Head of Decarbonisation

Head of Decarbonisation

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  • Sector:

    Construction, Trades & Labour

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  • Salary:

    £80k - 90k per year + Car Allowance, bonus and package

  • Contact:

    Aaron Battrawden

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Position: Head of Decarbonisation 

Sector: Construction / Social Housing

Salary: £80,000- £90,000 + Package

Location: National Role

The Company:

Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment – from executive to operative level.

With offices in London, Manchester and the Southwest, we specialise in Housing, Construction, Facilities Management, Property, Surveying, Health & Safety and Sales. We supply candidates from executive to operative level, and are currently working with a Client, who are looking for a Head of Decarbonisation who operate Nationally

The Role:

My client is one of the UK’s largest construction and property services company where social value and sustainability has been a core principle over the last 100+ years.  They are now seeking a Head of Decarbonisation to establish and roll out end-to-end solutions for their public sector customers. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of the decarbonisation agenda and great commercial, supply chain and delivery insight.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the establishment and roll-out of this exciting and new opportunity
  • To develop and continually improve an end-to-end decarbonisation plan for our customers.
  • Work alongside other colleagues and key teams to create and develop a pipeline of decarbonisation work across a variety of sectors and to create unique funding models for the delivery of decarbonisation solutions.
  • Establish and manage professional relationships with external consultants / parties to support the delivery of this service.
  • Support the creation of a supply chain / delivery structure to support in delivering these works in an efficient manner.
  • Work alongside the Sustainability team to leverage the benefits of a platform to evaluate the future performance of existing assets against future climate scenarios and future performance.
  • Take the lead on the development of all-inclusive solutions for their customers on individual programmes / projects, including scoping challenges / briefs and developing innovative solutions.
  • Gain and articulate market insight to support strategic business decisions.

Qualification and Experience:

  • An experienced and proven expert in the field with a great understanding of the decarbonisation market that can deliver change
  • Clear understanding of the customers’ requirements, estate investment processes and sign off procedures.
  • Knowledge of funding parameters in this market.
  • Someone who is eloquent and a competent presenter, being able to influence at all levels.
  • Experience of working with housing associations/local authorities/public sector customers
  • Experience working in a variety of real estate sectors

Please apply or contact Aaron Battrawden at Build Recruitment for further details.

We’ll take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role. We’ll also take references and may ask for proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

We work with a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, and we will work with you to identify clients in which your skills, experience and personality will fit. Once we submit you for a role you will receive support and regular communication throughout the interview process. 

From there our commitment to you is all about being your career partner. We’ll identify suitable jobs, provide support, and career guidance and even provide regular salary benchmarking. 

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.