Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference ACRE-12341

Are you a passionate environmental sustainability professional seeking a change? Are you motivated by the idea of working in an organisation that truly values sustainability and is on a quest to embed net-zero initiatives across its supply chain?

Acre is working with a leading organisation to strengthen their sustainability team as they begin a long-term transformation.

In this newly created role, you will accelerate the net-zero agenda by delivering the carbon and GHG emission reduction programme and providing advice and guidance on how to successfully decarbonise their whole business model.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Develop and manage the strategy in accordance with science-based targets, assessing progress continually and providing updates to the team and wider business on environmental performance.

  • Assessing operations, providing technical expertise, and creating solutions where needed. You will build knowledge and capacity internally and externally with key stakeholders.

  • Representing the business' net-zero agenda, you enjoy working across business units and being the 'go-to' person for this area of the strategy. Key teams that you will engage with internally include Finance, Product, Operations, Retail and People.

  • Ensuring that any environmental reporting requirements are met and that the insight from this reporting is delivered to various stakeholders in a compelling and meaningful way, where data drives positive change.

As a Senior Net-Zero Manager, you will be working collaboratively across functions and geographies and will be engaging stakeholders at all levels, championing actions against climate change.

To succeed in this role, you will already have:

  • Strong net-zero, environmental sustainability, and engagement experience. You will already know how to deliver reporting protocols, training, GHG protocol, net-zero frameworks, and carbon and GHG reduction roadmaps.

  • Robust understanding of reporting frameworks such as TCFD, CSRD, SECR.

  • Passion to influence a large-scale transformation project through managing and developing and a motivation to work in a leading sustainable and human-centric company.

  • The ability to recognise commercial or financial risks, as well as communicate the commercial benefits of the Net-Zero programme.

This role is on a hybrid basis, with one day per week in office in London, one day per week in office in Hertfordshire, and the rest from home.

If you're excited about this newly created opportunity and to work in a market-leading, fast-moving organisation, do not hesitate to get in touch. Please contact Ruth Smith at ruth.smith@acre.com with any questions.