Sustainability and Environmental Manager

Holroyd Howe

Reading (mobile worker)
£26,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.holroydhowe.com aroberts@holroydhowe.com 07469350248 Amy Roberts

Sectors: sustainability, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


Holroyd Howe is one of the UK's leading contract caterers, providing fresh food services solely to independent schools and colleges. 

We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of each school.

As the demand from clients and industry increase, we need to further educate our stakeholders on how we are working as a responsible and sustainable business. This subject matter expert will be responsible for developing and delivering a sustainability strategy and engaging the schools we work with to adopt sustainable practises.

It would be desirable to have completed a degree in a related subject, however a passion and enthusiasm for the subject matter is essential.

Reporting to the Director of Nutrition and Food Development the role will be responsible for

Key responsibilities

  • Conducting sustainability assessments at sites to view the baseline, reviewing behaviours, infrastructure, logistics and programmes
  • General operational support with client queries regarding day to day operations including; energy, waste, recycling, packaging, legal compliance etc.
  • Programme roll out – e.g. food waste management and reporting, staff training and inductions
  • Strategy development to enhance our position as sustainable providers within the Independent sector
  • Sales support – bids, presentations
  • Client/pupil workshops and roadshows
  • Development of pupil educational programmes around sustainability, reducing plate waste and recycling
  • Communication internally and externally
  • Marketing/PR support – representation at industry groups, events, awards

People Management:

  • To work with location teams and regional operations teams to role out programmes and training
  • To treat teams at location as you would expect to be treated.

Health & Safety, Food Safety, the Environment:

  • Fully comply with all Holroyd Howe food, health and safety procedures at all times.
  • To attend all health and safety, hygiene and environmental management training courses as required.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Director of Nutrition and Food Development and attend training courses as identified.
  • To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
  • To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
  • To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Holroyd Howe management.
  • To manage your time and diary in an effective manner

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