General Manager Environment

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

As part of our Reshaping SUEZ 2020 transformation, we are looking to appoint a General Manager, Environment.

About the role

Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the GM Environment will play an integral role in environmental strategy, advocacy, advice and support to our Executive and Senior Management team. This newly created opportunity will ensure SUEZ is at the forefront of environmental compliance alongside the implementation of proactive strategies, positioning SUEZ Australia as an environmental solutions leader.

Managing a national team, you will provide expert environmental advice and support across the entire ANZ business, and ensure environmental risks and liabilities associated with our business activities are considered and effectively managed.

The team’s primary function is to support line management in implementing our environment policies and will be responsible for environmental management systems, licence compliance, contamination management strategies, remediation, including awareness of legislative requirements, licence compliance, community consultation and education, incident response, and pollution prevention strategies. In addition, you will drive advocacy on emerging environmental legislation and establish relationships with environmental regulators nationally together with acting as a voice for the environment for SUEZ ANZ, driving the business closer towards our strategic goals.

About you

With at least 3-5 years’ proven experience gained in a national role, some knowledge of the waste industry is preferred coupled with success in driving transformational change.

You understand environmental legislation (at a national level) and impacts, and your background illustrates successful business case development experience. Financial acumen is also critical as you run the budget for your team.

Your diplomatic and approachable style will see you communicate effectively from site through to board level. You are IT fluent with advanced analytical and researching skills.

Above all your core values resonate with ours – a passion for the environment, team spirit, customer focus and respect.