Group Sustainability Manager

Posted about 1 year ago by Acre
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary C.£70,000 + Car + Up to 40% Bonus
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering
Posted about 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 11 August 2016
Acre is pleased to be working in partnership with one of Europe's largest property developers, owners, and managers, to identify a new Group Sustainability Manager. A leader in the market, this business owns properties worth in excess of £5 billion throughout more than eight European countries, with a capital expenditure budget of £300 million set aside during 2016/2017.This opportunity offers an exceptional, driven and commercially aware candidate, the remit to provide sustainability expertise and leadership for an international FTSE 250 business. Working through development and refurbishment teams, this individual will ensure the successful implementation of the sustainability strategy.This person will be responsible for:Working closely with the Executive Committee responsible for sustainability to set and implement a sustainable strategy in line with wider business objectivesLiaising closely with Development and Refurbishment teams to ensure new and refurbished buildings are in line with the agreed sustainability strategyManaging the introduction of cost effective renewable energy solutions and providing cost effective recommendations for improved energy efficiencyEnsuring the business is aware of proposed and actual changes to sustainability legislation in each location, and are compliant with itThe successful person will have experience working in a strategic and operational sustainability role for a large construction/refurbishment/facilities business. They will also be a motivated problem solver, willing to direct and take ownership of projects.The person will also:Hold a Degree in a relevant disciplineHave a demonstrable track record in developing and delivering commercially viable sustainability programmes/solutionsIdeally be a BREEAM Assessor / CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant / Energy AssessorPosses exceptional communication skills, and the ability to work with multiple key stakeholdersWith strong support for sustainability across senior management within the business, the Group Sustainability Manager position is a fantastic chance for someone to influence the direction for sustainable strategy and deliver tangible benefits.


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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