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Senior VP Environmental & Sustainability

  • Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Reference: 14804 (LT)
  • Location: Austria, Austria
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Executive level pacakge
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Austria, Austria

Shirley Parsons Limited is proud to be working on a retained search basis, with a global power generation company, to help appoint their Senior Vice President for Environmental and Sustainability. This particular leadership role will require a strong blend of strategic thinking and operational know-how.

The role will report into the Chief Operating Officer and will require a collaborative approach, within a fast-paced and dynamic organisation. The role will be based in Vienna, Austria and will also require significant international travel.


The Role:

  • Work with the leadership of the organstaion to develop a robust Environmental & Sustainability programme
  • Develop and maintain monitoring systems in line with global targets (eg EU emissions standards)
  • Lead and create sustainability projects and be able to analyse and evaluate the impact of these
  • Ensure that there is a cascade of policy across the group, to ensure consistency of approach – collaboration with regional leaders is key
  • Manage the various teams members in order to hit targets and sustain performance for the future.


The Candidate:

  • Proven leadership experience, ideally within a power generation company (or similar organisation)
  • Ability to work both strategically and operationally – engagement at all levels is key
  • It is essential that you are experienced in producing sustainability reports and discussing these at senior level, as well as leading on sustainability and environmental projects
  • Degree qualified, ideally in the environmental or sustainability field
  • International experience and fluency in English is essential



    Where do you want to go?

Shirley Parsons Ltd
4th Floor, Blue Leanie
Walton Street
Aylesbury, Bucks
HP21 7QW

General: +44(0) 1296 611 300


Shirley Parsons Ltd
6-8 Market Place
Reading, Berkshire

General: +44(0) 1296 611 300