Landmarc Support Services currently have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Sustainability Advisor on a fixed term contract basis, covering maternity leave. Whilst we are looking for the successful applicant to be based near to our offices at Westdown Camp in Wiltshire the role will require travel across the UK with the opportunity to work from home in periods of down time.

The primary responsibility is to support the implementation of the company Sustainability Strategy and provide sustainability advice across a portfolio of 3 regions of the UK. You will be taking a leading role in the delivery of our Net Zero 2035 ambition and of our ISO 50001 Energy Management System (EnMS) and supporting ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS).

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the Sustainability Manager in ensuring the development and implementation of the company Sustainability Strategy.
  • Develop policies, procedures and guidelines for continual improvement in all areas of environmental performance and sustainable development.
  • Undertake management system audits supporting internal audit programme and all necessary systems, policies and procedures ensuring continual improvement is delivered. Provide feedback on the effectiveness of business processes and recommend improvements.
  • Ensure delivery and development of processes and guidance for the contract requirements.
  • Taking a leading role in the development and maintaining our ISO 50001 Energy Management System. Take a supporting role in the development and maintenance of our ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.
  • Advise and provide guidance to the Training Estate Support Contract (TESC) contract to ensure EMS processes are performed in accordance with company policy and statutory requirements.
  • Support the delivery and implementation of the contract business plan and ensure the contract attains its objectives as cost effectively and efficiently as possible.
  • Develop, communicate, maintain and review Joint Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) Service Delivery (SD) Training and Landmarc sustainability policies, ensuring the engagement of stakeholders throughout the Estate.
  • Operate and maintain a Utilities Management Bureau (UMB) that reports to the DIO utilities team to support MOD objectives to reduce energy and water consumption and minimise associated carbon emissions.
  • Deliver training on your areas of expertise one to one, small group in-person and virtually. Supporting the development of training courses in your specialist area of knowledge.
  • Researching and writing communications for internal and external use inc Alerts, Planned and Reactive News Articles, Scripts on a variety of platforms inc, newsletters, websites,Apps eLearning packages – (for editorial approval)
  • Provide effective management of potential risks and liabilities relating to waste issues including Hazardous Waste, Licensing, Duty of Care and Appropriate Disposal.
  • To assist in the further development and implementation of effective data collection and reporting systems, particularly with regards to key performance indicators and support the preparation of routine operational reports for submission to the Landmarc contract management team and relevant stakeholders.
  • Represent DIO SD Training and Landmarc’s interests on sustainability issues at a range of forums, including within Defence Estate working groups, and contribute to the delivery of DIO SD Training’s contribution to the Greening Government Commitment targets.
  • Provide regular briefings and technical support relating to legislative drivers surrounding sustainability, environmental, energy and waste issues including UK and EU environmental policies to both Head Office and Regional Operations Managers.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a related discipline
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body (e.g. IEMA/CIWM)
  • Demonstrable background in sustainability and environmental management
  • Demonstrable background in energy management
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of energy and environmental legislation and best practice
  • Knowledge of a wide range of sustainability issues and how they relate to business, waste, transport, biodiversity, sustainable procurement, sustainable construction and social value
  • Working knowledge of certified Environmental Management Systems, for example ISO 14001
  • Working knowledge of certified Energy Management Systems, for example ISO 50001
  • Experience of conducting management system audits
  • Experience of creating and developing policies and procedures
  • Experience of providing advice relating to sustainability issues

What you can do

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation/training skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret contract requirements
  • Ability to understand customer requirements and propose realistic solutions
  • Ability to operate with commercial awareness both at strategic and advisory levels
  • We typically deliver through others and therefore strong interpersonal, influencing and team skills are required
  • Collaborative worker with good negotiating and customer care skills; able to interact at all levels
  • Good level of computer literacy, including working knowledge of MS Office and excellent Excel skills
  • Data gathering, interpretation and analysis skills