Location Reading, Reading, England, United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 14302

Are you an experienced Environmental Compliance or Sustainability Reporting professional looking for a fresh challenge within an organisation strongly committed to sustainability?

Acre is collaborating with a high impact, global retailer on a collection of newly created environmental roles, scaling their 120 strong ethical trade and environmental sustainability function.

This new role plays a crucial and integral part in the wider sustainability purpose of the company. They have a drive to raise the standards of sustainability compliance (both internally and externally), and you will be one of the key accelerators of this. Reporting and engagement are also a core function of this role, as they maintain high standards which they are always seeking to improve and diversify.

This is a new opportunity to join a reputable and forward-thinking brand with innovative ideas and a unique approach to their compliance and reporting function.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the day-to-day management of the brands environmental compliance scheme

  • Ensure all policies and processes being used to govern the compliance are in accordance with the brand's broader environmental strategy

  • Being responsible for keeping all policies up to date and that data collection and performance management are integral to the Environment team

  • Create monthly performance reports and be ready to share insights with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Manage the Environmental Assistant who has broad accountabilities for environmental team support

  • Being the 'go-to' point of contact for all internal teams on compliance and environmental sustainability reporting

You will have:

  • Qualification in Sustainability or Environmental Science (or relevant area) to Degree level

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of using data to drive decisions

  • Awareness of sustainability and compliance platforms (e.g.Higg Co.)

  • Industry knowledge- focused on supply chain

  • Project management skills

  • Confidence in your communication, organisation, administration and IT skills

  • Awareness of Industry Initiatives relevant to Sustainability

  • A solutions focused approach

  • Comfortable with a fast-paced environment

  • Occasional travel to be expected

This is a hugely exciting opportunity to be a central figure in one of the market's most sophisticated, and sizeable ethical trade and environmental sustainability functions. If of interest, please apply below or email Ruth Smith via ruth.smith@acre.com.