Sustainability Manager - Tenders Global

Sustainability Manager

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 2 months ago

Vacherin / CH&CO

About the job

Vacherin are committed to delivering deliciously different experiences, having fun, and
conducting business with a social and environmental conscience. We are excited to be recruiting
for a Sustainability Manager to work for Vacherin.

Job Purpose

To deliver the requirements of the CH&CO sustainability strategy in the Vacherin London
workplace business. The sustainability manager will evidence and showcase operational
sustainability excellence and be the face of sustainability at Vacherin with our clients and

Role and Responsibilities

  • Management and development of sustainability tool(s) to collate data and execute change
  • Support operational teams to monitor, track and report on all Sustainability
  • Build relationships with clients, recognise their needs and deliver on their data requests
  • Collect and analyse sustainability data, using complex data sets and create long term
    solutions to automate data transfer
  • Deliver in person and online training, webinars and events
  • Produce per client sustainability reporting
  • To be the sustainability triage for business operations, providing day to day support to
    the Vacherin operational team on key sustainability matters
  • Deliver carbon reduction across menus
  • Deliver a food waste reduction programme across all sites
  • Work in tandem with Food Development and Procurement teams to deliver products and
    ingredients with the highest environmental and social credentials
  • Maintain relationships with our charity partners and work to deliver projects that provide
    increased social value
  • Be a spokesperson for sustainability and represent Vacherin and CH&CO at events and
  • Liaise with marketing team to support with relevant/timely Social Media posts and update of
    company website
  • Administration and financial support including raising purchase orders, collating expenses
    and processing invoices

Essential Skills and Experience

Extensive knowledge and experience of food sustainability is a must. Applicants should have a
minimum 2 years experience working in a similar field and/or degree level in environment and

  • Presenting and public speaking
  • Training and development
  • Passionate about making a difference, ensuring Sustainability is embedded across the
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced level of software literacy (particularly MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word, MS
  • Capability to deliver tasks accurately and within set timeframes
  • Self-prioritise workload according to the business needs and excellent time management
  • Self-motivated with a passion to succeed
  • Hands on, can do attitude

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • At all times, role model behaviour in line with our Group values
  • Create, own, and manage personal development plan.
  • To undertake CH&CO specific training courses relevant to this role
  • Through active involvement in external activities, contribute to the wider personal
    recognition and promotion of CH&CO in industry.
  • Always follow Group and company policies and procedures



  • Flexible approach to work, whilst managing own priorities and workload
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Comfortable communicating at all levels of seniority
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to develop and execute tight deadlines where required
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Good Microsoft Office skills (specifically, Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Understand the specific environmental challenges facing the hospitality industry
  • Extensive knowledge of Environmental Legislation


  • Implementing or maintaining certifications such as SRA, Planet Mark
  • Experience of producing management information at an appropriate level
  • Understanding of environmental and sustainability issues for hospitality industry
  • Minimum of 2 years experience
  • Ability to adapt to change and assist in change management process Essential
  • Degree level in environment and sustainability or other equivalent experienceDESIRABLE
  • IEMA Practitioner

What’s in it for you?

Working with Vacherin has its perks! People are at the heart of everything we do, so we’ve
developed a range of benefits to keep you happy.

  • Personal Development and Training opportunities
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Private medical eligibility
  • Eye care
  • A great wellbeing strategy – including access to our Employee Assistance Programme, salary
  • Family friendly support
  • Regular social events and communication with our leaders
  • A holiday purchase scheme
  • Volunteering days
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Recognition schemes and people awards
  • Long service awards
  • Access to some great high street discount vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

Vacherin officially formed part of CH&CO Catering Group Ltd in 2021.

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