With exclusive luxury goods and world-class customer service, Selfridges delivers a retail experience that’s second to none. In this role, you’ll make sure we continue to build on a behind-the-scenes operation that’s every bit as slick and impressive as the one on the shop floor and that we engage team members, partners and our customers every step of the way.
Selfridges are looking to bring on board an Environment Manager to help us achieve our sustainability targets across the business. We use our position to inspire our people, partners and customers to respect our environment, build responsibility, and champion sustainable energy practices that contribute to healthy and happy communities. This is a key role helping to shape and deliver this objective.
KNOW THE ROLE
The person chosen for this role will be recognised and respected as the companywide authority on all energy and sustainability operational matters within real estate management, including sustainable material use and design. Support the management of environmental services, accreditations and annual reporting requirements.
To ensure Selfridges achieves the yearly carbon reduction target and is on track to deliver the 15% carbon emissions by 2020 and oversee 5 to 10 year planning including scope 3 and science-based carbon reduction targets and renewables implementation. To oversee all waste and energy operational processes in particular specific reduction targets, policies and guidelines
KNOW WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
To succeed in this role you will have excellent knowledge and experience within Sustainability, Real Estate or Building Services. You will have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. You will have project and transformational programme management experience with a good understanding of:
• Building Control Systems
• Energy Legislation, with particular reference to CRC, EUETS, CHPQA, RHI and Environment Permitting
• Energy Procurement and utilities commodity market monitoring
• Awareness of broad sustainability issues
You will have a flair for building relationships at all levels, as well as the ability to prioritise your own workload, to adapt to change and to put the customer at the heart of everything you do.
KNOW WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
Extraordinary experiences are not only for customers, but Team Members too. We offer all Team Members the chance to be a part of something unique where they can enjoy careers that provide inspiring experiences, exciting challenges and great benefits.
They also know that Selfridges is committed to developing its talent, which allows for a wide scope of amazing opportunities as the business continues to grow. Whether you are a Values Ambassador, Green Warrior, a member of the Work it Lab or you get your fix for fashion by taking part in our internal shows, there are many ways to show and develop your talent.
Living our Values is essential to the way we work day to day, encouraging greater social responsibility amongst our Team Members. From our Project Ocean campaign to Bright Young Things, we are focused on a long term approach to sustainability by buying better and inspiring change.
This role’s key benefits includes 30 days holiday including bank holidays, potential for performance related bonus, subsidised gym membership offer, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, pension contribution and not to mention a generous staff discount!
Selfridges is a shop run on imagination: a place where the world’s most covetable brands combine with the most extraordinary spectacles, events and ideas for an experience like no other. The story began when Harry Gordon Selfridge first arrived in London from Chicago in 1906 with his heart set on opening his dream store. With his revolutionary understanding of publicity and the theatre of retail, Selfridges Oxford Street opened its doors for the first time in 1909. The founder’s spirit of innovation and creativity lives on through its owners today. Since 2003, W. Galen Weston and his family have owned and operated the business, which now includes two stores in Manchester, one in Birmingham, plus selfridges.com and the Selfridges App which both deliver to over 130 countries. In 2016 Selfridges was the first ever store to be awarded the title of ‘World’s Best Sustainability Campaign by a Department Store’ at the IGDS Global Department Store Summit, in-line with its focus on buying better and inspiring change. For an unprecedented three consecutive occasions in a row (2010, 2012 & 2014) Selfridges also won the coveted ‘Best Department Store in the World’ award, underlining its place at the forefront of retail.
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