Head of Environmental and Sustainability

11 July 20242024-07-11
South Yorkshire & Sheffield City Region

Head of Environment and Sustainability (12-Month Maternity Cover)

We are currently working with a market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK in the search for a Head of Environment and Sustainability. This business has a mission to create a sustainable future for it’s people and customers, transforming and influencing the industries they serve. Partnering with clients, they aim to achieve extraordinary results.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As the Head of Environment and Sustainability, you will:

  • Provide environmental advice to management, HSEQ team, and project management teams.
  • Lead the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy and objectives, ensuring alignment with company and client requirements.
  • Develop and implement sustainability strategies, collaborating with managers to meet objectives.
  • Work with the Group Head of HSEQ to set environmental targets and objectives.
  • Assist the tenders team with environmental, CSR, and sustainability responses.
  • Ensure ISO14001 compliance and maintain the integrated management system.
  • Report on environmental, CSR, and sustainability matters to UK and European regulatory bodies.
  • Monitor performance through audits and site monitoring.
  • Develop and review Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) and Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs).
  • Create briefings and support training package development.
  • Support facilities and project management in waste management arrangements.
  • Conduct environmental risk assessments and carbon footprint measurements.
  • Support statistical analysis and report production.
  • Skills, Qualifications, and Competence


  • Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)
  • Full member of IEMA or equivalent (FIEMA)
  • Degree in environmental sciences or equivalent
  • Construction experience
  • Strong IT skills and practical knowledge of environmental legislation

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead and shape environmental and sustainability initiatives during a 12-month maternity cover. You will be at the heart of a mission to innovate and drive sustainable practices within UK infrastructure. If you are passionate about making a significant impact and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you.