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WORKING AT XCO2
Winners of the CIBSE Awards 2022 and 2023: Building Performance Consultancy of the Year

At XCO2, we believe a progressive and interactive working environment promotes enthusiasm and proactiveness.  Our workforce is made up of several small, close-knit environmental and M&E teams, who support each other in their work, as well as administrative, financial and creative support.

The company is young and dynamic, with a relaxed, friendly and diverse work environment.

At XCO2, we are committed to valuing diversity and we seek to provide all staff with the opportunity for employment, career and personal development. We believe that people from different backgrounds help bring fresh ideas and unique approaches, which then makes us a more innovative and open-minded company.

More information here: https://xco2.com/about/culture

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR – SUSTAINABILITY – SINGAPORE 

THE ROLE
You will be leading a team of Sustainability and Energy Consultants with a passion for low carbon design and renewable energy systems. On our projects, we are typically working as part of a design team for new and existing buildings ranging in scale from small developments up to large masterplan projects. We also provide consultancy advice to clients on decarbonisation strategies for their businesses.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business in Singapore reporting to the Directors. The team currently consists of 6 consultants with a strong growth strategy. The team will work closely with our London office which has over 50 staff to share resources.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
At XCO2 we value building teams with a diverse set of skills to promote knowledge sharing throughout the business. We will be looking for a rich mix of some of the following skills and experience:

• 7-10+ Years of experience working with a Sustainability or MEP Consultancy focused on Sustainability and Energy Consultancy in the Built Environment
• Team Management
• Reporting to Directors on team performance in respect of KPIs, Sales and Profit
• Demonstration that you have been successful in finding and/or maintaining a good client pool
• An interest and appetite for business development. This will include supporting others in driving new business as well as maintaining existing client and collaborator relationships.
• Leading projects from concept to completion with high aspirations and targets for sustainability and low carbon design
• Developing innovative strategies for the reduction and management of Energy, Water and Waste
• Knowledge of or experience of different Sustainability Assessments and Certification methods for example:
o LEED
o BREEAM
o Greenmark
o GBDL
o EarthCheck
o WELL
• Knowledge or experience with Environmental Simulation Software such as Virtual Environment IES and/or building of bespoke tools
• Experience with or otherwise good understanding of:
o EDGE
o CRREM
o GRESB

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – SINGAPORE

THE ROLE
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Business Development Manager to join our team in Singapore. As the Business Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving growth and expanding our presence in the APAC market. You will have the opportunity to work with a talented team of professionals, contribute to cutting-edge projects, and make a meaningful impact on the sustainable development landscape.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Identify and cultivate new business opportunities in the APAC market, with a focus on Energy, Sustainability, MEP and Carbon consulting services.
• Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including potential clients, industry partners, and our collaborators.
• Develop and implement strategic sales plans to achieve revenue targets and business objectives.
• Collaborate closely with our technical teams to understand and communicate our service offerings effectively to potential clients.
• Conduct market research and stay updated on industry trends to identify emerging opportunities.
• Prepare and deliver compelling presentations and proposals to prospective clients.
• Negotiate and finalize contracts in collaboration with the leadership team.
• Provide regular reports on sales performance and market insights.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Environmental Science or a related field (MBA is a plus).
• Proven track record of success in business development.
• Strong understanding of the APAC market and relevant industry trends.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
• Results-driven mindset with a passion for sustainability and environmental responsibility.
• High energy and enthusiasm with a strong appetite for meeting people and developing fruitful relationships.

 

JUNIOR OFFICE COORDINATOR – LONDON-BASED

THE ROLE
The role is a full-time and permanent position working within our existing Operations Team and will take shared responsibility for office administration and support functions, reporting to the Operations Manager and Directors.  This crucial and wide-ranging role combines day-to-day coordination of the core operational functions of the organisation and would be suited to a proven well-organised multi-tasker with experience of working in creative environments.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum of Bachelors Degree
• 1 year of experience in a similar role or customer service within the retail or hospitality sectors
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintaining smooth running of office including supplies of stationery, cleaning and other office supplies and ensuring everything is in good working order
• Sorting incoming post/courier deliveries
• Welcoming clients/guests and offering refreshments
• Taking and transferring incoming calls, taking messages as required
• Providing administrative support to Office Co-ordinator, Operations Manager, Directors and working teams
• Supporting day-to-day issues with IT systems and software, ensuring any issues are resolved efficiently by external IT support company
• Assisting with organisation of events such as the staff Christmas party
• Any other relevant ad hoc admin tasks
• Setting up and updating projects on Harvest (project management software), Zoho, and Google Sheets
• Creating new project folders and archiving completed project folders
• Monitoring staff timesheets
• Raising, issuing, and logging invoicing, and assisting Credit Control
• Work with and support the marketing lead in carrying out their marketing, public relations and business development duties
• Assist in maintaining and updating a CRM system to track leads, opportunities, and client interactions
• Maintaining daily staff attendance, including lateness records, holiday leave and sick leave
• Assisting with the onboarding of new team members, including setting up IT equipment
• Booking staff training when appropriate

USEFUL ADDITIONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent organisation and timekeeping
• Working knowledge of Adobe Suite; InDesign, Illustrator
• Knowledge of Sage accounting software. Training will be provided

 

