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Closing date 25/06/2021



Closing date 25/06/2021

Sustainability and Carbon Reduction Manager

We are currently working on behalf of Ongo in Lincolnshire as they look to recruit a Sustainability & Carbon Reduction Manager.

Permanent role

Based in Scunthorpe

Salary up to £40000 p.a.


Overall Purpose of Job

To lead on the development of sustainability and carbon reduction plans across the whole of Ongo Partnership, providing planning, management and coordination to achieve Ongo’s aim of being a net Zero organisation by 2050.


Main Responsibilities

Act as champion and assume the lead for carbon reduction and sustainability. 

Lead on the implementation of Carbon Reduction and Sustainability policies and practices throughout Ongo

Develop and implement an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting framework

Develop organisational sustainability and carbon reduction

Collect, collate, audit, analyse and maintain data, relating to sustainability and carbon reduction activities across all areas of the business, writing appropriate reports.

Produce sustainability and carbon reduction educational and information resources and provide training for colleagues, customers and stakeholders, including hosting and presenting training, awareness and information sessions to internal and external audiences

Promote and raise awareness of the impact of climate change issues to colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Seek and build appropriate relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as contractors, suppliers, customers, partner agencies and carbon reduction specialists, identifying partnership and funding opportunities

Keep up to date with environmental, sustainability and carbon reduction legislation.

Liaise with regulatory bodies and advisory groups/ campaign groups relevant to sustainability, carbon reduction and environmental issues


Knowledge, Skill & Experience Required

An interest in sustainability, carbon reduction and environmental issues

Self-motivated, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to inspire others

Experience of developing strong relationships internally and externally, representing the organisation on working groups, at conferences and events

Skilled in report writing and the development and delivery of presentations to a variety of audiences

Skilled in data gathering, able to bring together data from a variety of sources and stakeholders

Ability to influence policy and future organisational direction, creating policy and  procedure documents as required

Skills to influence a positive culture of understanding and commitment to sustainability, environmental and carbon neutrality issues

Financial and commercial awareness and the ability to analyse complex information with clarity



This is an exciting and challenging opportunity as we develop our sustainability and carbon reduction plans over the coming years.

Does this sound like the perfect opportunity for you? Please forward your details for review.

We encourage applications from all protected characteristics and welcome those from our currently under-represented groups; individuals from the BAME communities and those identifying as having a disability.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy

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