Assistant Carbon Manager

University of Cambridge

The Role:

The University of Cambridge is seeking a knowledgeable and committed individual to join the
University’s Sustainability Team as Assistant Carbon Manager.

The Sustainability Team provides strategic direction to the University on environmental
sustainability issues. It develops and implements long-term plans to reduce the University’s
carbon emissions, to manage and mitigate its environmental impacts and to comply with
regulatory requirements.

The Assistant Carbon Manager has a focus and leads on reducing the carbon impact of the
University’s labs and lab-based research. The post also leads on calculation of the
University’s carbon emissions figures, and supports the Carbon Manager with implementation of a
broad programme of initiatives to reduce the University’s carbon emissions.

This is a great opportunity to help shape the sustainability performance of a world class
institution, and an exciting time to join the University to work on these issues.

About you:

In order to succeed in this role, you will join us with:

  • Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills;
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement and working with a range stakeholders;
  • Project management experience;
  • Knowledge of a range of environment sustainability matters, in particular those relating to
    carbon management, research labs and facilities;
  • Experience in collating, handling and analysing carbon emissions data or other environmental
  • A commitment to achieving results and ability to self-motivate.

Benefits of working at the University of Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service related pay progression and annual cost of
    living increases;
  • Generous annual leave allowance;
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities;
  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly
    schemes (e.g. workplace nurseries);
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme, with a generous employer contribution;
  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;
  • Schemes to support with relocation / the provision of accommodation.

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Please quote reference BA36258 on your application and in any correspondence about this

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from all sections of society.

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