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Energy and Sustainability Manager

Employer
Oxford City Council
Location
Work from home/ Oxford - St Aldate's Chambers
Salary
G11: £58,453 to £60,481 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
24 Jul 2022
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The Role

Oxford City Council has an opportunity for an experienced Energy and Carbon Manager to assist in the planning, implementation and delivery of Energy and Carbon projects on both our Housing and corporate portfolio. The successful application will also contribute to the overall Energy strategy and advise on routes to achieving the Councils Carbon Targets and actively work to eliminate fuel poverty across our portfolios.

You will be working within an innovative and forward thinking team and various teams within the Council. You will be using strong interpersonal and communication skills to ensure buy in from stakeholders and wider audiences to understand the importance of this area of development. The successful candidate will have proven skills supported by a formal qualification and a track record of delivering complex strategies, projects and initiatives.

You will need to be self-motivated, adaptable and flexible in your approach to work and be an effective communicator, possess negotiation and influencing skills with a wide range of stakeholders including customers, partners and external agencies both orally and in writing, including the compilation of reports.

About us

Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status.   Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Innovation (General)’ winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015. We are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence Quality Mark which helps us to ensure that the customer is always placed at the heart of everything we do.

With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.

We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.

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 www.oxford.gov.uk

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. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.

Closing Date: 

24 July 2022

Late applications will not be processed

Interview Date(s):

Week commencing 08 August 2022            

We are an equal opportunity employer:

We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the community 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 BAME 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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