Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 18843

Acre is partnered with an internationally renowned consumer goods organisation in over 190 countries, with several billion consumers every day. With a purpose-led business sustainability agenda and clear commitments, the sustainability team has gone through a significant growth phase. To support this growth, they are now seeking an Assistant Sustainability Manager

In this newly created role, reflecting growth across ten thematic areas focused on the delivery of climate and nature topics, you will be managing external reporting, internal reporting, and project delivery.

You will also:

  • Be the 'go-to' in the team for external reporting, including managing projects with CDP Forests, Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), WBA, and Consumer Goods Forum. Through accurate reporting on metrics and disclosures, you will be helping the business to maintain its position at the forefront of sustainability.

  • Collaborating with the team, you will lead improvements in internal reporting, metric assurance, and quarterly reports. Robust data, processes, and systems play a core part in the ongoing development of the sustainability team's progress.

  • Engaging stakeholders internally, educating them on certification standards and presenting and influencing where appropriate.

Given its legacy as a fast-moving and disruptive company, the role at hand requires creative problem solvers who are deeply passionate about creating impact, together with a dynamic environment where there are multiple business needs and growing demands.

To thrive in this role, you already have:

  • Organisational excellence. You enjoy a fast-paced environment, you take the initiative, and you enjoy adapting to different situations and managing your time efficiently.

  • Ability to cope with multiple workstreams and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring the highest standard of quality.

  • Relevant disclosure experience against standards boards and indices. For example, CDP and DJSI. You will also be keeping up to speed with the market for emerging methods to push for continuous improvement!

If you are motivated by the chance to affect change as part of one of the world's largest consumer-facing brands, this is the one for you.

Apply or get in touch with Shaqeeb at shaqeeb.hussain@acre.com if you have any questions about this role.