Sustainability Assistant

Posted over 1 year ago
Location England
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £20,989 - £25,023 per annum
Sector Education, Environment Management, Public Sector, Transport / Logistics
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Tuesday, 15 March 2016
At De Montfort University we are committed to an ambitious sustainability strategy including development and promotion of more sustainable ways for our staff, students and visitors to travel to our campus. We are also committed to raising environmental awareness and participation in improvements to our environmental performance . The post holder will be responsible for enhancing cycle facilities on campus and promoting sustainable transport schemes working in partnership with local companies and stakeholders. You will also develop and implement environmental initiatives and support sustainability related activities to benefit the local community as well as our students and staff. Reporting to the Environmental and Sustainability Officer, and being part of a small sustainability focussed team, you will be customer orientated and self-motivated with a broad knowledge of environmental matters. You will also possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to influence colleagues and students at all levels. You will have experience in a relevant field and be conversant with Health and Safety legislation and best practice. You will be involved in developing new initiatives, assisting with policy compilation/management and overseeing the forecasting and monitoring of budgets. Please quote reference: 9630 Closing date: 15th March 2016 Interview date: 4th April 2016 To apply, please click the "Apply" button below.