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Head of Sustainability

Salary Description:
benefits
Sector:
Carbon & Climate Change Jobs
Function:
Circular Economy Jobs
Location:
London
Area:
Central
Location Description:
London
Posted:
22nd January 2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref:
20270

Synopsis:

A strategic sustainability role, to join arguably one of the most forward thinking and progressive companies in the built environment, in a split role leading and developing their ambitious internal sustainability strategy, and supporting external clients in delivering their external sustainability objectives.

The aim off this role is to position the organisation as a leader in sustainability, working across the different business units to develop, implement and measure an industry leading internal sustainability strategy.

About you:

You will be a leader in sustainability.

You will possess a strong holistic understanding of sustainability in the built environment most likely with specific expertise in circular approaches and/or carbon management and/or social value, although sustainability professionals from a diverse range of background will be considered.

You will be enthused by conceptualising and delivering industry leading sustainability strategies and have clear experience in change management and driving change within an organisation. You will have refined consultancy skills, with an emphasis on quality of delivery and exceptional communication.

About the role:

The position will be split between taking a strategic lead on the organisation's extensive internal sustainability ambitions, and working with a selection of market leading organisations to help them develop their corporate sustainability strategies.

The role will involve expanding on the organisations existing (comprehensive) sustainability strategy to solidify the businesses position as a market leader in sustainability. This will include co-ordinating approaches to share and maximise the extensive sustainability knowledge that already exists within the organisation. It will also involve being the "go-to" person for certain areas of sustainability knowledge, and be the primary point of contact for the multifaceted internal sustainability strategy.

The role will also involve leading on sustainability consultancy projects, which may include sustainability strategies for organisations, buildings, masterplans and infrastructure projects.

About the organisation:

The organisation is an employee-owned leader within the built environment, with a selection of business units delivering consultancy services on masterplans and major infrastructure and construction projects, working with a range of leading institutions.

The organisation delivers consultancy services across sustainability, civil and structural engineering, architecture and graphic design, working on major schemes with a reputation for quality. Operating out of state-of-the-art offices in central London, the role will initially be flexible working on account of the pandemic.

They have truly committed to being a for purpose business, reinvesting a large portion of their profits in a range of sustainability initiatives, and are currently pending a B-Corp certification. Iinvestment in staff is integral to the business, both in terms of professional development and wellbeing, and as result they enjoy outstanding staff retention and an industry recognised working culture.

If you are looking for a sustainability position where you can enact real change, apply directly or contact Gareth on 020 7960 2588 to discuss further.

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