Sustainability Lead Real Estate (Italy)

SuReal is a fast-growing, international engineering consultancy firm based in Brussels, Belgium, with a second office in Milan, Italy. One mission: make the building sector more sustainable and future-proof. It is not your typical engineering firm: more women than men, a female CEO running the business, and deep investment in personal growth. The wide range of services includes studies, certification and project guidance in multiple fields such as water, energy, thermal comfort, waste,...

Do you want to make the Italian building sector more sustainable & futureproof? Do you want to expand the Italian branch for an international Belgian engineering company? Are you a go-getter with an entrepreneurial mindset and a heart for the planet?

Role overview

SuReal is looking for a Sustainability Lead Italy: a dynamic, entrepreneurial engineer who supports us in expanding business in the Italian real estate market and manages a wide range of projects in Italy/Belgium. You identify opportunities and build partnerships within the sector.

What you will be doing

  • Drive new business by identifying market opportunities and fostering long-term relationships with clients and stakeholders in the Italian real estate industry 
  • Consult on sustainable building projects, advising architects, developers, and engineers on green certifications and sustainable concepts. Coordinate green certifications such as BREEAM, LEED, WELL,…. Work with colleagues in Brussels and Milan on performing energy, comfort and material studies (LCC, EPB, daylight and thermal dynamic simulations, LCA,…) 
  • Manage projects from inception to completion, including organization, scheduling, and budgeting 
  • Represent SuReal at industry events and networking forums to enhance brand visibility and reputation 

What we offer you

  • Opportunity to work closely with the Belgian founders and contribute to the growth of an international scale-up 
  • Chance to be a game changer in the Italian real estate sector and have a meaningful impact on society 
  • Professional development and growth opportunities within an international organization 
  • Competitive salary package with performance-based incentives 
  • Hybrid work formula and sustainable practices 

What you’ll bring

  • Master's degree in Engineering with specialization in construction, energy, or architecture. 
  • Min. 4 years of experience managing sustainable real estate projects, preferably with a focus on certifications such as BREEAM, LEED, or WELL 
  • Eagerness to learn, grow and share your knowledge exponentially over a short time 
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for driving growth and impact 
  • Fluency in Italian and English. French is a plus 
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills, and a strong network in the industry

I want to join this amazing team.

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