Morgan Sindall - Construction

Sustainability Assistant - Flexible Working Available

19 Aug 2021
19 Sep 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Sustainability Assistant

Location: To be discussed

Challenging the Status Quo

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is intent on improving social, economic and environmental wellbeing in the communities where we work

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for an ambitious and talented Sustainability Assistant.

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated professionals.

We are looking for a Sustainability Assistant to support our Decarbonising Communities, Improving the Environment and Social Value strategies.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a clear ambition to join a team that seeks to make a significant and measurable contribution to mitigating the negative environmental impacts of construction activities and enhance the communities where we operate.

The candidate will ideally have some experience of the work environment and be able to show their ability to learn, an appetite to improve their knowledge in this important area and be able to reference how they have done this in their personal or professional life.

We are seeking a creative and tenacious individual who can see the bigger picture and identify the benefit of drawing common themes together to improve business performance.

If you are an individual who enjoys team working, can support others and lead from the front when required and if you share our intent to improve the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of all our stakeholders then please apply.


As Sustainability Assistant you will make a valuable contribution to the Social Value and Sustainability team by:

  • Contributing to and organising written resources
  • Gathering, collating and where appropriate analysing data and feedback from the business
  • Producing reports on business environmental performance where required
  • Maintaining databases of information that add value to business functions such as work winning and project delivery, as well as to the sustainability function
  • Writing up case studies based on project initiatives
  • Liaising with appointed individuals across the company to assist with the use of new tools and processes
  • Attending relevant webinars and meetings to obtain and share new knowledge
  • Conducting research as necessary to inform R&D activities within the wider social value and sustainability function
  • Contributing to the content of the carbon and environment pages on the intranet

You will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent and be highly competent in MS suite (especially Excel and PowerPoint). You will possess an appreciation of EDI, supply chain arrangements, responsible businesses, education frameworks and climate change mitigation pathways within the construction sector. You will also have a Full UK driving licence.

About the Team:

We are driving the sustainability and social value performance of the Morgan Sindall Construction business and helping to shape the Morgan Sindall Group Strategy. We love what we do and hope that we have created an inclusive and creative working environment where we are all heard and everyone’s ideas are valued.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.


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