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Group Environment & Sustainability Advisor

North West England

  • Reference: 388015
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £Competitive + Benefits

  • Location: Carlisle / Remote Working

Our Client

Carr’s Group plc is an international leader in manufacturing value added products and solutions, with market leading brands and robust market positions in the Agriculture and Engineering sectors.
They aim to be recognised as an international business at the forefront of innovation and technology across Agriculture and Engineering.

The Group employs 1200 people and has an extremely varied portfolio of business units; including 37 retail sites, manufacturing speciality agricultural supplements, several engineering businesses that supply into nuclear and oil & gas clients, a robotic material handling business in Germany and several joint ventures.  Its facility footprint spans the UK, Europe, and North America, supplying over 50 countries around the world.

The Group is at an exciting point as they look to build on continued growth in their existing markets, whilst maximising efficiency and continuing to push into new markets. 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Group HSE Director, this newly created role will be responsible for developing and executing the environment & sustainability drivers that support the wider Environment Social Governance (ESG) strategy for both the Agriculture and Engineering businesses.  You will look to develop and update effective processes to facilitate the supply of environmentally sustained products and services. 

Passionate about the future of the planet, you’ll use your expertise and influencing skills to inspire a cultural transformation and the integration of environmentally sustainable behaviours and tools across both operational and functional areas. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting and implementing the Carr’s Group Environment & Sustainability Strategy.
  • Leading the environment and sustainability performance management, analysing trends to build improvement and produce monthly reports against a range of key metrics. 
  • Providing advice and support to operational teams on environmental matters. 
  • Developing and maintaining the local environmental management and sustainability plans. 
  • Producing environment and sustainability reports for the Group Board, Regulators, Customers and Business Partners. 
  • Participate in identifying current business activities that will be impacted by climate change / net zero targets / decarbonisation etc

About You

You will have previous experience in providing environmental support, advice, and guidance to support a complex operational business.  Experience in providing his quality information and reports to manage and raise environmental standards will enable you to understand and contribute effectively to this complex and varied Group.  Previous experience in plastics, fuel storage, oils or chemical would be advantageous.  You will have well developed communication skills to effectively engage all levels throughout the organisation and raise the profile of Environment & Sustainability. 

Your passion, enthusiasm, and interest in sustainability along with your environmental experience will enable you to add real value in this newly created role with a Group that is truly innovative, passionate, and committed to their people and wider environment.    

This role offers a hybrid working pattern with one day per week based from Head Office in Carlisle and the remaining time based either across the Carr’s Group sites as appropriate to build effective relationships or working from home. 

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