Head of Sustainability

Location City of London
Sector: Sustainability and Environment , Environment and Sustainability
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary + Car allowance + Excellent Benefits
Job ref: IR2598_1701340681
Published: 3 months ago

Head of Sustainability | London, Hybrid Working

Competitive Salary + Car allowance + Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton are pleased to be working with a leading construction and civil engineering company to recruit a Head of Sustainability. This is a new role, which will be responsible for developing and driving the strategy, working closely with clients to ensure their sustainability needs are met on each project.

The organisation has a track record of successful delivery of high-profile projects, and this position will provide a great leadership opportunity, moving their sustainability agenda to the next level.

Key responsibilities of the Head of Sustainability will include:

  • Leading strategy development, driving this forward across projects and the wider company, with particular focus on embodied carbon

  • Working closely with clients to understand their sustainability commitments, such as SBTi, ensuring successful implementation of initiatives

  • Interacting with those on site through to senior management, influencing decision making and promoting best practice

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

The successful Head of Sustainability requires:

  • Demonstrable sustainability experience, ideally within Construction, Civil engineering, or related industry

  • Qualified in an appropriate Sustainability related discipline, with embodied carbon and circular economy experience, BREEAM AP an advantage

  • Ideally hold a professional membership with a recognised environmental body (IEMA, CIEEM, CIWEM)

  • A passion for excellence, and an ambition to grow and develop a career within the sustainability space

For more information on this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Isla Robson on 01923 432 801 or , or apply here.

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