Head of Environmental Sustainability

Location: Flexible
Contract Type: Permanent

About the Role

We’re looking for a leader. Someone who naturally builds connections and finds common ground. Who can take a big picture and put it into practice. Does that sound like you?

Our Head of Environmental Sustainability will be taking on a brand new remit for the CIOB, and will be instrumental in developing and executing our global strategy in this vitally important area, for the benefit of our members, the wider built environment sector and all of the users of our built environment. 

They will work with colleagues, stakeholders and strategic partners all over the world to develop our global sustainability strategy and activities, with the aim of transforming the CIOB’s positioning, recognition and relevance in the field of environmental sustainability. 


About You

Not afraid to forge your own path, you will bring experience, ambition and passion to the role, and will be able to demonstrate a proven track record successfully operating at a senior level in the field of environmental sustainability, within the built environment and professional membership sectors. If your experience has a global reach, all the better. 

You’ll be truly collaborative and will consistently strive for excellence, with an entrepreneurial spirit and the motivation to work independently.  


Why work for us?

We are the Chartered Institute of Building, the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. Everything we do is to improve the quality of life for those using and creating the built environment. 

We can offer you not only the opportunity to do just that, but the chance to do it in a friendly, flexible and welcoming working environment. 

Your personal wellbeing matters to us too. We’ll offer you a fantastic range of benefits – from access to a great pension scheme through to a variety of health and wellbeing schemes; and we’ll make sure that you’re constantly learning throughout your time with us. Our Silver Investors in People Award demonstrates that commitment.


How to Apply

To read more about the role, you can download our job description on this page. 

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter by completing our online application. If you would like any further information, please contact us by email on [email protected].

Please note that we may consider applications as they are submitted and therefore you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, but by no later than 24 February 2023.

Formal interviews for this role are provisionally scheduled to take place on 15 and 16 March 2023, preceded by an initial screening interview in late February/early March.