a major financial centre tower block
  • Implementation of management systems including ISO 50001;
  • Sustainability assurance to major infrastructure investments.


  • A successful track record in facilitating and delivering LDE schemes across a variety of client organisations and achievement in meeting project or programme KPIs.
  • A track record in overcoming barriers to LDE through the feasibility, funding planning and delivery stages of projects.
  • Development of energy strategies and master planning for LDE.
  • Ability to carry out Local LDE data analysis.
  • Working knowledge and experience in LDE solutions, covering the technologies detailed above.
  • A high quality of service delivery and client management.
  • Excellent customer relationship development capability.
  • Programme management, reporting and organisational skills.

Additional Information

Why T&T

T&T is a leading global property consultancy, with around 3,000 employees in the UK and over 6,000 globally. We are a growing organisation with high ambitions and recently ranked number 1 in the Times PWC Top Track 250. This is a dynamic and innovative company, quick to respond to market trends and with a reputation for quality.

You’ll join a talented team with real breadth to make a positive impact on society. We have friendly team culture and strong support to help shape T&T’s wider response to the climate and ecological emergencies. The Sustainability team at T&T is growing quickly, with lots of opportunities for personal development and the potential to make real impact.

Diversity & Inclusion

T&T has an inclusive culture with a mix of people and backgrounds and are we are keen to encourage this diversity in bringing new approaches and ideas to clients. We are able to accommodate flexible working patterns where needed and encourage a good work life balance!

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