KEO International Consultants

Consultants - Sustainability

Job Location(s) Portugal-Lisbon
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/17/2023 7:13 AM)
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KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 58 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most iconic projects, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.


As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.


We invite you to join us.


Our newest opportunity is for Consultants - Sustainability to join our Brand-new office based in Lisboa, Portugal.  This role is responsible for supporting projects and clients to improve their sustainability performance and achieve high green certification ratings.


We envisage success in this role to include:

  • Organizing and delivering sustainable real-estate certification during conceptual design and delivery.
  • Attending Client meetings as needed on behalf of the wider sustainability and environmental team.
  • Working directly on design and consultancy deliverables including technical reports and supporting calculations.
  • Subject to the background of the individual, supporting/leading Carbon Credits services, Agência para an Energia (ADENE) compliance, EU Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act compliance, GRI in Portuguese market compliance.
  • Ensuring existing quality control, quality assurance, submittal protocols, and document flow procedures are followed and successfully implemented.
  • Communicating in Portuguese with our clients and in English with our international teams.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include over 2 years' work experience partnered with a Bachelor degree in Science,  Environment, Architectural, Engineering or related subjects  Knowledge of working on green certifications and submission procedures as per US Green Building Council and BRE requirements will be considered beneficial.


Knowledgeable of the environmental and sustainability market in Portugal.


Candidates having LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) or BREEAM Accredited Professional will have added advantage.


Also following additional skills will be considered favorably:

  • Understanding and working knowledge of carbon markets in Portugal and/or within the EU.
  • Agência para an Energia (ADENE) - Sistema de Certificação Energética dos Edifícios.
  • Normas GRI Certificação.
  • Working experience with 'Lei de Bases da Política do Clima' and the 'EU taxonomy for sustainable activities'.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English.


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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