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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Role: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: Flexibly remote from one of our UK hubs (Bristol, Edinburgh, Harrogate, London, Manchester or Oxford)

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Key responsibilities:

  • Delivering business value to our clients and effectively communicating key sustainability messages
  • Developing outline and detailed mechanical designs for clients with supervision from Principal and Director level staff
  • Understanding electrical design principles and integrate approaches with our Electrical Engineers to optimise decarbonisation opportunities
  • Perform site visits across a broad client base to understand opportunities for integration of low carbon generation and/or energy efficiency interventions
  • Identify new opportunities for sustainable performance and advance engineering proposals in these areas, with guidance from Senior colleagues
  • Performing energy, carbon and financial analysis for wide-ranging projects
  • Performing detailed calculations to understand energy flows, greenhouse gas emissions (CO2, NOX and other regulated gases, e.g. F-gases), and other environmental, economic and social metrics (e.g. social NPV), as may be required
  • Adhering with Data protection requirements (training will be provided)
  • Presenting results in visually attractive formats and outputs
  • Supervising, working and networking with other engineers, consultants and analysts within Anthesis across the globe
  • You will be writing technical reports, drawing on expertise from across the wider team and rest of the business.
  • Undertaking technical research and results dissemination
  • Undertake responsibility for best practice quality assurance
  • Write proposals for new business, in collaboration with the existing team
  • Attend client meetings, where necessary, for development of opportunities and project delivery.
  • Manage multiple projects with minimal supervision to meet tight deadlines.
  • Learn and develop your technical expertise, supported by our technical directors across the sustainability teams as well as mentor more junior analysts including providing line management and training where necessary.

About Anthesis

Anthesis is the sustainability activator!

Proud to be a B Corp, we seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, corporates, investors and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 1000+ experts operating in 42 countries around the world and has offices in Andorra, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Middle East, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the US.

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability.

Summary of role:

Anthesis offers a wide range of strategic technical analytics services across the UK and internationally, focusing on innovation and delivery of real business value.  We are seeking a Senior Engineering Consultant to join our Built Environment team.

This is a delivery and project management role engaging directly with the market to support major sustainability projects to our clients. It will involve collaborating with global Anthesis sustainability experts and with other Engineers not only to deliver great projects but also to support in developing new innovative ways of supporting our clients’ sustainability journey.

Anthesis focuses on driving maximum sustainable impact by our clients, many of which are major blue-chip companies such as Reckitt Benckiser, LEGO, PepsiCo, Nestle and Salesforce. You will be focussed on identifying and designing the sustainable energy systems of the future. This includes novel forms of heat production such as heat pumps, hydrogen and district heating, as well as energy vector transformations, for example electrification of catering and transportation loads.  You will be supported by a large team of experts both in the UK and across our broader EMELA Energy Practice

Key areas of the role will also include developing new propositions and supporting the development of systems and Intellectual Property and working across the team to support knowledge transfer and education. In continuance of your professional development, we will support your continuing development as a Chartered Engineer.

An outline of responsibilities and skills for the role is below. These lists are not exhaustive and may be subject to change and development over time.

Key requirements:

  • Excellent analytical skills and a sound understanding of mechanical and/or electrical engineering principles.
  • Advanced competency in Microsoft productivity suite including Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • > 5-years’ experience in delivering design projects, project management and associated consultancy services
  • Demonstrable client management and business development skills
  • Strong communication and consulting skills; particularly an understanding of the sustainability problems that organisations face in today’s climate.
  • Excellent project management skills: ensuring projects are delivered on time, to budget and to client expectations

Personal Attributes and Qualities

  • 5+ years’ experience in providing technical, commercial and project management support
  • Previous background or passion for sustainability preferred;
  • Curious, globally minded and enthusiastic;
  • Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment;
  • Work well with a wide range of people on a global basis;
  • Proactive with the ability and confidence to use initiative;

Your benefits:

  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team
  • Work solely on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients
  • Opportunity to work with, collaborate with and learn from sustainability SME’s who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects on a global basis
  • Competitive salary in line with education, experience and skills
  • Competitive benefits including flexible working, 25 days holiday and two volunteering days off and the day off for your Birthday!
  • Cooperative, supportive and open working atmosphere.