Principal Environmental & Sustainability Officer

  • Job Reference: 6961200/001
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2020
  • Recruiter: North West
  • Location: Greater Manchester, England
  • Salary: £61,429 to £72,440
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Principal Environmental & Sustainability Officer


Venn Group are currently recruiting for an exciting Principal Environmental & Sustainability Officer post in the Greater Manchester area.


The organization are looking for the below:


  • A policy and strategy specialist with a strong understanding of national and regional transport policy context and regulatory frameworks

  • Significant experience advising on environmental and sustainability issues and principles, as well as knowledge and experience in the evaluation, interpretation and application of environmental legislation

  • Experience working in complex strategy and policy situations for the development and approval of business cases, and outlining implementation is essential

  • Also essential is the ability to coordinate a range of cross cutting, complex strategy and policy initiatives into a cohesive output

  • A strong communicator that will have the ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders, partners and senior colleagues and represent the organisation in public, professional and stakeholder forums at a regional level

  • Interest in work surrounding the net zero project, and implementing strategies accordingly


Candidates must possess a relevant degree or other specialist post-graduate qualification, or the equivalent level reached through experience and a professional qualification at chartered status or equivalent experience.


To apply for this role or to find out about other Corporate Functions roles, please contact Bethan Jackson-Jones on the Manchester Corporate Functions Recruitment team on 0161 830 1830 or