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Sustainability Manager

Competitive Salary Offered
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Employer Sector
Construction & Property
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
ESG & Sustainability, Sustainability
Who are Multiplex?
At Multiplex, we shape skylines across the globe. As a pioneering construction business, we build complex, iconic and sustainable structures that stand the test of time and add to the economic, cultural and community life in the areas we operate. We have the boldness to take on projects others say can't be done. We have the entrepreneurial spirit to challenge preconceived ideas. We have the determination to unlock and deliver value where others cannot see it.
What is the overall job?
The Sustainability Manager's key responsibilities will include meeting project sustainability deliverables, day-to-day environmental management, meeting the environmental standards or assessments targets (e.g. BREEAM, LEED, Code for Sustainable Homes) and implementing measures to meet company sustainability objectives. This will be a project based role in London and will report to our Head of Sustainability and the relevant Project Director.
• Provide support to project teams to meet and exceed objectives relevant to environmental contractual commitments, regulations, laws and policies. This will require involvement in the Bid, Pre-Construction, Design, Procurement and Construction and Handover Phase of the project and potentially beyond. • Support with drafting and agreeing the Environmental Sustainability Management Plan for projects • Initiate and chair environmental kick-off project team meetings • Identify BREEAM, LEED, WELL etc. (as relevant) actions and other project-specific requirements • Work with project teams to develop project-specific strategies for meeting environmental requirements across a range of environmental themes, including but not limited to, responsible sourcing of materials, waste management and minimisation, noise/dust/vibration management, environmental incident prevention and response, biodiversity management, health & wellbeing and carbon / energy and water reduction • Explore opportunities for sustainability innovations and drive their implementation • Subcontractors management; reviewing and commenting environmental plans, method statements submitted by subcontractors • Develop working relationships with relevant industry bodies as well as enforcing authorities specific to the project, such as the Environment Agency and the local authority • Work collaboratively with a number of departments to assist with the development of our annual Sustainability Report aligned to relevant standards i.e. GHG Protocol & GRI • Deliver training to project teams on environmental responsibilities and other initiatives as well as bringing in relevant experts into the business to upskill our operations • Assist with implementing and maintaining Multiplex's Environmental Management System, certified to ISO14001:2015 delivering a programme of internal audits • Maintain oversight of updated policy and regulatory landscape and effectively communicate changes internally and within our supply chain • Engage with supply chain partners to support their alignment with Multiplex standards • Promote a proactive Health & Safety culture.
What do I need to be successful in this role?
• Experience in BREEAM LEED, & WELL • NABERS knowledge/understanding desirable • Experience and knowledge with zero energy initiatives in the built environment • Experience working on high rise commercial and residential, high end residential, retail, education and construction projects and developments • Experience in net zero construction site operations, energy retrofits and use of renewable energy systems in the built environment • University degree in environmental studies, engineering or equivalent field • Knowledge of current UK legislation and other requirements regarding environment & sustainability issues in construction • ISO14001 Internal Auditor desirable • CSCS card desirable • Experience with social sustainability desirable • Any experience leading teams would be advantageous.
What's the company like to work for?
We are a construction company and we are all passionate about delivering exceptional projects that leave a positive and lasting legacy in the cities we build. Because we are passionate, we work hard and our people are driven. Our Culture? We think we're pretty friendly and our flat management structure means that you'll be just as likely to have a chat with our MD in the kitchen as with any of our other team members. We regularly have business wide socials so you can meet people across our projects and we run plenty of clubs and events so you'll never be short of things to do!
What you will get in return for all your hard work will be a competitive salary with some excellent benefits. We have a discretionary annual bonus, private medical, 8% company contribution pension, 25 days holiday, season ticket loan, plus other flexible benefits.
We also operate "Multiplex Flex" which is much more than working from home! We are open to conversations around flexible working needs for this role and will be more than happy to discuss this with you at interview.

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