Sustainability Manager

Posted 11 months ago by Acre
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive + Benefits
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering, Environment, Sustainability
Posted 11 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 20 November 2016

Acre has been engaged by a high profile global construction and consultancy business to identify a Sustainability Manager. With an outstanding record of achievement and success, this business are looking for an exceptional individual to work across a number of construction projects where they will be able to directly influence major programmes across a range of high profile blue-chip clients. Working alongside a well respected and established team you will drive forward performance and make a significant impact within sustainability in the built environment.


Responsibilities will include

  • Delivering the group sustainability strategy and construction support activities
  • Supporting the work winning team across the wider business, which includes bid support, innovation, client liaison and up-skilling of colleagues
  • Supporting the organisation's commitment to be recognised as an industry leader in sustainability and delivery of the group sustainability strategy


The successful individual will be a pro-active generalist, able to cover all major issues of sustainability with all relevant stakeholders and is likely to come from a contractor or consultancy business which has delivered work to large scale construction projects, ideally within London. You will also need to be able to articulate the value of sustainability to non-technical teams and engage with a wide ranging set of stakeholders.


Knowledge and skills

  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in one or more relevant sustainability topics (sustainable design, planning policy, waste, carbon/energy, responsible sourcing, water, biodiversity, building certification)
  • Training and coaching skills with the ability to communicate technical information in a concise way to a non-technical audience
  • A BSc in a relevant Environmental, science or construction subject
  • Ideally be a Chartered Environmentalist/ IEMA member or member of a similar professional body E.g. BREEAM or LEED AP


This opportunity is a fantastic chance to work for one of the industries biggest names, making a difference to projects that will dominate London's skyline for generations to come. There are also ample opportunities to progress into more senior sustainability positions. If you are interested in this position please do apply to avoid missing out.



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