Environmental and Sustainability Co-ordinator

Job Details
  • Location: Support Office, LE19 1SU
  • Type of Role: Full - Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday
  • Salary: up to £35,000 basic plus bonus and benefits

Who we are! 

Big things are happening at Topps Tiles. As Britain’s largest specialist tile retailer, selling only the very best quality on-trend products, £1 of every £3 spent in the UK domestic tile market is spent with us. And we’re as big on career opportunities as we are on outstanding service and great value. After all, it’s brilliant, friendly, knowledgeable people that make us special. Right now we’re on a journey of exciting growth, as we build on our success – there’s never been a better time to join the Topps Tiles family!

Do you have a passion for Sustainability and want to be part of a huge initiative to be carbon neutral by 2030? If so, this is the role for you! Reporting into our Technical Manager, you will focus specifically on delivery of our Environmental Leadership initiative across the group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist implementation of environmental strategies, policy, and action plans, to ensure corporate sustainable development
  • Organise and attend planning meetings (inc. Sustainability Council), note taking, recording actions updating sustainability action plans
  • Work x-functionally with departments across the group, to aid the development of departmental plans that identify key actions, initiatives, and milestone for delivery of our 2030 plans
  • Research sustainability initiatives and offer sustainability subject matter expertise on medium-long term legislative impacts and opportunities related to sustainability for the group
  • Gather and monitor environmental data from suppliers
  • Audit, analyse and report environmental performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies
  • Work with Data & Insights team to develop and enhance our reporting and build our Environmental Leadership Scorecard
  • Coordinate sustainability projects and initiatives across the Group by collaborating with teams to ensure they deliver against the Group’s ESG objectives
  • Promote environmental best practice and support environmental awareness campaigns across the Group.
  • Assist writing copy for websites, newsletters, programmes, and green information

Knowledge and Experience Required

Essential 

  • Self-motivation, resilience, and a positive change champion
  • Passion for environmental and sustainability issues
  • Experience in supporting an environmental agenda in an organisation
  • Initiative-taker - comfortable working autonomously and with colleagues at all levels to deliver value
  • Attention to detail and precise record keeping skills
  • Clean Driving License 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of sustainability/environmental legislation
  • Specific in-depth knowledge of Packaging Waste Regulations / EPR
  • Good understanding and experience of procurement practices & logistics operations
  • A sustainability related degree - Environmental Sciences or similar

What we will do for you!

In a culture where hard work is recognised and great results are rewarded, you can look forward to a company bonus that will give you a share of our success - up to 20% of your base salary.   Then there’s a generous staff discount, a Share Save scheme, pension and life assurance, a holiday allowance that increases with length of service and a wide range of other benefits. Plus flexible working, free on-site parking, generous discounts on products and services and more. A lot more. We’re committed to promoting talent from within too, which means you’ll be well-supported to build a rewarding career with an individual development plan and lots of training on offer.

 

Closing Date
Saturday 30 July 2022

Rewards

A competitive salary.

Bonus and uncapped commission schemes (dependent on your role) that run four times a year, helping you to share in our success.

A generous staff discount scheme allows you to make purchases from our stores at below market price.

Enhanced maternity/adoption and paternity pay, and childcare vouchers.

A ShareSave scheme that allows you to invest in us and share our success.

Pension & Life Assurance schemes with company contributions available to help you provide for your retirement.

A wide range of discounts with selected companies including discounts on insurance, holidays and retail vouchers.

Holiday entitlement that increases with length of service.