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Strategic Project Associate (Sustainability)

Posted By Jess LinningRemote (must be UK based)
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Compensation:

£216 per day PAYE

Start Date:

01.03.2024

Are you passionate about driving real change in the fight against climate change? Do you thrive in dynamic environments where every action contributes to a global impact? If so, we invite you to become part of our clients team as a Strategic Project Associate. 

As a Sustainability Associate, you will play a vital role in supporting the team’s operations, managing projects, and fostering partnerships with global organisations committed to sustainability.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate and manage weekly team meetings, ensuring follow-up actions and deadlines are met.
  • Lead the drafting of the team’s monthly internal reports to key stakeholders.
  • Act as a liaison for internal teams using our new online signatory resource, Passport.
  • Provide project-specific support for managers, including attending meetings, taking notes, and following up on next steps with stakeholders.
  • Conduct research on potential collaboration projects across priority areas such as renewable energy, transport decarbonization, and circular economy.
  • Assist in the development of briefing documents for leadership on joint action projects.
  • Collaborate with the IMPACT Project Manager Operations lead to ensure effective communication mechanisms.
  • Support the recruitment process for new companies joining joint projects and The Pledge.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in sustainability, corporate environmental responsibility, or climate-related roles.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Educational background in sustainability, environmental management, or related fields.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
  • Highly proficient writing skills.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and take initiative.

 

** This role is available for a limited time only. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Tuesday 13th February** 

Client Description

Our Client is a FTSE 100, multinational technology company no longer known for just one thing. Their areas of expertise include e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, artificial intelligence, original entertainment… the list goes on. Despite being primarily digital, their aim is to be the most customer-centric company in the world.

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.