Vacancy details

Senior Sustainability Officer – Fixed term up to 2 years subject to funding

Reference W022/20
Location Castleford
Salary £31,386 - £34,824
Hours 37
Closing Date 07 August 2020
Contact Simon Gutteridge, Sustainability Manager on 07812 678693

We are looking for someone to join our Investment directorate as a Senior Sustainability Officer.

In this role you will support delivery of WDH’s Sustainability Plan across the organisation to improve the sustainability of its communities, protect the environment and combat climate change. You will lead a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary team to provide a comprehensive service for stakeholders and improve sustainability.

Applicants will have:

  • a qualification at Level 4 of the Qualification and Credits Framework, such as a HNC, Award, Certificate or Diploma at level 4 or equivalent;
  • significant experience of working within a similar sustainability role;
  • excellent knowledge and understanding of sustainability, climate change and fuel poverty issues;
  • successful project management and delivery experience;
  • experience of successful performance management of a team of employees;
  • excellent time management and organisational skills; and
  • experience of effective partnership working with a range of agencies.

The post holder must hold a valid, UK driving licence with the ability to travel throughout the Wakefield district

and to other locations as required by the business.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Simon Gutteridge, Sustainability Manager on 07812 678693.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years’ service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution);
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities; and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698 or by email to recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

Closing date for completed applications: 7th August 2020

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams: 27th and 28th August 2020

Please note: we do not accept CVs.