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Environmental & Community Coordinator

Role Profile




Job Title:




Reporting to:


Environmental and Community Coordinator




Operations Manager


Role Function:

To improve the shopping centre’s engagement in the community and the environmental performance of the asset in support of Hammerson’s corporate responsibility objectives and the business plan. A key component of the role is to enhance the brand and overall profitability of the company by achieving sustainability performance targets and other business plan objectives.


Key Responsibilities

·         Ensure effective and consistent monitoring and coordination of all on site sustainability activity including measurement and timely reporting of data, to both on site management and Hammerson sustainability team.

·         Support local delivery of Hammerson corporate responsibility initiatives. Under the direction of the Hammerson Energy & Environmental Manager manage the Environmental Management System (EMS) to ensure certification is maintained.

·         Ensure statutory compliance with existing and new Environmental Legislation.

·         Monitor usage, develop strategies and identify, investigate and implement opportunities for:

-       Increased recycling/reuse of waste

-       Reduction of energy consumption

-       Reduction of water consumption

-       Improving biodiversity

-       Sustainable travel plans

·           Liaise with retailers to identify areas of improvement in the environmental management of their unit and where appropriate assist in the delivery of their Green Lease commitments.

·           Work with on-site Operations, Business Support, Marketing, Tenant Liaison, Commercialisation and Technical Services Management teams to ensure environmental initiatives are implemented and performance monitored.

·           Research socio-econonmic issues and develop projects/partnerships to have a positive impact on these isssues

·           Co-ordinate sustainability initiatives delivering against self-funding targets or allocated budgets.

·           Co-ordinate and report on all on-site Community activity.

·           Support with the delivery of company-wide initiatives and partnerships

·           Liaise with the wider Hammerson portfolio, retailers, customers, suppliers, local council and community networks and any other external stakeholders to develop sustainability and community engagement initiatives and promote awareness.

·           Monitor performance against sustainability objectives and targets and regularly communicate progress to stakeholders.

·           Liaise with the Marketing Manager to ensure that all opportunities for positive PR in relation to sustainability are taken.


Additional Responsibilities:

·         To attend any training and development courses as necessary.

·         To adhere to all company policies and procedures.

·         To undertake any other reasonable duties as required to meet the needs of the business.

·         Represent the business at local stakeholders meetings


Person Specification


· Have a strong appreciation of and interest in sustainability issues

· Ability to apply practical yet innovative/creative thinking to help develop projects

· Excellent oral/written presentation skills

· Confident with speaking at public events

· Excellent communication and influencing skills

· Ability to work unsupervised and manage own workload

· Excellent organization and time management skills, with proven experience of balancing a challenging workload

· Strong attention to detail and accuracy when dealing with large volumes of data

· Ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders

· Proven experience in relationship development

· Ability to work flexibly including evenings and weekends as required


· Qualification in environmental management

· Have knowledge of environmental management systems and the requirements of IS014001Experience of managing waste systems

· Experience of auditing management systems

· Membership of IEMA

· Experience of working with community groups

· Knowledge or experience of using reporting systems

How To Apply

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