Our market-leading network of Environment, Health & Safety professionals is the largest in the marketplace, helping us identify candidates who can make an immediate impact on EHS agendas in mid-level to senior roles. Our consultants, specialist EHS recruitment experts, are trusted by leading corporates, NGOs, non-profits and consultancies to build impactful teams and drive cultural change.

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EHS Recruitment

& Executive Search

We’re constantly searching for the best talent in EHS, augmenting our already impressive network with leaders who can drive cultural change. Our expert and experienced EHS recruiters, backed by an in-house research team, have a strong track record of placing senior EHS executives at world-leading organizations.

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Talent Development

Acre Frameworks sets the benchmark for competency assessment in the EHS profession. We help EHS leaders improve the performance of teams and individuals through robust behavioral assessments which identify skill gaps and provide objective data to backup hiring decisions.

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Contract & Interim

EHS Recruitment

We help innovative corporates and forward-thinking businesses expedite their EHS projects, develop their teams or provide cover for vacant positions, by providing rapid access to a large network of interim and contract professionals in environmental, health & safety disciplines.

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Meet The Team

  • Paul Stoelker - ISS - Testimonial

    Great candidates and honest open communication.

    Ben Flint and the Team at Acre have managed to fill some crucial roles for us during the pandemic with excellent candidates. This has not been an easy process and I appreciate the dedication.

    Paul Stoelker, Head of Health & Safety

    ISS
  • Neil Tipton - Siemens Energy - Testimonial

    ​​Acre has delivered an excellent project for our business and has exceeded expectations on the brief. The insight we and our EHS team have gained from this will assist them in becoming more agile, competent and prepared for future business requirements.

    Siemens Energy

    Neil Tipton, Head of Technical Safety and H&S Legal Compliance

    Siemens Energy
  • William Pilkington - Siemens Energy - Testimonial

    ​​Great team with great support and engagement throughout the process. I found the service offered by Ed and the team invaluable when moving into a new role.

    They have helped facilitated personal growth and development which in turn has helped me to better understand and develop my own capabilities to support my team, business unit and wider internal business community.

    Siemens Energy

    William Pilkington, Head of EHS

    Siemens Energy
  • Anonymous - Balfour Beatty - Testimonial

    ​​Excellent, intelligent, helpful recruiters, with a very thorough understanding of their job market and the skills of those looking for new positions.

    Environmental Manager

    Balfour Beatty
  • Vikki Ilieva - ISG - Testimonial

    ​​Great agency who really appreciate the human factor when jobs are available, and finding the correct fit for the employer. Highly respectful towards the candidates, and always keep you informed. Transparency and professionalism were all the way embedded in every action and arrangement. Really, really grateful for the hours of professionalism committed by the recruiter.

    ISG

    Vikki Ilieva, Lead Health & Safety Manager

    ISG
  • Matt Peaty - Real Estate Management - Testimonial

    I find the Acre team to be thoroughly professional and innovative in both the recruitment and talent development markets. Acre Frameworks and the Advisory Panel is a vital and effective resource in developing good H&S leaders and individuals, as well as helping to change the UK public's perception of the H&S sector. I love working with Acre because I know it is mutually beneficial and they share our ethical and professional values.

    Matt Peaty, Head of Health & Safety

    Real Estate Management (REM) Ltd.
  • Richard Evans - International Tin Association (ITA) - Testimonial

    ​​Acre's Greg Brittian took the time to understand my career aspirations, didn't forget me as the years passed, and gave me the opportunity to achieve my goals. Greg invested in me over the long term and I don't think this is common in industry today. It was a win-win.

    International Tin Association (ITA)

    Richard Evans, ITSCI Implementation Manager

    International Tin Association (ITA)
  • Martin Coyd - Lendlease - Testimonial

    Frameworks is the kind of innovative and bold move we have come to expect from Acre. This initiative leads the way in driving a much-needed change in the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) profession and confirms Acre’s place as a market leader. The feedback from assessing the entire Lendlease EHS team has allowed us to refocus, engage, and develop our people to drive our organizational goal of creating an incident and injury-free workplace. Utilising Acre's assessment service as part of their recruitment offering supported us to make informed hiring decisions and to seamlessly transition new staff from recruitment into development.

