Sustainability Officer

  • £35,327 - £40,925
  • Permanent
  • Liverpool, UK
  • 16956
  • David Craven

The University of Liverpool is seeking to appoint an industry-leading Sustainability professional to take up the key role of Sustainability Officer.

The University of Liverpool has a diverse and complex property portfolio, incorporated within the main Liverpool City Centre Campus and associated satellite sites. Many of the buildings and assets within the portfolio are listed or are of historic importance so any construction, refurbishment or modernisation works must be carefully considered and delivered to an exemplar standard. The diverse Estate includes many listed buildings from Georgian and Victorian periods as well as contemporary buildings and conservation areas coupled with the complex research laboratories this provides many challenges in maintaining and servicing the estate.

This role will assist in the delivery of the design and implementation of environmental sustainability across the University community – students, staff, and partners to establish the University of Liverpool as a leading global institution for excellence in environmental sustainability.

It will help to establish and deliver plans, projects and innovation opportunities to deliver environmental sustainability ambitions incorporating Net Zero Carbon by 2035, Biodiversity, Circular Economy and Responsible Consumption and Sustainable Travel and Transport, and embedding this across the University.

Reporting to the Head of Energy Services and Environmental Sustainability, the role will develop collaborative working relationships to encourage effective communities of practice on environmental sustainability.   It will help shape, develop and deliver the ambitions derived from the University strategies and plans. This includes supporting programmes of change through formulating and embedding key principles, objectives and targets into campus operations and development activity.

You will be passionate about sustainability, have strong research and administration skills, be able to constructively manage stakeholder relationships, and have a positive, can-do attitude.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a Sustainability professional to take up a leadership role across a diverse, complex, and large-scale estate portfolio in a vibrant city.   The candidate brochure can be viewed at

To learn more please contact our retained search advisors David Craven ( / 07932717438) and Ben Duffill ( / 07976125010) at MRG.  Applications should consist of a CV and cover letter and can be sent to

The University is committed to providing an environment which recognises and values people's differences, capitalises on the strengths that those differences bring to the institution and supports all staff and students in maximising their potential to succeed.

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