Living Laboratory for Sustainability Project Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Posted over 2 years ago
Contract Type Contract
Salary £24,775 - £28,695 pa
Sector Consultancy, Energy / Carbon Management, EIA
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Living Laboratory for Sustainability Project Coordinator (Fixed Term) Estate Management Salary:  £24,775 - £28,695 pa The University of Cambridge is seeking a knowledgeable and committed individual to join the University's Environment and Energy Section as the Living Laboratory for Sustainability Coordinator. This Section is responsible for developing and implementing long-term plans to improve the University's performance across a wide range of areas of environmental sustainability, including carbon emissions, energy use, travel, waste, water, sustainable construction and sustainable procurement. Funded by Santander, the University of Cambridge Living Laboratory (Living Lab) has run for over two years and aims to increase the environmental sustainability of the University via staff and student multidisciplinary research projects that are carried out on the estate. The role holder reports to the Environmental Officer and will have day to day responsibility for coordinating the Living Lab project. This will include: •           Coordinating the identification and undertaking of Living Lab projects across the four streams: academic, volunteer, award and internships. •           Building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of University stakeholders including relevant academics, students and staff. •           Undertaking communications activities to support the successful delivery of the Living Lab. •           Facilitating the dissemination and embedding of results around the University estate. In addition, the role holder will assist in the implementation of the University's Environmental Sustainability Policy through the development and delivery of environmental and energy-related projects and activities. Candidates should have excellent inter-personal and communications skills and knowledge of a range of environment and energy related issues. In addition, candidates should have experience in the development and management of environmental sustainability projects and engagement programmes. This is a great opportunity to help shape the environmental sustainability policy and performance of a world class institution. Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2.5 years in the first instance. To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Katie Cobley, HR Manager by email on Please quote reference BA05934 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy, closing date 13th May 2015. The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.