Head of Environmental and Sustainability In Poole, Dorset.

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We are working on behalf of a growing Poole based organisation, to recruit a Head of Environmental & Sustainability, into a newly created role within the business.  As part of their expansion plans, our client is looking to double both their headcount and turnover in time, and with sustainability being at the forefront of everything they do, this innovate business is aiming for Net Zero by 2035.

As the Head of Environmental & Sustainability, your role will report directly into the board of directors, and play a crucial part in developing, implementing and managing the Environmental & Sustainability strategy for the business.

  • Implement the overarching mission to minimise the impact on the environment by working with multiple departments to integrate safe, sustainable and responsible practices into business operations.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Environmental & Sustainability strategy within supply chain and across the wider business.
  • Align yourself with internal departments to integrate Environmental & Sustainability considerations into the decision making process.
  • Conduct a comprehensive assessment of the organisations Scope 3 emissions, identifying key sources and developing strategies for reduction thereof.
  • Roll out regular Environmental and Sustainability reports, disclosing key performance indicators and progress towards sustainability goals.
  • Develop and oversee training programs to increase employee awareness of E & S principles and practices.
  • Create a companywide committee which will allow engagement, thought and input to the E & S strategy.


  • Proven experience in Environmental / Sustainability management with a genuine passion
  • A strong understanding of Environmental and Sustainability frameworks, standards and reporting requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, at all levels both within a business, and with external stakeholders
  • An analytical mindset with the ability to translate data into actionable insights.
  • Understanding of ID014001.

The successful candidate will be joining a supportive, people focused environment and can expect a competitive package, and opportunity for progression, as part of their career development long term.
Salary circa £60k, with opportunity for company bonus.  In addition, our client offers a host of other amazing benefits, including free parking on site, a modern work environment, free snacks / coffee, competitive holiday package, and more.
For more information about this exciting new opportunity, please contact Joy Bruce at Collaborate Recruitment in Bournemouth.