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Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
£70000-£90000 per annum
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Regional Sustainability Lead

The Company

Our client is a dynamic global construction and engineering contractor with 30 years within the industry. They provide construction solutions to some of the world's most successful and enduring businesses and have a vast portfolio of high profile developments across the UK with values in excess of £200m. They uphold a healthy track record of success and are continuing to grow as a business - shown by their array of awards, such as; Contractor of the Year.

The Project

Managing the northern sustainability team working to reduce carbon emissions on various commercial, mixed use, residential, healthcare and public framework projects with values between £40m - £300m+


For this role it is essential that you carry the following professional training & qualifications as a minimum;

* Degree in Sustainable Construction, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction or 2 years relevant work experience
* BREEAM related training / certificate

It is also essential that you hold the skills & experience below;

* Excellent presentation skills
* Strong commercial awareness
* Excellent leadership & management skills
* Proficient in the use of MS Office / Outlook
* Strong communication and attention to details
* Confident and proactive in managing own work load
* Ability to multitask and prioritize projects under pressure
* Detailed understanding of industry and client sustainability requirements
* Experience in managing a Sustainability team across a number of projects
* Proven experience in delivering low carbon solutions on projects e.g., reduced embodied carbon
* Demonstrable knowledge of environmental legislation and control measures in a construction environment
* Experience working in a Sustainability position on projects with build values up to £100m+

The Role

* Job Title: Regional Sustainability Lead
* Job Type: Permanent
* Reporting to: Head Of Sustainability / CEO
* Project: Various mixed use, residential, healthcare and public framework projects with values between £40m - £300m+
* Location: Leeds / Manchester / Newcastle / Edinburgh

As this is a regional role the successful candidate must live a commutable distance to one of the above office locations. This is a hybrid position with a flexible working from home / office split as an option.


* Ensure services and goods are ethically procured
* Leading a team of 8+ sustainability staff within the North
* Anticipated to travel to offices / sites within the region each month
* Instruct project staff on environmental management and sustainability
* Confirm that all documents reflect the projects sustainability requirements
* Managing
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