Senior Sustainability Manager


£Competitive+ Benefits


Posted 3 months ago

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Acre is delighted to partner with a highly reputable UK retailer in their search for a Senior Manager, Sustainability.

This person will report into the Director of Sustainability and be a respected senior leader within the business, working to embed an ambitious sustainability strategy and culture.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director to develop a cross-business sustainability strategy
  • Work with the Ethical Trade Manager to develop and implement a risk-based approach for suppliers and embed this across the organisation
  • Develop and embed robust governance and monitoring mechanisms
  • Manage two members of the sustainability team who work across business functions, overseeing their projects and providing direction and support

To be considered for this opportunity you will have excellent knowledge and experience of environmental and ethical issues relevant to retail supply chain and sourcing. You will be a consummate team player with experience engaging at levels of seniority within a matrix structure.

Additional experience required:

  • Excellent experience across reporting, governance & risk
  • A track record delivering sustainability initiatives with demonstrable results
  • Experience in change management across a complex business
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders and excellent presentation skills

The successful candidate will gain experience in an award-winning business with an incredibly integrated sustainability agenda.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Georgie Beach 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8385