Sustainability Lead

£32000 - £38000 per annum + Local Government Pension Scheme
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Sustainability Consultant
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Sustainability Lead. Fixed Term Contract (24 months). Hybrid Working. £32,000 - £38,000

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Hays Sustainability are working with a public sector organisation in Staffordshire to recruit a Sustainability Lead on Fixed Term Contract of 24 months.

As the sustainability lead you will develop, lead and drive the organisations approach and delivery on sustainability, the strategy and their organisational policy. You will identify key areas within the organisation that effect their local environment and look to improve and reduce the the impact.

Your new role

  • To drive environmental best practice and performance
  • To devise a policy for the force and for fire for both sustainability strategy and an environmental policy, liaising with all key stakeholders.
  • Challenge current best practices and provide key strategic approaches to move to a more carbon neutral strategy.
  • Identify ways to significantly reduce wastage across the force and fire, by reviewing processes and identifying improvements.
  • To work with colleagues identifying ways to improve energy usage and utilise more 'greener' ways of energy consumption
  • To bring innovation and creativity in approach to driving sustainability across the force and fire, communicating effective and that captures hearts and minds.
  • Review and analyse key data on environmental performance, creating new tools if necessary to monitor and shape future performance.
  • To contribute to the forces overall strategy
  • Work with colleagues to identify and promote energy and fuel efficiency and upskill colleagues where necessary.
  • Promote water conservation and water efficiency across the force and fire and upskill key colleagues where necessary.
  • To monitor, lead and ensure compliance with environmental legislation and good practice.
  • Conduct environmental impact assessments, identifying and mitigating environmental risk.
  • To conduct research and apply latest best practices and latest regulatory requirements to Staffordshire Police.
  • To positively influence and reduce current spend on utilities, energy and fuel costs

What you'll need to succeed

  • A degree level professional qualification (or equivalent job role experience) with proven ability to deliver environmental and sustainability performance improvements
  • Previous job role experience in delivering sustainable projects and / or strategies within an organisation
  • Ability to lead, develop and influence change within an organisation
  • Proven ability to develop and implement new working practices, policies and procedures
  • Relevant understanding of supply chain management and business operating procedures
  • Communication and engagement skills
  • Ability to successfully manage and deliver projects
  • Proven ability to deliver results through engaging and communicating
  • Demonstrate a track record of providing a high quality, customer focused service.

What you'll get in return

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Free onsite parking

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