Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.
About the role
This is a full-time permanent post
The Council has set itself an objective to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030. This requires an enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate individual to co-ordinate a diverse programme of measures to achieve the goal.
You will be responsible for building a baseline position relating to the Council's operations and building stock in line with industry standards. From there, you will develop and maintain a challenging action plan that impacts across many different Council services. This action plan will give a clear direction that will set efficiencies in environmental performance, reduce energy consumption, neutralise carbon outputs and set the standard for others to follow.
This is an exciting opportunity in one of London's biggest and most diverse boroughs to challenge the status quo and influence change for the good.
You will have a degree in environmental management or equivalent subject. You will have extensive working knowledge and experience of project management, with particular experience in environmental and energy management, understanding climate projections, with a sound, demonstrable understanding of Climate Change and associated issues and responses.
Demonstrable experience of the development of environmental strategies and policies with proven ability in using programme management tools and techniques to effectively manage multiple projects and demonstrate the impacts of the above including baselining performance and the production and presentation of a range of targets and metrics.
You will have a proven ability to manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders with tact and diplomacy with a track record in securing change. Consequently, you will have strong interpersonal skills with extensive people management experience.
What we offer
We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:
- local government average salary pension scheme
- free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
- a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
- generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
- career breaks
- flexible working hours
- season ticket loan
- access to a Credit Union
- on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
- access to a wide range of training and courses
- discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
- payment of professional fees where these are required
- discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
- cycle purchase scheme
- car sharing scheme
- 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses