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Sustainability Officer

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 29/01/2023
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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Sustainability Officer (Job ref: 1736)

Starting salary: £36,984

Job Level: Level 3, Zone 2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36, Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday, 29th January 2023 at 23:59 PM

Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion 

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.


About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role

The primary purpose of this role is to support the delivery of actions within Camden’s Climate Action Plan and work across the Sustainability, Air Quality and Energy team to create, manage and deliver environmental sustainability projects, ensuring that residents, businesses and organisations are involved at every stage of project design and delivery.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will hold a degree, preferably at post-graduate level, in a relevant subject or can demonstrate considerable relevant experience. You will be an excellent communicator with experience of producing detailed reports, agendas, project plans and strategies. You will be a team player, confident in effectively working with and inspiring others across the Council including elected Members, colleagues from neighbouring authorities, community organisations and external multi-agency partnerships.

The criteria outlined below give an indication of the knowledge and experience we would anticipate a successful candidate to have. We do however encourage applicants who have other relevant experience who believe they could successfully deliver the role.


  • Excellent technical knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability.
  • Good knowledge of the opportunities for greenhouse gas emission reduction for organisations and households.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of low carbon heating technology (Desirable).


  • Experience of managing and delivering projects with environmental benefits
  • Experience of working in multi-agency partnerships and with local communities
  • Experience communicating technical information to a range of project stakeholders with varied technical knowledge.
  • Experience of project and budget management


  • To have a relevant degree or professional qualification.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.


Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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