Environmental Sustainability Projects Officer

Job Reference : PSX-14278
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 02/09/2019
Salary : £32,236 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Services
Division : Sustainability
Hours Per week : full time
Contract Duration : available from 18 November 2019 for 13 months

An opportunity exists to assist The University of Manchester in meeting its environmental sustainability objectives.  You will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the University’s approach to campus wide sustainability initiatives, specifically lab sustainability, sustainable design and construction and strategic waste management.  


You will implement measures to support the implementation of the University’s Sustainable Resources Plan; this includes providing support on the calculation of the University’s Scope 3 emissions together with the collection of data relevant for the environmental management of the University. 
You will possess an appropriate academic qualification to degree level in an environmental related discipline, or extensive experience in a similar role.  You will have experience in the implementation of Environmental Sustainability related Strategies.  Experience and an appreciation of issues relating to the implementation and monitoring of plans and targets to promote and deliver sustainable design, construction and operation of University buildings, focusing on resource efficiency, lab sustainability and waste reduction (specifically plastics and food).  


As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies
Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Emma Gardner, Head of Environmental Sustainability
Email: emma.I.gardner@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 275 2240
Technical support:
Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk
Tel: 0161 850 2004
General enquiries:
Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 275 4499
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date
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