Sustainability Manager

Last updated 10 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. Laing O’Rourke is proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Citation - Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Sustainabiltiy Manager to join us on an exciting infrastructure project in Melbourne, VIC. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately-owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

You will lead the achievement of sustainability outcomes for the project. You will Manage sustainability accreditation targets and rating submissions with the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA), and other frameworks as required.
The successful candidate will
Provide technical input into design and delivery of green building and infrastructure assets, collaboration with the project team to meet sustainability requirements and achieve project targets will be an important part of the role.

As Sustainability Manager, you will Educate, influence and collaborate with supply chain on sustainability requirements. You will manage the sustainability budget for the project.

About you

You will have a Bachelors if Engineering, Science, Environmental Management, sustainability or similar as well as extensive experience in leading the delivery of Sustainability on major infrastructure Projects.

Experience in coordinating and implementing sustainability rating accreditations and project requirements on major infrastructure projects are important to be successful in the role.

Experience in developing sustainability education plans and programs for project teams and a High-level communication, leadership, influencing and report-writing skills are also important for the successful candidate


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

As a proud RAP organisation, Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Download our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan at

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.