Back to job search
ESG Lead

ESG Lead

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Real Estate and Development, Real Estate

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Lucy Cook

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3854 3872

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​The Company:

Reporting directly to the CEO, a private investment and development company with a portfolio of grade A central London office accommodation is seeking to recruit a newly created ESG Lead position. In a stand-alone position, this individual will be responsible for leading ESG in the business, developing and implementing the strategy in what is already a forward thinking ESG environment.

Summary role responsibilities:

  • Define the approach to ESG, covering all asset types including potential investments, standing investments and development.

  • Define, review and adjust existing ESG standards and best practice.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate ESG considerations into business operations, policies, and decision-making processes.

  • Consider and confirm which benchmarks/targets should form part of the approach to ESG.

  • Review the details of each asset’s ESG strategy and set annual goals.

  • Work with the development team on design, procurement, and selection of materials, ensuring development activity is market leading from an ESG perspective.

  • Work with the asset management function on approach to fitting out, collaboration with incoming businesses and impact on the community, combined with developing the use of green leases.

  • Within property management, help lower energy consumption, drive efficiencies and measurement of data.

  • Review and implement a Net Zero strategy, including setting targets.

Experience and Personal Attributes:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in ESG consulting related to real estate management, or ESG role within real estate management.

  • A good sense of the theoretical side of ESG but an even stronger understanding of the practical side of implementing ESG in real estate.

  • Understanding of real estate and building operations is important.

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Environmental Studies, Construction Management, Structural Engineering or Real Estate Management or relayed subject matter


Whilst there is some flexibility on salary level, it is expected to be between £75,000 and £85,000, dependant on experience. There will also be benefits and bonus on offer.

For further information on this opportunity please contact Lucy Cook- 0203 854 3872 / or click the apply link.