Sustainability & New Business Lead-Engineer

02 Jun 2023
09 Jun 2023
Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.

Jaguar Land Rover is reimagining the future of modern luxury by design through its two distinct British brands. Driven by a changing consumer, regulatory, technological and competitive landscape, Jaguar Land Rover has created a compelling vision for who we want to be in the future.

At the heart of this will be the culture, talent and organisational structure to ensure we have the agility and competence to continue to accelerate ahead of the market. The new global strategy will involve a transformation that delivers:

  • A sustainability-rich reimagination of modern luxury, unique customer experiences, and positive societal impact.
  • Reimagination of Jaguar as an all-electric luxury brand from 2025 to realise its unique potential.
  • All Jaguar and Land Rover nameplates to be available in pure electric form by end of the decade; first all-electric Land Rover model in 2024.
  • Achieve net-zero carbon emissions across supply chain, products and operations by 2039.
  • Collaborations and knowledge-sharing with industry leaders, in particular from within the wider groups will allow the company to explore potential synergies on clean energy, connected services, data and software development leadership.

We have an exciting opportunity within the Manufacturing Business office as part of a newly formed sustainability and new business team for an experienced Engineer to lead our Manufacturing transformation to support delivery against our sustainability targets on our journey towards zero impact operations.

As a Sustainability &New Business Lead Engineer, you'll focus on areas such as management of energy, water and waste as well as workstreams linked to biodiversity and nature positive projects.


  • Identify and introduce project management systems and workflows that support the efficient running and delivery of the Manufacturing project portfolio.
  • Adopt and embed agile project management methodology and working practices.
  • Coordinate program governance systems and their respective inputs and outputs for Manufacturing - Report on projects progress, risks, outputs, and delivery against KPIs across all management levels
  • Play a vital role as an interface between Industrial Operations and Open Innovation team, identifying opportunities and creating deal flows to support future business challenges.
  • Drive standardised and centralised approach across all manufacturing sites.
  • Support future target setting for energy, water, waste and nature positivity.
  • Drive knowledge sharing in the cross functional sustainability network and key leadership stakeholders.


  • Experience of working in a complex organisation in a cross functional, matrix management environment to ensure project and business objectives are achieved.
  • Strong decision-making skills and comfortable promoting your viewpoint to key stakeholders.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills to be able to encourage collaboration between workstreams/ departments to maximize projects value.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management methodology and tools including metric reporting.