Location London, England
Job-type Interim
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH9283_1581586115

7 Month Contract

A global renewables organisation headquartered in the UK has engaged Acre to find an interim ESG Manager on a 7-month maternity cover contract. You will be part of the organisation's Legal and Compliance team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on implementation of the group's sustainability strategy, ESMS and corporate socio-economic development (SED) initiatives, in their London base and in eight countries of operations.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Lead on implementation of company's sustainability objectives, initiatives and KPIs and drive improvement in sustainability performance across the business;

  • Monitor and report on sustainability/ESG performance and progress against the sustainability strategy to both internal and external stakeholders;

  • Ensure effective implementation of the group's ESG policies and standards;

  • Monitor and audit ESG compliance across functions and projects globally, with particular focus on projects with international financing to ensure ongoing compliance with internal and external ESG requirements;

  • Organize and/or support the organisations SED initiatives across the globe, with a focus on educational initiatives and targets;

  • Participate in external ESG networks and benchmark initiatives, eg GRESB, as required;

  • Support implementation and training of relevant business functions in the use of the new ESG software;

  • Routinely prepare ESG communications and present at internal and external meetings to promote and increase sustainability/ESG awareness.

The Successful Individual Will Have:

  • Appropriate qualifications in a relevant field (eg environmental/social science, climate change, engineering);

  • Professional experience working as an ESG manager, senior sustainability/ESG consultant, or similar;

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with proven experience in improving sustainability performance by influencing effectively across a range of stakeholders;

  • Track record of working within responsible investment and international finance institutions standards (eg IFC Performance Standards, Equator Principles, etc);

  • Experience and willingness presenting to senior stakeholders at internal meetings and external conferences and forums;

  • Proficiency in English required; conversational Spanish desirable.

This is a superb opportunity to join a leader in their industry on an interim basis to gain valuable skills and experience. If this role is of interest please apply now and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to call Elliot Fisher on 0207 400 5598.