|Salary||£60,000 + Discretionary Bonus + Car or Car Allowance|
Are you an ambitious sustainability professional who wants to help shape the ESG ambitions of a FTSE- listed organisation?
MJ Gleeson plc is one of the fastest-growing housebuilders in the UK and one that prides itself on being sustainable. This is demonstrated through their commitment to building houses for first-time buyers, key workers and those on low incomes. As a result of their commitment to sustainability, Gleeson was awarded the title of "Most Sustainable UK Business" at the National PLC Awards in 2018.
This is a great time to join Gleeson as they take their sustainability strategy to the next level with the appointment of a newly created Group Sustainability Manager. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and working closely with the Sustainability Committee, you will play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of the group's ESG objectives.
As the Group Sustainability Manager, you will:
Contribute to the development and implementation of the group's sustainability strategy, ensuring challenging targets are achieved
Work with key external stakeholders (sustainability rating agencies, industry and sustainability bodies) to ensure the group's strategy is aligned and clearly understood
Lead group sustainability reporting within recognised reporting standards and frameworks
Develop the group's carbon emissions strategy with potential to lead a Carbon Net Zero project that is in line with the Paris Agreement
Work with Technical and Commercial teams to ensure the strategy is implemented and targets are achieved
Develop and implement key initiatives, in particular on waste management and water usage
To be successful in this role, you will possess:
The capability to influence across a wide range of stakeholders and translate sustainability targets into required actions at an operational level
The ability to manage a busy and varied workload accurately and efficiently, delivering to deadlines and managing multiple tasks simultaneously
The ability to collate and manage large amounts of data and provide inciteful analysis and reports
Successful track record in a similar capacity and/or demonstrable success in delivering comparable projects
Knowledge of environmental frameworks and terminology (e.g., SBTs, Net Zero, Scopes 1-3, Biodiversity net gain)
Strong technical knowledge of key disclosure frameworks such as TCFD & SASB
In return for your skills and experience, you also be joining an FTSE-listed organisation in a strong financial position that is committed to continuous sustainable improvement.
If this has piqued your interest, get in touch with Greg at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the role.