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Head of Sustainability

Employer
Hays
Location
England, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£58000.0 - £65000.0 per annum + £58,000 - £65,000 DoE + Car allowance
Closing date
10 Apr 2024
Reference
4538480

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Specialist area
Sustainability
Function
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Your new company
Your new company is a highly established 'Built Consultancy'. They have offices across the Northwest and are involved across multiple sectors including: Industrial, Local Authority, Commercial, Residential, Offices and Leisure.
As a company, culture and community are a key measurement of their success. You will be joining a safe and nurturing environment who pride themselves on acknowledging and celebrating annual milestones such as International Women's Day and Pride.

As a medium-sized company with around 40 members of staff, you will have the project and client exposure that you may not be getting presently and the in-work challenges that you are seeking.


Your new role
1. Drive the growth of our sustainability service:

  • Identify new opportunities to enhance our existing client base and attract new clients.
  • Collaborate with the business development team to promote sustainability services effectively.
  • Develop and execute strategies to expand our sustainability service offerings.


2. Manage the sustainability team:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the sustainability team.
  • Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to team members.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment.


3. Ensure expertise in key sustainability areas:

  • Possess a strong knowledge of Non-Domestic Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), EPC improvement reports, Carbon Assessment Reporting and Renewables.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to sustainability.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to clients and internal stakeholders.

4. Client relationship management:

  • Work closely with clients to understand their sustainability needs and provide tailored solutions.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing clients.

Act as a trusted advisor, offering sustainable solutions to meet client objectives.



What you'll need to succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., sustainability, environmental science, engineering).
  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably within the built environment sector.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of EPCs, EPC improvement reports, Carbon Assessment Reporting and Renewables.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve results.
  • The ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a high competitive salary, a car allowance, a great office and work culture. This role will give the opportunity for the successful candidate to mould their own team, expand your business and challenge yourself.


What you need to do now


If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.



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