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Group Environmental Manager

Posted: 7.07.2022 | Auckland, Bluff, Havelock, Timaru | Full time

Sanford has a diverse operational portfolio with an equally diverse set of environmental aspects to manage and oversee. The Group Environmental Manager maintains leadership of our Environmental Management System across our sites, enabling compliance with requirements along with the identification, development and implementation of improvements and solutions to environmental challenges.


About the role:

Through a systems-based approach, the Group Environmental Manager:

  • Develops and implements environmental control and improvement strategies, practices and action plans.
  • Co-ordinates the measurement and monitoring of waste management, recycling, discharges, water and energy use, carbon emissions, and other relevant environmental aspects.

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • A sound understanding of environmental science through graduate level study and/or industry experience.
  • An understanding of the requirements for, and functioning of, ISO14001 aligned Environmental Management Systems.
  • An ability to understand and utilise systems to review, assess, and implement problem solving tasks.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead teams to achieve outcomes.
  • A high level of computer literacy, including environmental data focused software tools.
  • Initiative to recognise emerging challenges and proactively develop solutions.

What we can offer you:

We can offer you a diverse operational profile upon which to use your influence to promote and drive environmental solutions.  This role reaches out in various ways to all of Sanford’s operations and activities – hence there is very wide exposure and ability to influence across the business.


Travel to operational sites will be required when appropriate.

You’ll work with an engaged and motivated team driven by our Sanford values and a desire to continue to achieve, and improve, on our environmental outcomes.



If you are passionate about the above position and think you are up to the challenge, please forward a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and background to 


About Us

At Sanford we are proud of our extensive seafood history and our position as New Zealand’s largest integrated fishing and aquaculture business. Our vision is Leadership in New Zealand Seafood, achieving this through a values led approach of care, passion, integrity and achieving together in all that we do.


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