Sustainability Manager – Doncaster Sheffield Airport

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Sustainability Manager

12th February 2020

Salary – 45-50k per annum (dependent upon experience)

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is a thriving Airport serving over 1.4 million passengers per annum from across the region. Our growing reputation for excellence in Passenger, Freight and Business Aviation is leading our business to achieve its Vision of becoming ‘the UK’s most outstanding regional airport’.

Central to our mission is a story of regeneration as we create opportunity through connectivity to future generations.

The Airport sits at the heart of a 1600 acre Gateway site, Masterplanned to become a sustainable destination for people to live, work, shop and travel. Enhancing surface access is core to our strategy through a link to the Airport from the East Coast Mainline.

We are looking for a dynamic individual who shares our Vision for sustainable place making.

In this role you will champion our IMPACT values:

Our IMPACT Values


Maintain a safe and secure environment

Passionate People

Achieve Together



If you believe you have the personal characteristics and attributes we are looking for and you would like to join our awarding winning team, playing a part in realising our Vision, please read on…….

The role:

To lead and develop a sustainability strategy, policies and initiatives for Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) and the current/future development proposals of its surrounding 1600 acre site.

 To work closely with all stakeholders within the airport community and colleagues at all levels, to embed sustainable thinking into business practice and programmes.

 To be responsible for the airport’s sustainability policies and procedures and maintaining ISO 50001 accreditation.

 To oversee the fulfilment of the airport’s 106 agreement and associated planning conditions.

 To oversee the operation and maintenance of the Noise & Track Monitoring System.

 To monitor energy consumption, managing energy reduction and deliver reduced carbon footprint.

 To lead and develop the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, including the production of CSR reports, managing external events and skills/education engagement initiatives.

 To represent the airport on various external working groups and forums; presenting at public meetings and or meet with stakeholders, business partners and/or members of the local community, providing consultation and information on sustainability topics.

 To be responsible for noise complaints, control and monitoring, sound insulation grant, conservation and biodiversity, local air quality, waste management & minimisation and the administration of the community investment fund and the Airport’s chosen charity.

The Person


 Educated to degree level in sustainability, communications and/or environmental management or practical experience.

 Proven competency in delivering effective sustainability strategy within a commercial environment.

 Good communication skills (verbal, written & listening) – ability to rationally explain, explore, discuss and present on sustainability topics to various audiences, including colleagues, suppliers, regulators and the general public.

 Good working knowledge of environmental practices, legal framework and general environmental issues and how they relate to the business and community, with proven competency of working in a similar role.

 Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to establish to establish positive working relationships and influence and persuade at all levels, with tact and diplomacy.

 Excellent IT skills and good analytical/numeracy skills to monitor KPIs.

 Clear evidence of sound judgement and ability to evaluate options to make appropriate recommendations.

 Attention to detail and methodical approach to working.

 A passion for the aviation industry, with genuine ambition to evolve sustainability strategy within the airport, its surrounding development site and the wider community.


 Membership of a relevant professional body.

 Practical knowledge of ISO 50001 or equivalent standard.

 Experience of Environmental and/or Energy Management Systems and their application.

 Experience of environmental monitoring, sampling and analysis.

 Experience of working with local communities.


 Pension – 5% employee, 4% employer (increasing up to 6%), including life cover (4 x annual salary)

 Holidays – 33 days

 An option to purchase one week’s annual leave

 On site free car parking

 Cycle to work scheme

 Duty Free discount

 Discounts on holiday car parking and Premium Lounge

If you believe that you can succeed in this role, then we would love to hear from you, please forward a covering letter and CV to the HR team at A CRC and five year reference vetting check will be required.

Closing date for applications is 24 February 2020.


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