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Sustainability Manager (Freelance)

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £350 - 400 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Mark Warrington
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01618327577
  • Expiry Date: 29 March 2023
  • Job Ref: 400994MWN

Freelance Sustainability manager required to support large construction Main contractor in Scotland.

The role will be hybrid, working from the clients site offices and home when required.

You will be able to support low carbon projects, work with sustainable and pioneering clients, all looking to deliver net zero, BREEAM Outstanding in their projects.
Key responsibilities for the role:

• Supporting delivery of client project sustainability strategies, sustainability related statutory and best practice requirements on projects.
• Working with project teams to drive innovation, best practices and embed processes into bidding, design, procurement and delivery to ensure successful delivery of business targets.
• Supporting work winning through bid support, solutioning, client liaison, upskilling of colleagues.
• Ensuring projects are delivered in line with sustainability systems, governance gateways and assurance requirements, including implementation of risk assessments and timely collation of data for reporting purposes including business KPIs, external corporate commitments and green building certifications.
• Maintaining client/external stakeholder relationships through regular updates, workshops and reporting.
• Understanding net zero carbon, how to deliver it.

We are looking for someone with a passion to deliver ambitious sustainability results, and:

* carbon savings, biodiversity net gain, social value etc
* Is technically robust – expert in a range of sustainability topics, comfortable analysing data and able to adapt to learn new technical requirements
• Drives change – through your ability to lead others and adopt innovative solutions, act decisively with a passion to achieve results
• Establishes positive relationships with project teams, client and stakeholders including consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and regulators.

This contract will be for an initial 4-6 months but may be ongoing as the contractor has strong pipeline of work in Scotland for the next 2 years.

Please contact Mark Warrington on 0161 829 3964