Location Hitchin
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 14787

Willmott Dixon is one of the UK's largest independent construction and property services companies. Sustainability and social value have been at the heart of the business over the last 170 years and with their new sector-leading sustainability strategy, 'Now or Never', there is no better time to make an impact.

You will sit within Willmott Dixon's Group Sustainability Team, and lead on the creation and delivery of a bespoke sustainability strategy for the Fortem business, in line with Willmott Dixon's ambitious 'Now or Never' strategy.

Fortem is a property services and maintenance business and a key part of the Willmott Dixon family of companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and deliver a new sustainability strategy, policy, and targets for Fortem

  • Be part of Group Sustainability at Willmott Dixon and work closely with both the Head of Innovation & Partnerships and Chief Sustainability Officer, before transitioning into Fortem as the focus of the role evolves from strategy development to leadership and delivery

  • Create the sustainability strategy by visiting different sites across the UK, conducting research internally and externally, and understanding the business

  • Develop collaborative partnerships with internal stakeholders and build trusted relationships

Your Experience:

  • A background and a strong understanding of sustainable management practices

  • Significant experience in low carbon solutions and carbon reduction

  • Practical knowledge of decarbonisation of fleet and transportation

  • Strong knowledge of policy and legislative development in sustainability

  • An affinity with the property services or repairs and maintenance sectors would be a plus

  • The ability to consume large amounts of data and utilise it to develop a clear and concise strategy

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape Fortem's sustainability strategy from scratch. Once launched, you will lead the implementation of the strategy and the achievement of the demanding targets that you have set.

If this sounds interesting, please get in touch with Lawrence Hallett via lawrence.hallett@acre.com for more details.