Sustainable Projects Lead (Air Quality & Green City)

Southampton City Council

£39,880 - £43,857 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SCC - 11780

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Sunday, 31st January 2021   4 days left

We want Southampton to be a cleaner, greener, healthier and more sustainable city, prepared for the challenges presented by climate change. Our Green City Plan demonstrates how we will achieve this and we are seeking environmental professionals to help us deliver this ambitious programme.

Covering a variety of interrelated themes including energy and carbon reduction, transport, waste, resources and the natural environment the successful candidates will support the Green City Lead and a range of council services in delivering this key corporate priority.

There are two posts available. One focused on the development and implementation of our local air quality management plan. The other on the wider sustainability agenda.

Both must be qualified to a graduate level (or equivalent) in an environmental science discipline, have a good understanding of the current air quality management or sustainability agenda within local government or a similarly complex organisation and have recent experience of delivering a range of environmental management and improvement activities.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to identify desired outcomes and opportunities, assess viable solutions, generate delivery plans and subsequently ensure these are delivered to agreed time, cost, quality and compliance objectives.

Working within a small team on a multi-project programme across a large organisation it is essential that you can be flexible, are able to work under pressure and prioritise workloads. You will need to supervise staff and be able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders with varying levels of technical knowledge including community/campaign groups, contractors, Councillors and partners.

Further details of the role are included within the Job Description.

Additional information:

2 posts available. Please identify in your application form (Personal statement section) which post you'd like to apply for

  • Post 1 - project Lead for Air Quality
  • Post 2 - Project Lead for Green City

For further details and to apply, please click here.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed detailing how you meet the essential, and if applicable the desirable criteria for the role. A CV on its own will not be considered.

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