Senior Corporate Responsibility Manager - Location Flexible - Fixed Term Contract - up to 8 months

Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: London, GB, N/A

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 213861

Senior Corporate Responsibility Manager - Location Flexible - Fixed Term Contract - up to 8 months

Full time

Fixed Term Contract of up to 8 months, dependent on start date

Location: Working from home, with adhoc days / meetings onsite at our central London office when needed, in line with government guidance and business requirements. We therefore ask that applicants live within travelling distance of central London.



Royal Mail is at the centre of the UK’s economy, we’re responsible for the largest B2B customer database in the UK with circa. 250,000 trading customers, and we employ 150,000 people - 1% of the entire UK workforce.


We’re recruiting now for Senior Corporate Responsibility Reporting Manager to cover maternity leave on fixed term contract, ending in May/June 2022.


About the role
Working for a strong heritage brand with wide reaching impact, you’ll support the Head of Corporate Responsibility in the delivery of all aspects of Royal Mail’s Corporate Responsibility (CR) reporting requirements.


Responsible for the delivery of a best-in-class CR Report, you’ll manage the CR Report content and data assurance process with both external assurers and internal verification managers. In addition, you’ll strengthen the Report by implementing best practice recommendations, increasing the level of disclosure, drafting and reviewing content, and working with a design agency to deliver an engaging and visual report. Providing the Head of CR with invaluable support, you’ll feed into papers for engagement with various steering committees (e.g. CRC, Environment Governance Board).


With exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, you’ll develop robust relationships with existing partners – internally and externally, to identify and foster new opportunities and curate unique pieces of work across all aspects of corporate responsibility. You’ll also support industry benchmark submissions; driving CR performance to secure industry-leading rankings in key benchmarks, including DJSI, FTSE4Good, CDP  and others.


About you
We’re looking for an individual with a strong track record and excellent knowledge of corporate responsibility reporting, benchmarks and investor indices, who is able to manage and influence a broad range of stakeholders and who, ideally, has had some exposure to engaging with Board members. To be truly successful in this role, you’ll have the following skills and experience:


• Substantial experience in CR / Sustainability or similar; preferably in a large, private sector organisation.
• Experience in developing a best in class CR report to recognised methodologies (e.g. GRI, SASB).
• Understanding and experience of responding to key indices (e.g. DJSI, CDP).
• Strong written skills and the ability to manage the delivery of a wide range of documents such as policy, thought leadership proposals, narratives, reports and strategy documents.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with experience in stakeholder management.
• Strong project management skills.
• Relevant qualification or equivalent practical experience in a relevant field.


Please note that this role requires an immediate start.


About us
At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses. As one of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.




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Closing Date: Sunday, 19th September 2021. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.


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