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Sustainability Manager - Dublin

Dublin, D, IE


Country: Ireland 
City: Dublin
Req ID: 475950

About CRH 

We are CRH, and we are committed to improving the building environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity through the delivery of superior building materials and products for use in buildings, roads, public spaces, infrastructure, and other construction areas. 


CRH (LSE: CRH, ISE: CRG, NYSE: CRH) is the leading building materials business in the world, employing c.73,000 people at c.3,200 operating locations in 28 countries. It is the largest building materials business in Europe and North America, with regional positions in Asia. 


Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax. 


Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre. 


Learn more about us through the following Link.  

Position Overview 

CRH is looking for a Sustainability Manager within the Finance and Accounting department. The role includes leading and contributing to the corporate sustainability reporting team (part of the Finance function). The role will be centred around delivering key social data (including human resources, human rights and safety outputs) for various CRH documents including the Annual Report, Sustainability Report and other internal requirements. Other key objectives will be developing value-creation opportunities through the data collection process, responding to key stakeholder requirements, and ensuring CRH’s sustainability leadership position and reputation.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Lead and contribute to the corporate sustainability reporting team in areas including data gathering, ESG reporting, data monitoring and compliance against key targets, policies, and strategies. Developing reporting systems to ensure compliance against regulations, best practice and third-party assurance
  • Understand evolving stakeholder expectations on leading-class performance in sustainability and recommend actions for CRH to achieve its strategic objectives
  • Provide high quality analysis of data developing key visualisation techniques.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills required, building relationships with key identified stakeholders and represent CRH in certain collaborative initiatives
  • Prepare presentations and communication materials for senior leadership and external stakeholders. Develop training materials for key stake holders
  • This is a dynamic area and other duties, and projects will arise



Key Functional Competencies and Relevant Experience

You are/have:

  • Be energetic and driven, but capable of fitting into a team environment; team player with first-rate inter-personal and communication skills and capabilities; ability to make both oral and written presentations to management
  • Be a logical and creative thinker with the ability to identify different ways to solve problems and have a strong ability to translate business requirements into non-technical terms
  • Have experience in environmental management with operational experience
  • Can build productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, with the ability to engage with individuals at all levels of the organisation
  • Are a great collaborator, with well-developed influencing skills and the ability to gain support for ideas, proposals, projects and solutions
  • Can communicate effectively, with advanced written communication skills. Have strong numeric skills with the ability to provide data analysis and insights
  • Have project management leadership skills and strong attention to detail
  • Have the ability to execute directly at high quality and pace, with a proven track record delivering to tight deadlines
  • Have strong commercial acumen and a focus on delivering value to the business

Your Education and Experience

You are/have:

  • At least 8- 10 years’ postgraduate experience in an operational, delivery-focused role
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent; previous exposure to sustainability or environmental related subject matter is an advantage
  • Proven track record delivery of impressive results, experience on a successful cross functional project team would be an advantage
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and use of databases is essential


What CRH Offers You 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion 
  • Highly competitive salary package 
  • Secondary benefits including medical benefits and tax saver schemes 
  • Group retirement savings program 
  • Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes 
  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization 


Connect your future to CRH 

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and apply for this great opportunity. 


Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who is a perfect fit? Please let us know:


CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 


Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work. 

Please inform your line manager and HR responsible before applying.



Date:  13-Mar-2023

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