CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS: Associate Sustainability Consultant

August 30, 2023 / by JustOne


Title: Associate Sustainability Consultant

Location: United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Home-based with infrequent travel.

Salary: £23,000-£30,000 full time (based on experience)

About JustOne:

JustOne’s purpose is to spark positive change. We are a sustainability consultancy on a mission to transform the world, one business at a time.

Sustainability creates value through solving some of the world’s biggest problems. To create a sustainable world, we have to be bold. We believe businesses and individuals are key to driving that positive change.

Our holistic approach uses collaboration, creativity, and strategic thinking to build value for our clients and put people back at the heart of business. Working for JustOne you will have a chance to spark positive change across a variety of sectors, working with organisations at every stage of the sustainability journey.

The Role:

The Associate Sustainability Consultant will be an integral part of our team, providing key support across a wide range of our services. You will be ready to build experience working with clients across a wide range of industries and at different stages in the sustainability journey.

What the job involves:

⦁ Learning quickly about different types of businesses and sustainability practices across a variety of sectors

⦁ Learning and applying client relationship and stakeholder engagement skills to help ensure client-buy in and a deep understanding of the client’s challenges and opportunities in order to deliver services effectively

⦁ Project managing a number of concurrent tasks to deadlines set by yourself and your manager, in relation to client delivery schedules

⦁ Researching sustainability issues as they relate to organisations and their stakeholders

⦁ Passionately learning and absorbing information to become an expert in sustainability

⦁ Data management and review, such as energy and carbon, social impact metrics, and more

⦁ Producing accurate, high quality, and engaging outputs which can be used in reports and presentations

⦁ Effective organisation and management of your own time, and also the time of your colleagues and clients

⦁ Support on workshops and training sessions for clients (both in person and online)

⦁ Undertaking research and analysing information and data to turn in to easily understandable, succinct outputs

⦁ Maintaining and building on JustOne’s information and knowledge systems

⦁ Supporting JustOne in its own internal systems, processes and decision making

⦁ Being an active part of JustOne achieving its own sustainability strategy goals – Empower 2025

⦁ Being a supportive and constructive member of the team

What we would like to see from you:

⦁ Passionate about social justice and reversing the climate crisis

⦁ Knowledge and experience in social and/or environmental sustainability (no formal qualifications required)

⦁ Strong problem-solving skills

⦁ A rigorous approach and attention to detail in your approach to both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis (no formal qualifications in these specific skills required)

⦁ Personable and clear communication, interpersonal and client management skills

⦁ Ability to work to client determined deadlines

⦁ Excellent team-working, contributing towards a positive team dynamic

⦁ Willingness to take ownership of projects and see them through from start-to-finish

⦁ Fluency in MS Office programmes (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

⦁ Fluency in social media management (desirable) 

What you can expect from us:

JustOne’s values of being Real, Empathetic, Challenging, Creative, and Joyful aren’t just words that live on our website, they are values that we live every single day. You will be working with passionate individuals who bring these values to life to create a fulfilling work environment that is energizing and will support you in your own personal growth. This also means that social activities (virtually or, where appropriate, in-person) will be common and we will work hard to flex to your needs to ensure they are inclusive.

JustOne is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion across our clients and within our own company. Putting people at the heart of business is something we do for ourselves, not just our clients. We believe it is our responsibility for the business to support out staff in terms of their wellbeing and their positions in life. Working for us means you can bring your whole self to work every single day, feel included, and part of something fulfilling, exciting, and purpose-led.

Benefits package:

⦁ Pension contributions with a 2:1 match up to 6% employee contribution

⦁ Pensions invested in a Net Neutral portfolio, with goals of becoming Net Zero Carbon

⦁ Bicycle scheme

⦁ Wellbeing resources

⦁ Access to a ‘benefits hub’

⦁ Critical illness cover

⦁ Sick pay cover

⦁ Proportion of utility bills paid

⦁ Flexible working

⦁ Access to industry events

• Team social events

• Personalised career development plan with regular 1:1s with the Line Manager

If you would like to spark positive change by working with JustOne, we would love to hear from you.

Please e-mail your CV to

Please make sure you remove any references to your gender, age, and the names of academic institutions you may have studied at. There is no need to supply a cover letter. If you have any questions or would like to raise awareness of any personal circumstances, please also contact

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