2379 - Head of Sustainability

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Posted: 11/05/2022 16:41
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: NA
Location: Cheadle
Level: Management
Deadline: 29/07/2022 23:59
Hours: 40
Benefits: Standard
Job Type: Full Time

We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Sustainability whose purpose will be to manage our sustainability proposition and client audit process to existing and new clients for APS Group.

The key activities & responsponsibilites for the role are:

  • Work with the Director of Customer Experience to refine and launch our new sustainability proposition and client audit process with our existing client teams
  • Develop a set of processes and supporting documentation
  • Continue to develop the overall sustainability proposition in line with market/client challenges
  • Working closely with the global direct supply chain team to establish relationships with key suppliers from a sustainability perspective
  • Work closely with the global direct supply chain team to establish a library of sustainability information/statistics/materials/sustainable innovations
  • Establish working relationships with key industry specialists
  • Build relationships with the client services teams at all levels and across all client sectors
  • Develop service-line/product specific content – i.e. Direct mail, POS etc - – with support from marketing
  • Develop sector specific content to support client services (such as store visits looking at materials etc) – with support from marketing
  • Produce key metrics to demonstrate effectiveness of sustainability client audits
  • Provide information for use in case studies from successful client audits/projects
  • Develop basic understanding of the client ESG/environmental targets so that we can align to them
  • Support with the development of APS Group’s ESG report
  • Gain a detailed understanding of APS Groups environmental targets and statistics
  • Work with APS Group Business Intelligence team to develop a set of sustainability focused reports that work for our managed services clients
  • Work with the wider sustainability teams to achieve gold/platinum Ecovardis status
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the background and benefits of being members of Ecovardis/Terra Carta etc – and introduce any other professional bodies/accreditations to APS
  • Keep Director of Customer Experience regularly up-to-date with current projects and client services conversations/developments
  • Work directly with the client services teams to manage audits and gather current specification data and research alternatives with our supply-chain to them present back to our clients
  • Understand the commercial impact of alternative suggestions and be confident in discussing these with the client
  • Populate audit information into an APS Group presentation templates
  • Attend internal and external meetings when required ensuring that perception of an efficient pro-active department

This is a new role within APS, therefore if you would like to find out more please contact, recruitment@theapsgroup.com 


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