Energy and Sustainability Director

Posted about 2 years ago by Acre
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Sector Consultancy, Energy / Carbon Management, EIA, Retail / Wholesale
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Acre has been engaged by a global leader in commercial real-estate to identify their new Energy and Sustainability Director. You will be the driving force behind the E&S strategy; ensuring activity is managed, measured and reported in an impactful way. You will lead an in-house energy management, sustainability and carbon reduction team across an existing client base of corporate occupiers, ensuring all business development opportunities are maximised across each internal service line and client relationship. Key responsibilities includeCreate a compelling vision and strategic direction for the E&S teamBe responsible for the overall profitability of the E&S across the UK and EMEALead and identify investment opportunities, including where appropriate acquisitions may existLead supply chain management through utility procurement activitiesBe the visible face of the E&S team, attending relevant networking forums and event You will have significant experience of operating at a strategic level across the UK and ideally EMEA, coupled with excellent client management and business development capabilities. The successful candidate will have a high profile brand across the sustainability space and be a recognised thought leader. Additionally, you should also have great communication and influencing skills. Fundamental requirements areExperience in a strategic consulting position with demonstrable business development successDetailed knowledge of energy and sustainability, ideally within the built environmentDirect experience of working with multinational blue chip clients across multiple industriesAbility to influence and facilitate at all levels within an organisationYou will need to be a dynamic and mature leader with the capability of leading a technical and high performing teamThe ideal candidate will be a leader in the space, have a strong strategic acumen and be ambitious and driven by the prospect of joining a growing organisation at a critical time in their development.


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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