Environmental Officer

Posted over 2 years ago
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £38,511 - £48,743 pa
Sector EIA
Posted over 2 years ago
Apply by Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Environmental Officer Estate Management Salary:  £38,511 - £48,743 pa The University of Cambridge is seeking an experienced individual to join the Environment and Energy Team as the Environmental Officer. This team 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. The role holder will report to the Head of Environment and Energy and be responsible for the development and implementation of policies, plans and projects to minimise the environmental impact of University operations, to comply with HEFCE and other regulatory requirements and to achieve the objectives set out in the University's Environmental Sustainability Policy and Strategy. Key elements of the role include leading the development of the University's Environmental Management System, championing the design and construction of environmentally sustainable buildings and developing and having responsibility for a wide range of environmental sustainability initiatives. The successful candidate will have significant experience of management of environmental sustainability matters at a senior level and a proven ability to lead partnership working with internal and external stakeholders to reach an agreed objective. They will also be an experienced manager with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This is a great opportunity to help shape the environmental sustainability policy and performance of a world class institution. 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 BA05971 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy, closing date 20th 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.