Assistant Director Route to Zero Carbon
Be Bold, Be Birmingham
In Birmingham, we have a vision to become a ‘Council of the Future’. We’re on an exciting journey of growth and change, and we want every child, citizen and place to take part. Our agenda will see huge innovation across jobs, skills, health, wellbeing, transportation and connectivity. And housing is a vital part of our plans. We’re looking for an inspirational assistant director - route to zero carbon who can lead both the City Council and the city as a whole in the journey to net zero carbon. Join us, share in our ambition, and take your career to new levels.
This is a wide-ranging role with big opportunities to shape a programme of work to achieve net zero carbon both for the City Council as an organisation and across the city as a whole. Reporting to our Director – Inclusive Growth, you’ll take our strategic vision and make it a reality, creating practical plans and seeing them through to completion.
As you coordinate and implement a series of projects and programme to reduce carbon emissions, you’ll embed carbon reduction into everything the Council does and develop effective partnerships across the city to collectively deliver a programme of carbon reduction for the city as a whole. You’ll also be our lead officer on the route to zero programme.
As a key leader for our council you’ll also provide strong leadership and management across the organisation, building an environment where people can flourish. You’ll empower managers and staff to reach ever-higher standards and take part in a culture of accountability and shared responsibility.
We’re looking for proven leaders with considerable experience in a similar environment. You’ll have led successful programmes of transformational change and be able to put a deep knowledge of carbon reduction strategy into practice. You’ll be able to manage large budgets, build and motivate effective teams, form productive partnerships and work with every kind of person to get results.
You should also have a degree in a relevant subject, along with a relevant professional qualification.
This is a truly unique role with scope to bring lasting change to a dynamic and exciting city. If you want real challenges that will maximise your potential, then get in touch.
For more information visit www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/GSe74266 or contact Philip Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0113 205 6078 or Sarah Cripps at email@example.com or on 0113 416 6773.
Closing date is Wednesday 9th June 2021
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