Climate Change and Environment Manager

Mole Valley District Council

Dorking, Surrey
£42,370 - £46,485 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: CC&ENVMAN/001

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 30th September 2019  

“Happy to talk flexible working”

Do you have experience of shaping Climate Change Strategies? Are you looking for a high profile role where you can make a real difference?

Then Make Mole Valley Your Next Move.....

About us

Mole Valley lies at the heart of Surrey. The towns of Dorking and Leatherhead are the District’s main centres. The M25, A24 and A25 are within easy reach.

Our purpose built open-plan offices in Dorking have recently been refurbished. We are located opposite the Sports Centre which offers a 6 lane 25m swimming pool, sports hall, gym, aerobics studio and café and Dorking Halls, which provides a range of facilities including a café, cinema, theatre and concerts.

About the role

This is an exciting new role and provides a fantastic opportunity to shape and influence the way Mole Valley District Council works over the next ten years and beyond. The Council has recently declared a Climate Emergency and a target to be carbon neutral by 2030. Your role will be to develop our Climate Change Strategy, and lead its delivery.

You will also play a lead role in ensuring the successful delivery of the Waste and Street Cleansing Services in Mole Valley. We are working in partnership with three neighbouring councils on the delivery of the Joint Waste Contract, and you will be working with the shared service to oversee service delivery in Mole Valley.

About you

This is a high profile role. You will be a confident communicator, able to work well with elected Members, colleagues across the Council, partners and community groups. You will have a strong understanding of environmental and sustainability matters together with experience of strategy development and delivery and contract management.

For you

We will support and encourage you through our annual Performance and Development Review to identify training and career development opportunities. Helping you to reach your career goals and full potential

We offer

Flexibility providing a laptop, offering remote and flexible working options, helping you to achieve a great work life balance

Generous annual leave allowance of up to 28 days and a substantial 15% employer’s pension contribution

Wellbeing package including a free eye test, employee assistance programme and a yearly flu jab

Great Discounts at local shops & businesses, films, shows and the café at Dorking Halls

Prime Location easy links from the A24, A25 and M25 with Free Parking and within walking distance of Dorking train stations

Further info

If this sounds like the next job for you and you would like to find out more, please contact Paul Anderson on 01306 870613.

Closing date for applicants: Noon, Monday 30 September 2019

Interview dates: Friday 11 October 2019

Politically restricted role: Yes

How to apply

Visit our careers website here submit your CV along with a supporting statement, to let us know how you meet the required skills and experience of the job description and person specification.

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