ESG Lead

ESG Lead

Your new company
Our client are a growing engineering and energy consultancy with offices across the UK. This business have a decade of successful trading behind them, and are designing and delivering engineering led solutions to Net Zero for their global client base. The business now want to expand their team and wider sustainability offering to their client base, and so are looking for a Head of Sustainability / ESG Lead to join their team.

Your new role
In this role you will work in a client-facing position, with lead responsibilities for winning work, excellent project delivery, valued outcomes supporting ESG development and improvement, and great customer service. The client base in question ranges from food and drink, pharmaceutical, industrial manufacturing and defence companies to public sector and developer organisations. Projects will range from strategic Board level ESG / sustainability studies through net zero / decarbonisation planning to implementation of projects.This role will drive the ESG agenda with clients, winning and delivering projects. Many clients are either beginning or looking to improve their ESG strategies to align with UN SDGs and net zero commitments, and are seeking leadership and expertise in this space.

What you'll need to succeed
You have a successful track record and experience with regards to two or more of the following areas/disciplines, preferably in a consultancy role including both project scoping/budgeting and delivery:
  • Global reporting frameworks e.g. SBTi, FTSE4GOOD, CDP, GRI standards
  • ESG training delivery at Board level
  • ESG performance auditing
  • ESG policy and strategy development
  • Business management systems development and implementation (e.g. ISO 14001, 50001, 22301, 27001, 9001, 45001)
  • CSR support, including reporting tools/software
  • Ability to support companies with Climate-Related Financial Disclosures obligations (TCFD)
  • UN SDG alignment and delivery
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Materiality assessments and Scope 3 consulting

What you'll get in return
A competitive basic salary is on offer for this role, plus a comprehensive benefits package that can be tailored to suit the individual. All staff are included in their bonus scheme and for appropriately qualified candidate’s other options such as car allowances are available. This growing and ambitious business operates at a scale where they can be truly agile and offer staff high levels of flexibility. To help achieve an all-important work/life balance staff can choose from options such as home working, flexible start/finish times and compressed hours. They also offer the opportunity to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave every year, amongst a range of other attractive benefits. Equity options in the company are also on the table for the right candidate.

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Job Type
Working Pattern
Flexible Working,Full-time
Business or Management Consultancy
United Kingdom
Negotiable based on experience

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Jennifer Wolstenholme, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Liverpool
Part 2nd Floor, 5 St Paul’s Square

Telephone: 0151 242 0743

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