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Climate Change Project Officer

Employer
Uttlesford District Council
Location
Saffron Walden, Essex
Salary
£32,798 - £35,336
Closing date
17 Jul 2022
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A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to play a key role in tackling the Climate Emergency. The postholder will implement Uttlesford’s Climate Change Action Plan and deliver a range of projects linked to improving air quality in the district. This post is about working passionately and collaboratively as part of a forward thinking and innovative team, to help us achieve our ambitious and challenging targets. This is a post funded partly from the Council’s Climate Change Reserve.

If you are a new or experienced project manager with a keen interest in environmental issues, this could be the perfect job for you.

The postholder will work within a newly developed team of officers committed to making a difference. The work will be demanding, varied and rewarding. Alongside the Lead Project Officer you will play a key role in the development and delivery of a portfolio of projects and programmes to promote and support an increase in active travel, improve air quality and reduce the Councils carbon footprint. The post holder will be responsible for engaging with businesses and residents, planning events and promoting the network through various media.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and a positive attitude. They must also possess excellent communication skills due to the level of stakeholder engagement that will be required, namely with senior officers, councillors and local residents and businesses.

To be successful in this role you must also have very good interpersonal and IT skills. You will also have a confident methodical and organised approach to your workload and team resources.

For an informal discussion please contact Ben Brown on 01799 510557 or Marcus Watts on 01799 510595

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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