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Environmental and Sustainability Manager

Environmental and Sustainability Manager

  • Location

    Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Operations

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35k-£45k

  • Contact:

    Michelle Brightly

  • Job ref:

    VR/04574

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Environmental and Sustainability Manager
Salary: £35k-£45k
Job Status: Permanent/Full-Time
Location: Suffolk
Vacancy Reference: VR/04574

Role Description:
Our client, a well-established company delivering facilities services to businesses nationwide, is looking to appoint an Environmental and Sustainability Manager to join their team. As Environmental and Sustainability Manager you will be filling a pivotal role for the business, to make a change with regards to Environmental, Social and Governance performance across the company. The ideal Environmental and Sustainability Manager will be a confident individual, liaising with the Head of HSQE Compliance and Governance and guiding the company on their journey to achieve Carbon Net Zero by 2030.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring compliance with Environmental Legislation and standards
  • Ensuring the company achieves and maintains ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 50001:2018 certification
  • Developing, implementing, and executing a proactive monitoring programme, and facilitating external audits by certification bodies and clients
  • Investigate environmental incidents and legislation breaches
  • Developing and maintaining a framework of environmental/ sustainability policies, procedures and KPI’s to support their commitment to Net Zero
  • Reporting to key stakeholders on progress against objectives and communicating future improvement opportunities
  • Carbon data collecting, monitoring and performance reporting
  • Attending key stakeholder meetings and presenting performance data
  • Coaching managers and colleagues to fully engage and actively promote a culture of safety and sustainability

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of key technical aspects of sustainability, e.g. carbon management/ foot printing, biodiversity, climate change, social investment, reporting and metrics
  • Extensive understanding of relevant environmental regulatory standards and the process of implementation
  • Work effectively within a diverse and complex operational business structure
  • Exceptional organisational skills, attention to detail, and self-motivation
  • Experience of delivering projects to time, working independently or as part of a team
  • Relevant qualification for Sustainability/ Environmental/ Earth Sciences and/or career experience
  • Member of IEMA/ CIWM / WAMITAB
  • Candidates who are working towards the relevant qualifications and professional body membership will be considered for the role