Principal Environment, Energy & Sustainability Mana

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Principal Environment, Energy & Sustainability Manager
Home-based with UK Travel       
Full Time, Permanent   

£50,000 - £60,000 (dependent on experience)  


Here at Serco, we are seeking an ambitious Principal Environment, Energy and Sustainability Manager to ensure environmental compliance, mitigate risks and capitalise on opportunities effectively. You will play a pivotal role in maintaining our ISO14001 certification and driving continuous improvement in our environmental performance in alignment with our environmental and ESG strategy.


This role is crucial for leading environmental management within our division, supporting the realisation of Serco's environmental goals. You will collaborate closely with various stakeholders to enhance our environmental performance while ensuring compliance forms the bedrock of our efforts.

As part of this you'll:


  • Manage divisional the environmental management system, ensuring ISO14001 certification and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor and communicate changes in environmental legislation, guiding compliance efforts.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the divisional ESG and environment proposition, strategy, targets and KPIs.
  • Provide expert support to operational teams on environmental management and compliance.
  • Assist in managing environmental risk and responding to incidents.
  • Support acquisition and management of environmental permits, licenses and consents.
  • Conduct compliance assurance reviews and drive environmental improvement projects.
  • Lead environmental engagement activities and develop green skills across the division.
  • Coordinate Serco UK Green Ambassador Network.
  • Integrate environmental improvements into growth initiatives and bid solutions.
  • Collate and analyse environmental performance data for reporting and improvement.
  • Manage packaging data collation for compliance.

What you'll need to do the role:


  • Professional membership with an environmental industry body, with PIEMA or chartered environmentalist status desirable.
  • Experience implementing environmental management systems and ensuring compliance with ISO14001 standards.
  • Thorough understanding of relevant environmental legislation, compliance obligations, best practices and management procedures within a corporate context.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Environmental auditing experience or qualification is desirable.
  • Ability to travel across the UK to operational sites.


Why Serco:


Serco's purpose is to impact a better future - we bring together the right people, the right technology, and the right partners to create innovative solutions that deliver positive impact and address some of the most urgent and complex challenges facing governments globally. Our services are powered by more than 50,000 colleagues working across multiple sectors including defence, space, migration, justice, healthcare, transport, and customer services in four regions: UK & Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.



What we offer:


  • Company car
  • Bonus scheme - 5% on target, 10% exceeding targets
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working considered
  • Pension - 6%
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Growth and development opportunities - Serco will support with a range of qualifications
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Wisdom App, Simply Health Plans and more
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure and Hospitality discounts
  • A Serco benefits portal offering a wide range discounts for major high street brands in Retail, Leisure & Hospitality
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase more
  • Life assurance



About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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31/05/2024 01:13:00
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