Sustainability Manager, Ireland



Republic of Ireland

Posted 5 months ago

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Acre is pleased to partner with a leading FTSE 100 product wholesale and distribution business, in their search for a Sustainability Lead. This individual will drive the organisation's strategy and stakeholder engagement across Ireland.
Our clients' customer base compromises of some of the largest businesses in the world and the Sustainability Lead will create commercial opportunity through world class sustainability practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop an impactful sustainability strategy which seeks to mitigate risk and create commercial opportunity through environmental and social sustainability principles
  • Influence and inform key internal stakeholders on sustainability and its risks, value and commercial potential
  • Provide business units with the tools to consult customers on sustainability enquiries and policy
  • Represent the organisation externally at a range of events and meetings
  • Continuously explore and identify disruptive sustainability products and services which could add value to the business and its customers

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a variety of sectors including foodservice and grocery, facilities, retail and even healthcare. To be successful in this position, a diverse background, plus the ability to engage a variety of stakeholders will be highly beneficial.

Experience Required:

  • A demonstrable track record in sustainability strategy and experience of material supply chains, product and policy
  • A natural innovator, able to problem solve and provide solutions to unique material sustainability issues
  • Excellent influencing and negotiating skills, able to easily build effective and transparent relationships
  • A self-starter who can manage a complex workload, operating across multiple teams, both internally and externally

This brand new position will give the successful candidate an opportunity to develop and deliver a nationwide sustainability strategy and catalyse valuable sustainability knowledge and buy in throughout the business's value chain.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Tanith Allen 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8084