Sustainability Manager

Sustainability Manager

£40,792 to £48,677 (with potential progression to £54,765) + substantial benefits

Join an industry leading team that places excellence at the heart of everything we do

With more than 8,000 staff and 34,000 students, and a turnover of c.£680m we are a leading Russell Group University. Our heritage as the UK’s original ‘redbrick’ and civic university, is combined with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in higher education. Quite simply, at Birmingham we make things happen. Home to world-class researchers whose work on everything from new cancer treatments to harnessing the power of atoms for future energy sources, makes a real difference to people’s lives - we provide innovative solutions to big problems. We think, recruit and compete worldwide. Our stunning, 300-acre Edgbaston campus is iconic. 

The post holder will be responsible for championing sustainability and supporting the University to embed sustainability across all our activities. The role involves providing expert advice, developing and implementing policies and procedures in conjunction with promoting sustainability projects across the entire estate. You would lead the development, implementation and ongoing effective operation of our approach to sustainability and be the ‘go to’ person for all advice and guidance. This role will be actively involved in ensuring sustainability of our multi million capital programme.

This is a senior management post that will lead and direct sustainability across our diverse portfolio which will require significant leadership experience across a comparable multi-site estate. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills with strong stakeholder management ability across all levels. The successful candidate will have significant experience of developing and implementing sustainability strategies with a track record of continual improvement. This role will suit proactive individuals with high levels of drive and determination who will enjoy the full support of the senior leadership team across the University.

To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisor Michael Hewlett of The Management Recruitment Group via.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 16th June 2019.

Proposed dates for interviews 3rd July 2019.

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