Environment & Sustainability Manager

Posted over 1 year ago by Acre
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £50,000-£65,000+Package
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Acre are delighted to be partnered with one of the world's most highly regarded principal contractors to recruit a senior level Sustainability Manager to join the team. This individual will lead the delivery for the Water and Utilities sector Environmental performance across the UK, responsible for developing a large team of Environmental Managers and Advisors across numerous high level projects. Reporting into the Sustainability Operations Director this person will contribute to and lead the deliver of the environmental strategy.

You will be responsible for:

  • Engaging with the Leadership and Senior Management Teams, to keep environmental and sustainability issues at the top of the agenda
  • Leading a team of Environmental Managers and Advisors to deliver excellent environmental performance
  • Collaborating with Joint Venture partners to promote the environmental and sustainability focus into the contracts
  • Implementing the requirements of the businesses Integrated Management System
  • Contributing to UK environmental strategic projects to deliver the 2020 Business Plan

This opportunity will require an experienced environmental and sustainability professional with proven ability to manage teams and forge collaboration across numerous key stakeholders. The ideal person will have experience working within an environmental and sustainability capacity within construction/utilities/civils/infrastructure.

They will also have:

  • Degree level in appropriate Environmental discipline
  • Proven experience managing Environmental teams
  • Experience in a similar environmental role construction/utilities/civils/infrastructure
  • Associate or Practitioner Membership of IEMA or equivalent
  • IT Literate

This Senior Sustainability Manager position provides a rare opportunity to take a leadership position in one of the industry's most highly thought of employers, with an excellent track record of commitment and achievement in environmental and sustainability performance. If you would like to lead a team that is focused, committed, and driven to achieving excellent sustainability outcomes then please do apply.


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