Sustainability Manager

Posted about 2 years ago by Acre
Contract Type Contract
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Acre has been engaged by a well-established house builder to identify a Sustainability Manager on a 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract. With a growing presence across London and the South East, our client are leading provider of a full range of housing; from first-time buyer apartments through to high-specification family houses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review of proposed layouts against planning requirements
  • Risk analysis and costing to inform decisions on potential purchases
  • Development of strategies for meeting planning objectives, coordinating Energy Statements, Sustainability Statements and Overheating Studies; detailed specification development and costing exercises
  • Overseeing external consultants in the production of contract documentation; ensuring compliance with the Code, BREEAM, Building Regulations and various other standards
  • Detailed modelling of new regulations and requirements to inform future decision making and resolution of technical issues
  • Working with Build Directors, Site Management and Sub-contractors to ensure delivery of projects against requirements

Reporting to the Technical Operations Director, this is both a strategic and hands-on role, the purpose of which is to deliver against planning driven sustainability objectives across a diverse property portfolio.

Key Requirements

  • Collaborative approach and experience of working with colleagues from a variety of disciplines
  • Demonstrable ability to operate in a dynamic environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation and best practice
  • Proven experience of project management in a complex organisation
  • Degree level education in a related field

This is an excellent opportunity for a competent and motivated individual to join a growing and reputable house-builder, helping to drive sustainability performance across a diverse property portfolio. Due to the fast-paced nature of the role, this is an exciting prospect for a candidate looking to make a significant impact over a 12 month period. Don't hesitate to apply if you feel you have the requisite skills and experience.


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