We are looking for a passionate, self-driven Sustainability professional to join our team and support us in achieving our sustainability ambitions.

The Sustainability Manager role

To manage the delivery of the Sir Robert McAlpine sustainability strategy and client requirements on projects within the London Region.

To deliver the requirements of the role, the successful candidate will work closely with the Regional Sustainability Manager and construction project teams. The successful candidate should have experience in construction environmental management and delivering projects which are aligned to our sustainability strategy’s four category areas, namely Carbon, Resource Efficiency, Ethical Procurement and Social Value


  • Ensuring our EMS is implemented on projects from tender stage with support from the Regional Sustainability Manager
  • Ensuring that procurement documentation reflects the project sustainability requirements
  • Ensuring that projects and supply chain comply with the requirements of legislation through regular site surveillances and audits
  • Managing projects to reduce carbon emissions & waste and ensuring that goods and services are ethically procured.
  • Ensuring each project understands their Client’s sustainability requirements (including delivery of environmental assessments e.g., BREEAM, Section 106 agreements etc.)
  • Reporting project performance against Build Sure and client requirements in line with the company reporting requirements
  • Reviewing project performance, identifying, and addressing areas of improvement
  • Communicating our strategy aims and achievements coherently, getting buy in from wider staff base
  • Identifying and communicating best practice across the business unit
  • Delivery of training on environmental management and sustainability for the project staff and supply chain

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in a construction environmental / sustainability role
  • Qualifications / strong knowledge of environmental assessment methods (BREEAM, LEED, HQM etc).
  • Technically review, advising and managing delivery of improve sustainability performance and environmental assessments (e.g., BREEAM, WELL, HQM, LEED)
  • Managing delivery of the company & client sustainability requirements from preconstruction to practical completion

Please note that this is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract starting in September 2024