Head of Environment

Posted over 2 years ago by Acre
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive salary + Car + Benefits
Sector Environment Management, Facilities / Property Management, Environment
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Acre is pleased to be working alongside one of the UK's leading providers of integrated facilities services, employing more than 60,000 with a turnover in excess of £10 billion. We are looking to identify their new Head of Environment. This is a management position, reporting to the CR Director to lead on environmental compliance, management systems and the monitoring and reporting of non-financial indicators across the business.

These measures will be used to inform management decisions for driving improvements and innovation into the organisation and promoting best practice at all levels to help achieving their sustainability objectives and targets.

Key deliverables

  • Improve environmental compliance across the business including environmental aspects and impacts and legal registers
  • Responsible for environmental management system (EMS) ongoing certification to ISO14001 and adherence to the new ISO 14001 standard. This includes the development and updating of supporting policies, procedures and guidance documents.
  • Responsible for environmental investigations for significant incidents
  • Support the implementation of consistent measurement tools to capture non-financial objectives across the business
  • Collation of non-financial data for annual reporting, external disclosure, internal reporting (carbon foot printing, energy water, waste, biodiversity, responsible procurement)
  • Providing management information and detailed reporting for business unit MDs and Sustainability leads to help them track progress against their targets / objectives

Candidates should ideally come from a Facilities or Energy Management environment, have great communications skills and be passionate about sustainability.

Minimum requirements

  • Degree in related field
  • Member of related association etc IEMA
  • Able to demonstrate continuing professional development.
  • Previous experience in
  • Experience of non-financial reporting

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career and join a high profile business which takes their responsivity to the environment and the communities in which they work in seriously.


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