Environmental & Sustainability Manager

Forward Trust
Applications closing date: 29/05/2024
Vauxhall, United Kingdom
Job Type
Closing Date
Job Salary
Greater London


Reporting to the Head of Facilities (HOF), you will be a key contributor to the Charity’s Environment & Sustainability Development agenda, leading the development of the Charity’s Environmental Management System, Carbon Management Plan, and Sustainability and Travel Plans.

You will also be responsible for ensuring that sustainable practices are embedded throughout Charity operations.

You will ensure that an organisation is operating in accordance with environmental guidelines and targets. Your role will involve examining corporate activities to determine where improvements can be made and ensuring compliance with environmental legislation across the organisation.

You'll also create, implement, and monitor environmental strategies to promote sustainable development. Your wide remit means you'll review the whole operation, carrying out environmental audits and assessments, identifying and resolving environmental problems and ensuring necessary changes are implemented.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of the Charity’s Environment & Sustainability
    Management Strategy, developing Action Plans, Procedures and Procedural Guidance for
    the effective application of sound environmental management practice


  • Effectively communicate the wider Environment & Sustainability Management Strategy, to
    ensure its aspects are understood by Executive & Senior Management across the Charity


  • Develop, coordinate, and introduce processes to support accreditation against the ISO
    14001 EMS framework. To manage ISO 14001 processes and systems, prepare and review
    documentation and undertake internal audits to prepare the organisation for ISO 14001
    external assessments, and to work to maintain ISO 14001 accreditation


  • Lead the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) programme through liaison with Executive
    & Senior Management across the Charity, identifying appropriate actions and developing
    management plans to effectively address any issues arising from those assessments


  • Act as facilitator for existing networks and forums i.e. Sustainability Group, Sustainability
    Champions etc. to promote initiatives and provide appropriate guidance and support to those
    groups, promote, and raise awareness

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