Senior Consultant – Net Zero Carbon (NZC)

Senior Consultant Net Zero Carbon (NZC)

Candidate Information Pack

About LCMB are unique in the way they do business. They deliver a blend of detailed technical, operational and energy management expertise, which can help save money whilst doing their bit for the environment. They are proud to say that they have driven a number of major estate transformation programmes to many different companies, including Karcher, Bouygues E&S UK Ltd, University of Essex, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation trust and many more. Their aim is to help clients buildings and budgets deliver the best possible impact for their business, their customers, and their staff. They can assist their clients in achieving a cost reduction of approximately 15-25% by critically assessing the buildings performance and energy consumption, without compromising occupancy, comfort and productivity. LCMB makes a big difference for their clients by improving their workplace, building and estates performance, whilst improving resource utilisation, carbon emissions and their return on investment.


Strategy LCMB are focused on growing their business as a strategic trusted partner of their clients within their target sectors of HE, NHS and private sector to enhance the performance and return from their workplaces, buildings, and estates. LCMB have a growth strategy in place to grow the business from their current level of £1.5m turnover to £5m over the next three to five years, which include significant investment in growing their team, investing in degree apprentices, and training and development. LCMB has invested heavily in knowledge development to support their clients current and future needs such as: • Innovate UK supported research project with Oxford Brookes University to research the impact of indoor environmental quality on workplace wellbeing, performance, and productivity delivered in 2016-2018. • Invested in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University of Reading, Henley Business School, and Innovate UK in developing their digital platform “Thrive” in 2020-2022. • Currently delivering a Management Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Oxford Brookes University Business School. BIES and Innovate UK to support the growth of their business.


Who they work with LCMB works with organisations that value their people and buildings, wanting a people-centric way to improve building performance. Click on their case studies to find out more...


Job Description

Position: Senior Consultant – Net Zero Carbon (NZC)

Summary We are looking for a senior consultant to join our team to design and deliver energy and carbon management and reduction plans, decarbonisation and other net-zero carbon solutions for organisations, workplaces buildings and their associated infrastructure. We aim to design and deliver zero carbon solutions for organisations which enhance workplace wellbeing, performance and productivity as well as reduce energy use, carbon emissions and operational costs. LCMB is fifteen years old this year, with a strong track record, established client relationships and ambitious growth plans. The LCMB team work with leading Higher Education Institutions such as King’s College London, Birkbeck University of London, NHS organisations such as Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust and leading private sector organisations such as National Express, Pinewood Studios, Universal Music Group and Karcher. LCMB improves our customers workplace, buildings and estate performance and productivity through consultancy, project management and hands-on-support that delivers: • Improved staff wellbeing, performance and productivity. • Reduced costs, energy, consumption and carbon emissions. • Enhanced and boosted hard and soft FM performance. • Successful capital projects on time and on budget. As a Senior Consultant, you will collaborate closely with our world class clients to identify improvement opportunities, develop tailored energy and carbon reduction measures, decarbonisation plans, and guide the implementation of sustainable initiatives for existing and new buildings, along with their associated infrastructure such as EV charging, renewal energy solutions etc. Your knowledge, practical design experience and expertise in energy management and reduction, net-zero solutions, renewable energy, and environmental regulations, will be vital in helping our clients to achieve their decarbonisation goals and transition to a net zero carbon future. Job Overview In this role, you will: • Support our clients to manage, report and reduce their energy use and carbon emissions. • Engage with New clients that have approached LCMB via the marketing campaigns we run through the year. • Direct and encourage the NZC team to smarter ways of working. This will involve report management, process mapping and customer feedback.

• You will likely be a Chartered Energy Manager or Chartered Environmentalist, or professional working towards your chartered status. • Managing and developing a team. • Ability to confidently present technical solutions to a technical and client audience. • Passion for sustainability and a strong commitment to driving positive environmental impact through the built environment. • Professional qualification and/or demonstrable experience in energy management, mechanical engineering, building services, or related fields. • Prior experience in managing energy budgets and designing carbon reduction solutions and programmes. • Excellent knowledge of decarbonisation technologies, systems, and components (e.g., heat pumps, PV). • Familiarity with industry regulations, standards, trends and guidelines related to energy and carbon reduction, energy reporting, and sustainability. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, translating technical data into actionable recommendations. • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well within a fast-paced, multi- faceted team. • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. • A passion for self-development and growth. Company culture At LCMB, we foster an inclusive and diverse workforce that values and respects each team member’s unique contributions. We offer a competitive salary, pension, 28 days holiday, flexible working arrangements, a cycle to work scheme, EV salary sacrifice scheme and death-in-service benefit.

• Conduct assessments to evaluate clients’ carbon footprints, energy usage, and sustainability practices, identifying areas for improvement and developing decarbonisation and net-zero carbon strategies for organisations scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. • Create energy and carbon reduction invest to save plans, Net Zero Carbon Strategies, including Green Plans and Carbon Foot printing (Scope 1, 2, and 3). • Develop technical and costed invest to save solution to reduce energy use and carbon emissions. Experience in dealing with Salix and PSDS funding would be particularly useful. • Collaborate with sustainability experts and data scientists to develop innovative decarbonisation solutions, optimising design through digital technology, simulation, and energy modelling. • Gathering data and completing ESOS reports, EPCs and DECs. • Analyse building infrastructure systems to identify improvement opportunities and implement sustainable enhancements. • Work with external partners and suppliers to select and integrate appropriate technologies for improved environmental performance. • Develop technical specifications and standards for heating installations, ensuring compliance with industry regulations. • Conduct feasibility studies, cost-benefit analyses, and performance assessments for energy and carbon reduction, decarbonisation, and net-zero projects. • Provide technical guidance to internal stakeholders on heating design, energy efficiency, net-zero, and sustainability best practices. • Support the development of sustainability strategies, policies, and initiatives based on engineering insights and recommendations. • Developing and presenting costed sales proposal to clients. Qualifications and skills • You are likely to have an energy management, engineering, or sustainability background with a very strong understanding of how to operate and minimise energy and carbon use in buildings and estates.

Location: Based from our office in Adderbury with occasional work from home or client sites

Reports to: Director of Operations

Package: Competitive salary, employer contribution pension, 28 days holiday, flexible working, cycle to work scheme, EV salary sacrifice scheme, 4 x gross annual salary death-in-service benefit, annual training, and personal development budget

Join us in our Adderbury office with occasional opportunities for remote work or client site visits.



28 days annual leave per annum plus bank holidays

7% employer pension contribution

Annual training and development budget

EV salary sacrifice scheme

Agile and flexible working

Cycle to work scheme

Opportunity for significant career advancement within a growing business

4 x gross salary death in service benefit


Application Process

LCMB is being supported on this recruitment campaign by The Management Recruitment Group (MRG).

To arrange a briefing discussion please contact our advisors at MRG:

Hannah Searle

Applications should consist of a comprehensive CV (no more than four pages) and a covering letter (no more than two pages). Applications should be sent to Hannah Searle.

Closing date 8th April 2024

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