Acre is partnering with John Swire & Sons Ltd - an international conglomerate covering a diversified global portfolio of businesses in the food chain, marine, bio-fuels and industrial sectors - on a newly created Group Nature and Climate Manager role.
John Swire & Sons Ltd have invested heavily into sustainability across its businesses to minimise their environmental impact and support global communities to thrive. They have a long-term outlook on responsible business, and this role is critical to the work currently being undertaken by the Sustainable Development team in London. You will be a self-starter end-to-end project manager who can refine, project manage and deliver a high-quality nature restoration and carbon offsetting investment strategy,
You will be responsible for:
Owning the development of an environmental restoration investment strategy with biodiversity co-benefits and carbon removal credits in line with long-term JS&S climate targets
Acting as the strategy owner and main point of contact for supporting 3rd parties. Designing and executing a small number of large nature-based projects while monitoring progress against the strategy and reporting to senior stakeholders
Monitoring and preparing reports on the progress of projects and the strategy, including biodiversity benefits and carbon credit generation.
Building relationships with key stakeholders within JS&S and external partners to identify and progress high-impact JS&S-owned projects together with supporting developers, managers, certifiers and local stakeholders.
Reporting directly to the Group Head of Sustainability, you will have the opportunity to take the lead on defining a biodiversity and carbon-offsetting investment strategy within a world-renowned private firm. You will be sourcing, developing and reporting on major international projects to help the company towards its ambitious climate goals, focusing on nature-based solutions leading to environmental and social benefits.
You will already have:
Thorough professional network in the space and 4+ years of experience working with nature-based projects or similar.
Comprehensive working knowledge of carbon offsetting and biodiversity, including relevant certification methodologies, regulatory considerations and financial fundamentals
Good knowledge of Ecology, either professionally or academically
End-to-end project management experience, including planning, communication and financial analysis.
This role is based in London, and you will need to be in the office 3 days a week.
If you are a sustainability project manager with the experience that John Swire & Sons Ltd. are seeking, please apply or contact Shaqeeb Hussain at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.