Sustainability Project Manager - new job in Edinburgh, UK

Sustainability Project Manager
  • Competitive
    ANNUM
  • Contract
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH1 2DH
Job Ref: BBBH34202
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 08 September 2022

Sustainability Project Manager

This role sits inside IR35

Our client is looking for a Sustainability Project Manager to join their team for a 2 months initial contract with full intention to extend.

The role

The main focus of the role will be to support the embedding of climate-related activity and reporting (using the TCFD - 'Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures' framework) and helping to develop and track delivery of key projects including the net zero transition plan, nature risk-related activity and the Group's ESG integration project.

The position will report to the Head of TCFD, but as part of the wider Group Sustainability function will play a key role in helping to progress an exciting and challenging period of strategic activity and helping to positively implement change in support of our ambitious sustainability goals.

The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter, able to work collaboratively as well as independently, confident in taking ownership and being pro-active in delivery, using resourcefulness, a can-do attitude, project management and stakeholder engagement skills to deliver results to high standards.

What are we looking for?

Essential

  • Ability to plan, develop and monitor project activities in order to achieve the stated project objectives to successful delivery - within deadline and budget, to the highest standards and with proactive management of risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Ability to lead the project management of new and complex initiatives, providing input to scoping of new ideas and process improvements where the opportunity arises, whilst providing appropriate challenge and constructive feedback on tasks performed within the project/programme.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to produce high quality documentation, including plans, action logs, status updates and governance meeting documents within quick deadlines
  • Effective influencing, stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Ability to develop successful relationships and collaborate across a wide range of (internal and external) stakeholders including the project team, project sponsors and external consultants

Desirable:

  • Project Management accreditation
  • Interest or experience in broader sustainability and specific climate or nature-related activities

If interested then please submit your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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Contact Consultant:
Luke Matthewson

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