|Salary:||£43,414 to £51,805|
|Placed On:||17th March 2023|
|Closes:||5th April 2023|
Who are we looking for?
Are you knowledgeable and passionate about sustainability and ready to help us create a sustainable future?
We are seeking a Sustainability Innovation Manager to stimulate innovation and identify opportunities to help drive the University sustainability strategy. You will have a passion for, and in-depth understanding of, the key challenges in environmental sustainability, allied with a strong awareness of the opportunities for innovation.
Here at the University of Salford we recognise that the global environmental challenges faced by humanity are significant. We are committed to supporting global sustainability challenges through our world-leading research, our work with industry, our talented graduates and our green campus. As a pillar of our University Strategy, we are embedding environmental sustainability into all aspects of university life and supporting the Greater Manchester carbon revolution which will transform Greater Manchester into a world-leading, greener, cleaner, climate resilient city.
Reporting to the Director of Sustainability and working closely with the central Sustainability Team the Sustainability Innovation Manager will support delivery of innovation projects across all sections of the university, including estates, support services and academic units. You will be responsible for ensuring that learning from the projects directly influences University operations and support the identification and award of external funding.
To succeed in this role, will be a strong networker with an ability to influence at all levels, your leadership and relationship skills will enable teams from across the University to use innovation to test and research real world sustainability problems as well as making a real impact on the sustainability of our University.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team determined to drive the University Sustainability Strategy and Net Zero Carbon commitment. As a University we are proud of our achievements in environmental sustainability so far; however we recognise there is much to do.
An overarching key aspect of the role is to contribute to our thinking and be challenging on how Salford can transform the way it addresses equity disparities, embraces diversity and becomes more inclusive as well as sustainable.
For an informal chat please contact Bec Bennett, Assistant Director of Sustainability on email@example.com
At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to promoting equality and diversity.
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