Sustainable Economics Officer

Scottish Environment LINK

£26,500 - £28,372 pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract 01738 630804 Karen Paterson

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Wednesday, 28th February 2018  

With particular focus on a Circular Economy for a Fairer Footprint (Scotland)

3 days or 21 hours per week
Salary £26,500 to £28,372 pa pro rata, depending on skills and experience
Fixed-term, for 36 months from April 2018
Location: Edinburgh

An exciting new post seeking reductions in Scotland’s environmental footprint and influencing debate around creating a more circular economy for Scotland. Working closely with the Scottish Environment LINK network, the role involves policy development among project partners, case studies concerning business practice and consumer awareness, building alliances for progressive economics, direct advocacy and communications with key stakeholders and decision-makers. The successful candidate will have experience in the application of economics to sustainable development and interest in how to measure and manage our environmental footprint. A good working knowledge of government, parliament and politics in Scotland and awareness of wider environmental and policy contexts across the UK and beyond, are important. A track record showing successful networking and advocacy for change and well-developed analytical, planning and communications skills is needed.

Informal enquiries: Contact Jen Anderson

Download details & application form here.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview by close of 5 March

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Thursday 15 March

This contract is funded mainly by the Friends Provident Foundation.

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