Sustainability Projects Lead (Maternity Cover)

Job Reference : 00984
Closing Date : 21/01/2018
Salary : From £30,512
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Department : Property and Facilities Management
Division : Estate Management
Hours Per week : 35

 

The University of London

The University of London Property & FM team are responsible for the management of a large Central London estate incorporating everything from Georgian terraces built in the 1700s to 1980s purpose built offices and student residences. Our estate portfolio includes masterpieces from Charles Holden and Sir Denys Lasdun making it a challenge to manage but also give us a sense of pride and responsibility to have the chance to take care of the estate and maintain them the best possible way.

The Sustainability Team have responsibility for promoting sustainability, developing and implementing policies and management systems and coordinating sustainable development across the University.  There are a number of major projects underway including the management of an Environmental Management System, the implementation of a Carbon savings, improving waste reduction and recycling, investment in energy efficiency, implementing a sustainable food policy as well as a range of other projects to address our significant sustainability impacts.

 

This role offers an exciting opportunity to independently manage and run a stand-alone sustainability behaviour change project in residential halls for Universities across the UK, as well as in University of London’s intercollegiate Halls. The University of London has created a number of successful sustainability projects that are have been packaged up and are now delivered to other organisations under the name Reduce the Juice.

The Role

The successful candidate will have experience in managing sustainability projects and awareness activities and comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of environmental issues including: energy, waste, transport, food and procurement/supply chains.

 

This role offers an exciting opportunity to independently manage and run a sustainability behaviour change project in residential halls for Universities across the UK. The candidate will have to successfully manage and deliver the project, build on existing strong relationships with external clients, as well as get directly involved in acquiring new clients for the project to continue.

 

The role will suit an entrepreneurial candidate, who is passionate about sustainability, has a good understanding of running behaviour change projects, is innovative and creative, and has excellent interpersonal, project and time management skills.

This is a fixed term contract until April 2019.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and Covering Letter (by clicking ‘apply now’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 21 January 2018.

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