Director of Projects, Sustainability Consulting

Sustainability Consulting-Sustainability EMEA · UK, London, City of
Department Sustainability Consulting-Sustainability EMEA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

At ELEVATE we embrace our purpose that calls for sustainable, balanced and inclusive economic growth. We also believe in an economic model that collectively activates business and other stakeholders to improve people’s lives and preserve the planet. This is reflected in our commitment to business driven sustainability.


Every day, we live out this purpose at ELEVATE. Our business-minded perspective and relentless focus on transparency, innovation, sustainability and measurable impact, enables us to deliver lasting positive change for companies, brands and retailers, suppliers, factories and workers, across the value chain.


We conduct over 18,000 audits per year and known uniquely for our incisive risk analytics and assessment, thought leadership and innovation. ELEVATE work with over 350+ brands and support many of these with risk assessment, the development of their responsible sourcing programs and site-level solutions in 100+ countries, bringing together over 500 experts, operating in countries around the world.



ELEVATE’s Sustainability Consulting team specialises in helping clients to design and implement responsible sourcing programs and deliver sustainability advisory services.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate professional to help support our growing work specifically we are looking for a candidate to support our internal goals to build a strong global culture, enhance delivery efficiencies and enable ELEVATE to build a business with global scale and strong internal and cross team synergies.

The Director of Projects will be working closely together with the VP Sustainability Consulting and Sustainability Consulting Leadership team to support our Sustainability Consulting teams to achieve those goals.  The Director of Projects will be responsible for supporting the consulting team with:


  • Coordination of the sustainability consulting team including resource allocation and project planning
  • Coordination of cooperation and knowledge sharing between consultants
  • Managing the goal setting process and ongoing performance monitoring
  • Manage the process of skills / competency identification and mapping / talent identification and support
  • Building the consultant onboarding and training program
  • Creating and maintaining job descriptions and job banding
  • Supporting the development of recruitment and career pathways


Products & Services

  • Building processes to ensure consistent, high quality deliverables across consulting projects.
  • Identification of project constraints and solutions.
  • Supporting areas of improvement to maintain consistent quality.
  • Reviewing project implementation process and conduct improvement analysis
  • Ensuring product and service delivery focuses on ELEVATE key objectives
  • Ensure core proposal templates / pricing and SOP are developed and maintained
  • Support the development and usage of project management protocols and usage of tools to support implementation of the protocols and alignment with ELEVTATE customer team



  • Reviewing pipeline and utilisation rates
  • Revenue recognition and COP management
  • Building pricing guidance and reviewing product profitability to support pricing guidance
  • Supporting with business plans and engagement with finance teams
  • Managing and utlising customer feedback
  • Marketing support and positioning development and alignment with ELEVATE marketing team


Our ideal candidate will be someone who really wants to flourish in an environment where our consultants strive to be global leaders delivering world class solutions for our clients and stakeholders. 


Requirements and qualifications

  • At least 10 years professional experience
  • Excellent communications and project management skills
  • Experience managing utilisation rates and resource allocation management systems
  • Effective time management and organizational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment
  • Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise
  • Adept at working virtually – 1:1, team, and across different time zones – with a strong capacity for self-management and self-support


Remuneration Range: ELEVATE offers a competitive salary and compensation package based on experience and qualifications.


At ELEVATE we focus on developing an enabling environment. One in which our people can flourish and succeed, by delivering insightful and innovative solutions to our clients while remaining knowledgeable and good partners.


Our workforce is made up of many individuals with unique skills, values, backgrounds and experiences. As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity in our workforce and foster an environment that promotes inclusion, recognizing the organizational capability and business performance that diversity brings.



ELEVATE offers a competitive salary and compensation package based on experience and qualifications.

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  • Location
    UK, London, City of
  • Department
    Sustainability Consulting-Sustainability EMEA
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience