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Sustainability Executive/Manager

  • Location:

    March

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Harvey Oxford

  • Job ref:

    HO17855

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

If you are someone who has a background in agronomy, as well as sustainability, then there may be a role for you of urgent need.

Do you love helping the agriculture and fresh produce industry head towards reduced carbon emissions edging closer to a net zero industry?

What's in it for you?

This role is coming as a sustainability executive or manager, and the salary will reflect your experience and desired position.

You'd be working closely with the Head of Technical. So being able to liaise with a senior decision maker of the company can allow the potential to be a part of some crucial decisions needing your input for the company.

The company in question is highly respected within the industry. Given sustainability is at the forefront of this type of company's development and reputation, the networking and achievement opportunities are endless.

You'll be required to visit the various sites, which expenses would be covered. But you'd be working in a Hybrid fashion, onsite 3 days a week, with the large majority of the work being in Cambridgeshire.

The ideal candidate:

  • Fresh produce experience
  • CPD
  • WRAP
  • Data savvy
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Organised
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Trinity Ag-Tech (desirable)
  • Numerical

This role requires engagement with various teams within the business. As a Sustainability Executive or Manager, you will coordinate, collate, and report data relating to carbon and environmental sustainability.

With that, you'd be working internally and externally to propose carbon and environmental mitigation projects and strategies.

To gather the relevant data, you will visit and communicate with the various sites, growers, and suppliers, completing and submitting carbon reports for customers and other external stakeholders.

Your role will ultimately control the development of the overall carbon reduction/Net zero target strategy.

The company:

Working with all major retailers, the company in question is a growing business although already extremely established.

With multiple sites, the plan for this company is to continue to increase the market share of their chosen product.

The company produces over 350,000 tonnes of their product per year, with 2 major growing hubs with packaging sites too. The company is run on 100% green energy, using solar panels and wind turbines.

What's Next?

Click APPLY or email me at harvey@morepeople.co.uk. You can always call the office on 01780 480 530 to ask any questions about the role