Principal Energy and Sustainability Officer

Posted 11 months ago by Birmingham City Council
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £34,106 - £41,846
Sector Planning, Energy, Sustainability
Posted 11 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 5 July 2018

Birmingham is changing….and fast! The second city is booming with a whole range of ambitious new development and regeneration initiatives. Are you interested in helping to shape our city for future generations?

We are looking to appoint people within the Planning and Development department. You will be working for one of the country’s largest planning authorities within a can-do Directorate that combines a range of service areas; all co-located in modern offices in the city centre.

You will have the opportunity to help deliver the City Council’s growth plans, which comprise the development of 51,000 new homes including a sustainable urban extension of 6,000 homes; major retail, office and leisure space including the £1bn Birmingham Smithfield city centre redevelopment; the award winning Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust which is our housing delivery vehicle that has built over 2,000 new homes since 2009; and £4bn of infrastructure projects including the extension of the Midland Metro tram system and the High Speed 2 railway network.

The Principal Energy and Sustainability Officer will co-ordinate, develop and deliver the city’s energy and sustainable development policies, strategies and plans. This includes leading on city energy planning and delivery and identifying and delivering opportunities and initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, promote sustainable development and ensure readiness for the impact of climate change. You will need to hold a degree in a related discipline and have substantial experience in any of the following fields of sustainable development, energy policy and climate change.

If you are passionate about delivering transformation change and securing the highest quality of development we want to hear from you.

For informal enquiries about the role please contact: Sylvia Broadley

Email: or Telephone: 0121 464 9166

Closing date: 5 July 2018.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

Birmingham City Council

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