Director / Lead - Environment & Sustainability

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Job Reference 1196882

Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Industry Infrastructure - Construction & Civil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 8, 2023

We are currently recruiting a Director / Lead – Environment & Sustainability to work for a consultancy which has a growing portfolio within the Transport, Water and Energy sectors.

This is a senior leadership role within the organisation, and the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping the direction of the consultancy. Being able to build relationships and win new business will be crucial to success in the role.

Location-          Melbourne
Duration-           Permanent

  • Support the delivery of multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects through the provision of Environment and Sustainability principles.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive environmental and sustainability strategies for clients across various industries.
  • Manage the delivery of project commissions to provide clients with high quality service and value add, as well as identifying opportunities to increase value through additional offerings where appropriate
  • Collaborate with clients to assess their current environmental performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date on environmental regulations, industry trends, and emerging sustainability practices to ensure clients are compliant and ahead of the curve.
  • Development and tracking of project controls including KPIs and schedules to ensure contractors meet the contractual requirements of the project
  • Assist in business development efforts across key market sectors including rail, road, renewables, aviation, water

Required Experience
  • 10+ years’ experience in Environment & Sustainability consulting within large scale Victorian infrastructure projects, ideally having worked or supported Tier 1 contractors and major players in industry.
  • Understanding of GreenStar / ISC Ratings, and a deep knowledge of government legislation and requirements.
  • Relevant degree / qualification e.g., Degree in Environmental Science, Sustainability, Engineering etc.  
  • Proven track record of business development / work-winning, paired with highly developed negotiation skills

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