The ESG Manager will lead enterprise sustainability and ESG (environmental, social, governance) and inspire us to a more environmentally and socially sustainable future. This is a pivotal role in defining and successfully implement the Sage ESG strategy to positively impact people and the planet.
This new role will work with many stakeholders to deliver, capture and communicate our commitment to reduce inequality, support our communities, protect our planet, and strengthen the Sage Housing brand. This work will transform our in-house ESG capability, achieved by working with a cross-functional team, and in so doing you will ensure that our ESG strategy promotes, protects and enhances the Company's reputation, both internally and externally.
Reporting directly to Head of Marketing and working collaboratively across the organisation, with all stakeholders, the ESG Manager will drive Sage’s ESG strategy and project manage the delivery of ESG actions across the organisation. In addition they will deliver the internal and external sustainability communications and reporting strategy, including developing content, tracking metrics, gathering quantitative and qualitative data, evaluating impacts and outcomes and developing an industry-leading sustainability report.
This position requires an experienced and detail-oriented project management professional who is passionate about enterprise sustainability
The primary responsibilities include 1) ESG strategy and implementation, 2) Stakeholder management and Communication 3) People management and 4) Data management and reporting.
ESG Strategy and Implementation
Stakeholder management and Communication
Data management and reporting
Candidates must have at least five years of experience working in an ESG environment or similar.
Exhibit a deep interest and experience in environmental, social, governance, sustainability, and corporate responsibility. Previous experience in communications and ESG reporting or consulting is essential.
Exceptional project management, organisational, time management and leadership skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to express complex ideas simply and the ability to make connections between seemingly unrelated concepts.
Must demonstrate self-motivation and the ability to work well independently.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with multiple stakeholders including Sage leaders and investors, internal subject matter experts and external organisations.
Qualifications and Experience
Track record of developing and delivering qualitative and quantitative sustainability and ESG (environmental, social, governance) strategies.
Technical knowledge and experience in sustainability reporting and with relevant ESG standards; familiarity with the housing sector is preferred.
Experience with approaches to managing for consistent and accurate responses and data collection, including leveraging IT solutions as applicable.
Proven ability to read, analyse, interpret and translate large sets of data into simple insights or reports.
Excellent project management skills and planning and reporting experience, with a proven track record for delivering successful qualitative and quantitative reporting and an ability to balance multiple projects.
Must effectively influence by partnering across the business to accomplish goals through others without direct authority and be able to inspire the trust, confidence and respect of colleagues and senior leaders.
Ability to demonstrate exemplary personal judgment given the potential sensitive content, initiative and collaborative skills while working as part of a high-performing team.
Knowledge of social and environmental issues and passion for sustainability.
Bachelor's degree in relevant area: Masters, MBA preferred.
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