Sustainability Issues Executive

Posted about 2 years ago by Acre
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + benefits
Sector Resource / Waste Management
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Wednesday, 9 September 2015
Acre has been engaged by the leading trade association for the UK Plastic Industry to hire a knowledgeable Sustainability Executive. Taking responsibility for the industrial issues in the recycling sector, you will become the representative on the central expert committees for sustainability. In addition, you will be responsible for developing and leading a number of high level initiatives to improve the visibility of the plastics industry's environmental credentials. Additional responsibilities include:Understanding of the key issues in the recycling industry and how these affect the organisation's membersBecome the organisation's in-house expert on trends within the plastics and recycling sectors and environmental issues relating to the sectorCoordinating the delivery of group meetingsEnsuring members gain the maximum benefit from their membershipsEstablishing effective working relationships with civil servants and key external stakeholders ie sector Trade Associations Ideally educated to degree level, you will have commercial or industrial working experience, preferably in the waste and recycling sector. Skills and attributes:Ability to present on both technical and business issuesProven track record of coordinating and managing projects to conclusionAbility to work on own initiative and as part of a teamAptitude to handle business sensitive and complex informationExperience of building and maintaining strong working relationships at all levels, in and outside of an organisationExcellent written and verbal English The role offers the successful applicant the opportunity to develop into the organisation's specialist on a range of plastics industry sustainability issues and take the lead in this area.


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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