Job details

Sustainability Lead

Job reference: 004121

Closing date: 26/11/2021

Salary: Competitive Salary (DOE) plus excellent benefits

Department: Sourcing

Hours per week: Full-time

As we expand to deliver our strategy we are on the lookout for a Sustainability Lead. 

Working closely with our colleagues from across the Product Division, you will support the Head of Sustainability to implement the Sustainability Strategy and identify opportunities for the strategic development across the Group.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • To own the development and delivery of the Sustainability Action Plan working with teams across the organisation to drive initiatives across all business areas.
  • Lead on the review of Group Sustainability plans and to update these as required.
  • To engage and co-ordinate with colleagues and stakeholders on the testing and delivery of the Group Sustainability continuity plans.
  • To lead on communications on Sustainability activities across the Group.
  • Actively promote Sustainability awareness across the Group and its agents.
  • To promote the Group in the field of sustainable good practice.
  • Provide responses on behalf of the Group to consultations and external policy reviews.
  • Develop partnerships and relationships with relevant organisations.
  • To work with consultants and partners, such as Local Authorities and recycling organisations, to develop energy and waste reduction programmes.
  • To be alert to opportunities for fund raising for sustainability projects and apply for funds from grant and other providers.
  • Business Reporting.

  • Delivering existing strategy and building future strategy

  • Maintain partnerships, BCI, Higg, BRC.

  • Collaboration cross functions.

What you’ll need to succeed:​​​​​​​

  • A qualification at degree level or equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline e.g. CSR, Sustainability etc.
  • A sound understanding of technical matters relating to environmental management and the opportunities for improvements.

As Sustainability Lead at N Brown you will receive a competitive salary plus pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, in addition to taking advantage of a holiday purchase scheme! You will benefit from our hybrid working and fantastic location based in the heart of the Northern Quarter, Manchester. You will receive fantastic employee discount on our products, a discounted share purchase scheme and access to our Employee Assistance Programme and much more!

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. 

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with JD Williams