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Interim Head of Sustainability

Essential Information

  • Location:England, South East, Greater London, London
  • Sector:Sustainable Business
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Publish date:12/03/2024
  • Job ID:V-32343
Interim Head of Sustainability


Are you passionate about shaping the future of sustainable construction practices? 

Do you thrive in dynamic environments where your expertise can make a significant impact? 


We are seeking an experienced Head of Sustainability to join a major construction contractor based in the UK, with operations spanning across the nation, primarily within the civil engineering sector.


What we do:

At our core, we're committed to driving sustainability within the construction industry. With a strong presence in the Southeast and projects extending throughout the UK, we're dedicated to leading the way in implementing environmentally conscious practices. 


What you will do:

As an Interim Head of Sustainability, you'll have the unique opportunity to spearhead our sustainability initiatives on a six-month contract basis. Your primary focus will be on driving decarbonization strategies, promoting the circular economy, and implementing best practices aligned with the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi).


What you will need:

  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably within the construction or civil engineering sector.

  • Expertise in decarbonization strategies, circular economy principles, and setting Science-Based Targets.

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to lead and execute complex initiatives.

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.

  • A strategic thinker with a passion for driving meaningful change.


Why you should join us:

  • Opportunity to make a tangible impact on the sustainability efforts of a leading construction contractor.

  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment where your contributions are valued.

  • Exposure to diverse projects across the UK with room for professional growth and development.


What to do now:

If you're ready to take on this exciting challenge and contribute to a greener future, we want to hear from you! Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're the ideal candidate for this role. Join us in paving the way towards a more sustainable future in construction!


*Note: This is an interim position for a six-month contract with the potential for extension based on performance and business needs.*