Sustainable Business Services Manager

Posted over 1 year ago by Acre
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Sector Consultancy, Environment
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Friday, 26 February 2016
Groundwork MSSTT is a not for profit organisation and registered charity, whose mission is to provide training and create jobs, reduce energy and waste, transform whole neighbourhoods and re-connect people with nature.Acre has been appointed to identify a Sustainable Business Services Manager who, reporting into the Director of Operations & Development, will play a critical part in the growth and development of the sustainable business consultancy services.The successful candidate will lead the commercial management and development of Groundwork MSSTT's technical consultancy work overseeing three main work streams: environment, health and safety and quality consultancy.Additional responsibilities include:Developing and delivering the sustainable business team's business plan in consultation with the Executive Management TeamMonitoring and project managing the workstream's performance, ensuring delivery on time and to budget and to appropriate high quality standardsPlaying a key role in the required culture change and increased commercial awareness across all organisational entitiesLeading and advising the professional development and further developing the technical expertise of the consultancy teamThe successful candidate will have a passion for the field of sustainable development and the ability to motivate a business to improve their environmental performance.This individual will also have:A minimum of 5 years' experience of managing sustainable business solutions to clients, to include legislative compliance, resource efficiency advice and continual improvement within an international standards frameworkSignificant experience in managing multi-disciplinary consultancy teamsDemonstrable experience of business development and growth in a commercially driven environment with a proven ability to build and maintain long term relationshipsA degree in a relevant discipline. Membership of a relevant technical body (IEMA, IOSH or equivalent) is desirable but not essentialThis unique opportunity requires the combination of a strong commercial outlook and an understanding of Groundwork's values and objectives as an environmental charity


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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