|Project||Climate Change Coordinator|
|Employer||Bedford Borough Council|
Job Title: Climate Change Coordinator
Number of Positions: 1
Salary (per annum pro rata): £19,500
Start Date: ASAP (c. April 2020)
Length of Opportunity: 12 months
This is a superb opportunity to develop and deliver climate change projects for Bedford Borough Council. You will utilise your passion for sustainability to engage with a variety of stakeholders and community groups. This role at Bedford Borough Council is ideal for a recent graduate or early careerist with a background and interest in environmental subjects and great communication skills.
Bedford Borough is located within the East of England between Milton Keynes and Cambridge. It benefits from fast rail links with London and is well placed for access from both the M1 and A1. The local authority is a unitary council and currently has a population of 168,751 with 72,900 households. The Borough itself is largely centered on the town of Bedford, which sits along both sides of the River Ouse, but it also encompasses a large rural area to the north of Bedford which boarders the County of Northampton. More information about the Council including its structure, functions, plans and strategies can be found here: https://www.bedford.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/about-the-council/
We need a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to help support the development and delivery of climate change adaptation and mitigation projects for Bedford Borough Council. You will work collectively within the Environment Team to help the Council achieve its 2030 Carbon Neutral target and assist with tackling Fuel Poverty in Bedford Borough.
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What’s in it for you?
This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with and address climate change in a tangible way. You will be working with like-minded people and engaging with the local community on a range of challenges and opportunities. You will build on a variety of core skills including developing and sustaining effective working relationships, communication, negotiation and influencing behaviour change.
Nitty Gritty Details:
Annual leave: 26 days pro rata + public holiday
Work outside normal hours: Role may require occasional evening attendance at committee or community events
Closing Date: Midday Wednesday 25th March
Telephone Interview Date: w/c 30th March
Interview Date: TBC w/c 6th April
This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419
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CAUK reference 2385
Employer: Change Agents UK
|Hours Per Week||37.00|
Closed - no further applications permitted