Global Environmental and Sustainability Lead

Location Manchester
Sector: Sustainability and Environment , Environment and Sustainability
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 120,000 per annum + Car Allowance and benefits
Job ref: IR2309
Published: 11 months ago

Global Environmental and Sustainability Lead
Circa 120,000 Euros plus bonus, benefits and car allowance
Stuttgart, Brno, Bucharest or Prague

We're currently engaged to recruit a Global Environmental and Sustainability Lead to join a global manufacturer of technology and engineering systems. The organisation has a large global presence, and this role is responsible for the continual development of the world-wide sustainability strategy, keeping up to date with and adopting legislative changes across the regions. Being a leader in sustainable innovation within their field, the company has made good progress on their ambitious targets, and this role is integral to their continued success.

This role can be based in various European locations including Stuttgart, Brno, Bucharest or Prague.

Responsibilities of the Global Environmental and Sustainability Lead will include:

  • Leading the world-wide Environment and Sustainability strategy development, and lead the team to drive this forward across the organisation, influencing decision making and best practice

  • Development and delivery of specific sustainability roadmaps, including carbon reduction, energy, waste and water, reporting effectiveness and updating targets and action points as necessary

  • Identify and analyse group-wide data, developing measurable action points to be incorporated in objectives throughout the organisation

  • Coordinate environmental risk compliance within manufacturing facilities, by ensuring market changing legislation across each region is continually updated and adhered to

  • Act as the main point of contact for the sustainability program with key stakeholders including clients, contractors, and regulators

The successful Global Environmental and Sustainability Lead will have:

  • Proven Environmental or Sustainability Management experience, ideally within manufacturing or industrial environments

  • Strong technical knowledge across relevant environmental and sustainability legislation, compliance, and regulations

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent, in an appropriate environmental discipline, and ideally hold (or working towards) a professional membership with a recognised environmental body (IEMA, CIEEM, CIWEM)

  • A passion for excellence, and an ambition to lead the sustainability agenda within an industry leader

This is a great opportunity for a true leader in the space to take a leading company, to the next step in their Environmental and Sustainability journey. This role will involve occasional travel. For more information, please contact Isla Robson on or 01923 432 801.

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