Sustainability Assurance Manager (Biomass)

Posted over 2 years ago by Acre
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Up to £55,000 + Great Benefits
Sector Energy / Carbon Management, EIA, Forestry, Utilities
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 10 July 2015
Acre has been engaged by a leader in the energy industry undertaking major investment into sustainability. The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Sustainability and work alongside the wider sustainability team. The role has a particular focus on assuring that the systems, processes and procurements are compliant with current and emerging legislation in the biomass and sustainability space.Responsibilities will include:Overseeing and undertaking biomass sustainability compliance applications to regulatory bodiesEnsuring biomass is sustainably sourced and compliant with legislation and permits, including supporting operations to address areas of non-complianceFocusing on emerging heat legalisation (RHI) and compliance, designing and implementing systems to ensure compliance.Working in conjunction with a broad range of stakeholders to influence the development of corporate biomass sustainability policy and practiceThe successful candidate will have:A Degree in forestry, Bio-mass, or sustainability and ideally applied knowledge in forestry certification.Experience in auditing and assurance with an understanding of systems and processesExcellent communication skills with the ability to engage and managing external relationships and key stakeholders particularly at a technical and regulatory level e.g. DECC, DEFRA & Forestry Commission.Working knowledge of the renewable obligation and the renewable heat incentive would be ideal The ideal candidate will possess the ability to bring together, motivate and work effectively with a variety of employees and external suppliers and regulators, with an attitude for constant development and learning.


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