Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 18383

Are you keen to join an innovative company that is developing and providing exciting pharmaceutical advancements? Would you like to build and embed sustainability within a quickly growing business? If you're a blue sky thinker with the ability to get things done, this opportunity with Clinigen could be a great next step for you!


Clinigen Group is a global specialist pharmaceutical services and products company that provides ethical access to medicines. Its mission is to deliver the right medicine to the right patient at the right time.

The company works with 34 of the top 50 pharmaceutical companies: interacting with over 5,000 hospitals across more than 115 countries. The Group is headquartered in the UK, and operates from sites in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company has more than 1,000 employees across five continents in 14 countries, with supply and distribution hubs and operational centres of excellence in key long-term growth regions.

Sustainability & ESG is critical in protecting and creating value for Clinigen's investors, clients, communities and employees. They have recently approved a three-year Sustainability & ESG Action Plan and are looking for an experienced Head of Sustainability & ESG to help deliver this, as well as shape and drive their Sustainability & ESG strategy.

The Role:

You'll have experience in Sustainability & ESG reporting, assurance, risk and controls, data governance or other relevant sustainability-related fields or in financial reporting.

With your experience in internal control frameworks and reporting, plus strong business partnering, stakeholder engagement and project management skills, you will be key to: (i) driving and delivering the Clinigen Sustainability & ESG strategy; (ii) helping to ensure our internal and external Sustainability & ESG reporting maintains pace with evolving market practice and legal requirements; and (iii) ensuring Sustainability & ESG is at the heart of Clinigen's business.


  • Experience inspiring drive and confidence in others

  • Be comfortable working autonomously and able to learn concepts outside of your area of expertise

  • Great judgment, common sense, enthusiasm


  • Relevant experience in Sustainability & ESG strategy, transformation roadmaps and policy setting


  • Helping to establish an enduring internal reporting of Sustainability & ESG performance, including regular internal forecasting and planning processes for non-financial metrics to ensure Clinigen meet their commitments and targets

  • Experience of EHS and Compliance Management Systems

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Partnering with many different teams across the business to embed rigour in their processes and controls and driving Sustainability & ESG performance enhancement across Clinigen's

  • Excellent communication skills, negotiation and project management skills


  • Managing the continued development of Sustainability & ESG programs and related reporting, such as materiality assessments, peer benchmarking, stakeholder engagement, gap analysis, metric/KPI identification and the preparation of reporting (internal and external) materials. Covering legal compliance, risk management, statutory and internal reporting of energy efficiency, water use, waste and recycling, sustainable procurement, social and governance

  • Understanding of Sustainability & ESG standards, for example, but not limited to GRI, SASB, TCFD etc.

This role will be pivotal in helping the organisation navigate through a high growth and transformational phase with sustainability as a core enabler to long-term success. The role provides a unique opportunity for anyone that wants to serve as a catalyst for change and is interested in making a lasting mark in their career.

If you're keen to explore the opportunity, please contact Emily Goetsch (emily.goetsch@acre.com) and apply today!