Energy and Carbon Manager

Oxford City Council

 Does being at the leading edge of decarbonisation in Oxford, the City of dreaming spires, with
its beautiful architecture, history and culture sound exciting? Do you want help deliver the
environmental sustainability goals of Oxford City? Could you be Oxford City Council’s new
Energy and Carbon Manager?

If you are a knowledgeable and committed person who is well organised and excited about
developing decarbonisation projects to make a lasting difference, this role will could be the
perfect fit for you.

The role will focus on

  • Sharing your technical and practical knowledge to reduce energy consumption, carbon
    emissions and increase renewables generation, to improve energy conservation.
  • Developing and delivering complex and high profile carbon reduction projects to support the
    delivery of the Council’s corporate Net Zero targets.
  • Inputting into funding bids, scanning for opportunities that further corporate Net Zero
  • Working collaboratively across the Council, with key stakeholders and partners across
    Oxford City.
  • Using your initiative to find opportunities to reduce energy use and deliver the Council’s
    decarbonisation objectives.
  • Advising, guiding and providing support to senior managers, councillors, and external
    stakeholders to achieve carbon reduction goals.

Location: Hybrid Oxford – Town Hall and work from home

About us

Our ambitious leadership team and dedicated staff are working hard building a world class city
for everyone. Oxford City Council has accelerated plans to build more affordable and council
housing in the city. We provide services to help reduce inequality and improve the health and
wellbeing of Oxford’s residents and are taking a lead on reducing emissions and increasing
biodiversity to become a net carbon neutral city of the future.

We are a supportive and collaborative bunch of people working towards shared goals, where new
ideas and initiatives are valued. We strive to deliver service excellence, take accountability
for our actions and communicate with honestly and respect. There has never been a more exciting
time to join us! Help us to build successful places in which to live and work and build a
fairer, greener city in which everyone can thrive.

Many of our roles offer flexible or hybrid working.

We offer generous holiday 28 days a year with an additional 4 days after 5 years’ service 

We are committed to supporting career development opportunities and learning and development 

An above average pension offering 

Plus other great benefits

How to apply

More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure
that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and
vision, is available on our web site.

Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please).

For further information and how to apply online, please visit our website.

If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.

Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates
are required to supply their complete work history. If you are making an application using a CV
please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history. 

We usually do 1st interviews online but please let us know if this is not an option for you. For
hybrid roles the successful applicant will be expected to work from home. You should ensure
that you have reliable and secure wifi access; a suitable workspace and are prepared to
undertake distance learning and training.

Closing Date: 20 March 2023

Late applications will not be processed

Interview Date(s): 31 March 2023 and 03 April 2023

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Paul Spencer on 01865 252238
or email [email protected]

We are an equal opportunity employer:

We are striving to become a more inclusive employer and to represent the communities that we
support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and
succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome
applicants from ethnic and minority communities. All applicants will be given fair
consideration for work and will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of any
protected characteristic. 

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