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Carbon Manager

Employer
HISTORIC ENGLAND
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Jun 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Summary

We need you to join us in our new and unique role at Historic England as our Carbon Manager. You will be working as part of the Engineering and Emergency Planning team to develop and implement our net zero carbon journey. If you are looking for a role where you will have the opportunity to develop and promote evidence based technical policy, standards and provide specialist guidance to Historic England and the wider historic environment then this is the ideal opportunity for you.

We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the county and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.

What you will be doing:

You will be responsible for developing the Historic England carbon reduction strategy and oversee its implementation to enable a positive shift in our environmental impact through the decarbonisation of the organisation to achieve net-zero.

You will use the IEMA Greenhouse Gas Management Hierarchy scope the approach to be taken and determine activities, programmes and timescales to identify and reduce current and future significant carbon savings.

You will be responsible for developing and monitoring the agreed reduction pathways and science-based targets and report on the progress of the organisation`s ambition towards net-zero in line with agreed timescales.

You will have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with teams across the organisation to implement the Historic England carbon reduction pathway and build a strong network both in the organisation as well as making effective and informed contributions to external groups

You will represent Historic England on external committees, steering groups and working parties concerned with carbon reduction. Through the sharing of knowledge gained by the development and implementation of the Historic England carbon reduction strategy and plan, support heritage sector organisations on their pathway towards net-zero.

Who we are looking for:
  • Degree in environmental science or related discipline or equivalent significant experience
  • Membership of Institute of Environmental Management (IEMA) or willingness to join on appointment.
  • Experience in a similar role and of the IEMA GHG Management Hierarchy
  • Ability to understand how to take a strategy and develop this into deliverable programmes and activities
  • Ability to work within a team and to provide effective support to colleagues
  • Experience in public speaking and the delivery of training

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognize the importance of a healthy work -life balance.

Provisional interview date: w/c 28th June 2021
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