    Lendlease

    Director of Environment, Health & Safety

    Lendlease
  • Simon Walker - Mount Anvil - Testimonial

    The whole team found our Acre Frameworks development program very useful and many of the ‘areas of improvement’ identified in the report are now making their way into our appraisal process. The comparison against the different groups i.e. leadership and foundations was particularly useful in helping the team progress to the next role. I personally have found this to be really useful, firstly in identifying skills matrixes across the team but secondly, in comparing our team to the industry norm groups. We think we are a high performing team but comparing it to the wider industry has helped confirm where we can improve.

    Mount Anvil

    Director of Environment, Health & Safety

    Mount Anvil

Spotlight Content

  • A COVID-19 Market Analysis For Sustainability & Safety Professionals

    ​In the midst of the pandemic, society is evolving and adapting at an exponential pace. As recruitment and talent development specialists, we feel uniquely placed to provide insight into the direction that our core markets are taking as we work our way through this changed environment. The first instalment of our Rising Sun series will provide an informative platform to drive purpose-driven agendas forward and to support sustainability and EHS professionals to acclimatize.

    A COVID-19 Market Analysis For Sustainability & Safety Professionals
  • Acre Frameworks

    ​It takes more than technical expertise to succeed in purposeful roles, but there's a shortage of individuals with the skills to effectively drive change and deliver business outcomes.​

    Acre Frameworks is a ground-breaking talent assessment and development solution designed to tackle this skill gap head-on.

    Acre Frameworks
  • Hiring the Chief Safety Officer at the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety

    The Accord is a ground-breaking agreement between over 200 global retail brands and the world’s two largest trade unions, with the aim of improving the safety conditions of approximately 3 million garment workers in Bangladesh. With a limited time frame to launch, Acre was retained to hire the first two employees – the Executive Director and Chief Safety Inspector, both rare profiles, yet vital to the success of the initiative.

    Hiring the Chief Safety Officer at the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety
  • Acre Frameworks

    We upskill environment, health, safety and sustainability professionals across the globe with the non-technical skills essential to be effective in their role through leadership assessments, coaching and training.

    Acre Frameworks

Service Overview

Acre is an experienced EHS recruitment consultancy, working in the field for over 10 years. We have seen the EHS recruitment market and skill set develop drastically over this time. We have been fortunate to work on many of the world’s most impactful environment, health and safety roles and have global capabilities with offices in New York, Amsterdam and London.

Our EHS Recruitment Services:

We recruit at management to executive level, and operate globally often working with large corporates, but also with other types of organizations such as consultancies and multi-stakeholder initiatives concerned with improving EHS standards for workers in the developing world. Our Executive Search offering is trusted by world-leading organizations to place leaders in roles that drive forward their agendas.

We have a strong focus on EHS recruitment within the construction sector, but work across all industry sectors from manufacturers, to financial institutions and technology companies.

Contract & Interim:

In addition to permanent recruitment capabilities (including executive search) we have a growing EHS contract and interim recruitment team, who work globally to source experienced professionals, often for large infrastructure projects. We can also support our clients with consultancy assignments via our esteemed network of EHS and sustainability interim consultants and freelancers.

An Evolving Profession:

Over the years we have seen the environment, health and safety profession evolve from being primarily a technical function, to one which is far more relevant to the broader commercial aspirations of business. As such, the competencies required, particularly at leadership and executive level, have developed a great deal. Modern EHS leaders are likely to be highly effective change managers, innovative and will have the ability to develop high performing teams, often with a global perspective.

Supporting the Transition:

Acre is supportive of this transition, and has developed a unique tool to assess the leadership and business competencies of EHS professionals, Acre Frameworks which has been developed in conjunction with many of the world’s leading EHS professionals.Beyond assessing these capabilities, our Frameworks team are able to support development through coaching and training at both an individual and team level.

The EHS roles we recruit for are in disciplines such as:

Contact Us​:

Get in touch today to discuss our Health and Safety recruitment and EHS recruitment services.

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