An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager (Sustainability and Energy) at the University of Essex.
About the role
Delivering the University’s carbon reduction and environmental aspirations will require significant change, through behavioural change and to the built environment.
Reporting to the Head of Carbon and Energy Reduction, you will project manage revenue and capital projects related to the University’s climate and sustainability work and its reduction in energy, carbon and water use, ensuring they are efficiently and effectively delivered. Providing the Sustainability Section with a high-quality project management function, you will deliver a diverse range of projects from c.£10k to c.£5m+, including large scale PV, HVAC, ground/air source heat, M&E, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), lighting, control systems, BMS, metering and building fabric.
Assisting the Head of Energy and Carbon Reduction in formulating Carbon Management Plans and developing project delivery programmes you will also contribute to the creation of Project Mandates and Business Cases for committee approval and in conjunction with others, develop, review, analyse and implement competitive tender documents and contractual documentation.
You will need to
You will also need
You have a proven track record of delivering projects up to and over £1m in value, experience of project managing M&E, energy and carbon reduction projects and managing a project team, capital programme of works and project budgets. You will have considerable knowledge of M&E building systems, HVAC systems, BMS, electrical distribution, lighting, controls, metering and the built environment and knowledge and experience working under CDM regulations. You will have the ability to successfully deliver multiple strategic, complex projects, safely, on time, on budget and on programme.
Hybrid working: We have flexible ways of working to help structure your life in a positive and productive way.
Pension: Linked to salary.
Holiday: 28 days + Bank Holidays + up to 4 closure Days
Employee benefits: Savings on bikes and accessories
At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.
To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives.
Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
*More information: Working at the University