Location London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable
Reference 14222

Are you a Sustainability or ESG Reporting Professional seeking to develop further within a FTSE100 business with ambitious sustainability commitments and strong executive engagement?

Acre is partnering with a large, multi-branch retailing company, listed on the London Stock Exchange to support with the rapid expansion of their responsible business team with a new Sustainability Reporting Manager vacancy.

Reporting to the Head of Responsible Business, you will lead on the annual Responsible Business report process with support from a small team, internal stakeholders and external service providers.

With recently verified Science-Based Target and Forest Positive commitments, you'll have the opportunity to think strategically about how the organization measures and communicates sustainability performance; playing a crucial role in ensuring these targets are delivered.

You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Access an engaged leadership team providing regular updates on Responsible Business performance

  • Support the Human Rights manager in the production of statements in the focus of ethics in relation to the UK Modern Slavery Act

  • Project manage and oversee the data collection process for responsible business KPI's, with support from a Responsible Business Analyst

  • Collaborate with the Annual Report & Accounts team, integrating your work together as a centre of expertise for the brand

  • Co-ordinate the Sustainable Reporting team which includes internal and external specialists, each with a key responsibility and contribution to the overall reporting function

  • Be responsible for the team's growth strategy and transition over the coming years

You will leverage the following:

  • Thorough and relevant technical expertise of Corporate Sustainability Reporting, reporting standards and ESG ratings

  • Strong communication and leadership qualities

  • Capability of multi-tasking and working in a busy environment, adapting to changes during growth periods

  • Demonstrated experience of project management, stakeholder relations, and organizational skills

This is a rare opportunity to join an excellent, highly reputable and visible company with impressive sustainability credentials and commitment to transformation. With the chance to be exposed to a dynamic culture and be a core member of their growing Responsible Business team, the role is an exciting prospect.

If you feel you can utilise your technical expertise in this interesting role and organisation, please do not hesitate to apply below or contact Ruth Smith via ruth.smith@acre.com.