Environment Manager

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Swindon, Wiltshire
£38,318 - £42,576 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: IRC252470

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Thursday, 30th January 2020   2 days left


You will be responsible for implementation of the environmental components of the NERC’s approach to sustainability and associated reporting. You will work closely with the NERC Social Responsibility Reporting Manager and Head of Sustainability to ensure delivery of a holistic approach to sustainability at NERC. The challenge will be to find ways to sustain our world-class science and operations (including NERC research ships, aircraft and Antarctic bases), while using our skills and research experience to enhance our positive impact on the environment and minimise harm associated with our operations. 

You will be part of a leading team that will demonstrate NERC leadership and drive by helping to develop, implement and champion NERC’s approach to sustainability. You will drive continual improvement in how we manage and use environmental data and ensure compliance with government environmental reporting, turning our long-term ambitions for environmental sustainability into deliverable targets and action plans. 

You will need:

  • Professional qualifications and/or membership and experience in an energy management/sustainability field, together with demonstrable experience of current thinking and best practice in corporate responsibility and environmental management (including but not limited to ISO14001, ISO50001, BREEAM and the Carbon Trust Standard, environmental auditing)
  • To be a member of IEMA or an equivalent professional body recognised by the Society for the Environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of environmental/CSR legislation and associated statutory reporting requirements

In return, this role will broaden your skills and develop ideas on what leadership for environmental sustainability looks like in practice. Your role will be varied, building relationships with universities, government partners and industry; managing and delivering NERC sustainability approach. We also a flexible approach to work with opportunities for professional development. 

This post is advertised for a 6-month contract, with the potential opportunity to extend or make permanent.

Choosing to come to work at NERC, part of UKRI, means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits including a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance, access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

Applications are handled by UK SBS; to apply please click here. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.

Please include a covering letter outlining how you fit the role criteria.

Closing date for applications is 30 January 2020.
Interviews will be held on 14 February 2020.


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