Location London
Job-type Contract
Salary £50,000 - £70,000
Reference 19215

Are you looking for your next contract? Acre is working with an international consumer tech business to find an Interim ESG Manager on an initial 12-month contract.

Our client is innovating the online consumer space with its global offerings and growing loyal consumer database. You will be working in a collaborative and high-performing team reporting to C-suite and be the 'go-to' person for ESG and Sustainability matters across the group.

The purpose of this role is to take over from the incumbent, who will be going on maternity leave. You will be working on a continued ESG strategy, delivering on a wide remit for the business, including climate impact, sustainable supply chain (including Scope 3 emissions), DE&I, net zero, and community. You will be technically strong in ESG reporting and compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as an internal subject matter expert to the senior leadership team and wider business

  • Lead working groups and committees focused on delivering ESG goals

  • Include ESG elements and criteria into relevant projects and programmes across the organisation

  • Lead and coordinate action on Net Zero ambitions and targets

  • Work with teams from across the organisation on other relevant ESG activities and programmes

  • Lead collaborative efforts internally and with our suppliers to advance ESG data capture, reporting and transparency

  • Working with supply chain to capture scope 3 GHG emissions for FY23, specifically developing the net zero transition plan

  • Supporting the finance team with creating the TCFD (Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure)

  • Continuously monitor ESG developments, industry standards, and regulations that may affect the Company, adapting the program as appropriate

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including Corporate Communications, IR and Marketing teams, to ensure performance and initiatives are constantly communicated to all key stakeholders


  • University Degree educated (Bachelor's or preferably Masters's degree) in a subject related to environmental management or sustainability or Qualified by Experience.

  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in a similar role in a fast-paced environment or in a consultancy environment.

  • Good knowledge of external reporting frameworks (TCFD, CDP, SECR etc).

  • Up to date with emerging trends and the requirements of an eCommerce business.

  • Working understanding of decarbonisation and climate.

  • Has delivered community programmes that have a measurable impact on society.

  • Experience in working on sustainable sourcing programmes, including FSC certification.

  • Confident in facilitating and influencing cross-business or multi-stakeholder groups.

Part-Time: 2-3 Days per week, depending on candidate's capacity

Budget: Up to £70,000 pro-rate or day rate equivalent

Duration: 12-months

Type: Hybrid/Remote - Some travel will be paid if working remotely in the UK

*Remote working in the UK will be considered, but you must be prepared to travel to the Head office in London and some of the other sites when required.

If you would like to apply and hear more, please apply directly with your latest CV and we will be in touch.