Sustainability Officer

Reference 9861

Hart Recruitment is seeking a Sustainability Officer for a construction company based in West Bromwich. The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary of up to £45000 per year depending on experience, along with a fantastic benefits package including an electric company car.

This is a full-time, permanent, office-based role at the company's Head Office in West Bromwich. Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm with 1 hour lunch break.

Key Responsibilities as a Sustainability Officer:


  • Ensure continued development of business sustainability, supporting clients and employees to deliver sustainable long-term outcomes through well-planned projects and initiatives.
  • Contribute to reduce carbon emissions in line with targets, achieving Net Zero company status by 2050, also set and manage Carbon Targets for key clients.
  • Review, revise, and oversee sustainability proposals and policies and develop new projects and initiatives
  • Write grant applications or project proposals to acquire funding for sustainability projects
  • Identify and obtain any necessary resources for sustainability programs or projects
  • Assess or propose sustainability initiatives based on factors such as cost-effectiveness and technical feasibility
  • Prepare reports and presentations to communicate the outcomes of sustainability initiatives, for both senior management and clients. Prepare carbon reports required for company accreditations
  • Ensure company website communicates sustainability information accurately
  • Gather information about waste management and green building practices
  • Monitor sustainability markers such as energy usage, natural resource usage, waste generation, and recycling

Social Values

  • Review and revise social value policies and initiatives
  • Co-ordinate social value activities within the business
  • Ensure that social responsibility and sustainability principles are integrated into company operations and ethos.
  • Deliver social impact reports on client contracts
  • Attend community and careers events to help promote opportunities within the organization
  • Help promote diversity and inclusion across the business

As our Sustainability Officer, you will have:

  • Science degree in climate or environmental science or other relevant discipline
  • 2/3 years' experience in sustainability, environmental data management, and social value reporting
  • Effective communication and organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage your own time and workload, using your initiative on how to drive business sustainability forward
  • Knowledge of the EcoVadis sustainability platform (an advantage but not essential


If you have a passion for sustainability and you have a relevant degree, please apply for this Sustainability Officer role today. 


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