Sustainability Manager

The company

This company have a proud history as one of Australia’s first industry super funds.

Formed over 30 years ago they are now one of Australia’s largest super funds managing almost $40 billion of members’ money. Their subsidiary property investment business is responsible for a growing portfolio in the commercial, retail and residential sectors that will exceed $8 billion when current developments are complete, making this company one of Australia’s leading property funds.

At their core, this company are committed to investing in the industry which employs its members and with a multi award winning portfolio they have established an exceptional reputation for developing high performance buildings. With an average NABERS rating of 5.5 stars across their properties, they are aspiring to create one of the greenest rated portfolios in Australia. With their first sustainability report published last year they are committed to utilising their considerable experience in investment and delivery of developments to provide a benchmark for both economic and environmental sustainability.


The role

Responsible for the management and implementation of the Sustainability Strategy, this role will provide technical support, education and influence to the business. You will ensure sustainability is integrated seamlessly into all stages of the asset management and development process.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Promoting sustainability credentials to internal and external stakeholders through various mediums such as case studies and sustainability reporting

  • Representing the company in external forums and working groups with the view of influencing building performance policies and standards to address sustainability

  • Identifying opportunities for improvement in all aspects of sustainability

  • Maintain and improve systems and processes related to sustainability

  • Developing business cases and identify funding opportunities

  • Project management of reporting and pilot projects on time and within budget

  • Stakeholder engagement internally with asset and development teams

  • Management of external consultants

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant degree to property and the built environment

  • 5+ years proven experience within a property or social sustainability role for an FTSE, ASX listed company

  • Experience with GRESB, GBCA, NABERS, Green Star, Water, Waste, Recycling, IAQ and WELLNESS

  • A strong understanding of environmentally sustainable design, preferably with experience in delivery

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects efficiently with experience using a data management system

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to motivate staff, communicate with employees and engage with management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail

  • Highly organised, self-motivated with the ability to manage competing priorities


The rewards

This is a unique opportunity to develop an already high performing portfolio’s reputation within the industry and further innovate, grow and develop the sustainability strategy and initiatives. The role will be critical in driving a consistent approach that ensures the core commitments are reflected in the process and that sustainability is imbedded throughout the business.

For a confidential discussion contact Maxine Bazeley on 03 9600 0115 or send your resume to quoting TN1187