Sustainability Manager

Sustainability Manager

Reference No. 042

Closing Date: 20 January 2019

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Business Compliance, the Group Sustainability Manager will work closely with in-house teams and selected contractors to implement and further develop Pinewood’s Sustainability, Environmental and Energy Strategies.  

Key Aspects / Responsibilities of the role: 


  • Managing and reducing the Studios impact on the environment
  • Maintaining relevant Environmental compliance 


  • Managing sustainable travel initiatives
  • Managing and improving waste contracts
  • Driving Sustainability Forums with staff, tenants and productions on site
  • Liaison with industry groups on sustainability issues across film and TV production 


  • Monitoring utility use across sites
  • Identifying and driving ways to reduce energy and CO2 emissions
  • Budgeting and managing utility spend
  • Re-billing of energy use to on-site clients
  • Maintaining compliance with relevant regulations 


  • Deliver sustainability training and awareness campaigns to internal staff, tenants and customers on site.
  • Support and advise internal property team regarding future developments.
  • Manage junior member of staff

Competencies and Qualifications: 

  • Experience of facilities utility management.
  • Understanding of basic energy concepts.
  • Familiar with energy technologies.
  • Experience of Environmental / Energy Management Systems.
  • Understanding of Environmental and Energy reporting, legislation and compliance requirements.
  • Understanding of recycling and waste streams. 


  • Degree in a related sustainability subject
  • Obtained or working towards professional qualifications in energy or environmental matters.


Person Specification: 

Personality:  Flexible, outgoing, approachable, friendly personality with a positive attitude for a ‘can do’ culture and approach to differing people and situations. Self-motivated, reliable and committed. Keen to develop their own skills and be a key team player.

Personal Situation:  Able to commute reliably to the office bases, Pinewood and Shepperton. Must have a driving license. Able to regularly work flexible hours as required.

Computer skills: Must be adept in use of Microsoft Office 2010 or later, particularly Outlook, Excel and Word, Internet and email. Must be IT literate.

Literacy and Numeracy: Good literacy and numeracy skills.

Business Skills: Must be confident and professional when dealing with customers and contractors, face-to-face and via telephone/emails.  Able to communicate with clients and staff of all levels.