Sustainability Research and Analysis lead

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Job Description

The role

What the role involves
Support continuous improvement and transformation to deliver a reduction in the emissions produced by the DLG Auto Services business by implementing a series of change projects and completing business investment cases to allow a test learn and adapt methodology

Research ideas and concepts across the supply chain into the bodyshop sector that will reduce emissions

This role can be based at any of our locations/sites nationally

Who you’ll be working with

Reporting to the Sustainability Manager, and working closely with the Sustainability group, working to deliver an engaging plan to implement a series of initiatives

Key Accountabilities

Effectively engaging with DLG business colleagues and external suppliers to promote innovation and positive change
Measure the impact of the change we make on emissions, building phenomenal relationships with the property team and the utility suppliers
Measure the impact on the change to the transport fleet by switch from diesel to other fuel / truck types
Partner with all key stakeholders to identify site improvements through sharing recognised standard methodology and implementing standardisation.
Support expert delivery of training on new/revised equipment and repair processes where appropriate that reduces emissions
Provide high level learning activities through using multiple communication channels and engaging at all levels of the business
Actively work as part of the team to understand business opportunities and analyse issues to support improved site performance in all areas.
Ensure change, once delivered, is embedded, standardised, sustained and continues to deliver performance and benefits.
Identify, own and handle the risks involved in running our business appropriate to the role, in line with the company risk framework.
Technical Competencies & Behaviours

Previous experience in deploying project management initiatives and roll out activities within a multi-site structure
Experience of executing technical change projects within a body shop environment.
Good understanding of the subject area of project management and the tools and processes involved.
Facilitation and training skills, including the delivery of formal and informal presentations.
Strong communication & influencing skills using a range of methods
Good Microsoft PC skills
Effective time management
Demonstrating excellent attention to detail
Credible with ability to influence internally with site and DLGAS leadership teams and key partners
Proactive self-starter and crucial decision maker
Driven desire to progress and develop skills and experience
Total dedication to problem-ownership and self-management
Collaborative team worker
Actively demonstrates a flexible approach
Flexibility to regularly travel and stay at sites across the UK
Qualification and Requirements
Passion for the plant is a must
Project Management (PRINCE2, APMP and / or Agile): including understanding business cases, risk and issue management, planning and appropriate use of tools and methodologies would be a significant advantage, however we would look to train and invest in the right candidate

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.