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Regional Sustainability Manager

Employer
Lendlease
Location
United Kingdom (GB)
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Closing date
27 May 2022

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About us

Sustainability is core to our business operations, and we are committed to leading the evolution of our industry to be truly sustainable – environmentally, socially and economically. This is fundamental to our vision to create the best places, places for people today and for generations to come.

It is testament to our business-wide commitment to sustainability and progress towards zero carbon that we have recently been shortlisted for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards’ – Company of the Year 2022.

Here is short video introducing Lendlease’s Mission Zero and our commitment to becoming Absolute Zero Carbon by 2040: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blqEdV1jKbQ

You can find out more about our progress in Europe here: https://www.lendlease.com/better-places/lendlease-europe-shares-first-progress-update-towards-mission-zero/

About the role

As the Regional Sustainability Manager, you will set the vision for Development and Construction projects in line with the Lendlease Sustainability Framework, client targets and regulatory requirements (e.g. planning obligations). Lead sustainability in the development of new work for the UK regions business through delivery of tender responses and sustainability strategies to ensure client brief and Lendlease sustainability framework are achieved.

You will input into project sustainability strategies and development briefs, as required, including input into project and development briefs, design briefs, base build design requirements, building contracts, leasing documents, consultant scopes and employer’s requirements

You will also support and monitor projects for sustainability performance against LL’s Sustainability Framework targets and project targets and drive innovation and best practice across projects.

Key accountabilities

  • Develop the sustainability plan for each project which captures vision, client and Lendlease ambitions, obligations and requirements  
  • Embed the sustainability plan into project development briefs and tracking this through master planning, design and into delivery
  • Contribute to the selection and scope of external consultants.
  • Ensure a consistency of vision across the projects, where applicable.
  • Enable project teams to meet project sustainability targets and ensure compliance with contractual requirements and Lendlease minimum standards.
  • Participate in the delivery of sustainability training and upskilling of Lendlease employees, design consultants and subcontractors
  • Hosting sustainability workshops, briefings and governance sessions

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering sustainability performance for projects
  • Knowledge of key sustainability-related regulations, planning requirements and design codes, nationally and regionally
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information in a concise way to a non-technical audience
  • Strong analytical, rigorous approach to sustainability data and the performance of construction projects
  • Business minded, able to articulate the value and benefits of sustainability, compliance, reporting, etc.  
  • Ability to deliver multiple tasks to time
  • Ability to influence at all levels and be seen as a sustainability lead for the organisation.

We aspire to create a diverse workforce by recruiting suitably qualified candidates from a range of backgrounds regardless of age, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin or colour, sex, trans- gender status, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership, or any other group who face disadvantage in our society. As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity we have invested in the external verification for equality, diversity and inclusion and have achieved the Equality Assured Standard accreditation and the National Equality Standard.

We particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/ or disabled.

We build careers, develop skills and invest in people. Imagine what more you can do here.

Lendlease is committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer of choice by engaging, enabling and empowering our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Inclusion sets us all up for success and we particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/ or disabled.

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