Location England
Job-type Contract
Salary £500 - £700 Per Day
Reference 17538

Our client, a large global advertising organisation, is looking for an Interim Head of Climate & Nature.

In this role, you will support the development and delivery of the future environmental strategy, including setting ambitious goals, developing strategies to decarbonise the business, and continuing the commitment to procuring renewable energy.

Using your expertise, you can be expected to set the clients, in their network, up for success and enable them to adopt and deliver on their global Social Impact Strategy and associated KPIs. While the role covers scopes 1,2 and 3, there will be a focus on Scope 3.

This role is initially a 3-month contract, with the possibility of being complete remote - ideally working in their London office once a week.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Working across their global network to inspire and ensure the adoption and delivery of relevant strategic activities in support of the environmental goals and KPIs

  • Leading working groups, stakeholder engagements and forums on issues relating to Environmental Strategy

  • Creating and driving the adoption and delivery of initiatives to engage both internal and external stakeholders to take action to address climate change

  • Act as an external spokesperson representing in relevant platforms and events and engage with media and policymakers as appropriate

  • Refreshing and creating internal policies and guidance documents related to best-in-class environmental performance

  • Providing expert input and guidance in to rating agencies such as Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and become the business's go-to expert

  • Contributing to documents as part of the governance process - e.g., Board Presentations, TCFD

  • Collaborating with communications and marketing to ensure the progress is effectively communicated to build employee engagement, brand, and reputation

  • Providing the leadership team with a future view on global issues which may impact the successful delivery of the Social Impact strategy. (Social, political etc.)

  • Management responsibility, three direct reports

Person Specification:

  • Deep understanding of carbon and environment methodologies and environmental regulation and its implications for business

  • A proven and demonstrable track record in the delivery of projects in sustainability consultancy or in-house and the application of current/emergent business standards and expectations (e.g. ESG and SDGs)

  • An understanding of mega-trends e.g. those relating to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals and Net Zero

This is an excellent opportunity for an Environmental specialist who is interested in working with a high-profile global advertising firm. Interested?

Please apply now, and if you would like to hear more about this vacancy, please contact Tiana Thomas on tiana.thomas@acre.com.