Are you looking to make a career move that matters? Help us pave the way towards a sustainable future! Join us on our aspiring journey where you could help the city achieve net zero! What's more? The sheer variety of our work means you'll build a rewarding career in a forward-looking city where you can see the positive impact of your work every day.
This role is part time on a job share basis - hours are negotiable.
What you'll be doing:
As the corporate trailblazer for Sustainability, you'll support the development of our Climate Emergency Strategy and Action Plan. This will include working collaboratively across all departments in the council, introducing an organisational wide approach to embed climate change implications and other sustainability considerations into our decision-making processes. You'll engage with colleagues, empowering them to shape and deliver our plans for a Sustainable future. This will include working with other departments and services to create and execute tangible outcomes and plans that align with our plans by identifying key sustainability priorities, setting targets, developing action plans to achieve them.
What you'll need:
You'll have a genuine commitment to sustainability with the dedication to really make a difference. You'll have experience in energy, environment or sustainable development with great leadership and communication skills to engage and inspire others to achieve our sustainable plans. You'll be able to navigate through challenges and obstacles with determination to finding solutions.
What we can offer you
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You'll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We'll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including discounts on city buses and trains. For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at our benefits calculator.
We're committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That's why we've designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We'll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the 'our approach to recruitment' page.
If you'd like to have a chat before applying, feel free to contact Jo Allen on 0116 454 4377
Interviews will take place on 6th December 2023