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Senior Manager Environment EMEAA - 12 Months FTC

Hotel Brand:
Location: United Kingdom, Windsor

Hotel: Corp Windsor, Windsor One, Arthur Road, IHG Hotels & Resorts, SL4 1RS

Job number: 122733


About Corporate Responsibility 

Responsible business is ingrained in the fabric of IHG and central to our purpose of delivering True Hospitality for Good to our wonderful guests, colleagues, and hotel owners across the globe. We believe that how we grow as a company and work to be a greater force for good are inextricably linked, so we’re empowering our people, and working with our industry, to help shape the future of responsible travel.

In 2021 we launched Journey to Tomorrow, our 10-year action plan of clear commitments to drive change for our people, communities, and planet over the next decade, aligned to the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

We know that it’s never been more crucial that we move fast and act now, and our corporate responsibility team is at the heart of this, supporting IHG’s three operating regions – The Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa (EMEAA) and Greater China. We also hold responsibility for leading all ESG reporting activities and communicating progress to a variety of highly engaged stakeholders.


The Role

In this role you will be providing specialist environmental guidance and support to regional business functions and stakeholders to achieve global environmental sustainability commitments and targets.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of EMEAA environmental strategy to deliver against priorities.
  • Lead key regional environmental sustainability initiatives e.g. decarbonisation programme, energy efficiency, renewables, waste, water, biodiversity.
  • Supports critical development and delivery of EMEAA decarbonisation strategy including driving transition to low carbon hotels
  • Leads EMEAA Environment team including EMEAA Environment Manager and Specialist including a dotted line to operations and communications support. 
  • Responsible for implementing processes to support efficient functioning of the EMEAA environment team and quality of deliverables.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing EMEAA data strategy to ensure complete and verifiable reporting.
  • Work with regional key business functions such as design and engineering, commercial integration, and hotel operations to incorporate environmental sustainability considerations into their planning and support in execution.
  • Develop regional Corporate Responsibility related brand standards as required.
  • Responsible for the evaluation and analysis of regional environmental information and work with the regional leadership to assess performance and develop improvement plans.
  • Responds to requests and environmental sustainability inquiries from regional teams, including interpreting environmental data and targets, researching data sources, and providing general performance analysis as needed.
  • Represents IHG on external environmental sustainability working groups and share insights back to the business.
  • Develops insights on business trends related to environmental sustainability through market research, evaluation of business data including RFPs, IHG Green Engage data, etc.
  • Supports Global Director of Environmental Sustainability on identifying solutions, recommendations, and potential partnerships.


What we need from you

Experience, Technical Skills & Knowledge

  • Work experience at a senior level in a field related to environment, sustainability, carbon or energy management.
  • Analytical Skills including preparing and delivering data analysis and recommendations through presentations and reports.
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to simplify complex concepts for stakeholders.
  • Project management skills to ensure effective and efficient delivery of programs.
  • Strong ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Understanding of environmental sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and broader societal, environmental, and governance concerns in the realm of hospitality or building management environment. 


What we offer you

At IHG we give our colleagues greater flexibility and balance – working in a hybrid way, blending remote and office working. Although we thrive on collaborating in person, we expect that you’re likely to spend time working remotely. Every role is different, and colleagues work with their team and their leader to determine how and when they collaborate in person. 

Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 

Closing date for applications: 26/02/2024



At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

We need people like you to make a difference and create exceptional experiences every single day. Don’t just join a growing team of 370,000 colleagues across 100 countries. Let your passion shine. Innovate and collaborate around the world. Embrace your ambition.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today.

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