Sustainability Manager

Either at our Selby power station, or London office, with a requirement for regular European travel.
27 Oct 2016
30 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

We currently have an opportunity for a Sustainability Manager responsible for the effective management and implementation of the Drax Sustainable Biomass Policy, ensuring robust and demonstrable sustainability credentials are achieved within a defined risk structure.

As a member of the Group Sustainability team you will be the key link between the biomass commercial team and our European suppliers. You will be responsible for ensuring the management systems of our suppliers are compliant with both internal and external policy and regulation. Managing the pellet supply chain audit programmes and acting on the outcomes will require you to have an objective, analytical, structured approach to work.

Educated to degree or MSc level in forestry, environmental or agricultural disciplines you will have prior experience of the management of sustainable supply chains: including some or all of greenhouse gas emissions, certification, direct environmental impacts, direct social and economic impacts, and indirect impacts. You will be a confident communicator with the ability to build relationships easily both internally and externally. Your style will enable you to mediate when necessary and maintain effective working relationships in the face of conflict.

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