Sustainable Business Project Officer/Senior Project Officer


Hackbridge, London
£26,000 - £29,000 depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Wednesday, 23rd October 2019   4 days left

  • Are you committed to creating a world that is healthier, happier and zero carbon?
  • Do you want to work with retailers, restaurants and other companies to make this happen?
  • Are you a practical and business-friendly environmentalist?

There is no time to waste in taking urgent, radical action to tackle the climate and ecological emergency. At Bioregional we’ve been championing sustainable change for 25 years.

We’re looking for an experienced and confident project officer to join our growing team of technical sustainability experts. You will contribute technical knowledge, research skills and project support to a wide range of projects to help companies develop and implement ambitious sustainability strategies.

This might include supporting the development of sustainable products, calculating corporate carbon footprints, setting science-based emission reduction targets or developing bespoke sustainability strategies.

Experience and responsibilities

You will have a background and qualifications in environment and/or sustainability and a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience. Ideally you have a good understanding of what’s required to develop ambitious sustainability strategies in line with climate science, with experience of carbon footprinting and/or life cycle analysis.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a strong interest and knowledge of sustainability, based on personal conviction as well as academic and/or practical experience.
  • Be a balanced and highly numerate all-rounder with strong skills in research, verbal and written communication and presentation, as well as collaboration.
  • Be keen to get involved in business development and exploring new project opportunities, with an existing network within the sector.

The post offers plenty of scope for professional development, and you'll be joining a friendly and supportive team.

About Bioregional

Bioregional has been winning awards and creating cutting-edge solutions to sustainability for 25 years. Our main office is at the iconic BedZED, the UK’s first large-scale eco-village.

Our ambition is simple. We want to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness. We call this One Planet Living.

We work with businesses, developers, local authorities and other partners to help them become more sustainable and use stories of success to inspire wider change. You will work across our project delivery team to help our partners achieve this.

More information

The post is full-time and is based at our offices at BedZED in South London, on the mainline Victoria and Thameslink train lines.

Salary: £26,000-£29,000 depending on experience, plus 6% employer’s ethical pension contribution and 25 days of annual leave, rising by one day a year up to five years’ service.

To apply

Please read the full job description and submit a CV and cover letter, describing why you want the job and what you would bring to the role, to

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Wednesday 23 October. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 28 October.

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