Associate Director—Sustainability - ISCouncil

Associate Director—Sustainability


$152,175 to $165,936 plus superannuation

15 Years’ Experience

Be part of a local, niche consulting team helping influential organisations and large projects become more sustainable—just in time for the Olympics

  • Help lead an influential and respected and sustainability consultancy
  • Permanent role, WFH negotiable, reasonable hours, generous training
  • Collaborative, values-driven team and carbon neutral business

About us

  • We are a sustainability consulting firm with a team of 9 professionals, growing to 12 or more in 2023. This is our 10th year of operation!
  • We have great clients and a range of significant contracts with governments and major companies, giving us a secure book of work over several years.
  • With offices in Brisbane City, our work is concentrated in Queensland and sometimes inter-state. We also have one consultant based in Melbourne.
  • Most of our work involves embedding sustainability on major infrastructure projects, such as rail, roads, dams and water pipelines (our team has decided not to work on coal mining).
  • In infrastructure, our clients include government agencies, construction contractors, engineering designers, business case advisors and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council.
  • We also help organisations on strategy and policy for sustainability, ESG, carbon management and climate change. Examples include the Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan for the Queensland Government and ARTC’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan.
  • We like to collaborate as a team across our projects, with regular meetings, providing a supportive culture among colleagues.

About the role

  • As an Associate Director, you will:
  • Report to the director (Scott Losee)
  • Provide authoritative sustainability advice and thought leadership
  • Lead and collaborate with teams of all sizes, including within client organisations and infrastructure project delivery teams
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to team members

Key responsibilities

  • Guide projects and organisations to embrace sustainability strategy, achieve sustainability ratings or certifications and complete ESG reports
  • Oversee the analysis and modelling of sustainability data, and the preparation of reports
  • Provide authoritative advice on, and lead, sustainability processes such as workshops, materiality assessments, sustainable procurement, stakeholder engagement and environmental management
  • Develop ESG, net zero and environmental strategies and policies
  • Contribute to business development and administration in conjunction with the director

Skills and experience

Candidates must have:

  • 15 years’ professional experience, including at least 7 years providing sustainability advice
  • Significant experience leading sustainability on projects or within organisations
  • Comfort with fast-paced, client-oriented, stakeholder-sensitive and commercial environments
  • Superior communication and quantitative skills
  • Formal training in sustainability or closely related fields
  • An existing right to work in Australia for at least 3 years.


  • At Losee Consulting, you will interact directly with a great group of people—where everything we do helps protect the environment and enhance sustainability.
  • Everyone is empowered to have a say and help shape the company’s future.
  • Losee Consulting is the perfect place to learn and grow: we tackle problems that haven’t been solved before.
  • We aim to keep our full-time hours to 37.5 per week, with flexibility and the opportunity to work from home
  • We are proud of our diverse team, and inclusive and respectful culture.


  • We invest generously in professional training
  • We will pay for 1 professional membership
  • You will have quarterly performance meetings with the director and annual salary reviews. On top of annual salary reviews, we monitor inflation and adjust salaries accordingly
  • We provide a laptop, PPE and assistance with your home office setup
  • Part-time is available and relocation arrangements may be negotiated.

How to apply

Please provide a cover letter addressing this job ad and a resume.

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Due to client requirements, we may require Covid-19 vaccination and police checks.