Sustainability Manager

Leicestershire Permanent £42,149 - £50,927
  • Excellent opportunity to work with a leading University
  • Fantastic benefits package - 44 days holiday + 21% pension + flexible working

About Our Client

Michael Page are currently working with a leading Higher Education Establishment based in Leicestershire who are currently looking to recruit a Sustainability Manager

The Estates & Facilities team deliver a wide range of hard and soft services ensuring the effective and sustainable management of the University's land, buildings and bio diverse landscapes. This includes delivery of the capital building, refurbishment, long-term planned and reactive maintenance programme where there is continual improvement of the estate.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Maintenance, Engineering & Sustainability, the Sustainability Manager will provide leadership and management of the Sustainability section comprising of gardens, sports pitches, grounds, energy, sustainable travel and environment. The post holder will be responsible for line managing 5 direct reports, circa 40 staff and exercising delegated budget responsibility for c £12m to implement planning and delivery University's Sustainability and Environmental Strategy of net zero.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in a relevant discipline (sustainability / environmental management)
  • Experience of working as a Sustainability Manager within a public or private sector environment, ideally within a large estate or portfolio of properties.
  • Track record of implementing change / change management
  • Experience managing a team
  • Able to communicate effectively with key stakeholders
  • Report writing skills
  • IOSH Managing Safely qualification

What's on Offer

  • £42,149 - 50,296 annual salary
  • 44 days holiday
  • 21% pension scheme
  • Annual salary increments
  • Access to higher education / training
  • Flexible working options
  • Access / use of world class facilities
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work / travel loan schemes
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