Vacancy - Sustainability Co-ordinator

Sustainability Co-ordinator




Reading, RG6 1PT


40 hrs week, 5/7. Some evenings & weekends may be required


£24,000 - Per Annum plus company car


To apply for this role, download our application form.
Complete the form and send it to:

Hannah Irvine :

We want you

Can you commit to feeding hungry tummies as well as hungry minds? We serve more than just a meal in our kitchens, and we want you, yes you…the BEST of the best!

The essential ingredient at the heart of our business is our people so we are searching for an inspired and motivated Sustainability Co-ordinator to join our business and work across our highly prestigious education settings across the UK. If you are looking for an employer that will invest in you and develop your career further, then look no further and apply!

Benefits we offer…

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

• Competitive salaries
• Free meals whilst at work
• Career development opportunities
• Prestigious working environments
• Team events scheduled throughout the year
• 28 Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Company sick pay scheme
• Employee Benefits Platform
• Work/life balance
• Employee Assistance Program
• People awards to celebrate our employees
• Reward & recognition schemes
• Recommend a friend scheme

As a Sustainability Co-ordinator you will…

As well as having an excellent presentation, organisational and communication skills, you will be able to demonstrate a real passion for food & service and possess bags of enthusiasm.

• Develop and deliver sustainability education sessions within schools with pupils aged 4+ years, including virtual and pre-recorded education sessions.
• Design and deliver new approaches that enhance the education and curriculum support we offer to each school/contract.
• Conduct our environmental assessment of schools kitchen and dining area, providing guidance to our teams on improvement areas.
• Support the delivery of our sustainability training programme and identify opportunities for expansion.
• Support the Sustainability Manager with the sustainability programme, working on food waste, plastic, packaging, resource management, palm oil and sustainable diets.
• Support the Sustainability Manager with delivery of reporting and analysis.
• Work to ensure schools are implementing the sustainability programme and policies by adopting sustainable practices.
• Implement innovative solutions to improve the sustainability of operations.
• Support the Sustainability Manager, Food Development team and other areas of the business regarding client queries regarding day-to-day operations.
• Support the Marketing team through delivering the sustainability social media content.
• Support client/pupil workshops and roadshows.
• Communicate internally and externally for the business.

The Person:

• A passion for and knowledge of sustainability.
• BSc degree, preferably in Sustainability, Environmental Management or Geography.
• Experience working and teaching pupils/students. Experience working in sustainability profession.

Who we are… 

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges.

We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children of all ages in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each school.

We invest in the training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.  

““Holroyd Howe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. All roles within Holroyd Howe are regarded as regulated activity and therefore we require an Enhanced DBS which includes a Barred List Check for all successful applicants.  We will also require shortlisted applicants to provide appropriate information regarding their criminal offences.”

This appointment is offered on the return of satisfactory professional references.