Environmental and Sustainability Lead

Correct Contract Services

Andover, Hampshire
£26,000 - £30,000 pa + travel allowance

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: sustainability, environmental management, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Friday, 5th July 2024  

The Environmental & Sustainability Lead will work collaboratively with all areas of the business to develop, coordinate, and promote new and effective sustainability initiatives.

The primary focus of this role will be to assist the management teams to collect, analyse and report data relating to their environment impact and to support in reducing the organisation’s carbon footprint.

The E&S Lead will also support the Head of Business Compliance in the delivery of sustainability projects and activities. This will involve some travel across our sites nationwide.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the Head of Business Compliance in the development, management, and adherence to the CCS Environmental & Sustainability strategy.
  • Collect and analyse data to measure carbon emissions across all departments, using up to date conversion factors and industry best practice.
  • Measure and report against monthly carbon reduction targets.
  • Co-ordinate and undertake environmental audits to ascertain the level of compliance across the organisation.
  • Implement plans and programs to mitigate environmental impacts/risks, to include pollution control, waste management, recycling and resource management.
  • Research & implement sustainability improvement projects and activities to support the organisation in meeting its Environmental & Sustainability objectives.
  • Advise all teams on environmental best practices and compliance with legal requirements/standards.
  • Drive positive change across all business practices to minimise our environmental footprint and maximise sustainability efforts.

What you'll need to succeed


  • Knowledge of UK and EU environmental legislation and guidelines
  • Ability to gather, analyse, and interpret complex environmental data to make informed decisions.
  • Strong written communication skills to produce reports and documentation for compliance and monitoring purposes.
  • Basics of managing projects, including planning, executing, monitoring, and closing projects.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills for dealing with colleagues and regulatory bodies.
  • Open and quick to learn new processes and adapt to changing environments/regulations.
  • Passionate about creating a sustainable future

Desirable (not essential)

  • A degree in environmental science, environmental management, sustainability, biology, chemistry, or a related field.
  • Experience developing, maintaining, and/or managing sustainability-based initiatives, processes, or programs involving the collection, analysis, and reporting of data
  • Experience of Environmental management systems
  • Experience of auditing (preferably ISO 14001)

Personal Attributes

  • You pride yourself on truth and share knowledge for the greater good.
  • You are committed to improvement and are an active team participant.
  • You accept responsibility for your role and promote ownership in others.
  • You have a desire to be successful and achieve goals, whether small or large.
  • You are flexible to meet business needs and actively work towards expanding your knowledge and developing your skills.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applicants no matter what their ethnicity, gender, sexuality, beliefs, or nationality.

Correct Contract Services is passionate about making our business more sustainable. This is a new role with the exciting opportunity to make it your own.

The role will be based at our Andover offices but will require some travel to other group sites where necessary.

The successful candidate will enjoy excellent employee benefits and a competitive salary.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applicants no matter what their ethnicity, gender, sexuality, beliefs, or nationality.

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