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Sustainability Operations Manager

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Closing Date: 30/01/2022

Are you passionate about sustainability and looking for a new opportunity?

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is looking for a Sustainability Operations Manager to report directly to the Head of Sustainability. This is an exciting and critical role as you will be central in ensuring Birmingham 2022 hits its ambitious environmental and sustainability targets over the next several months, working closely with our venues and overlay providers.

The ideal candidate will have an environmental or sustainability background with strong operational knowledge of making sustainability a reality. If you have the experience and drive to support the delivery of Birmingham 2022 please follow the links to join us.

Responsibilities

  • Oversight of sustainability performance on across Birmingham 2022 and all venues.
  • Manage and review key sustainability processing such as including Venue Sustainability Management Plans and Site Waste Management Plans.
  • Manage key relationships in regards to sustainability with external contractors.
  • Quantify, monitor and control the ongoing environmental impact of all activities, events and the legacy of the Games for all Birmingham 2022 partners and stakeholders.
  • Act as Line Manager for two Sustainability Coordinators.
  • Support and deliver training of internal and external parties on various issues surrounding sustainability.
  • Take on the unique opportunity of a Games time role.

Please see the job description for a full breakdown of the position responsibilities.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Substantive industry experience within operational sustainability in a recent management role.
  • High level of organisational skills and experience in managing demanding projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to influence and communicate technical issues and be able to provide leadership support to other Functional Areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills able to work cooperatively with peers to solve problems quickly and effectively.
  • Degree in Environmental Management, Sciences, Carbon or equivalent experience.

Desirable

  • Experience working in the events industry.
  • Established network across Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Why You Should Work For The Games

Joining the Games team will provide you with a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and make new connections. During the Games you may take on a Games time role where you'll support any of our 14 venues. After the Games, we will assist you with finding new opportunities via our outplacement programme, designed to support you in the next chapter of your career.

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Fixed-term contract until August 2022

Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham (full time office-based)

Salary - £40,000 - 45,000

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.



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Sustainability Operations Manager
Contract / Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham
Sector:
Professional
Job Type:
Corporate Services
Number of vacancies:
1
Reference code:
CL220110208393
Gi Group Team:
Birmingham
Date Vacancy Posted:
2022-01-11

Closing Date: 30/01/2022

Are you passionate about sustainability and looking for a new opportunity?

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is looking for a Sustainability Operations Manager to report directly to the Head of Sustainability. This is an exciting and critical role as you will be central in ensuring Birmingham 2022 hits its ambitious environmental and sustainability targets over the next several months, working closely with our venues and overlay providers.

The ideal candidate will have an environmental or sustainability background with strong operational knowledge of making sustainability a reality. If you have the experience and drive to support the delivery of Birmingham 2022 please follow the links to join us.

Responsibilities

  • Oversight of sustainability performance on across Birmingham 2022 and all venues.
  • Manage and review key sustainability processing such as including Venue Sustainability Management Plans and Site Waste Management Plans.
  • Manage key relationships in regards to sustainability with external contractors.
  • Quantify, monitor and control the ongoing environmental impact of all activities, events and the legacy of the Games for all Birmingham 2022 partners and stakeholders.
  • Act as Line Manager for two Sustainability Coordinators.
  • Support and deliver training of internal and external parties on various issues surrounding sustainability.
  • Take on the unique opportunity of a Games time role.

Please see the job description for a full breakdown of the position responsibilities.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Substantive industry experience within operational sustainability in a recent management role.
  • High level of organisational skills and experience in managing demanding projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to influence and communicate technical issues and be able to provide leadership support to other Functional Areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills able to work cooperatively with peers to solve problems quickly and effectively.
  • Degree in Environmental Management, Sciences, Carbon or equivalent experience.

Desirable

  • Experience working in the events industry.
  • Established network across Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Why You Should Work For The Games

Joining the Games team will provide you with a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and make new connections. During the Games you may take on a Games time role where you'll support any of our 14 venues. After the Games, we will assist you with finding new opportunities via our outplacement programme, designed to support you in the next chapter of your career.

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Fixed-term contract until August 2022

Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham (full time office-based)

Salary - £40,000 - 45,000

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.

Call us now to book an interview.
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