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Sustainability Specialist

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The Vacancy

Due to ongoing team growth and internal progression, we have a brilliant new opportunity, looking for a Sustainability Specialist to join our team. 

You will be assisting the team by looking at how to improve both the social and environmental sustainability of the whole of WCHG. 

This role will have several key components, including but not limited to;

Continuous Improvement: monitor and evaluate the social and environmental impact of our activities

Procurement: support the procurement team to get best value from our supply chain by embedding social and environmental impact measurement

Sustainability strategies: facilitate the creation and implementation of our social and environmental sustainability strategies

Environmental management: help us focus on minimizing our environmental impact - amongst many other strands. 


In order to undertake this role, you will need the following key skills knowledge & experiences; 

  • Knowledge of sustainability issues and how they relate to businesses
  • Understanding of how businesses can positively impact the communities they serve
  • Experience of analysing data, tracking progress toward goals, and identifying areas for improvement
  •  Ability to build relationships with colleagues and to offer and gain support for new ideas that meet our strategic objectives

If this sounds of interest please take a look at the attached Job Description and Person Specification ensuring that your CV covers the required experiences and expected behaviours.


Why join us?

Not only do we have an Investors in People recognition we are also recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 3 years running. In addition we offer a wide range of additional benefits such as;

Additional leave (we let you buy and sell additional holidays) Enhanced leave options for maternity, paternity, adoption & shared parental leave Enhanced pension scheme contributions Our Health care plan gives you money off a gym membership, money back for dental, optical & therapy costs and more Car Lease Scheme Cycle to work scheme Volunteering days in the local community


About Us

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) manages almost 14,000 properties, providing homes for more than 29,000 people in Wythenshawe, South Manchester.

We are committed to investing in the health, wellbeing and development of colleagues, who we will reward fairly and empower and trust to deliver their best work for the benefit of WCHG, our tenants and stakeholders. WCHG is an inclusive employer of choice where differences are recognised as strengths in delivering our purpose. A disability confident employer WCHG will work to make reasonable adjustments where possible throughout its employment processes.

Our purpose is to provide good quality homes and services to our tenants and leaseholders and to play a leading role in creating safer, healthier communities. WCHG boasts an impressive development portfolio which aims to deliver on average 1,100 new homes over the next five years with £195m estimated investment, leaving a lasting legacy in our communities.


Company info
0800 633 5500
Wythenshawe House
8 Poundswick Lane
M22 9TA
United Kingdom

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