|Location:||Work from home|
|Salary:||£27,929 to £33,314|
|Placed On:||7th February 2023|
|Closes:||19th February 2023|
We are ranked in the world’s top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.
About the Role:
Our Sustainability Team is part of Estates and Facilities Services and leads the development and delivery of our sustainability strategy, focussing on our non-academic operations such as carbon reduction, waste minimisation and active travel.
We are seeking to appoint a Sustainability Officer to join our team to provide practical, operational, and administrative support in achieving our ambitious sustainability and zero carbon goals. This will include delivering our sustainability engagement plan, travel survey and action plan, and overseeing our utility bill payment process. You will liaise with staff and students daily, as well as external contractors and other bodies, and plan and deliver events and projects to improve our sustainability.
With a degree related to environmental sustainability or part qualified in a relevant professional qualification at degree level, you will be highly numerate with strong organisational and administrative skills and an eye for detail. Experience in a similar role would be desirable as would a knowledge of utility bills, software, and companies. Good communication skills and self-motivation are essential as is the ability to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the issues involved in delivering a sustainability agenda within a large organisation.
Applicants desiring a substantive element of home working are welcomed for this role, although attendance on campus will be required periodically.
Informal enquiries can be made to email@example.com.
Find out more about working with us.
We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
For a list of key requirements, please click the apply button to download the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.
Type / Role: