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Low Carbon Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
09/06/2021
Advert End Date:
23/06/2021 23:59
Salary:
£27,297 - £30,721 per annum
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
208754
Employment Location:
Sunderland

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Jun


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Job title: Low Carbon Officer
Salary: £27,297 - £30,721 per annum
Hours: Full Time - 37 hours per week
Reporting to: Programme Manager, North of the Region
Location: Sunderland
Contract: Fixed term: 12- possible extension dependent on funding

About us:

Groundwork works across the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy use and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.

About the role:

Working as part of Groundwork’s Land and Communities Team, alongside Sunderland City Council’s Low Carbon Team, the post holder will support the Council and its partners in the delivery of the city-wide Sunderland Low Carbon Framework and the Council’s Low Carbon Action Plan.

The post holder will work closely with the Local Authority, Groundwork, key partners and community groups, enabling them to deliver their strategic carbon reduction objectives. You will support the development, delivery and evaluation of a diverse range of carbon reduction initiatives in a busy internal and external environment, ensuring deadlines are met whilst maintaining quality.

Experienced in community engagement, your skills will be used on key initiatives to stimulate low carbon awareness, improved health opportunities and local ownership.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About you:

We are seeking someone with experience of developing and delivering environmental/sustainability projects as well as co-designing and facilitating project activities. You will have good knowledge of current environmental and sustainability issues and of global, national and local structures and sources of information. You will be exceptional driven with ability to motivate self and others and foster good working relationships both internally and externally.

Excellent communication skills are essential, including writing and presenting succinct summaries of complex data and information for diverse audiences and you will have an enthusiasm and commitment to further develop and share knowledge in the low carbon field

Closing Date: Midnight on Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

PLEASE CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO BE TAKEN TO OUR WEBSITE TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ROLE AND TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION.

No agencies please.

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