Location London, England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Reference BBBH9348_1584017455

Acre has been engaged on an exclusive basis by a FTSE listed European property investment group to identify their new Head of Sustainability. Reporting into the Head of Group Property, you'll be tasked with leading their sustainability agenda and driving transformational change across their European portfolio.

This exciting, high-profile position will offer a successful candidate the opportunity to work across a property portfolio valued at over £2bn. You'll deliver against their ambitious sustainability targets, whilst also creating your own vision and strategy fit for the next phase of sustainability action.


  • Lead, develop, influence and deliver the organisation's sustainability strategy throughout the Group

  • Support heads of business functions and leaders within the Group to deliver an integrated sustainability strategy and demonstrate progress against strategic objectives and performance indicators

  • Be a sustainability advocate that drives positive innovation and change across the Group

  • Be responsible for all corporate sustainability aspects of the Group

  • Ensure compliance with all EU environmental statutory reporting obligations

  • Identify and deliver energy saving opportunities and renewable energy generation for the Group's portfolio

In this exciting, high-profile position, you will demonstrate a high level of competence in business acumen, strategic agility and managerial courage.

Key Skill and Attributes:

  • You'll be an acknowledged leader in sustainability in the built environment

  • You'll be able to influence and make recommendations at a senior/Board level on areas ranging from strategy to policy, governance, process, reporting and business planning

  • You'll be a role model for demonstrating subject matter excellence coupled with great leadership skills

  • You'll bring solid project and budget management skills combined with high energy to set dynamic pace of delivery

This is a hugely exciting time to join this high-profile business in a senior position. Your contributions will positively impact the business and the wider development sector whilst creating lasting value for the Group.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply directly or contact Ben Flint at Ben.Flint@acre.com for more information.