Requisition ID: 13361 - Carbon Advisor
Job Category: Health, Safety, Environment & Sustainability
Primary Location: West Midlands-Warwickshire-Warwick
Salary: £39k - £48k
National Grid connects Britain with the electricity and gas that keeps homes warm and businesses powered. We are driving the agenda to provide secure and sustainable energy both now and in the future. To meet this challenge we’re always looking for bright ideas and innovative ways of working. And you can be part of it.
About the role:
Take a leading role in influencing the implementation of one of the key themes of National Grid's Sustainability Strategy i.e. Climate Positive, by engaging with internal and external stakeholders to communicate the environmental and business benefits of sustainability and in particular carbon management.
Leading the carbon tool, development and implementation in Construction and supporting other departments within National Grid to develop low carbon solutions;
Writing guidance documents which outline the methodology and processes; involved in the carbon tools and management of data;
Training and embedding the Carbon Tools and responding to external requests for training and briefings.
Experience using Life Cycle Analysis tools, particularly SimaPro
Strong analytical skills
The ability to use judgement in decision making where information may be incomplete
A good understanding of issues related to climate change, sustainability and environmental legislation including an understanding of PAS2080
An excellent working knowledge of Carbon Management e.g. identifying and implementation of carbon reduction techniques
Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, with the ability and confidence to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
Strong communication and presentation skills with the capability to engage and inform internal and external stakeholders in innovative ways.
A strong team worker, committed to increasing stakeholder satisfaction and performance improvement.
Who we are:
At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. Accredited training programmes and personal development courses are a part of life here. We value and encourage diversity of thought, whatever your background. By creating an inclusive, switched-on workforce, we drive performance and deliver excellence. Which is exactly what we need to achieve our vision of creating sustainable energy solutions, for today and tomorrow.