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, 25 March 2016
Acre is working with an established organisation to hire an accomplished consultant to lead their Sustainable Business Unit.As part of the senior team and reporting directly into Director of Operations & Development, the Sustainable Business Services Manager will play a critical part in the growth and development of the organisation's consultancy services. You will lead the commercial management and development of the organisation'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 Team* Monitoring and project managing the workstream's performance, ensuring delivery on time and to budget and to appropriate high quality standards* Playing a key role in reshaping the organisation and driving commercial awareness* Leading and advising the professional development and evolving the technical expertise of the consultancy teamThe successful candidate will have a passion for sustainability and environmental impact. You will have the ability to grow and motivate a business team to improve their overall performance and excel.Skills and capabilities:* A minimum of five years experience of managing sustainable business solutions to clients, to include legislative compliance, resource efficiency advice and continual improvement* Significant experience of managing multi-disciplinary consultancy teams* Demonstrable experience of business development in a commercially driven environment with a proven track record of building and maintaining long term relationships* A degree, or equivalent, in a related discipline (ie: environmental or sustainability or engineering)* Membership of a relevant technical body (ie: IEMA, IOSH) is desirable but not essentialThis unique opportunity requires the combination of a strong commercial outlook, the experience of leading a team and someone who is aligned with the values of this environmental organisation.


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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