Sustainability Manager

Posted about 2 years ago by Acre
Location Edinburgh
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £43,000 + Excellent Benefits
Sector Consultancy, EIA
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Wednesday, 5 August 2015
Acre has been engaged by a globally recognised brand in the property industry to source a Sustainability Manager. The organisation's sustainability program has a large impact across a vast property portfolio. This role will play a vital part in the company's continued success and evolution within their sustainability program.This is a multi faceted role and will suit individuals who can successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously. Key responsibilities will include:Cultivating, driving, implementing and supporting sustainability projects including waste reduction, community engagement, and energy savingsTaking the lead on the collection and reporting of sustainability data including energy, waste, water, and carbon (including engaging consultants to assist with this)Engaging across the business ensuring sustainability becomes part of day to day businessAssisting with the ongoing development of the sustainability strategic and benchmarking against industry peersThis is an exciting opportunity to join a household brand name and effect real change through forward thinking schemes. The successful individual will require:A related degree (or equivalent) in Environmental Management / Sustainability with excellent data management ability including strong excel experienceDemonstrable experience with an organisation which has an extensive, multi-site, property portfolio and ideally some property investment/acquisition experienceVery strong understanding of current environmental and sustainability issues and legislation facing businessesExperience with Energy Performance Certificates and ideally energy procurementA passion for excellence and ambition to grow and develop a career in the environmental spaceThe role will involve the communication of ideas throughout the organisation so the ability to liaise with a broad range of stakeholders is essential. Exceptional attention to detail and strong presentation skills are also required.


Acre's aim is to help create a better economy by uniting people and businesses bound by strong social and environmental values. The market leader in sustainability recruitment for over a decade, A...

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