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Sustainability Manager

£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Sustainability Manager Climate17 are proud to be working with an established regeneration business with an enviable portfolio of property and land assets gained over 40 years. Due to their past success and future plans they are expanding their sustainability team and are looking for a Sustainability Manager to sit within their Strategic Investment & Growth Team and support on ESG initiatives and deliverables. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has drive and passion for protecting the future. Within this role you will look to create sustainable growth, reach carbon reduction and waste management goals and as a business engage with the community and renergise local communities. The Role As the Sustainability Manager you will be able to build strong relationships with internal colleagues and external stakeholders and deliver on ESG strategies and goals, whilst leading on a range or action plans including net zero, biodiversity and social value initiatives with the aim of developing outstanding sustainable and climate resilient places for people to work, live and visit. You will be a 'go-to' person on ESG practices and work closely with the Group Sustainability and ESG Director to promote climate resilience across sites. Responsibilities Delivering sustainability action plans and social value initiatives. ISO 50001 energy management activities Input to ESG reporting Embrace best practices and ensure compliance with legislation Promote ESG services and climate resilience via marketing and communications activities Liaise with internal and external stakeholders addressing ESG risks and opportunities Ad hoc sustainability projects Maintain your understanding of sustainability legislation and issues in relation to the property sector Requirements It is expected for the ideal candidate to have experience of some of the listed areas of expertise:- ESG reporting, UN SDGs, Climate change policy & legislation, environmental and/or energy management systems, environmental auditing, carbon appraisals, renewable energy technologies, BREEAM, regeneration, placemaking & planning, biodiversity, natural capital and green infrastructure, sustainable urban drainage, sustainable procurement 2+ years' sustainability experience within a business environment, preferably within the built environment. Skilled in liaising with and influencing senior-level customers and other stakeholders. Practical commercial skills, with the ability to relate sustainability issues to business challenges. Able to motivate and inspire enthusiasm for sustainability issues. Excellent communication, numeracy and presentation skills. Strong data management and analysis skills. Excellent Word and Excel skills. Effective time management skills. Preferably educated to degree level, or equivalent experience.This is role working with an agile business who believe in motivating, encouraging and inspiring people. As a business they aspire to be impactful and are proud of the work they have achieved but want someone to join them on their journey and will reward with a competitive package including a car/allowance and other benefits. About us Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. We believe there is no solution to climate change without people. We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability
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  • Job Reference: 705688794-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Climate17
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus Car/Allowance
  • Sector: Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent