Zero Emissions Network Officer

Recruiter
Teqniq Limited
Location
London (East)
Salary
£17.83 per hour
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced Zero Emissions Network Officer to work on a 35 hour per week contract role to start on the 16-10-17 until the 31-01-17 with a likely extension Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: Support the Air Quality Officer to deliver the 'Mayors Air Quality Fund' funded Zero Emissions Network Expansion (ZEN E) programme. The post holder will engage and enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Spitalfields area to take action to reduce their negative impacts on air quality as well as other related environmental impacts. You will act as an ambassador for the programme and will be responsible for achieving the target number of businesses for the programme. You will provide technical support to businesses in delivering improvements in transport and heating related emissions as well as facilitating businesses to engage in wider environmental benefits. The post holder will also work with partners in the adjoining ZEN areas of Shoreditch (LB Hackney) and Old Street (Islington). EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Experience of partnership working with organisations from the public, private and/or voluntary sector to deliver environmental improvements. Experience of working on large projects with multiple delivery partners. A degree in the Environmental Sciences, Project Management or similar KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITY: Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly influencing and negotiating. The ability to confidently engage and build effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. The ability to co-ordinate programmes of events, activities and initiatives to promote environmental and sustainability issues and secure widespread involvement. Knowledge of legislation, policy and practice on air quality, transport, carbon reduction in relation to the SME (or equivalent) sector. Ability to undertake air quality, transport, energy and environmental inspections, surveys and audits. Ability to source project and programme funding and manage budgets including knowledge of sources of support for SMEs implementing air quality, carbon reduction and environmental improvement measures. Ability to develop and monitor project progress against outputs and milestones. Knowledge of air quality, transport, energy efficiency, low carbon and wider environmental technical solutions relating to buildings in an urban area. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to proactively manage a complex and varied workload. Good communication skills. Ability to produce text for promotional materials such as websites and newsletter. Ability to adapt communication style to fit target audience. Demonstrable skill in producing clear, succinct and well-structured written reports. Ability to use a range of Microsoft office suite including databases
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