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Temporary Product Sustainability Lead

Temporary Product Sustainability Lead

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Sustainability

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

  • Contact email:

    jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    450

  • Salary low:

    400

  • Job ref:

    JM127_1633593021

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6-months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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One of the UKs largest and most innovative sustainable technology organisations has an urgent requirement for a Temporary Product Sustainability (LCA) Lead.

This is an initial 6-month contract offering up to £450 p/d outside IR35. The client will require two days per week on site in their Hertfordshire office.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Enabling the sector to deliver on its 2030 Sustainability targets to provide LCA information to customers for 100% of its products, support the four priority SDGs in our sales and R&D and conduct product sustainability assessments across our product
  • Working with corporate on a common standard for quantitative LCA of products, identifying & implementing common tools and methodologies for assessment appropriate to our business needs
  • Identifying and implementing other tools to improve access to quality information on the product sustainability attributes to drive decision making in R&D and NPI programs, to enhance marketing and to meet customers' requests for LCA information.
  • Develop and maintain the methodology for Product Sustainability Assessments designed to assess the attributes and risks associated with our product families and individual products when warranted.
  • Create and maintain the framework for the analysis, of the contribution our products and innovations make to the four selected priority SDG's

Key Requirements:

  • Strong passion for solving environmental issues associated with product manufacture
  • Hands on experience of quantitative life cycle assessment of products
  • Ability to synthesise and communicate information, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Experience in working with and managing third party consultants and advisors in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Educated to degree level in a STEM subject
  • Experience using SimaPro or GaBi LCA tools
  • Understanding of international LCA standards
  • Experience with the development and application of PSA methodology
  • Understanding the of the UN SDG's and the interpretation of the contribution of products to these

This is an urgent requirement so if it is of interest please apply immediately and contact Jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com to find out more.