Climate Delivery Manager

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

The Role:

As a public body determined to play our part in tackling the twin climate and nature crises the
National Park Authority is aiming to be a net zero organisation by 2030 and for the National
Park to be a net zero place in time. Over the next decade we will make a real step change in
how we operate – putting emissions reduction and climate adaptation at the heart of our
decision-making and actions.

The purpose of this key role is to drive the delivery of the National Park Authority becoming a
climate ready organisation. This includes our Mission Zero; the rapid decarbonisation of our
operations to become net zero Greenhouse Gas emissions by 2030, and leading climate adaptation
planning across our estate.


  • Lead delivery of the organisation’s Mission Zero Route Map by 2030, a multi-year programme
    of decarbonisation across the National Park Authority’s estate and fleet.
  • Lead the planning and delivery of agreed climate adaptation measures for our estate
    (comprised of offices, visitor centres, ranger bases, piers, slipways, car parks, public
  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive, timely and effective monitoring programme for Mission
    Zero, which includes but is not limited to meeting the annual statutory climate change
    reporting duties. Produce regular reports on the progress of decarbonisation and performance
    against the 2030 target date.
  • Identify and secure internal and externally sourced resources to help deliver
    decarbonisation and adaptation measures. Manage associated budgets. Lead an effective,
    cross-organisational Mission Zero programme team.
  • Procure and manage specialist consultants and contractors to help deliver Mission Zero and
    climate adaptation measures.
  • Develop the necessary partnerships and engagement with other public bodies, such as local
    authorities and key private sector partners, to develop and deliver decarbonisation and
    adaptation of National Park Authority sites.
  • Work with colleagues to help engage fellow staff, Board members and stakeholders in Mission
    Zero and estate adaptation. Help inform and advise engagement, education and communications
    that share our journey of becoming a climate ready organization.
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade as required.

Who we are looking for:

Your skills, abilities and experience should include:

  • Experience of leading delivery of capital infrastructure projects with associated
    procurement and contract management
  • Experience or understanding of estate decarbonization
  • Experience of leading successful programme/project management, including development,
    delivery, coordination, forward planning, monitoring, and reporting
  • Experience of leading budget planning and management
  • Experience of managing internal/external stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong, logical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload, prioritise tasks, plan and meet deadlines
  • Degree in a related discipline (e.g., built environment professions) or equivalent

Ideally, but not essential, you’ll also have:

  • Experience of multi-year capital infrastructure programmes/projects
  • Experience of emissions monitoring and reporting, and assessing progress on achieving net
  • Experience of climate adaptation planning
  • Experience of securing external funding for capital delivery projects
  • Experience of energy audits, energy efficiency measures, retrofit projects, and/or
    renewable energy technologies
  • Experience in the public sector
  • Understanding of the current Scottish Government’s priorities and strategies in respect of
    Climate Change mitigation and adaptation

Closing date: 29 May 2024.

Interview date set for 10 June 2024.

Who we are and our values:

We offer flexible and remote working, with a generous pension scheme and annual leave
allowance. Staff have access to wellbeing services and there is a strong focus on wellbeing
throughout the organisation.

Being part of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority means being passionate
about what you do, working hard to inspire and lead the way for others. We care about each
other and are accessible and friendly treating each other with respect and understanding, we
think about our planet with each decision we make. Together, we are the difference.

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority are proud to celebrate difference.
Diversity of experience is vital in our success; we want our business to be representative to
the communities we work alongside. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage
applicants from a wide range of individuals, irrespective of age, disability, gender
reassignment, gender identity and expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and
maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

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