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Senior Sustainability Officer

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £28 - 30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

    Phoebe.kingston@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

  • Job ref:

    JO0000024063

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior Sustainability Officer
 
To develop a borough-wide environmental sustainability strategy for the council and a corporate action plan for the councils own estate and operations, focusing on a range of environmental issues including carbon reduction and energy efficiency, climate change adaptation, air quality, circular economy, green economy, sustainable travel and ecology.
 
Principal Accountabilities:

1.Co-ordinate the development and delivery of the Council's borough-wide environmental sustainability strategy.
2.Design and deliver effective environmental sustainabilty initiatives in partnership with residents, businesses, schools, community groups and other partners in Brent.
3.Lead on the development of corporate initiatives such as a corporate travel plan, fleet policies and a sustainable procurement policy, tools and checklist.
4.Help embed environmental sustainability in corporate policies, service delivery and operations across the Council.
5.Engage a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including directors, senior managers, elected members, other Council staff, schools, community groups, businesses, professional bodies, partner organisations and government functions on all matters relating to development and delivery of borough-wide and corporate environmental sustainability strategy.
6.Continually review, monitor, and drive improvement in the performance of environmental initiatives against Borough Plan and other corporate targets.
7.Ensure that Brent fulfils EU, national and regional legal, regulatory and policy requirements in relation to environmental services and sustainability.
8.Undertake such responsibilities as may be allocated to this post from time to time by the Head of Environmental Strategy & Commissioning.
9.Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and all employees are required to act in such a way that at all times safeguards the health and well-being of children and vulnerable adults.
10.Carry out duties with due regard to the Council's customer care; equal opportunities; information governance, data protection and health and safety policies and procedures.
11.Undertake any other duties commensurate with the general level of responsibility of this role
 
Experience:

·Experience of designing and delivering effective services for residents and businesses
·Experience of devising and delivering area-wide and corporate environmental sustainability strategies, policies and initiatives, with tangible results
·Experience of establishing effective multi-agency partnerships
·Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams to achieve significant, sustainable improvements and positive outcomes through internal and external partnerships
 
What you need to do now:
 
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043
 
Footnote:
 
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
 
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information.
 
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