Sustainability Strategy Coordinator

University of London

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£42,875 to £48,691
per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 31 May 2023
Reference:  PSS-EST-2023-04

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

This role sits within LSHTM’s sustainability team and offers an exciting opportunity that will be crucial as part of the implementation of the Schools’ Energy and Carbon Management Plan (ECMP) to help towards achieving our net zero emissions reduction target. The role is essential in enabling systemic changes and will be at the forefront of behaviour change efforts across the School. The role will work across academic and professional services departments and with LSHTM partners, external organisations and stakeholders. The role will facilitate the alignment of policies, processes and strategies across LSHTM and partners, with our net zero and sustainability goals.

The post-holder will have a degree or Professional qualification in Environmental Sciences or other related subject and experience of developing and writing strategies, policies and procedures. They should also have experience working with internal and external stakeholders alongside excellent oral and written communication skills. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time 35 hours per week and permanent. The post is available from 1 July 2023.

The salary will be on the Professional Services salary scale Grade 6 in the range £42,875-£48,691 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part-time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at . Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected]

LSHTM have a newly implemented Hybrid Working Framework, which alongside agreed service requirements, enables teams to work more flexibly (if the role allows), promoting a greater wellbeing and work/life balance. 

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We believe that when people feel respected and included, they can be more creative, successful, and happier at work. While we have more work to do, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace, a community that everyone feels a part of, which is safe, respectful, supportive and enables all to reach their full potential.

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