About the vacancy:
This is an 18 month fixed term contract
Newport City Homes are looking for a Corporate Sustainability Lead to lead the development of the association's strategy, operational delivery plans and internal and external reporting by applying technical expertise. This new role will support NCH to define our strategy whilst informing and influencing the association's strategic, corporate and operational decision-makers to be more sustainable. This role will define the scope of the sustainability strategy and focus on the objectives beyond just our carbon footprint.
Working across NCH, the Corporate Sustainability Lead will work with both internal and external stakeholders and lead on the development of a template and method to enable the production of an annual integrated sustainability report to monitor progress against plans and areas for further improvement, working with teams to align activities with best practice.
The successful candidate will have experience of working at a strategic level and play a key role in supporting the Head of Governance & Strategy and other members of the leadership team to drive forward cultural and organisational change to achieve overall business aims.
NCH are looking for someone to take ownership of our sustainability agenda and drive this forward to improve our internal and external offering.
Specifically, the Corporate Sustainability Lead will:
Provide leadership and drive, with a strong focus on sustainability and customer focus and in a cost-effective way to support the delivery of the NCH Strategy 2025.
Be accountable for the resources deployed in meeting the accountabilities and responsibilities of the role, reviewing service delivery and customer satisfaction levels, seeking constantly to improve and achieve higher customer satisfaction.
Be accountable for inspiring excellence and innovation in service delivery which embraces technology.
Be responsible for ensuring the sustainability strategy fully aligns with the association's strategic objectives, corporate responsibilities, the regulatory framework and legal framework.
Define the scope of the sustainability strategy, specifically define the objectives beyond just carbon footprint.
Develop a high-level delivery plan that identifies and targets all potential funding streams.
Be responsible for the development, implementation, tracking and reporting of the association's sustainability strategy, metrics and targets in order to reduce the use of non-renewable resources and minimise the environmental impact of its activities
Work with colleagues across the association to develop and implement action plans to improve corporate performance and reporting in sustainability and corporate climate action
Embed sustainable practices across the association, ensuring that global and complex issues of sustainability are simplified and made tangible to residents, colleagues and stakeholders
Collate, analyse and communicate environmental and sustainability performance eg in relation to carbon data to allow benchmarking and identify trends, causes and actions to address.For further information about the role, please contact
We require an application form to be completed for every role (simply hit apply now), we cannot accept CVs sent via email.
Closing Date: Sunday 10th January
Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 12th January
Interview Date: Monday 18th January
Please note NCH reserve the right to close the advert early should suitable applications be received.
We do not require recruitment agency support at this time - all speculative CV's will be treated as a direct application.
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We believe NCH is a great place to work and it's important to us that our people feel the same way.
As well as offering varied and fulfilling careers, we want every colleague to feel appreciated.
That means having the best possible benefits package, the flexibility to maintain a great work-life balance and the opportunity to achieve your full potential.
NCH strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community