Compliance & Sustainability Coordinator

Cardiff, UK
Business Support

The Compliance and Sustainability Coordinator will be working closely with the Global Sustainability Manager and Group Systems Manager, the Compliance & Sustainability Coordinator is to assist with the Alcumus sustainability programme and the operation and maintenance of Alcumus’ compliance and certification systems. 

What that means day to day

This role entails providing essential support for carbon accounting and sustainability initiatives in the UK. Your responsibilities will encompass the collection and reporting of data in accordance with the sustainability program, utilizing standardized methodologies and specialized carbon accounting software. You will also play a crucial role in analyzing and presenting this data to evaluate our performance in meeting sustainability targets.

An integral aspect of your role will be to actively champion sustainability throughout our organization, engaging with both internal and external stakeholders, and addressing key aspects encompassing social, economic, and environmental concerns. Collaborative efforts with our Group Systems Manager and Global Sustainability Manager will be pivotal in maintaining our ISO 14001 certification for Environmental Management and the governance framework for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards. Additionally, your support will be invaluable in responding to external client inquiries regarding ESG matters.

Your work will involve a balance of autonomy and collaboration, as you independently complete assigned tasks within specified timelines while also contributing to vital components like audits, presentations, and committee meetings. You will also have the opportunity to facilitate team meetings, fostering collaboration among diverse stakeholders.

Maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and integrity is paramount in your role, particularly when conducting data analysis tasks. You will also actively participate in managing compliance policies and documentation, ensuring stringent document control. Furthermore, you will assist in tracking and managing corrective actions, non-conformances, and statistics that arise from both internal and external audits and management reviews.

Lastly, your support will be instrumental in upholding our ISO 45001 certification for Occupational Health & Safety and ISO 27001 Information Security Management within the UK. Your contributions will play a significant role in advancing our commitment to sustainability and compliance.

What you’ll need to be successful


  • Passionate about sustainability issues with a willingness to learn and develop knowledge
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Numerate with good attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • A strong desire to learn and be part of a team
  • Ability to regulate own workload and work autonomously 


What you’ll get in return

  • Degree or other relevant qualification in an environmental, sustainability or compliance related discipline
  • Graduate membership to IEMA & willingness to work towards Practitioner member or other appropriate membership.

FOR THE HERE AND NOW – We provide a mature and flexible ‘work your way’ culture, generous holiday allowance, a ‘giving day’ to give back to others, enhanced family friendly leave (regardless of gender), an employee assistance programme, 24-hour online GP, gym discounts, cover for a variety of healthcare, dental, optical and wellbeing treatments/services, a cycle to work scheme and paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell.

FOR FUN – You spend a significant percentage of your time with your colleagues (and what a great bunch of people they are!) and it’s important to us that everyone contributes to an environment that is positive and full of laughs. We’ve always got something going on, from charity events and competitions to recognition events and awards and we encourage our teams to get involved and have fun along the way.

FOR THE FUTURE – To set you up for later on in life, we provide an enhanced pension scheme with generous employer contributions and a life assurance policy for peace of mind. We offer a plethora of development resources and support, including access to LinkedIn learning to support you as you develop your career with us. Last year alone we filled nearly 30% of our roles with internal candidates (which equates to almost 50 people being promoted!) 

Sound interesting so far?

What you can expect if you apply:

  • A response to your application within 15 working days
  • An interview process consisting of:
  • An initial discovery call with the recruiter
  • A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams 
  • Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role

We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.


  • Reporting To: Sam James
  • Employment Type: permanent