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Utilities & Waste Co-Ordinator

  • UK, Tunbridge Wells
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Benefits

Established in 1952 and online since 1999, Childrensalon is a fast-growing, award-winning, forward-thinking retailer, specialising in dressing children beautifully.

Childrensalon believes there is beauty in diversity and difference, as resembled by our wonderful team. Our vision of being the most inclusive, diverse and humane company is very important to us as is our culture of fairness, openness and transparency. We are committed to the career progression and advancement of every team member as well as welcoming the best external talent in the industry. We offer a fun, challenging, collaborative, family-oriented work environment in our fast-paced and rapidly growing business and in turn will provide you with the opportunity to grow your career and make a difference.

We are looking to recruit a Utilities and Waste Co-Ordinator to join the Facilities team and to work closely with the existing team. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, you will support our sustainability journey delivering best practice, ongoing efficiencies, data monitoring and cost savings. You will strengthen our green credentials, supporting and working towards the company’s goal of being carbon neutral.

 Your Responsibilities:

  • Drive FM’s sustainability journey towards our goal of net zero
  • Responsible for data collection, analysis and reporting including energy generation vs consumption, and waste management
  • Deliver reports that support our energy compliance needs (eg ESOS / SECR) and identify cost efficiencies
  • Support the development and delivery of policies and plans that support the department’s carbon neutral goal
  • Ongoing monitoring of quality and performance of current services including audits of their environmental strategies
  • Working with other departments to increase sustainability awareness and reduce our impact on the environment
  • Initial point of contact for all our Waste and Utilities’ suppliers, and Finance for billing queries
  • Investigate and source new suppliers that link to our company’s environmental ethics and journey (eg. Waste / Water suppliers).
  • Ensure we remain compliant with changing legislation on waste disposal and storage
  • Strengthen our green credentials and increase our sustainability impact through staff training and innovations.

Essential skills:

  • Passionate about sustainability and the environment
  • Positive attitude, energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent project management and analytical skills
  • Enquiring mind with strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent organisational and office skills with experience of Microsoft applications.  Strong excel experience is necessary
  • Knowledge of sustainability / net zero
  • Knowledge of energy / water / waste markets

Desirable skills:

  • Strong influencing skills a distinct advantage to develop and support other departments’ sustainability journey
  • Previous experience with energy management systems is desirable 
  • Previous experience in a similar role is an advantage
  • Knowledge of software and technology that would benefit our net zero goal

This role is based at our Head Office in Tunbridge Wells. Childrensalon offers a highly competitive salary, company pension plan, health plan, fully subsidised gym membership, company shuttle, generous holiday allowance and company discount.

If you are interested and think you would thrive in this role, please apply to careers@childrensalon.com with your CV and covering letter about why you would like to work for us. Previous applicants need not apply.

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Hello!

Thank you for your application and expressing an interest in being part of the team here at Childrensalon.

Rest assured, we will take a good look at your details against the criteria for the role and also our company as a whole.

If we find a match, we will be in contact within the next 10 days by telephone or email.

However, if on this occasion we are unable to help with your search for a new job, we will not progress your application.

Either way, we wish you every success for the future.

Best Wishes
Childrensalon

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