Sustainability Benchmarking Specialist, Glasgow and Edinburgh

Atelier Ten is recruiting for Sustainability Benchmarking Specialists for our Glasgow and Edinburgh office.

About Atelier Ten

We’re an international consultancy creating high-performance, sustainable, award-winning buildings. Buildings that give back to the wider environment, don’t waste resources and make people feel good. We’ve been designing for the climate emergency since our founding in 1990.

Our focus is on delivering high-quality, award-winning building services and sustainable design. We’re innovative and multidisciplinary, with building services engineers, environmental design consultants and lighting designers all under one roof. Each of us is passionate about making the world a better place, and we all enjoy thinking beyond our own discipline. We add value to our projects through collaborative problem-solving; starting with first principles and verified with rigorous performance testing. We create long-lasting relationships with our collaborators, clients and colleagues throughout the industry.

About the role

This job is for a Sustainability Benchmarking Specialist in a permanent position based in our Glasgow or Edinburgh office. You will work within your project team at Atelier Ten to support the team on BREEAM, Home Quality Mark, LEED and WELL program administration, which includes analysing feasibility of specific credits as well as managing the overall documentation process and assessment.

About you

You have a numerate degree in sustainability, environmental, architecture, or a similar field, and some professional experience. You are proactive, self-motivated with an appreciation and willingness to learn on multiple projects. If you get excited about learning new things, innovation and enjoy sharing your skills and knowledge across our company this is your chance to help shape the growth of our influential brand.

Qualifications and experience

Candidates ideally possess:

Bachelor’s or higher degree in a field related to sustainability and environmental building design.

Qualified BREEAM assessor

Knowledge of other certification schemes, such as HQM, WELL, LEED, etc.

Experience of guiding design teams to achieve BREEAM or other schemes’ target ratings and assessing the project for certification.

Knowledge/ experience of embodied carbon LCA assessments

0-4 years’ professional experience

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, IES VE, Rhino (Diva & Grasshopper)

What we offer

In return for your enthusiasm, expertise and commitment, you get:

Benefits including private medical insurance


Broad variety in the work on offer

Opportunities for career growth and support for professional development

Perhaps most importantly, you’ll get the freedom to contribute ideas and play an active part in the design process. You’ll get to make a genuine personal difference, in a way that’s not always possible in a bigger corporate environment.


Please send us your CV along with a cover letter to Gabriel Connor at Including work samples or a portfolio in your application is desirable, but not essential.

No agencies.