Sustainability Manager

Salary Description:
£43, 966 to £47, 822 per annum pro rata
Sustainability Jobs
Project Management
South East
Location Description:
4th March 2021
Start Date:
Central Bedfordshire Council
Job Ref:
Green Jobs Online

The Council adopted its first Sustainability Plan in September 2020 and we are now recruiting the team to help deliver this. The Sustainability Manager will lead on the broad range of work focused on reducing CO2 emissions from the council’s estate, supporting residents, businesses, and schools to be more environmentally friendly and, working with departments across the council, help embed sustainability into everything the council does. This is a complex and high-profile area of work, so we are looking for an experienced team manager with a background in developing and delivering sustainability initiatives, projects, and strategy. This role will be responsible for overseeing a number of the council’s flagship sustainability projects, including the Central Bedfordshire Tree Planting grant as well as also being responsible for line managing the Sustainability Team.

This role requires excellent communication skills and experience of working closely with councillors and other key stakeholders and presenting to senior management. The successful candidate will have considerable practical experience of delivering a range of projects, both in terms of contract management, procurement and an understanding of how construction projects work, but also in ensuring the necessary regulatory processes have been followed.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Sustainability Manager Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Stephen Mooring, Head of Sustainability at

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

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