Location England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Reference BBBH11849_1603901794

Acre is delighted to be working in partnership with a professional management firm, who have a reputation as a global leader in their industry to identify a new Sustainability Solutions Director.

This newly created strategic hire will lead the growth of a sustainability focused business unit, with the aim of delivering world class energy, waste and carbon services across the organisation's global portfolio.

We are looking for a commercial leader, with extensive knowledge across the sustainability sector to focus on the growth and delivery of environmental programmes, from social value and net-zero carbon through to energy and environmental management.

Job Requirements:

  • Supporting the new Sustainability Units ambitious growth plans through delivery of world class sustainability services

  • Maintaining strong relationships with new potential customers and developing a sector focused pipeline of qualified opportunities

  • Leading opportunity assessment meetings to resource and project manage the proposal / bid process, developing a matrix of owners

  • Developing and submitting winning commercial solutions, bid proposals and presentations to both internal and external audiences

  • Liaising with global counterparts to share ideas for sustainability proposal concepts and sharing of best practice with the global team

As a key member of the sustainability units Senior Leadership Team the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in driving the business forward and helping to deliver and shape the sustainability and net-zero strategies.

  • A recognised commercial leader in the sustainability market with a successful track record in sustainability, consultancy and sales

  • Experience of leading and growing a sustainability consulting team or a sustainability function

  • Ability to raise the profile of the business unit and market yourself both internally and externally

  • Demonstrable experience of shaping customer strategies and implementing successful programmes

  • Extensive knowledge of the sustainability sector covering compliance, energy/environmental management, social value and net zero

If you can demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for combating sustainability business challenges, whilst also demanding a high quality from yourself and colleagues, you will thrive within an environment of excellence at the forefront of the market. If you meet the criteria, apply below for more details on the organisation and opportunity.