Location Burgess Hill
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 16407

Ready for a new leadership opportunity which puts sustainability at the heart of business decision making?

Atlas Copco is a world leading organisation in the industrial manufacturing space. With a product portfolio critical to technology powering modern life, the business has been driving innovation in the industrials space for over 150 years and continues to play an integral role in the energy transition.

To enable customers across the global to tackle targets essential to climate change, Atlas Copco Vacuum Technique Business Area must develop and embed an ambitious sustainability vision which is woven into the business's wider strategic goals and ambitions.

As the Vice President of Sustainability, you will work with Atlas Copco Vacuum Technique Business Area and its stakeholders to develop a clear vision and support the creation of a strategy for sustainability. You'll be accountable for the delivery approach in line with the latest legislation, industry standards and best practice. Your role will be instrumental to transform and grow the sustainability focus across the organisation, delivering a range of new initiatives, processes and best in class solutions.

You'll bring:

  • A dynamic and strategic approach paired with a clear understanding of how to establish internal and external relationships, systems, and tools to build a culture of organisational and personal responsibility for safety, climate change and business continuity

  • An understanding of how industrials/manufacturing businesses operate, and their key material risks and opportunities related to ESG

  • A track record of strategy development which is underpinned by a clear data rationale

  • A balance of engagement experience at the most senior business levels and an understanding of how plans must be implemented across operations

  • An engaging leadership style and experience of effective team development and management

  • The ability to horizon scan, ensuring the businesses strategy is resilient now, and in the future, and that all teams understand their roles towards the ACVT sustainability vision

This newly created role boasts a creative scope for a proven leader to develop a sustainability vision which is connected to decisions reaching throughout the entire business including operations, commercial accounts and client engagement, acquisitions, and finance. Presenting the opportunity to shape the overarching internal sustainability strategy for an organisation providing cutting edge energy-saving technology this is certainly not an opportunity to be missed.

To hear more about the role contact Samantha.calvey@acre.com