Sustainability Graduate


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Job Introduction

Our sustainability strategy is key to driving our business forward, ensuring we place people and the planet at the forefront of our agenda. A hugely exciting arena that is going from strength to strength as sustainability becomes an increasing priority!​

As a key member of the sustainability team, you will have responsibility for measuring and reporting performance, providing industry leading guidance to our business and customers and work to actively embed our sustainability strategy.

Main Responsibilities

Activities will vary in this dynamic role vary but a typical day could include: ​

  • Supporting the development, coordination and implementation of Tarmac’s sustainability strategy ​

  • Analysing and reporting environmental performance data for use internally and externally​

  • Creating carbon footprints to help customers chose lower carbon products ​

  • Getting involved and leading on projects to improve sustainability ​

The sustainability team are based at our head office in Birmingham. You'll get opportunities to work from home, be in the office and to get out and explore Tarmac sites (full protective clothing and equipment is provided).​

While learning in your day-to-day role, you will complete our Core Skills Graduate Development Programme. This programme is delivered through 8 modules over 2 years, designed to expand business knowledge, strengthen soft skills and offer networking opportunities to enable a successful transition to your destination role. You also have the chance to become a member of IEMA – Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment or another similar professional body 

The Ideal Candidate

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds. The following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:​


  • A degree​​


  • Basic excel skills ​

  • Analytical skills ​

  • Passionate about sustainability!

  • Relationship –focused and able to influence​

  • A team player​

  • Willing to learn and develop​

  • Good communicator​

  • Please note extensive knowledge of sustainability is not required!

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac 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.