Location: Chichester
Job type: Contract – inside IR35 – PAYE Umbrella only
Salary: £23.07 – £35 per hour – PAYE Umbrella
( Rates due to be increased in 2022)
Duration: 12 months on rolling contract


Our client, a Luxury Automotive company based in Chichester, are seeking a Planning and Sustainability Advisor to join them on a 12 month rolling contract basis.

The Job
The ideal candidate will be someone with prior experience in sustainability (CO2-reduction, water/electricity management). Alternatively willing to consider an experienced Project Manager who is willing to take on the sustainability aspects.

The Planning & Sustainability Advisor is a technical expert utilised to deliver real estate provision projects with focus on sustainability topics such as Long Term Maintenance Strategy and CO2-reduction.

You will work within a project team and be in close coordination with a variety of internal / external clients, suppliers and process partners.

Key responsibilities are:

Development and delivery of infrastructure improvements and projects to ensure the facilities are fit for future use and optimised over the full life-cycle, within agreed objective and budgets.
Analyse / evaluate infrastructure risks and challenges / minimize risk for utility supply.
Evaluate the age and condition of infrastructure.
Develop technical specifications to deliver compliant & sustainable infrastructure for future product & business requirements.
Lead of Development CO2 Roadmap / sustainability (in project management role)
Leading of sustainability projects as part of realization of CO2 roadmap for Facilities Management for example for CO2 reduction measures
Development of Long term Maintenance Strategy for building related assets and infrastructure
Establish and manage a multi project steering in the real estate provision process.
Ensuring transparency of the status of individual projects by means of traffic lights, these are in particular SAZ / costs, milestones/dates, quality criteria and risk management
Monitoring of data quality in project management tool
Prepare transparency about external contracts and set up of early warning system for projects
The following qualification would be beneficial:

Relevant experience in all aspects in a Building / facility engineering capacity (preferably manufacturing).
Experience in dealing with planning authorities.
Strong background in facility management / energy management in a corporate, complex business environment
Degree in Mechanical, civil or electrical Engineering beneficial
competences and experiences in quality and performance management and a broad knowledge about financial processes
Experience in site service operations and project management
The following are requirements for the role:

Flexible Approach, organization and planning skills.
Able to multitask and prioritise
Proactive problem solving skills
Effective negotiation skills
Excellent communication skills on all levels
Good written and verbal communication skills
PC literate: Word, Excel and Power Point
Hold valid full driving license


Candidates must live and work in the UK to apply for this role.


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