The company

Our client is a well-established and rapidly growing consulting firm, who maintain a narrowed focus on renewables, carbon and energy efficiency. They are interested in finding practical solutions to issues within these areas, facilitating the implementation of large scale carbon and energy reducing and renewable energy projects. Their core focus on sustainability means they are able to achieve positive business and environmental outcomes for their clients, recognising both liabilities and opportunities across their areas of expertise.

Our client is extremely passionate about climate change – they are here to save carbon. Everything they do is to mitigate the impacts of climate change, with the drive to grow so as they can continue to increase the impact they have on mitigating climate change.

They have a culture of viewing client relationships through a “long-term-lens” and believe in working collaboratively for mutually beneficial outcomes, as reflected by their already impressive client portfolio.

The role

Our client is currently seeking an outstanding leader to join the business as a Principal for their Sydney office. This role is very much “hands on” with a skew toward new business over delivery. The successful candidate will be given the mandate and full support of the MD to grow the Sydney business and team through securing new revenue streams, whilst continuing to deliver existing revenues through their project management expertise.

This role will be the senior figure within our client’s biggest growth market, and will be responsible for the Sydney office, including staff, budgets and client relationships. Whilst the support of the MD is readily available, it is expected that the successful candidate has the capability to be an owner of this part of the business.

About you

You will be motivated by results and aligned to our client’s vision and way of conducting business. With a minimum 5 years engineering experience (consulting or operative), along with an eagerness to positively make a mark within the industry, you will possess:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (electrical, mechanical, environmental or chemical engineering preferred, other engineering, environmental science or similar qualifications considered)
  • Experience with one or more of; energy efficiency, renewable energy, carbon reductions
  • Advanced numerical skills and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other analytical tools
  • Excellent personal and written communication skills
  • Ability to network, find and win new business
  • Ability to leverage existing exclusive agreements to leverage revenue opportunities


The rewards

This role presents an opportunity to join a company who cares about its people, its clients and a sustainable future. You will gain exposure to diverse industries and projects, obtaining valuable mentoring along the way by leading experts in the field. Not only will you be presented with a competitive remuneration package and continued professional development, you will actively be helping to mitigate the impacts of climate change on a day to day basis.

For a confidential discussion contact Richard Evans on 03 9600 0115 or send your resume to quoting ‘Principal.’ Alternatively, you can apply using the forms below.