Associate Environmental Designer, London

About Atelier Ten

We’re an innovative multidisciplinary firm of building services engineers, environmental design consultants and lighting designers focused on delivering high-quality, award-winning building services and sustainable design within the built environment sector.

About the role

As a member of the Environmental team, you will report to an Associate Director. You will be responsible for leading and maintaining a range of projects for internal teams and/or providing specialist knowledge to other projects/teams. Using industry benchmarks and internal standards, you will ensure the timely delivery of considered and accurate project information. Where projects are not being delivered to internal teams, you will provide a point of contact between Atelier Ten and our clients/collaborators. You will also be responsible for leading and co-ordinating the internal efforts of junior staff across Atelier Ten, providing appropriate frameworks and tools, agreeing appropriate standards and co-ordinating delivery against these standards.

You will be expected to undertake an element of business development, leveraging key contacts to secure new or additional work for Atelier Ten whenever possible. You will also be encouraged to secure external speaking/lecturing opportunities as well taking advantage of any media opportunities.

Key accountabilities

  • Demonstrate specialist knowledge in a chosen field in the Environmental discipline
  • Demonstrate an ability to provide consultancy for environmental design, sustainability benchmarking/implementation, building energy optimisation, daylight & shading design, sustainable systems, materials, waste and building physics
  • Demonstrate an empathy with Atelier Ten’s approach
  • Committed to the development of high-quality, high-performance and sustainable buildings via the appropriate technical standards, costs and programme
  • Help to frame client briefs in terms of environmental and sustainable aspirations
  • Deliver technical solutions in accordance with client brief
  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of other disciplines
  • Liaise with client, architect and other members of the internal & external design team with clarity and confidence
  • Maintain project overview: explain the status of relevant section of a project at any time
  • Report any feedback or issues concerning the project and address accordingly
  • Be aware of both our agreement and the contractual relationships on the project
  • Support and nurture junior/graduate members of the team
  • Organise junior staff to achieve solutions within agreed time scales
  • Foster positive relationships with clients and other members of the design team
  • Appreciate and assist in the need to generate business
  • Undertake an element of business development, leveraging key contacts to secure new or additional work for Atelier Ten whenever possible
  • Seek external speaking/lecturing opportunities
  • Take advantage of any media opportunities

What we offer
In return for your enthusiasm and commitment, you get:

  • A competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied day to day work as part of a team
  • A hybrid work environment
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Extensive training opportunities

Who are you?

We’re looking for someone who has experience working in a fast-paced office environment with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and work as part of a team as well as having the initiative to work under limited supervision. You’re proactive, self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and comfortable working with colleagues on all levels.

Qualifications and skills

  • Engineering or architecture related disciplines
  • Proven track record of successfully co-ordinating and delivering sustainable & environmental design
  • input to projects within the public and private sector

  • Proven track record of engaging and negotiating with senior management and peers on projects
  • Proven track record of engaging with and influencing peers outside of formal management relationships
  • Proven track record of a commitment to and effective implementation of consistent standards and metrics
  • Practical knowledge of managing small project teams coupled with the understanding to select frameworks/tools that are appropriate to circumstances
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritise and to think strategically about the timing and delivery of project information
  • Ability to structure the delivery of project information against evolving client brief in such a way as can be clearly explained to senior managers at the start of a project
  • Strong writing skills for producing written reports
  • Effective IT skills for producing relevant material, including knowledge and application of building physics packages
  • Effective IT skills to develop new and bespoke assessment methods for project specific tasks and rendered in a manner that allows re-use


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