Sustainability Lead


£Competitive + Benefits


Posted 1 month ago

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Acre is delighted to be working with a responsible and well-known real estate business in their search for a Sustainability Lead on a 12 month fixed term contract basis, based in their fantastic central London office. The key objectives of this role are to define and implement a fully accountable strategy for embedding sustainability, and credibly represent the organisation across the industry as a key influencer in sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evolve and deliver the sustainability strategy across the business
  • Ensure compliance with sustainability legislation and programmes related to the property management of the Central London and Regional portfolios
  • Fulfil reporting requirements at industry, stakeholder (including joint venture), corporate and portfolio levels
  • Prepare regular reporting across all major sustainability initiatives and identify best practice in the wider market place
  • Collaboratively work cross the business to ensure implementation of portfolio-specific sustainability requirements including managing a range of stakeholders including internal development and asset managers, external consultants and Managing Agents

This individual will act as a key point of contact with C-suite, Department and portfolio heads on a range of sustainability topics and programmes of work.

Experience Required:

  • A relevant degree, professional qualification and solid proven experience in sustainability sector
  • Strong analytical and report-writing skills paired with a natural and engaging ability to drive communication and stakeholder engagement
  • Experience of building and managing relationships with customers, internal 'clients', managing agents and external advisors/consultants at a range of levels
  • A demonstrable proactive and personable approach
  • A strong self-starter who is well organised with strong project management skills

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a business well known for their sustainability credentials at a time of growth and change, impacting future strategy and influencing decision making across the industry.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Tanith Allen 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8167