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Sustainability Advisor

Job description

Allen & York are excited to be partnering with a leading Home Development Construction company as they look for a Sustainability Advisor to join their team based in Leatherhead.
With over 700 direct employees and 16 sites, many of which are large-scale regeneration projects, our client places Sustainability at the heart of everything they do. With a new, ambitious sustainability strategy just launched, they plan to expand their team and recruit confident, ambitious sustainability & environmental professionals to help them reduce impact, drive efficiencies, become zero waste, improve biodiversity and many more.
What does the role involve?
  • Working alongside multiple teams to deliver the Corporate Sustainability Strategy
  • Being a key point of contact for the Southern Counties East division (Kent & West Sussex)
  • Focus on not only environmental issues but also social and economic impacts of development activities
  • Ensuring compliance, standards and monitoring targets, delivering training
  • Will include frequent travel eg site visits (car allowance provided)
  • Access to large network of Sustainability Advisors and Managers across the Group
Who is the ideal candidate?
  • 2-3 years experience in an environmental or sustainability role within a construction, manufacturing, mining or similar industry (built environment)
  • Knowledge and familiarity with environmental management principles (eg ISO 14001)
  • Hold a degree in a relevant subject
  • Have a full UK driving licence
  • Full, unrestricted Right to Work in the UK
If you have experience as an Environmental Advisor in the built environment, are based South of London and can drive, this role could be ideal for you. Please send your CV or get in touch with Carla at and will be in touch.

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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