Climate Emergency Support Officer

Want to make a difference tackling climate change? Basingstoke and Dean Council are looking for someone who is an ace researcher, organiser and coordinator to keep progress towards our challenging climate change targets tracked and on track.

Providing vital support, the ideal candidate will provide solid foundations for the cross-council climate change taskforce in scoping, planning, developing and delivering projects.

Keeping up to date on policy developments in climate change and net zero initiatives, they will help to ensure the council is prepared for future opportunities and following latest guidance and policy.

This will include identifying funding opportunities and supporting the compilation of funding bids to assist the borough council in achieving our climate change targets, including analysis to inform business cases.

They will also carry out vital carbon footprint benchmarking and monitoring, using adopted modelling practices and best practice techniques, to ensure the borough council has an accurate understanding of both its emissions, as well as those in the borough. Using this information, they will able to track progress against key performance indicators and measures in our Climate Emergency Action Plan, compiling regular updates.

Developing effective networks with colleagues across the council, they will help to make things happen through effective teamworking.

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Closing date: 4 Dec 2022