Environmental Analyst

Zero Waste Scotland

£33,375 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Wednesday, 10th July 2019  

£33,375 per annum (pay range is £33,375 - £38,883 and the successful candidate will be appointed to the starting point)
Permanent – 35 Hours per week

The Role:

Zero Waste Scotland is seeking to expand its internationally recognised evidence and research work by adding technical expertise and capacity to its Policy, Research and Evaluation team. This is an exciting time to be joining the team as we increasingly place ourselves at the heart of Scotland’s developing circular economy agenda. As this is a rapidly developing area, flexibility, the ability to learn quickly, and an ability to transfer knowledge and expertise, are as important as existing subject knowledge.

We are looking to recruit an Environmental Analyst who will help Zero Waste Scotland by:

  • Supporting the Environmental Policy Advisor for the maintenance and development of Zero Waste Scotland’s carbon metric.
  • Supporting the Environmental Policy Advisor on how to improve and deliver the environmental analysis activity, investigating new opportunities and sectors, to support our future Programme.
  • Providing environmental, resource efficiency and climate change advice to all staff and our partners.
  • Managing the measurement of Zero Waste Scotland’s operational impacts and reporting to the senior management and Board.
  • Carrying out well researched policy briefings on environmental and climate change policy and management issues.
  • Leading the commissioning of projects on specific environmental, resource efficiency and climate change issues, advising staff across the company to deliver these in line with our aims and objectives.

These roles will form a key part of Zero Waste Scotland’s work in the coming years and we require candidates that can act as leaders in taking forward these ambitious, but challenging, activities.

The Candidate:

To be successful in this role you will be able to:

  • Understand, develop and manage strong relationships with peers and colleagues on environmental analysis for their respective industries and sectors, identifies and manages joint projects, shares experiences and establishes best practice.
  • Provide direction on how to improve and deliver the environmental analysis activity, investigating new opportunities and sectors, to support the future Programme delivery across Zero Waste Scotland.
  • Provide advice to our programmes and external initiatives on environmental matters, including supporting the research carried out across the whole of the organisation.
  • Disseminate the results of research and evidence gathering verbally and in writing, to both internal and external stakeholders, including working with knowledge management systems

Salary and Benefits:

In return for your commitment we offer excellent benefits; including a contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, employee welfare assistance and generous holidays.

Closing Date: 12 Noon Wednesday 10th July 2019.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed approximately one week after closing date

Please click here for further details and to submit your application.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. No agencies or CVs thank you.

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