Sustainability Manager

Sustainability Manager

Sustainability Managers turn sustainability goals into reality. They build sustainability practices into operational processes across the business. If you are passionate about the environment and good at getting things done, this could be the role for you.

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Average Salary

£40,000 - £60,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Evaluating an organisation’s current environmental impact and identifying areas for improvement
  • Developing and implementing sustainability policies to reduce an organisation’s environmental footprint
  • Collaborating with stakeholders such as government agencies and NGOs
  • Monitoring and reporting on the organisation’s sustainability performance


  • Analytical thinking
  • Change management
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Interest in the environment
  • Leadership


To become a Sustainability Manager, you could complete a:

  • Environmental Science, Biology or relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • Level 4 NVQ or equivalent T Level in Environmental Science, Biology or related subject
  • Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship in Environmental Science, Biology or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Level 6 Award
  • Level 6 Certificate
  • Level 6 Diploma
  • Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 NVQ

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