Location United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £90,000 + Bonus + Package
Reference 20525

Do you have the desire to drive the social value strategy for one of the UK's largest construction and civil engineering organisations?

The Head of Social Value will join an impressive Environmental Sustainability leadership team comprising of subject matter experts and working towards a shared goal of becoming a net-positive organisation by 2050.

Reporting to the Social Value Director, you will lead a team of Social Value Managers and Advisors.

You will have the opportunity to work with senior stakeholders across the business to ensure social value contributes to work winning and reporting and will be the subject matter expert.

The role can be based from any of their UK office locations with hybrid flexible working arrangements encouraged and actively supported.

In this role, you will:

  • Drive social value performance across a billion-pound construction and civil engineering portfolio.

  • Lead and enable the development of a team of Social Value Managers and Advisors.

  • Support strategic work winning and tender activities bringing innovative ideas and approaches.

  • Work with team leaders, including Procurement and Operations, to ensure social value is embedded across the business.

  • Collaborate with the marketing and communications team to share the progress of social value developments and achievements.

To excel in the role, you'll bring:

  • Experience within construction, civil engineering, or a related sector.

  • Experience of managing and developing a team of social value professionals.

  • Ability to develop strong, positive relationships and to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally

This is a unique opportunity for you to join a leadership team as the social value specialist and have a truly significant impact on the UK's construction and civil engineering net zero goals.

To join this forward-thinking and committed organisation as the Head of Social Value, please apply here.

If you have a different sustainability skillset to the role posted above but are interested in learning more about opportunities, please also get in touch with Greg Walker via greg.walker@acre.com to explore opportunities that may align with your skills.