Head of Sustainability

Head of Sustainability

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Environment and Sustainability

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50k - 60k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    Katie Sellar

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  • Contact phone:

    01252 759 162

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Head of Sustainability - £50k-£60k plus excellent package – based near Weybridge

Principal People are delighted to announce an exceptional opportunity with a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy searching for a Head of Sustainability. As a newly created role, you will have the unique opportunity to define the scope of the position, really making it your own, working in both a hands-on and strategic capacity.   

Reporting directly into the Managing Director, this is a senior position which will see you leading a small team of Sustainability Consultants and working with new and existing clients across a range of industries to set sustainability strategy. The role will predominantly be based near Weybridge and will offer the flexibility to occasionally work from home.

This is a progressive opportunity which will see you continuing to develop a new division within the business. We are looking to engage with passionate sustainability professionals that are comfortable operating across a range of industries and being in a client facing role.

The successful Head of Sustainability will have responsibilities including the following:   

  • Engaging with clients across multiple industries to set ESG and sustainability strategies
  • Supporting the business development team to identify areas for business growth with new and existing clients
  • Working closely with clients to implement climate change and net zero strategy
  • Continuing to develop a new division within the business and lead a team of 4 consultants

The successful Head of Sustainability will have:

  • Degree level in related discipline (desirable).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Worked within a client facing role

In return the successful Head of Sustainability will receive:   

  • A basic salary of up to £60,000 per annum
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension
  • Onsite facilities including gym, café etc

This is a truly rare and challenging opportunity to join a growing organisation. If you are interested in discussing this further, please apply today.