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Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability

Employer
White & Case
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Other specialist roles
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Senior Manager, Manager
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

Are you ready to make your mark as part of a global team, supporting Operations through Environmental Sustainability? Then you’ve come to the right place. At White & Case, we’ll support you, give you responsibility and welcome you as an integral member of our diverse, international team from day one.

The Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability, will be crucial in working to deliver our sustainable operations, and demonstrate our commitment to responsible business.

You will lead initiatives to integrate sustainable practices into our operations, collaborating closely with various teams in order to execute our strategy. As such, you will be integral in championing sustainability in our global offices and driving organizational development.

Firm Summary

White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be.

With lawyers and staff operating from more than 47 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work.

It’s not just about our global network of offices and shared services centers; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people.

Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyse accurate scope 1, 2, and 3 data as per greenhouse gas protocol standards to track emissions
  • Offer specialised expertise to Office Managers, Real Estate & Design, and Global Sourcing teams for implementing environmental best practices, supporting emissions reduction goals
  • Establish measurable metrics and benchmarks to monitor and evaluate progress towards environmental sustainability objectives
  • Collaborate with Operations leadership to expand the firm’s environmental sustainability capabilities, advocating for adoption of sustainability targets and action plans
  • Engage clients and external stakeholders to communicate the firm's commitment to environmental sustainability, fostering partnerships for collective action and awareness
  • Assist the team in global ESG reporting, including TCFD, CSRD, and other sustainability aspects
  • Ensure transparent communication via annual reports, including key sustainability metrics like the Environmental Sustainability Report, CDP and Ecovadis submissions, and stay updated with industry trends, as well as regulatory changes

Our Practice Area

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sustainability or related field
  • Demonstrated track record in creating and executing environmental sustainability strategies and projects, ideally in a corporate or legal setting
  • Thorough understanding of environmental regulations, norms, and optimal methodologies
  • Proficient analytical abilities to tackle intricate environmental challenges and propose viable resolutions
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal aptitudes, fostering productive collaborations with various stakeholders
  • Prior involvement in driving organizational change efforts is highly desirable

What We Offer

When you join us, you’ll be working directly with partners, business leaders and many other inspiring colleagues across our global network of offices. We live by our values—to be pioneering, united and human—and we believe that you’ll experience them from your first day. We will give you the support and development opportunities that will help you achieve your potential.

We believe that consistent high performance merits reward and support. Our compensation package reflects your calibre as a finance professional, and our benefits are designed to support your changing needs and priorities across different life stages.

About White & Case

We are a global law firm with longstanding offices in the markets that matter today. Our on-the-ground experience, our cross-border integration and our depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any one market or across many.

Location & Reporting

Based in our London office, and reporting into the Associate Director, Global Operations.

Our standard office hours are 09:30-18:00, with a current requirement for 3 days in the office per week.   

Firm Benefits

We offer a flexible range of benefits, services and programmes designed to help support your lifestyle requirements. Some of the benefits currently available include:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension plan with matched employer contribution up to 7.5%
  • Yearly wellbeing fund
  • Income protection
  • Holiday purchase
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness insurance
  • Private GP services
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental coverage
  • Cycle to work
  • Holiday purchase (available during annual enrolment)

Equal Opportunity Statement

White & Case is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is our Firm’s policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law.

If you require assistance and/or accommodation to participate in our application and/or interview process, please email the recruiting contact listed for the relevant position. We are a Disability Confident (Committed) Employer. We will be happy to work with you.

Note to recruitment agencies: Our internal Recruitment team are responsible for all end-to-end lateral recruitment processes. All agencies must sign White & Case terms of business, which are office specific. Candidates submitted by an agency without terms of business agreed with the appropriate office, and/or outside of our online application tracking system, will not be considered a formal introduction.

Any applications and CVs sent directly to White & Case Partners and employees will not be accepted as formal introductions. If you have any questions, please contact the London Recruitment team. 

When engaging with agencies, we are supported by our preferred suppliers.

Company

White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be.

With lawyers operating from more than 40 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work. 

It’s not just about our global network of offices; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people.

Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.

Company info
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Telephone
020 7532 1000
Location
5 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1DW
GB

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