Head of Purpose

Head of Purpose

Hawksmoor is seeking a passionate and dedicated Head of Purpose to lead the coordination and management of Hawksmoor’s purpose strategy, including continual improvement against B Corp standards, Net Zero Plan, Sustainable Restaurant Association accreditation (UK) and Green Restaurant Association (US).

This role will also be Hawksmoor’s environmental expert, driving sustainability strategies to enhance the company's environmental and social impact, and play a driving role in community and charity initiatives.

You will sit at the heart of business planning, alongside commercial leads, and communicate Hawksmoor's purpose agenda and activities to teams, press, industry and at Board level, inspiring and motivating others.


Work somewhere awesome:

Shortly after being named the best steak restaurant in the world, we became a certified B Corp in 2022 and ranked as one of the top 100 Best Companies to work for over 10 years. This is alongside being rated as one of the most sustainable restaurant groups in the country and raising over £1 million for Action Against Hunger, as well as supporting several charities closer to home. Currently in a period of ambitious growth meaning huge progression opportunities for everyone.


Responsibilities:

Hawksmoor’s purpose strategy, priorities, and KPIs

  • Working closely with Group Directors and Senior Management Team to agree our Purpose Strategy and plan, taking account of ambitions on BCorp, Net Zero, SRA, GRA, DEIB - identifying goals that deliver meaningful progress, with clear accountability

B Corp improvement and reaccreditation

  • Manage improvement planning and delivery by coordinating with Heads of Departments (HODs) in the US and UK and relevant teams on the delivery of improvement planning as per the Purpose Strategy & B Corp Implementation Timeline.

Governance and communication

  • Prepare quarterly reports, and upated balanced scorecards, on Hawksmoor’s purpose-plan and activities for internal audiences (company, senior management team, internal Purpose Committee) and Hawksmoor’s Board.

Sustainability

  • Work with Operational leads with accountability for BCorp “environment” to set targets, develop meaningful strategies, and assist with budget planning to drive sustainability and Net Zero initiatives.

Community/Charity

  • Support Marketing Director with BCorp accountability for “community” to develop meaningful strategies, policies, and coordinate donations in collaboration with the finance department.

 

Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of B Corp certification and sustainable business practices.
  • Proven expertise in managing environmental impact, building sustainability strategies and plans, and managing initiatives with tangible impact.
  • Excellent project management and coordination skills.
  • Enthusiasm for working collaboratively with cross-departmental teams and for understanding operational challenges to develop meaningful and effective initiatives and solutions.
  • Ability to partner effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in the food and beverage industry is desirable, as is experience working on net zero plans and targets.

 


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