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Environment Executive

London Luton Airport
Luton, Bedfordshire
Closing date
6 Aug 2021
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Job Details

Role: Environment Executive
Department: Sustainability
Reporting to: Climate Resilience Manager
Location: Percival House, London Luton Airport

Job purpose:

London Luton Airport is looking for an Environment Executive to play a critical role in our journey towards becoming champions in Sustainable Aviation. You will have the opportunity to support the Sustainability Team and drive our sustainability performance and reporting to the next level:

  • Support the airport’s ambition to become Net Zero by 2040 and carbon neutral by 2026
  • Management, analysis and verification of sustainability data, including developing the sustainability reporting tool to hold all relevant sustainability data
  • Ensure continuing high standards of the Environment ISO14001 and Energy ISO50001 management systems and demonstrating best practice

What we offer

  • Market competitive base salary, 25 days annual leave
  • Competitive pension scheme, eligibility to a profit-sharing scheme
  • Private healthcare, free gym
  • Flexible working, volunteering days
  • Discounted travel, money off shops and restaurants

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include:

  • Continued maintenance of ISO14001 and ISO50001 management systems including internal auditing, continuous environmental improvement and external audits
  • Develop and manage Sustainability Reporting Program including liaison with departments to ensure timely provision of data
  • Develop, maintain and improve sustainability compliance obligations register, reviewing upcoming legislation and policies, engaging with colleagues to embed the systems into business operations and developing new processes to address impacts
  • Collation, trend analysis and reporting of sustainability data with the aim of identifying trends and ensuring continuous improvement in our sustainability performance
  • Working with specialist consultancies at project initiation stage to provide data and other required information
  • To oversee the Carbon Footprint process identifying opportunities, producing accurate carbon emissions for all related activities; gathering data across site to meet growing demands for carbon reporting
  • Ensure best practice performance, governance and implementation, as well as collaborating with other departments including providing training and advice
  • Work with conversion factors, formulas and excel spreadsheets to produce robust data for reporting obligations such as the airports Responsible Business Strategy
  • Support the Sustainability Team in delivery of relevant projects including engagement with infrastructure managers, consultants and contractors

Secondary tasks:

  • Supporting the Climate Resilience Manager and the Energy and Environment Manager to develop and implement processes to meet Sustainability Strategy targets
  • Develop and maintain accuracy of utilities meter tree identifying and resolving issues as required. Develop a process for amendments to ensure an accurate metering system.
  • Co-ordinate the maintenance and calibration of air quality monitoring equipment including data analysis to promote reductions and assist in annual air quality report preparation
  • Collate and analyse water sampling data against environmental permits and trade effluent constraints; develop reports, investigate issues, equipment maintenance contracts
  • Working with the waste supplier, analyse waste trends and support the development of waste improvements including ensuring compliance requirements are met

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in technical environmental and analytical roles
  • A relevant degree in environment, science or similar studies would be desirable
  • Experience of working with Management Systems, such as ISO14001 and ISO50001
  • Strong data management related experience, preferably relating to sustainability
  • A highly organised approach to managing themselves and their work to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills including extensive use of database systems and excel spreadsheets
  • Highly accurate individual, self-checking to ensure precise and correct information is produced
  • Strong communication skills including liaison, collaboration and influencing of key stakeholders
  • The ability to work under pressure and on multiple projects at one time
  • Self-motivated, a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of best practice, relevant legislation and policy


1 – Basic
2 – Intermediate
3 – Advanced
4 – Expert

2 - Communication - Structures and conveys information and ideas effectively. Communicates to ensure they are understood by others, that they understand others and share information with colleagues at all levels.

1 - Stakeholder Focus - Understands what the stakeholder’s wants and needs are, and how this aligns with other agendas

4 - Achieving results - Knows what needs to be achieved by when. Anticipates obstacles. Motivates self and others to overcome barriers and achieve results

3 - Personal Responsibility and Credibility - Take personal responsibility for making things happen and achieving results. Displays commitment, accountability and conscientiousness. Acts with integrity.

2 - Strategic Perspective - Addresses issues with a broad view to achieve the organisation’s goals. Thinks beyond the immediate and prepares for the future

3 - Planning and Organising - Identifies a goal and puts in place a sequence of steps to ensure priorities are delivered on time, making effective use of resources

3 - Team Focus - Develops effective working relationships inside and outside traditional boundaries to achieve organisational goals. Breaks down barriers between groups and involves others in discussions and decisions


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