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Acre is delighted to be working in partnership with a leading property development business to identify their new Environmental Lead. In this newly created role, reporting into the Head of Responsible Business you will play a key role in supporting the business development and deliver their Responsible Business programme.
The business is looking for an experienced sustainability professional with a strong environmental background across energy, carbon measurement & management, NZC, TCFD, data management systems and biodiversity, ideally with a background from the construction or property development sectors, logistics or home building.
Provide environmental sustainability expertise and support across the business, working closely with all business units on the delivery of their Responsible Business Ambitions, with innovative thinking and best practice sharing
Take a lead in ensuring delivery of their Net Zero Carbon and Biodiversity & Sustainable Environment ambitions, setting out the strategic needs, providing guidance, support and engaging closely with the business units
Take a lead in ensuring the business understands its environmental risks and compliance requirements
Develop and evolve environmental sustainability KPIs, metrics, and support development of collection systems working with the Business units
Develop and embed the required policies, processes and procedures to ensure the programme requirements, and risk management are effectively integrated across the business
Bring forwards new opportunities and innovations on sustainability to promote across the business
This is a unique opportunity for a passionate sustainability practitioner to join a business at a time of growth and change. You will need broad sustainability experience and be able to work with a variety of stakeholders.
You will also have the following:
Degree/Masters in a relevant subject such as environmental studies, ecology, sustainability, real estate, economics
Experienced environmental/sustainability professional ideally with a background in the property development sector
Technical experience in NZC analysis and methodologies, cost benefit analysis of carbon projects,
Experience and good understanding of biodiversity and net gain requirements, waste, circular economy
Experienced at implementing environmental management systems; ISO14001 for similar type businesses
Experience in environmental compliance and legislation, risk management
If you're looking to take the next step in your career and join a high-profile business in a newly created sustainability team, please apply today or contact Ben Flint via firstname.lastname@example.org.