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Senior Sustainability Officer (Air Quality)

Reference LBC1378  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Salary Additional Information £37851 - 40506
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 02/05/2011
Company Name Camden Council
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Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Camden 2025 and Our Camden Plan sets out our overall commitment to inclusion in our communities and for the people who work here. This means that we need to ensure everyone is able to be their best self at work: being who they are, being listened to, valued and supported. We offer a range of employment opportunities and routes into Camden targeting groups that may typically face barriers in the labour market.
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Benefits: Flexible working, local government pension, season loan ticket, Staff discount for selected restaurants and local shops. 
Based in our Town Hall complex in the heart of this vibrant part of London, our Corporate Sustainability team is a busy, high performing service working to help Camden become a Low Carbon and Low Waste borough.  Projects include the Council's own Carbon Management Programme, initiatives to reduce borough-wide carbon emissions such as combined heat and power and building retrofit projects and the Camden Climate Change Alliance, whose member organisations aim jointly to reduce their carbon emissions by at least 10% by 2012.

Working as part of this innovative team, you will act as the lead advisor on air quality and low emission fuels for the borough. You will be required to ensure Camden fulfils its obligations as a designated Air Quality Management Area and develop, implement, monitor and review the borough’s Air Quality Action Plan.

We are looking for someone who is self motivated, able to maintain Camden’s reputation as a leader on the air quality agenda and who is interested in making a wider contribution to our sustainability work. Working in a similar capacity/ industry you will be an expert in project management with particular focus on air quality and environmental issues. You will also have effective team working skills and be able to influence people at all levels, including senior members. 

Key requirements
In order to provide a successful application, please ensure you have met the following criteria:
  • An understanding of environmental sustainability issues, including relevant legislation, policy and best practice. In particular, the government’s Air Quality Strategy and the Local Air Quality Management Regime.
  • Provides in-depth policy analysis and advice
  • Builds and manages relationships with a diverse range of people, in particular with elected members and lead public meetings
  • Demonstrates a flexible and adaptable approach
  • Experience of developing environmental strategies and policies
  • Experience of establishing and leading multi-agency partnerships
  • Experience of managing projects
  • Degree or professional qualification of air quality/ environmental management systems or similar (desirable)

Additional Information

Camden Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Camden is committed to the protection and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Please quote job ref: LBC1378
Closing Date: Monday 2nd May 2011, 11:59pm
Interviews to be held: Wednesday 11th May 2011.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply for this job" link. As part of the application form you will be asked to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed above in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the key requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate the skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

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