Sustainability Consultant at
Design Partners

The Opportunity

Design Partners are an award-winning design & innovation consultancy creating incredible product experiences for people and brands around the world. We’ve partnered with Professional Technical to recruit a Sustainability Consultant to support ourselves and clients in the delivery of sustainable products. Based in our offices in Bray (near Dublin, Ireland) this is a permanent role offering an attractive salary, 23 days holiday (and public holidays), pension, bonus and annual pay review.

Please note: This is a fulltime role based in Bray, Dublin. If successful, you will be expected to be able to work from our offices.

As Sustainability Consultant you will be responsible for:

  • Full cradle-to-cradle life cycle analysis of products, packaging, and electronic devices.
  • Capturing data relating to the supply chain, material selection, manufacture, use and end-of-life activities for electronic equipment.
  • Communicating findings via telephone, email and video calls using written reports and documentation to support your work.
  • Liaising with internal and client engineering and design teams, sharing information regarding upcoming regulatory changes, and informing circular design decisions.
  • Building robust LCA models (Life Cycle Assessment) using Excel and SimaPro or GaBi.

To be a successful Sustainability Consultant you will have:

  • Proven experience as a LCA Practitioner, Life Cycle Assessor, Life Cycle Analyst, LCA Specialist or Sustainability Consultant.
  • PhD, Masters or Bachelor’s degree qualified in a Sustainability Engineering or Science-based field.
  • Experience working directly for, or consulting with, a consumer electronics brand.
  • The ability to conduct Life Cycle Assessments on consumer electronic devices (in alignment to ISO14040).
  • Proficiency using MS Excel and LCA software such as SimaPro or GaBi.

In return you will receive:

  • Highly attractive remuneration package for the right candidate dependent on experience
  • 23 days holiday plus public holidays.
  • Annual performance related bonus.
  • Annual reviews.
  • Continual formal training and development.
  • International travel opportunities.

About us

Everyone at Design Partners shares the same goal, to elevate human potential. That’s about creating future product experiences that enable people to achieve incredible things. Meaningful products that add enjoyment to everyday life. Making complex tasks simple. Empowering people to be better tomorrow than today.

Led by two PhD experts, Design Partners\' sustainability team collaborates with some of the world\'s largest and most innovative brands to deliver real change. We are challenging conventional ways of doing things and presenting novel approaches in design and delivery of more sustainable products and services.

We understand it can be difficult knowing where and how to start on the circular design journey and part of our goal is to demystify this process for our clients. So, we work closely with our clients and build a deep understanding of the questions to get to the heart of the challenges. Our approach is holistic, exposing aspects across the whole product life cycle that carry the greatest burdens. We apply design, strategy, and innovation across all points in the pursuit of positive change.

We’re seeking a passionate and knowledgeable person to increase our team’s ambition in the delivery of truly circular and sustainable product offerings. If you would like to find out more about this vacancy, click the ‘Apply’ button and our recruitment partners at Professional Technical will be in touch shortly.

Not a remote role. 


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