Group Sustainability Programme Lead (Building Materials and Construction)

This is a sustainability programmes management role within the sustainability function responsible for management of the company’s Group level sustainability programmes – Planet Passionate, Supply Chain Sustainability and Circular Economy.

In addition to annual bonuses and competitive salaries, they offer a range of benefits including, pension, health insurance, smart savings platform, hybrid work, , continuous professional development, and global travel options.

Responsibilities – General

  • Management of direct reports, appraisals, and career development plans
  • Horizon scanning to identify sector and market best practices related to sustainability and sustainability in construction products.
  • Monitoring emerging trends and working closely with local teams to identify issues and opportunities.
  • Support the Group non-financial reporting obligations including data collection and development of internal and external reports.
  • Effective allocation of Group sustainability budget assign to support Group level sustainability programmes to maximise progression
  • Quarterly and Monthly reporting on programme and updates to different levels of management teams
  • CSRD reporting preparation and annual reporting for Resource Use & Circular economy and support of other topics Supporting development of group level sustainability targets and working with team to conduct required analysis

Responsibilities – Programmes

Planet Passionate – Own operations

  • Overall management responsibility for the co-ordination of the Planet Passionate programme including meetings, roadmaps, quarterly progress tracking, working groups, and technical guidance documents
  • Internal and external stakeholder management
  • Acquisition Planet Passionate onboarding
  • Development and management of programme tracking and analysis processes Supply chain sustainability - Upstream
  • Overall management responsibilities for the co-ordination of the Group level supply chain sustainability programme including target tracking (Planet Passionate and science-based targets), supplier engagement and visits.
  • Management scope 3 data collection and reporting requirements
  • Management of scope 3 audit process annually
  • Group Ecovadis rating renewal
  • Development of technical documents related to strategy and decarbonisation roadmaps
  • Coordination of regular working groups with group and other relevant procurement functions.

Circular Economy – Downstream/Product sustainability

  • Overall management responsibility for the Group level circular economy working group and target development and tracking
  • Alignment of Circular economy programme and targets to CSRD requirements
  • Identify key circularity challenges for the company and work with the divisions to accelerate projects and initiatives required in line with regulatory and market requirements
  • Development of the Group level circular economy position for external communications
  • Development of technical documents including Environmental claims guidance,
  • Product and Group level circular economy
  • Key external stakeholder relations management – EMF etc.
  • Coordination and group level working groups with relevant stakeholders

Requirements

Education

  • Undergraduate or Master’s degree with a in related disciple – Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Science and/or Sustainability.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in consulting, corporate, industrial or other environment. Global experience is desired.
  • Strong working knowledge across a broad range of sustainability related topics including life cycle assessment, embodied carbon, GHG emissions, circular economy and non-financial reporting
  • Working knowledge of construction process, building regulations and building environmental assessment methods.
  • High level proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programs—comfortable with complicated Excel formulas, pivot tables, power bi etc., plus ability to present information succinctly and visually in PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of Non-financial reporting requirements (CSRD) and international sustainable development policy including but not limited to the Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Closing Date:
21/06/2024

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