Business Engagement Officer: Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) ERDF Project

University of Central Lancashire - School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

Basis: Fixed term contract until October 2020

Closing Date: Sunday 25 March 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The MaCaW project is a 3-year programme to help SMEs in Lancashire to improve their efficiency, grow capacity and develop new solutions for industry. MaCaW will help SMEs to reduce both direct and embedded energy usage and lower the regions carbon emissions. The post will be based in the Centre for Waste and Resource Management (CWM) within the School of Forensic and Applied Sciences. It is an opportunity to work with internationally renowned researchers across energy resource, environment and technological solutions with small and medium businesses in Lancashire. The role will engage with SMES by proposing ways that will assist organisations manage energy usage and report their emissions effectively.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with SMEs on projects in either an academic or business environment, which will be in sectors beyond academia. The post holder will have good communication skills in both oral and written expression of detail and research skills in collecting, analysing and presenting data and will be able to bring to the project appropriate science/engineering/environmental knowledge to fit the project aims.

The position will provide the successful applicant with a range of experience including academic publishing and industrial engagement. We are seeking individuals with an interest in developing new skills and learning new technologies and their implementation. The successful applicant will also have an ability to work with clients in a professional manner, possess good team working skills and be able to work on own initiative when required. A degree or equivalent qualification/experiential learning in environmental auditing, carbon technologies, environmental management or a related area is also essential.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.


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