Environmental & Sustainability Performance Analyst
Environmental & Sustainability Performance Analyst
Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA London, GB, WC2N 5EH Leeds, GB, LS15 8ET GB
About the role
This is the time for action – we need to move at pace and reform our energy system – to deliver energy security, to tackle climate change and to protect our people.
Joining our newest business unit, Strategic Infrastructure (S.I), this new post of Environmental and Sustainability Analyst will influence employees and contract partners to improve environmental performance across S.I.
You’ll help S.I perform against business objectives on environmental management and environmental sustainability, ensuring Strategic Infrastructure understands its current performance against business commitments.
You will work in collaboration with the wider Environmental and Sustainability team to support the delivery of the portfolio of works. Your focus will not be set around individual construction projects elements but broader construction portfolio and business approaches such as sustainable travel modes, events etc.
You’ll be joining a small team initially of 3 which is planned to triple in size by the end of 2024. Our mian HQ is in Warwick, but we also have offices in Leeds and London, we have existing team members all over the UK as we continue to offer hybrid working from office and home. We can offer you the flexibility of an office base location or home working. Some travel to sites throughout England and Wales will be required for team meetings and visits.
We are open to full time and part time applicants, as well as flexible working arrangements.
What we do isn’t just important – it’s essential. That’s why we look to recruit experts in their field. In this case, we’re looking for someone who has:
- A passion for environmental sustainability and continuously seeking to improve cultural approaches and habits to become more sustainable
- An interest in the the major infrastructure focus of National Grid S.I
- Knowledge of environmental and sustainability considerations
- The ability to analyse data outputs, identify trends, and carry out analysis to tell the story behind the data
- Capability to engage and inform internal and external stakeholders in positive, constructive ways
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At National Grid, we’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace for everyone. So if you’re excited about this role but your experience or qualifications don’t match the job description exactly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right person for our growing business in this role or another one.
What you'll do
You’ll act as a single point of contact for SI’s environmental and sustainability performance and liaise with data and reporting teams across National Grid to ensure an accurate and timely understanding of current portfolio performance is available. Such as contributing E&S learnings & insights towards the regular performance packs.
You will lead on actions to influence employees across the business unit to consider the sustainability impact of their day to day working, such as promoting sustainable travel, events, PPE etc.
A key role will also be, supporting the wider team in the implementation of the sustainability strategy, you’ll work with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve our sustainability goals.
Working with the communication team you’ll ensure the environmental/sustainability ambition is communicated in a way that is meaningful to employees and wider stakeholders, to build a workplace culture that committed to a sustainable future.
What you'll get
A competitive starting salary between £40,000 – £49,000 dependent on capability.
As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.
National Grid Strategic Infrastructure has a key role to play in tackling climate change by accelerating our capacity to deliver clean electricity across the UK. We already operate the fastest decarbonising electricity grid in the world, with an ambition for zero carbon operation by 2025. And by 2035, we want to run 100% clean, green energy, all the time.
Here at National Grid, we connect homes and businesses to power, making sure supply and demand match each other. We make sure the lights are on in schools, operating theatres, and sporting arenas; we’re thousands of people working on behalf of millions of people.
Our investment in Strategic Infrastructure via the Great Grid Upgrade will mean more home grown power, greater energy security and a cleaner future.
Whatever your role, wherever you work with us, you’ll help us hit stretching targets and achieve our far-reaching goal: to secure, clean energy that supports our world far into the future. Here, you will be at the heart of energy.
This role closes on February 26th at 23:59, however we encourage candidates to submit their application as early as possible and not wait until the published closing date as this can vary. Interviews will be held on or around March 5th
We work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.
We're committed to building a workforce that represents the communities we serve, and a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.