• Sustainability & Environment

Head of Environmental Sustainability

  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Reference: PR/020012
  • Location: London, Greater London
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Market related
London, Greater London

We have partnered with a prestigious international law firm, who have an opportunity for a Head of Environmental Sustainability to join their team. This company is a member of the UK's Magic Circle, of leading law firms. 

The Head of Environmental Sustainability will be responsible for the Firm’s strategic response to climate change and reducing their carbon footprint. This will involve determining the strategy and associated plan and owning the responsibility for successful implementation of the plan.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the firms Health and Safety, Physical Security and Business Continuity policy frameworks. You will oversee a small team of senior managers to assist in the day-to-day delivery of these specific areas of risk management. 

The successful candidate will be heavily involved with engagement with the Global Head of Risk, the Heads of the Business Protection Unit and must be a trusted advisor and carry credibility with senior Partners.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent written and analytical skills, and able to prepare punchy to the point e-mails and high impact business plans/presentations.
  • Comfortable with the oversight of data collection and exploitation to support GHG reduction targets.
  • Able to resolve complex problems, taking a proactive approach to analysing the issues and generating solutions.
  • Decisive and mature in judgement
  • Track record of implementing change
  • Demonstrate strategic vision and understanding of how best to implement strategy

Key Responsibilities:

  • Significant people management experience
  • Expert knowledge of greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction methodology.
  • Experience in the delivery of GHG reduction projects, particularly the Science Based Targets initiative.
  • Ability to work outside area of expertise to manage the development of Security and Business Continuity strategy and policy



Emily Swindlehurst

Emily Swindlehurst

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Office Park, Walton Street
Aylesbury, Bucks
HP21 7QW

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Shirley Parsons Ltd
Green Park
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General: +44(0) 1296 611 300