Energy and Carbon Manager

  • £36,382 - £43,434
  • Permanent
  • Brighton, UK
  • 17107
  • Rob Cullum

The University of Brighton has been part of the city of Brighton & Hove since 1859, starting as a School of Art in the kitchens of the Royal Pavilion and growing to become the diverse and inclusive institution it is today. The University of Brighton is a community of some 18,000 students and 2,400 staff, studying and working at four campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne. Subjects taught here range from Medicine to Engineering, Psychology to Illustration, and Sport Science to English Literature. Students are at the heart of everything that the university does, and they make sure they take an active role in their learning experience. The ethos of the university is defined by four core values: Inclusivity, Sustainability, Creativity, and Partnership.

The Energy and Carbon Manager’s key responsibility is to manage building energy and carbon projects across the university estate. Being responsible for setting the strategic direction for improving energy efficiency, the Energy and Carbon Manager will lead initiatives and energy management projects and monitor the impact of these to achieve net zero. You will be responsible for providing specialist expertise and direction for carbon and energy management in line with the university’s strategic plan and be responsible for the effective delivery of analysis to senior stakeholders both internally and externally.

The successful candidate will possess a track record across a similar role with characteristics in line with a university environment. You will use this knowledge to embed energy and carbon initiatives in line with best practice whilst embodying the university’s core values. You will have a keen eye for detail which works in partnership with your project management experience, key skills that you have utilised in the past to analyse, monitor, and report on energy use, carbon emissions and expenditure. Your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills will enable to you build and develop strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. The role will suit professionals with proven track records in delivering renewable technologies across a similar multi-site portfolio.

For a confidential discussion or to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Rob Cullum from The Management Recruitment Group on 07973 193 785 or

The Management Recruitment Group has been exclusively retained for this campaign, and all direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to them. Applications should consist of a CV and cover letter.

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