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Group Environmental Development Manager

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Date: 08-Sep-2022

Location: Bracknell, GB, RG12 1WA London, GB, EC3M 4BS

Company: Lloyds Register

To lead the development and deployment of LR’s sustainability and environmental vision, strategy, policy and systems to enhance LR’s sustainability performance. To propose, and own (on behalf of the ELT), LR’s plan to get to Net Zero and associated Science Based Targets.

 

To understand and raise the profile of environmental and sustainability issues and to champion appropriate improvements and action plans. To support the promotion of LR’s sustainability credentials in the market, through contributing to LR’s Annual ESG and other associated reporting (UNGC, etc), as well as customer and other campaign communications.

 

To measure, verify and report environmental and sustainability performance, ensuring transparency and compliance with relevant mandatory and voluntary initiatives. To inspire and inculcate a bottom-up, employee driven culture of responsibility for the environment and meeting associated commitments, focused on individual accountability, personal behaviours and acts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to implement change for improving sustainability performance
  • Provide direction, advice and support to the organisation to enable the business to manage their environmental and sustainability responsibilities effectively
  • Create an environmental sustainability vision, influencing and challenging organisational culture to improve sustainability performance
  • Deliver and translate a vision for sustainability into a range of initiatives and processes that deliver behavioural change and sustainable solutions
  • Facilitate and co-ordinate the activities, as co-Chair, of the Sustainability Committee to ensure appropriate ownership, and delivery, of the corporate sustainability programme
  • Maintain and co-ordinate the emissions reduction plan in line with LRs long term science-based target and net zero ambitions
  • Support and guide the business and support functions to further the integration of environmental and sustainability considerations within new projects, services and innovations, specifically those that relate to LRs significant Scope 1, 2 & 3 emissions
  • Maintain an understanding of sustainability initiatives (e.g. voluntary, legislative, etc.) that shape strategic direction and potential opportunities
  • Management and maintenance of systems and compliance processes
  • Work with QHSE Managers to ensure the continuous improvement and implementation of the environmental requirements of the HSES Management System and the group-wide ISO 14001 environmental management systems certification to reduce impacts on the environment
  • Update, develop and deploy environmental policies and procedures within the QHSE Management System, ensuring simplicity and efficiency of QHSE governance systems
  • Verify effective implementation of environmental procedures in compliance with internal and external requirements and identifying improvements
  • Understand the key regulatory and policy trends, their impact on the organisation (and how they either hinder or enhance delivery of sustainable
  • Keep up to date with environmental legislative and best practice
  • Development of capability, collaborative networks and relationships to advance environment and sustainability
  • Engage and build effective relationships with key internal stakeholders to improve their understanding and buy-in on sustainability, and the relevance of sustainability to LR’s purpose and vision.
  • Work collaboratively with support functions, QHSE Area teams and across broader structures and networks to advance sustainability through innovative, exciting and engaging communications
  • Advise and guide the QHSE network, support their development and coverage, and ensure their environmental responsibilities are fulfilled
  • Work to increase staff awareness of sustainability and environmental matters, including the development and delivery of bespoke training programmes
  • Develop case studies and measure impacts of products/services that reflect environmental innovation and expertise to enhance external relations, promote LR’s leadership in this sector and share best practice across the business
  • Provide appropriate training and mentoring for environmental sustainability systems and tools to internal stakeholders
  • Develop a structured approach and governance mechanism to enable, promote and sustain local engagement and to raise the profile of sustainability
  • Performance reporting and transparency
  • Identify relevant sources of data and establish measures to analyse group wide environmental and sustainability performance
  • Critically analyse data, and report information that informs decision making and ongoing review and innovation to maintain progress towards the goal of sustainability
  • Ensure transparency of LR’s sustainability performance and provide verifiable data that is aligned to and in compliance with the GRI and UNGC reporting requirements
  • Benchmark performance against internal and external measures to ensure compliance to mandatory and voluntary standards and requirements
  • Health and Safety
  • Assess the risks and work in a safe manner at all times, robustly implementing health and safety rules, instructions and systems and refuse to undertake work that compromises your safety or health
  • Manage your own compliance with health and safety rules, instructions, systems and legal requirements, ensuring employees are suitably trained and adequate resources are available to work safely.
  • Report in a timely manner all health and safety incidents, including near miss and safety observations (NMSO), accidents and injuries, and raise any health and safety concerns with your line manager

 

To be considered

  • At least Associate or Practitioner Member, Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment and working towards Full /Chartership level.
  • Degree qualified in a relevant subject (Environmental Science, Sustainability, etc).
  • 2-4 years’ experience in deploying Environmental Management Systems and auditing of ISO 14001.
  • Prior leadership experience in setting science-based targets, translating these into implementation plans and of delivering significant reductions in emissions, ideally within professional services.
  • High cultural sensitivity and experience of socio-economic influences upon HSES, particularly within emerging economies.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation, both internally and externally. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Able to work across diverse and changing functions, and operate effectively within matrix reporting lines, to support the achievement of key performance indicators and goals.
  • Ability to coach and mentor team members, and others, to achieve personal and team goals

 

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