Sustainability Advisor

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Job title: Sustainability Advisor

Salary: £35-45k (experience dependant)

Location: Hattersley, UK

Type: Full time / Perm / Hybrid with UK travel

Our client is looking to strengthen their SHEQ team with a Sustainability Advisor based at Hattersley with hybrid working available.

Purpose of Role:

  • Supporting the Head of Sustainability and Environment in the continual improvement of organisation with respect to sustainability and responsible business, including progress towards achieving operational and supply chain Net Zero Carbon and improving business social value.
  • To promote sustainability through the production of communications, training, documentation, and support materials with delivery of briefings and training; and attendance at meetings to share progress and communicate sustainability and responsible business.



  • Diploma or above qualification in an environmental or sustainability-based subject
  • Strong written and verbal communication and negotiating skills.
  • Moderate IT skills with proficiency in use of excel based systems
  • Effective time and workload management
  • Flexible approach to working environment
  • Ability to define goals and plan to deliver them


  • Full driving licence

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing time appropriately to allow hybrid working (mainly between offices, home, and construction site visits)
  • Providing support to the Head of Sustainability and Environment, particularly with regards to strategic development and the supporting required actions
  • Collating and analysing of environmental and sustainability data to support internal and external reporting.
  • Managing the collation of environmental data and the calculation of the company carbon footprint (including non-mandatory Scope 3 emissions)
  • Produce and organise sustainability and responsible business-related training material for employees and our supply chain.
  • Working on projects across regions, including supporting the production of Project Sustainability and Social Value Plans and developing case studies
  • Identifying environmental benefits, best practice and carbon savings from design and construction projects
  • Promotion / communication / workshops on sustainability internally and to our clients and the supply chain; including production of case studies and reports.
  • Completion and support on client related sustainability and carbon workbooks and calculators
  • Analysing current and future sustainability trends or requirements relevant to the business and assist in identifying solutions to ensure continual improvement.
  • To support the partnership with Supply Chain Sustainability School and assist in embedding and adoption by the supply chain, including use of the Action Sustainability carbon tool.
  • Requesting and handling of relevant data (predominantly carbon related) from the supply chain.
  • Working alongside the STEM Ambassadors to promote environmental and sustainability education.
  • Represent and promote the SHEQ (Environmental) Department in meetings, workshops, management reviews and forums.

Special Requirements: Travel within the UK

KPI Themes

  • Assist in progress to achieve Net Zero Carbon
  • Manage and support in improvements to reporting mechanisms and action planning
  • Completion and support of client related sustainability and carbon workbooks and calculators
  • Promotion of sustainability and environmental matters

Competencies: Responsibilities- Problem Solving- Innovation- Collaboration- People Focus

Packages include –

  • A competitive salary
  • Hybrid Working (Jobs needs dependent)
  • Car/car allowance (Jobs needs dependent)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, Kids Pass etc

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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