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Head of Sustainability

Full time 
Hybrid working: RO Gr
oup HQ in Potters Bar

This is an exciting opportunity to not only join a dynamic, diverse and entrepreneurial family business operating with integrity and care, but also to make a crucial difference to an area that is impacting every element of our business. 

The Head of Sustainability will work with managers, employees, customers, and shareholders to address the RO's approach to sustainability with the goal of meeting the Group's four principal objectives below. This role will oversee the overall execution and success of the RO’s sustainability agenda and will require an awareness of the need to balance both profit and purpose in the decisions we make as a business: 

  1. Progressively improving sustainability of developments, assets and operations

  2. Providing healthy and diverse working environment across the RO Group

  3. Positively contribute to the communities that support and are impacted by RO activities

  4. Find, realise and scale investment opportunities to improve environmental, social and economic impacts.

About you

  • A relevant degree and professional qualification or equivalent relevant to environmental sustainability, or substantial relevant experience in a similar role

  • Membership of a relevant professional body e.g. Chartered Environmentalist with full membership of IEMA or equivalent

  • Demonstrable ability of formulating and implementing successful sustainability strategies

  • Extensive knowledge of environmental sustainability / energy related legislation

  • Passionate and enthusiastic about the businesses we are involved in

  • Curiosity and a willingness to engage in diverse operations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to analyse and understand research and to identify relevant and valuable information

  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office and apps

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to create, interpret, and execute a budget

  • Presentation skills required to deliver proposals to varying groups of individuals.

  • Thrives on finding efficiencies or solutions in a fast-paced environment

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