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Energy and Carbon Manager
  • Employer: Oxford City Council
  • Reference: OCC/22/218386
  • Published: Mon 07/11/2022, 14:49 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 28/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary and Grade: SG8 subject to Job Evaluation - (pro rata for part time)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Oxford - Town Hall, Hybrid - Oxford/Work from home, Oxfordshire

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Energy and Carbon Manager

The Role:
Do you want make an impact and help deliver the environmental sustainability goals of Oxford City?
Work within a people centric organisation that’s proud of its culture and ambition, where people genuinely enjoy coming to work? 
Could you be Oxford City Council’s new Energy and Carbon Manager? 

If you are a knowledgeable and committed person who is well organised and excited about delivering decarbonisation projects to make a lasting difference, this role will could be the perfect fit for you. 

Oxford City Council offer a flexible approach to working 
Generous holiday 28 days a year plus bank holidays with the entitlement increasing by an additional 4 days after 5 years continuous service with Oxford City Council to 32 days overall plus bank/public holidays
A curated defined career plan with well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme
An above average pension offering – (Local government pension) 
Plus other great benefits 

The role will focus on 
•    Sharing your technical and practical knowledge to reduce energy consumption, carbon emissions and increase renewables generation, to improve energy conservation.
•    Developing and deliver complex and high profile carbon reduction projects to support the delivery of the Council’s corporate Net Zero targets. 
•    Input into funding bids, income generation, scanning for opportunities that further corporate Net Zero objectives. 

You will be work collaboratively across the Council, with key stakeholders and partners across Oxford City. Using your initiative to find opportunities to reduce energy use and deliver the Council’s decarbonisation objectives. You will advise, guide and provide support to senior managers, councillors, and external stakeholders to achieve carbon reduction goals. 

About Us:
Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status.   Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Innovation (General)’ winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015. We are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence Quality Mark which helps us to ensure that the customer is always placed at the heart of everything we do.

With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Rose Dickinson on 

Further Information:

Interview Date(s): 15 December 2022 

This is a fixed term contract of (2 years)

If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.  
Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history. 

We are an equal opportunity employer:
We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the community we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities. All applicants will be given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of any protected characteristic. 

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