First listed on: 05 June 2024

Sustainability Manager


Founded in 1917, Sims Limited is a global leader in metal recycling and providing circular solutions for technology, and an emerging leader in renewable energy. Our 4,000 employees operate from more than 260 facilities across 15 countries. Our purpose, create a world without waste to preserve our planet, is what drives us to constantly innovate and offer new solutions in the circular economy for consumers, businesses, governments, and communities around the world.

The Role: 
We are seeking a highly analytical and experienced Corporate Sustainability Manager to join our team in Sydney CBD. In this role, you will manage the delivery of the Sims Limited sustainability strategy and plan to support the group in achieving its sustainability objectives, partnering with the business as a trusted advisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the business as a trusted advisor and drive continuous improvement initiatives
  • Act as a subject matter expert relating to Environment, Social and Corporate governance
  • Undertake analysis of sustainability data to identify key insights and trends recommending initiatives to drive improvement in ESG ratings
  • Manage group level reporting systems, data collection and review for relevant reporting
  • Lead the preparation of Sims Limited voluntary disclosures and other mandatory reporting requirements such as, Climate Report, National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGERS) and annual sustainability report
  • Lead and manage decarbonisation projects and other sustainability initiatives across the organisation
  • Monitor and report on the progress of sustainability programs, ensuring they meet established targets and timelines

About you:

  • Strong communication both written and verbal and are comfortable to engage with stakeholders at all levels. 
  • A passion for sustainability with the ability to partner with the business to provide pragmatic solutions.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline such as Sustainability, Engineering, Finance, Environment, Law
  • Extensive experience in corporate sustainability with a listed company (ASX or other market)
  • Proven experience in contributing to the development and execution of an ESG strategy, plans and supporting processes, systems, governance structures and associated performance measurement
  • Production of board level presentations and public reports such as a Sustainability Report
  • Analytical skills and ability to manage large sets of data
  • Experience in managing energy efficiency, renewable energy, and carbon reduction initiatives is highly valued
  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results within set timelines

In return, we offer:

  • Join an environmentally conscious company recognised as the world’s most sustainable corporation in 2024 on Corporate Knights' Global 100 index. We are dedicated to ecologically sound practices, minimising waste, and protecting the environment.
  • Parental Leave: Sims is pleased to offer a paid parental leave policy, providing 12 weeks of paid leave for primary carer and 6 weeks for non-primary carer. This benefit is available to parents involved in the birth or adoption of a child, affirming our commitment to supporting employees through major life changes.
  • Novated Lease: Enjoy tax-effective vehicle leasing, providing both convenience and savings.
  • BUPA Discounts: Access exclusive health insurance discounts for you and your loved ones. 
  • Prioritise your mental and emotional well-being with confidential counselling and support services through our tailored EAP program
  • Access exclusive superannuation sessions tailored to enhance your understanding and management of superannuation benefits, providing valuable insights and support for your financial well-being. 
  • Protect your financial security with complimentary salary continuance insurance. 


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Sims Metal acknowledges Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live and gives respect to their Elders both past, present, and emerging.

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.

A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. We are exemplary members of the communities in which we operate and are responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

Find Out More…

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