|Salary:||£23,144 to £25,642 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £27,929|
|Placed On:||28th March 2023|
|Closes:||5th April 2023|
Starting salary from £23,144 - £25,642 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £27,929
Are you looking for an opportunity to influence climate and sustainability action in a big organisation? Are you looking for a chance to support operational implementation of sustainability actions and to use your communication skills to influence change? If you are organised and great with data, you may have what we are looking for to support our sustainability team to deliver our challenging carbon emission reduction targets.
You will be working in an established Sustainability team, where we work with staff and students from across the university to reduce the environmental impact of our activities. You will be providing technical support, gained from your degree and experience to guide our sustainability activities. This will be in support of the University’s Environmental Management System, Climate and Ecological Crisis Action Plan (CECAP) and Travel Plan.
You will have core responsibilities including to assist in the fulfilment of policies both in helping departments to achieve the requirements and in keeping the policies under annual review. You will provide important support for the assessment of how embedded the UN Sustainable Development Goals are in our educational and research content and helping to improve this. The role is responsible for pulling together case studies and data from across the university to show how we help towards the UN SDGs. You will need great communication skills and you will have scope to come up with events and engagement programmes around sustainability topics that interest you such as Fairtrade, waste, biodiversity, procurement and many others. You will need a keen eye for data and an ability to use this to support evidence-based communications that influence behaviour, including writing annual reports, data submissions and website/social media content.
We will provide a supportive environment, where your contribution is valued and there is ample opportunity to make a difference. This job is perfect if you want to make a real difference across a big university estate, reaching students and staff. We will give you opportunity to apply your knowledge about sustainability to a busy, thriving university environment, where your work needs to catch the attention of students and staff and give them the chance to make a difference to their own carbon footprints and that of our university. We are looking for you to demonstrate in your application and at interview your experience, skills and passion and your willingness to learn. We look forward to seeing what you can bring to our sustainability team.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Lois Betts, Sustainability Manager, email@example.com. Further information can be found on the Sustainability web pages: https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/about/sustainability
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