Sustainability Assistant

De Montfort University

£22,417 - £26,715 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: D-60933750-02

Sectors: sustainability, sustainable transport

Closing date: Thursday, 24th October 2019   5 days left

De Montfort University (DMU)
Estates & Commercial Services
Ref: D-60933750-02
Grade D, £22,417 - £26,715 per annum

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

 At De Montfort University we are committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and we are committed to developing a truly sustainable campus which includes the provision of sustainable travel options for our staff, students and visitors. The Estates and Facilities Directorate aims to provide an attractive, efficient and effective campus, which supports a safe, healthy, accessible and diverse environment for teaching, learning; research, living, commercial activity and working


An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Estates and Facilities Directorate to assist in the monitoring, coordination, delivery and administration of sustainability initiatives at De Montfort University to help to improve the University’s performance on sustainability and transport related matters. The post holder will be responsible for the coordination of the University’s Travel Plan, enhancing the University’s sustainability initiatives, engaging both staff and students on sustainability and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and providing support and advice on all related issues as required

Ideal Candidate

You will have relevant experience of working on environmental and transport related issues. You will have an understanding of environmental, transport and health and safety legislation and knowledge of best practice. You will be enthusiastic and conscientious with a clear commitment to environmental issues and sustainability. You will have the ability to focus on and respond positively to stakeholder requirements to ensure that relevant targets are met and be enthusiastic and conscientious with clear commitment to environmental issues. You will also have the ability to produce accurate reports using MS word and excel, and experience of social media to promote events and activities.

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Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 12th November 2019.

Closing Date: 24th October 2019.

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