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About The Role


We are looking for a Purpose Director to lead our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) work on a 12 month fixed term contract. Reporting into the CFO and ESG committee, you will be responsible for the overall development and delivery of our ESG strategy. You will lead a team of ESG specialists in order to achieve our targets, satisfy regulations and maintain a purpose-led culture across the business.  

We understand people have different working requirements, we’re a flexible employer so will also consider part time working patterns for this role, please apply and discuss this with the Talent Consultant. 


  • Leading a distributed ESG team, ensuring high outputs and proper cohesion across People, Planet, Community and Clients and effective collaboration with relevant departments
  • Developing & owning ESG strategy, including determining ESG-related goals/targets for agreement by company leadership group / other decision-making groups (eg plc board).
  • Responsible for formal reporting of non-financial data to the ESG committee and leadership team, translating raw data into insightful reports and recommendations
  • Ensuring TPXimpact achieves measurable ESG and other non-financial targets, demonstrating our commitment to actively managing the impact we have as a business.
  • Promoting ESG and impact work externally to enhance our client, employer and investor brand, demonstrating our ambition to have a global reputation for ESG in professional services.
  • Being the senior expert on ESG trends and developments; translating them into actionable proposals for improvements for our business, securing buy-in from relevant leaders; and contributing specialist expertise to growth teams as required.
  • Defining and implementing a portfolio of people, planet and community interventions that enhance organisational culture, support the achievement of our ESG goals.
  • Ensuring that ESG is embedded in company culture and operations beyond the realms of our People, Planet and Community programmes. 
  • Providing ESG and social value expertise and content for bids/proposals/pitches, enabling us to leverage our work in this area for competitive advantage.
  • Ensuring that all of our people are equipped and engaged in achieving our non-financial targets
Accountabilities for Impact
  • To our people for ensuring that our ESG programmes are meeting the needs and expectations of the workforce.
  • To the planet for leading work to reduce climate impact / champion this with clients and partners.
  • To our communities for maximising measurable impact for communities we live and work in.
  • To our clients for ensuring that we are delivering relevant and impactful social value through the delivery of our contracts.
  • To our investors to ensure that our non-financial progress and reports are robust, transparent and authentic.
Dimensions (Indicative)
  • Budget approx: £0.5m. 
  • Headcount (circa): 3/4
  • Leading indicators 
  • Attainment and maintenance of certifications (ISO/ CDP/ BCorp)

  • Carbon reduction targets

  • Social value scoring on bids

  • Employee engagement with community programmes

  • Problem solving responsibility and complexity = high, technical knowledge of diverse ESG areas required in a fast evolving landscape and being able to apply these to changing company strategy and priorities.
  • Change management requirements = low, delivering against agreed strategy for the year.

About You

  • An excellent understanding of current ESG trends, laws and regulations 
  • Ability to analyse and interpret large amounts of research and data to extract and present insights
  • Strong line management skills with the ability to oversee diverse projects, skill sets and seniority levels
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate data  and tell stories in a way that is compelling and engaging for diverse audiences
  • Experience in owning and delivering against a budget
  • Experience working with and influencing senior stakeholders with competing priorities

About Us

People-Powered Transformation


We're a purpose driven organisation, supporting organisations to build a better future for people, places and the planet. Combining vast experience in the public, private and third sectors and expertise in human-centred design, data, experience and technology, we’re creating sustainable solutions ready for an ever-evolving world.

At the heart of TPXimpact, we’re collaborative and empathetic. We’re a team of passionate people who care deeply about the work we do and the impact we have in the world. We know that change happens through people, with people and for people. That’s why we believe in people-powered transformation.

Working in close collaboration with our clients, we seek to understand their unique challenges, questioning assumptions and building in their teams the capabilities and confidence to continue learning, iterating and adapting.

We’re an inclusive employer, and we care about diversity in our teams. Let us know in your application if you have accessibility requirements during the interview.

Benefits Include:

  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 2 volunteer days for causes that you are passionate about
  • Maternity/paternity - 6 months Maternity Leave, 3 months Paternity Leave
  • Life assurance 
  • Employer pension contribution of 5%
  • Health cash plan
  • Personal learning and development budget
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to equity in the business through a Share Incentive Plan
  • Green incentive programmes including Electric Vehicle Leasing and the Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Financial advice
  • Health assessments

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