|Organisation||University of Sheffield|
The University of Sheffield is a large organisation with 29,000 students, 7,500 staff and several hundred buildings and is committed to continually improving its environmental performance. You will take responsibility for managing the Green Impact programme and working with colleagues on other initiatives to help deliver the University’s commitments under its Sustainability Strategy.
Employer: Change Agents UK Trading Ltd
Client: University of Sheffield
Number of Positions: 1
Salary (per annum pro rata): £18,212
Start Date: October 2021
Contract: Fixed Term - 12 Months
Who are the University of Sheffield:
The University of Sheffield is a world top-100 university renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of its research-led learning and teaching. It aims to become one of the most sustainable research-intensive universities in the country.
The University has committed to reducing its absolute carbon emissions as much as possible, with the ultimate goal of achieving net-zero emissions.
A small, but extremely committed and busy Energy Team sits within the Estates and Facilities Management (EFM) department, delivering and overseeing actions to meet the carbon reduction targets. Behaviour change projects form an integral part of the strategy, and the most popular of these - Green Impact - has been successfully delivered for over ten years. We hope to continue building on this success in 2021/22.
An enthusiastic team player with a passion for sustainability, the environment and behaviour change. You will coordinate and support the successful delivery of the Green Impact project, using your strong organisational and communication skills to engage and inspire people to get involved.
You will also help deliver an increase in pro-environmental behaviours of students and staff within the University and Students’ Union to enhance the capacity and impact of sustainability across The University of Sheffield as a whole.
What’s in it for you?
This is a great opportunity to begin your career in sustainability. You will learn how to implement sustainability and behaviour change projects and meet like-minded professionals who are experts in their field.
The full time nature of this role will enable you to develop not only the skills and outputs required as part of Green Impact, but also to work as an integral part of the energy team to create and drive forward further initiatives across the University’s staff, students and estate.
CAUK reference: 2406
Annual leave:27 days + 8 bank holidays
Probation period: 1 Month
Reports to: Energy Manager
All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and documentation is required to support this.
Information on placement terms can be found at www.changeagents.org.uk/information-employment-terms
Application Deadline: midnight on Tuesday, 14th September 2021
Interview Date: w/c 27th September 2021
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Change Agents UK Trading Ltd is acting as an employment business as defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and will employ the successful applicant under a contract of service for the duration of the placement. Should you have any queries or require any further information on this role or the services we provide please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419.
|Project County||South Yorkshire|
|Hours Per Week||35.00|
Closed - no further applications permitted