Sustainable Buildings Advisor (Fixed Term)

Posted about 2 years ago by University of Cambridge
Contract Type Temporary
Salary £34,956 - £46,924 pa
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering, Energy / Carbon Management, Sustainability
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Sunday, 11 December 2016

Sustainable Buildings Advisor (Fixed Term)

Estate Management

Salary: £34,956 - £46,924 pa


The University of Cambridge is looking to recruit a Sustainable Buildings Advisor to join its Environment and Energy Section, which provides strategic direction to the University on environmental sustainability issues on a fixed term basis.


Within this new position, the role holder will be responsible for promoting and embedding a culture of environmental sustainability in construction and refurbishment activities, helping to achieve the objectives and aspirations set out in the University's Estate Strategy and Environmental Sustainability Policy and Strategy. The Sustainable Buildings Advisor role will champion, encourage and support the inclusion of environmental sustainability issues, particularly carbon reduction and energy efficiency, in the design and operation of capital projects. They will develop appropriate policies and processes to ensure that projects and works achieve not only compliance but the highest levels of environmental sustainability.


Candidates should have extensive knowledge and experience of sustainable construction policy, standards and practice. They will have excellent inter-personal and communications skills, and a proven ability to lead partnership working with internal and external stakeholders to reach an agreed objective.


This is a great opportunity to help shape the environmental sustainability policy and performance of a world class institution.


Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 years in the first instance.


To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:  or click on the APPLY button below


If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Cheryl Dyet, HR Co-ordinator by email on


Please quote reference BA10799 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy, closing date 11th December 2016.



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