Willmott Dixon is seeking a Senior Sustainability Manager (data) to join its Group Sustainability Team for one year maternity cover.

Reporting directly to the Head of Strategy and Insight, this exciting position is based in Letchworth where we support hybrid working arrangements but encourage 3 days a week in our office – we have a lovely team and great office environment, so we like to make the most of it.

Your primary focus will be to oversee and improve our sustainability data reporting systems ensuring we meet our customer’s needs, measure performance against our industry leading targets and provide trusted information enabling Board decision-making.

You will play a pivotal leadership role in the delivery of our Now or Never strategy through the management and reporting of our sustainability data and leading projects to improve our sustainability insights.

You will also work with the wider team to ensure we meet our corporate reporting obligations such as TCFD and CPD.

A background in sustainability or social value as well as experience of project management, data management or compliance is essential to hit the ground running.


You will be responsible for:

Data & Systems

    • Ensuring our sustainability systems are running efficiently and smoothly.
    • Project manage and coordinate regular and ad-hoc sustainability reporting (including our Power Bi dashboard and the annual Now or Never Review)
    • The collection, management, analysis, interrogation, and verification of sustainability data
    • Use data to identify and support the business case for new sustainability initiatives and policies.
    • Updating Social Value and Sustainability measurement into systems and teams (e.g., TOMS). This could involve implementing new processes, guidance, and team training as well as systems updates.
    • Using our data to provide efficiency and performance insight to the wider business across all areas of our sustainability strategy.
    • Leading Compliance & Governance reporting including TCFD, 3rd party audits and Annual Report and Accounts
    • Provide data management support across WD family of companies.
    • Increasing our people’s data management skills, knowledge, and capability by delivering training advice and support.
    • Develop and maintain trusted relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders.


Social Value

    • Continuous Improvement of the delivery, measurement, and management of social value in Willmott Dixon.
    • Framework group representation and KPI management
    • Liaising with key organisations on SV metrics, measurement, and best practice (e.g Social Value Portal)


Sound like you? If so, come and join our team, and become a great ambassador of our business.


Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible.

We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.


About Us

With over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon’s purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!