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7th May 2021

Head of ESG


Reporting to the Head of Development, the Head of ESG will be responsible for implementing Marlet’s sustainability strategy. From the groundwork of the existing ESG framework, you will further define baselines, ambitions and set targets for the short and midterm and manage reporting. You will also work directly with a diverse range of stakeholders including senior leadership and local teams across projects. This is a challenging role, suitable for an experienced professional with the knowledge, vision and team attitude to put their stamp on a leading Irish property developer


  • Create a roadmap to list the current sustainability initiatives within the portfolio as well as the company’s sustainability processes
  • Set and review short and long-term ESG-related goals and targets for, among others, waste management and carbon emission
  • Further, develop and implement Marlet’s ESG Framework
  • Source and develop tools and processes to accurately measure progress
  • Develop an ESG reporting strategy, first internally and later on externally as well, following industry’s best practices on sustainability reporting
  • Create insights that complement our core values and enhancement of business performance
  • Develop a comprehensive Marlet Environmental Policy
  • Develop and implement a Sustainable Procurement Program
  • Be the owner and central hub of all initiatives associated with energy and environmental performance improvement across our business
  • Own Marlet’s sustainability strategy, policy and execution, collaborating with stakeholders from the Board to the Commercial and Development team to communicate and carry out the vision
  • Seek out, analyse and interpret data that will help to better understand the current sustainability level, bring down the energy usage, reduce operating costs and mitigate future increases
  • Identify external sustainability partnerships that can help propel Marlet’s ESG ambitions

Candidate profile:

  • Several years of relevant experience and a proven track record in implementing sustainability programs.
  • Demonstrable experience in business and operational transformations
  • In-depth knowledge of the regulatory landscape in Europe around sustainability, energy and carbon reduction
  • Adaptability and an instinct for what works. You will be building a program within the context of a fast-growing and evolving business
  • Excellent analytical skills to assess and interpret a large amount of data
  • Team attitude – You bring energy and desire to lead, inspire, drive processes and positively influence those around you
  • A collaborative approach. You know how to work with and get buy-in from diverse stakeholders,
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Real estate experience is a plus, or experience in a related field like construction

Working at Marlet

Marlet prides itself on its people; a first class professional team who strive to deliver exemplary residential and commercial developments. This role is ideal for a candidate who thrives in a dynamic fast paced environment.


  • Competitive salary
  • Access to the companies benefit schemes including contributory pension, full health care and other benefits
  • Training, personnel development plan and professional membership fees will be encouraged and provided for


Get in Touch

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