Senior Consultant—Sustainability - ISCouncil

Senior Consultant—Sustainability


$116,628 to $123,495 plus superannuation

5 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

  • Build your career and develop as a leader in a respected, growing consultancy
  • Permanent role, WFH 2-3 days, reasonable hours, generous training
  • Collaborative, values-driven, 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 a Senior Consultant, you will:

  • Report to the director (Scott Losee)
  • Lead and collaborate with small teams, including within client organisations and infrastructure project delivery teams
  • Work directly with clients and their stakeholders
  • Be a dependable, go-to for team members, the director and clients.

Key responsibilities

  • Guide infrastructure planning, design and construction teams in achieving infrastructure sustainability ratings
  • Analyse data and conduct modelling for energy, carbon, water, materials and waste management
  • Provide advice on and lead sustainability processes such as workshops, materiality assessments, sustainable procurement, stakeholder engagement and environmental management
  • Research and develop ESG, net zero and environmental strategies and policies
  • Prepare reports, memoranda and other documents (e.g. Credit Summary Forms)

Skills and experience

Candidates must have:

  • Experience implementing Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) ratings
  • Initiative
  • Comfort with challenging deadlines in a fast-paced, client-oriented, commercial environment
  • Critical thinking on environment and sustainability problems
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong quantitative, data handling and spreadsheet skills
  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental science or an engineering discipline (preferably with training in sustainability)
  • 5 years’ professional work experience
  • 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 for 2-3 days per week.
  • 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
  • Opportunities for promotion are available within our growing team
  • 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.

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