Are you passionate about sustainability and want to join a team dedicated to delivering net zero in a unique urban university campus environment?
Interview Date: Wednesday 13 July 2022
The Sustainability Team are a part of the Estates & Facilities Directorate at the University of East London, and are responsible for driving the sustainability agenda of the university in order to help UEL achieve its goal of becoming a net zero carbon institution by 2030. The Sustainability Team promotes and enables sustainable behaviour change across the University’s staff and student population to generate measurable results through staff and student engagement, energy efficiency projects and retrofits, incorporation of sustainability into the curriculum and sustainability reporting and communications. As the Sustainability Officer for Resource Management & Net Zero Delivery, you will be a key player in the development and delivery of sustainability and net zero initiatives at UEL, and lead on opportunities to reduce our carbon footprint through sustainable resource management and campus operations.
We are looking for an individual who has experience identifying and leading on opportunities to incorporate sustainability initiatives into our campus operations and consumption of resources like energy and water. If you are enthusiastic about sustainability, enjoy interacting with a diverse community of people, are self-motivated and can think creatively then this could be the ideal role for you.
The University of East London is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential. Join us and #BeTheChange.
Born in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the 2nd industrial revolution, the University of East London has commenced Year 4 of its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-1st education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline – working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future.
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.
Further details: Job Description & Person Specification
CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.
At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.