Head of Certification – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract
An exceptional opportunity has become available an Interim Head of Certification, perfect for someone looking to work for a fast-growing business that is having a positive impact on the world.
You’ll be joining at an exciting stage for this fast-growing business as it expands in the UK and begins to scale internationally.
You’ll be part of an optimistic team with a ‘can do’ approach, that is passionate about making a difference and committed to collaborating, constantly improving and striving to be at the forefront of sustainability – while having fun too!
Manage the certification team, coordinating internal and external consultants to deliver work as scheduled and providing expert advice and leadership
Regularly audit work of the certification team and analyse delivery data monthly reviewing against KPIs
Manage software providers assist the team with software queries
Consider and implement process improvements to the certification process as required
Work with customers to provide expert advice and improve process
Oversee collation and accuracy of cumulative data and manage data provision for annual Impact Report
Work closely with the COO to advise on product development and improvements to the certification process
Maintain active membership of IEMA and ICRS, keeping up to date with new methods and attending CPD courses in standards and policies in corporate carbon accounting
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in corporate sustainability and environmental management
Experienced account manager, used to preparing proposals and projects for bespoke sustainability consulting
Experience in carbon footprint accounting and knowledge of greenhouse gas reporting and standards e.g. GHG Protocol, ISO 14064
Experience in audit/verifications of corporate carbon footprints using ISO 14064-3
Strong mathematical and analytical background
Excellent project management and organisational skills
Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and excellent IT skills
This is a full-time position on a fixed term contract to 31 December 2021. There may be the option to become permanent following this. We are looking for someone to start in November 2020, working remotely with weekly team meetings in central London, expected to resume once Coronavirus restrictions have eased…… click apply for full job details