Zero Emissions Network Officer

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Directorate: Place

Division: Public Realm

Section: Regulatory Services

Team: Pollution

Grade: SO2 – £33,759 – £34,986

Contract Type: Temporary- Fixed Term Contract (FTC)

Number of Posts: 1

Hours per week:  35

Closing Date: 22nd September 2019

Benefits and Allowances

This position will attract a travel allowance and the successful candidate will be able to take part in the Council’s flexi-time scheme.

Role Purpose

We are looking for an enthusiastic Zero Emissions Network Officer to support the delivery of the third round of the ‘Mayors Air Quality Fund’ funded Zero Emissions Network project.

The role will primarily involve working with and supporting businesses in Spitalfields, Whitechapel and Canary Wharf to take action to reduce their negative impacts on air quality as well as other related environmental impacts. By creating a self-sustaining network, the project will contribute towards reducing local traffic, and resulting air pollution.

The project is heavily dependent upon being able to collect and organise a large amount of data so you will play a key role in this process, helping collate statistics and ensuring that information received is full, complete and of a useful nature.

You will act as an ambassador for the programme and will be responsible for achieving the target number of businesses for the programme.

You will provide technical support to businesses in delivering improvements in transport related emissions as well as facilitating businesses to engage in wider environmental benefits.

This is a partnership project and the post holder will be expected to work closely with ZEN partners in LB Hackney and Islington.

Key Responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for engaging with businesses and residents, undertaking and planning events and promoting the network through various media.

Requirements

Experience of partnership working with organisations from the public, private and/or voluntary sector to deliver environmental improvements.

Experience of working on large projects with multiple delivery partners.

A degree in the Environmental Sciences, Project Management or similar

Additional Information

This role is offered on a fixed term contract until the 31/3/21.

For further information please contact David Tolley, Head of Environmental Health and Trading Standards or Muhammad Islam, Team Leader on 0207 364 5008.

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External/ Agency

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council’s Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council’s website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers

To apply for this job please visit www.towerhamlets.gov.uk.

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