Sustainability Officer


*This is a 12-month Contract role*

We are looking for a confident, personable, and adaptable Sustainability Officer to join our London office. We are particularly keen to hear from you if you’ve work experience in sustainability and environment sector.

As a Sustainability Officer at Oxford Economics, you will play a pivotal role in advancing our company’s towards achieving Net Zero by 2027. You will be the main bridge of communication between the senior management and staff members in terms of developing, implementing, and managing sustainability initiatives to minimize our environmental impact, promote ethical practices, and contribute to the company’s long-term sustainability goals.

The difference you’ll make

Reporting to Sustainability Management Committee, main responsibilities for the Sustainability Officer include:

  • Maintain and implement Oxford Economics’ global sustainability agenda.
  • Act as a bridge of communication between senior management and staff to establish sustainability goals and priorities.
  • Working closely with senior management and staff working groups, to tackle specific sustainability topics.
  • Oversee projects across departments, providing support with project management, research, knowledge sharing.
  • Administer the regular reporting on utilities, waste, and business travel, including reviewing utilities invoices, checking any abnormal consumption, counter charging third parties and seeking energy savings.
  • Deliver colleague engagement sessions on targeted topics for example waste, low carbon travel, energy efficiency.
  • Keep project teams updated on new legislation to ensure compliance, as well as communicate to relevant contacts internally.
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, sustainability, business, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in sustainability management, with a minimum of 2-3 years in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of environmental regulations and sustainability best practices.
  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Proficiency in sustainability reporting and data analysis.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and drive change within an organization.
  • Passion for environmental and social responsibility.

Oxford Economics is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 400 full-time staff, including more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 2,000 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

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