SENIOR SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTANT – LONDON-BASED

ATTRIBUTES
Technical ability – Strong technical ability across the Environmental Team services.
Ownership – Take ownership over projects, clients and non-project tasks that have been delegated to them. Thoroughness throughout the delivery of a project or non-project task.
Commercial acumen – are client/delivery aware and focussed, look to develop opportunities where possible.
Proactive – have the drive and ambition to take on responsibility or develop and opportunity without the prompt of senior leadership.
Professional maturity – understand what clients need and able to communicate with design teams and clients in an appropriate manner. Understands the contribution all projects have to the company’s commercial or ethical goals, treating them with their due importance, regardless of personal interest.
Organisation – strong organisational skills in tracking their own work and work on projects that they lead.
Aware of deadlines and project budgets and plan appropriately for them. Good project time management.
Communication – clear and concise internal and external communication that is tailored to the audience.
Industry presence – takes an interest in the industry and promoting our business and services within it.
Experience – experienced at dealing with architects and clients, attending design team meetings and delivering quality work on time and in budget.
Prioritising the Company – has the company’s interests at heart and prioritises

DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Project management in a variety of areas including: energy strategies, energy modelling, environmental design guidance, sustainability assessments, overheating risk assessments, whole-life carbon assessments, Part L, Part O, Passivhaus, TM54, BREEAM, NABERS.  One does not need to be proficient across all scopes
• Delegating work to Intermediate and Junior staff members
• Supporting the Director or Associate in resource planning for the team
• Leading and client facing key projects
• Maintaining client relationships
• Overseeing the output of junior and intermediate team members who are supporting your projects
• Reviewing work
• Deliver knowledge of the relevant Industry Standards, British Standards, Building Regulations and UK planning process to clients and colleagues
• Begin to develop new opportunities with new and existing clients
• Supporting preparing & development of proposals and scopes of work

 

ELECTRICAL INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR ENGINEER – LONDON 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
A master’s or bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, building services engineering or similar.  3-5 years of experience in electrical design of buildings, ideally in a consultancy environment. The candidate must demonstrate a keen interest in low carbon design and take an active interest in the industry. The individual must also fulfil the following criteria:

• Excellent communication skills and capable of presenting ideas clearly
• Highly motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious
• Demonstrate knowledge of the relevant industry standards and building regulations

Although not a requirement experience in the following software will be considered a benefit: AutoDesk Revit, IES VE, Amtech, Office Suite (essential) and a programming language.

At XCO2, we are committed to valuing diversity and we seek to provide all staff with the opportunity for employment, career and personal development. We believe that people from different backgrounds help bring fresh ideas and unique approaches, which then makes us a more innovative and open-minded company.

ATTRIBUTES
• Technical ability – Strong technical ability across the Electrical services.
Project management – oversee a number of projects at a time
Ownership – Take ownership over projects, clients and non-project tasks that have been delegated to them. Thoroughness throughout the delivery of a project or non-project task.
Commercial acumen – are client/delivery aware and focussed, look to develop opportunities where possible.
Proactive – have the drive and ambition to take on responsibility or develop an opportunity without the prompt of senior leadership.
Professional maturity – understand what clients need and able to communicate with design teams and clients in an appropriate manner. Understands the contribution all projects have to the company’s commercial or ethical goals, treating them with their due importance, regardless of personal interest.
Organisation – strong organisational skills in tracking their own work and work on projects that they lead. Aware of deadlines and project budgets and plan appropriately for them. Good project time management.
Communication – clear and concise internal and external communication that is tailored to the audience.
Industry presence – takes an interest in the industry and promoting our business and services within it.
Experience – experienced at dealing with architects and clients, attending design team meetings and delivering quality work on time and in budget.

DAT-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Project management including managing a number of projects at a time
• Proficiency in design (calculations, design reports, schematics and layout drawings) of all mechanical/electrical sub disciplines
• Proficiency in design of different building use types (single residential, multi residential, retail, office etc)
• Proficiency in design/review of all RIBA Stages
• Ensure engineering designs are in accordance with the clients’ brief, project requirements, building regulations and industry standards
• Report to team lead on project deadlines, resourcing, client/design team feedback and performance of more junior engineers
• Set out resource plans for all of your projects
• Ensure delivery of work on a weekly basis as planned/resourced
• Track project work on projects you lead that is conducted by others
• Set out and work to commercial plans for your projects i.e. fee schedules against key milestones
• Delegating work to Intermediate and Junior staff members and quality assure their work
• Supporting the Director or Associate in resource planning for the team
• Leading and client facing projects
• Maintaining client relationships
• Overseeing the output of junior and intermediate team members who are supporting your projects
• QA review of project work
• Reviewing work on own projects and other projects (where required)
• Deliver knowledge of the relevant Industry Standards, British Standards, Building Regulations to clients and colleagues

 

BENEFITS
• 9-day Fortnights – currently employees get every other Friday off, without impacting the number of hours worked on other days, holidays or salary.
• Flexible working – We operate flexible working hours, so long as this is 8 hours per day between the hours of 8am and 7pm with core hours between 10am and 5pm each weekday.
• Holiday entitlement – Employees are entitled to a total of 25 days’ annual leave. 4 of these days are to be taken between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, as the office is shut during this period. For part time workers this entitlement will be pro-rated to the number of days worked.
• Pension scheme – The company will provide pension contributions up to a maximum of 3% of your fixed annual salary. That is, if you choose to contribute 5% of your annual salary, the company will contribute another 3%.
• Private health insurance with discount on gym membership available to employees with 24 months service
• Income Protection Insurance available to employees with 24 months service
• Referral bonus for recruitments
• Volunteer Day, 1 per year
• Professional membership, 1 subscription per employee per year
• Advanced Maternity, Paternity and Shared Parental Leave package available to employees with 24 months service

 

To apply for any of the above roles, send your CV and covering letter to mail@xco2.com