Environmental Sustainability Manager (Housing)

14 Sep 2020
12 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Environmental Sustainability Manager (Housing)

Permanent, full time - 36.5 hours per week

Kents Hill, Milton Keynes


Would you thrive in a job that is making a real difference to people's lives in your region?

About the role:

Our client is committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 and are looking for someone to take up an instrumental role in the delivery of this; finding new, innovative and economical ways to reduce their waste and energy consumption.

The Environmental Sustainability Manager will work to ensure compliance with the relevant legislative and environmental responsibilities. You will develop, implement and monitor organisational environmental sustainability strategies, and will be responsible for communicating these plans and strategies to customers, external stakeholders and colleagues. You will also develop and lead environmental performance improvement projects to establish a sound foundation and framework for the delivery of the organisation's strategic objectives.

What they're looking for:

* Degree level, or demonstrable equivalent experience, in an environmental science or sustainability discipline.

* A strong understanding of the main environmental issues that affect housing associations.

* Demonstrable experience in building networks to ensure high quality data reporting and to identify and share best practice.

* An understanding of how environmental management systems work.

* Trained or well experienced in use of Microsoft Excel.

* Have knowledge of any environmental legislation relevant to housing associations e.g. waste.

* A great communicator who can engage and enthuse stakeholders across the business.

What they offer:

* Competitive salary

* Flexible working

* 25 days holiday rising to 30 after five years service

* Opportunity to purchase and sell additional annual leave.

* Aviva Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution

* Up to 2 paid professional subscriptions

* Excellent training and development opportunities

* Free life assurance

* Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

* Health cash-plan including employee assistance

* Regular bonus points from the company Intranet, which lead to vouchers

* Free parking at all our offices and lift share

* Gymflex

* Discounted cinema tickets


About them:

Our client is more than just a financially strong Housing Association, they are making an impact on the housing crisis, supporting sustainable communities and providing life-long homes for customers. They provide additional, critical services to support the most vulnerable but they also build shared ownership and outright sales for those who want to get on the property ladder.

They are passionate about communities and committed to being a Learning Organisation, developing talent to deliver service goals and supporting the next generation into a career in Housing.

If you are like-minded in wanting to help shape the future of housing through the delivery of quality services to customers, great at your job and with a 'can-do' attitude, they want to hear from you.

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Our client is committed to implementing their Equality, Diversity and Customer Care Policy and are proactive about safeguarding vulnerable adults and children