Could you lead the Glasgow college region’s sustainability agenda? We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team in the Glasgow colleges who can work to make a difference across our campuses, colleges, city and beyond. In this brand new position, you will play a key role in shaping the college response to the climate emergency by developing an effective environmental and sustainability strategy.
We are looking for someone who can work in collaboration with colleagues in our partner colleges, as well as provide a link to key stakeholders across the region, building consensus and co-ordinating activity to deliver a strategic response. An important part of the role will be the development and delivery of the key regional strategy, as well as promotion of projects to reduce our carbon footprint and promote sustainability, while you will also be able to support and advise on the development of teaching materials and qualifications which help colleges to embed climate change, the environment and sustainability across the curriculum.
You will be experienced and knowledgeable on project managing complex projects across multiple stakeholders, an excellent project planner with a track record of delivery, and be a confident, professional communicator capable of presenting complex information. You will have experience of strategic development, and be confident about using these skills to apply them in the context of sustainability and environmental issues
You will be a confident self-starter capable of shaping a new role for maximum impact, comfortable working in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders. In addition, you may have experience actively seeking out funding and preparing bids. With the arrival of COP 26 in Glasgow this year, this is an excellent opportunity to shape our strategy and demonstrate the colleges’ response to the climate emergency during an important time for the city.
The two-year, fixed term post is being offered on full-time basis of five days per week and the salary for the post will be £47,000 per annum. Flexible working arrangements will be considered.
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 22 June 2021.
Interviews will be held on Friday 2 July 2021.