Haig Housing – Sustainability Manager


Haig Housing is a long-established charity based in Morden, South West London with a presence across the UK. We are the largest veterans housing charity, providing houses for over 1500 veterans and their families. We put people at the centre of everything we do – our beneficiaries and staff. All our employees can expect to experience a professional and friendly working environment where we deliver for those who need us. We are on a journey to become even better and help more people.

We work hard to develop, manage and maintain a range of affordable, quality housing for veterans. To deliver this we hire people who are passionate, committed and proactive in providing quality services and engaging all our stakeholders. We develop our team to be knowledgeable, self-regulating and highly skilled and reward the value they bring to the business We are looking for an ambitious, green agenda driven manager to lead the organisation’s approach to decarbonisation of our homes, and reduce the carbon footprint of our business. In this new, key role for the Trust, you will establish and undertake the leadership of our sustainability function, setting the strategy and driving all outcomes. You will bring best practice to Haig and we will need you to demonstrate your previous experience as well as your thorough knowledge of current and emerging sustainability issues and trends. You will be responsible for the management of relevant budget and work with teams throughout the whole organisation to ensure Haig sustainability standards and commitments are met.

If you are a reliable, goal orientated, green agenda focused, with the ability to create and develop strong networks within the sustainability community, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

This is an important position, designed to deliver for our beneficiaries: Armed Forces veterans and their families. We expect you to be a self-starter, able to work on your own initiative and live our values. In return will provide you with a very competitive package which consists of a generous salary, pension, good holiday allowance, healthcare & life insurance.

Applications by CV and covering letter of no more than two pages to humanresources@haighousing.org.uk by the closing date of 15 February 2022.

Interviews for those that are shortlisted will be scheduled for the end of February.

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