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Sustainability Officer

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About the Role

This is an exciting time to join Queen Mary University as we develop our new sustainability and climate strategy and action plan.

You will contribute to the implementation of sustainability initiatives across Queen Mary and provide support to the Sustainability Team.

You will help with engagement activities; perform administrative tasks such as processing of utility bills and support the team in the operational delivery of Queen Mary’s ISO 14001 environmental management system.

Tasks could vary from helping carry out environmental audits in a laboratory or running engagement activities for Sustainability Week to monitoring our email inbox.

About You

You should hold a relevant degree or equivalent work experience, ideally in a sustainable development and/or environmental discipline, and have knowledge about the main sustainability issues, risks and opportunities.

Have knowledge about sustainability and able to inspire others and actively contribute with ideas. You will have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and to collaborate as part of a team.

You should be able to create and present content in varied formats and engage staff, students, and other stakeholders on the sustainability agenda.

You should have good numerical and analytical skills and high attention to detail.

About the Department

The Sustainability Team is part of the Estates and Facilities Directorate within Professional Services covering all non-academic functions.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality.

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