Carbon Reduction Project Manager

  • £40,931 - £40,931
  • Permanent
  • Lincoln, UK
  • 17780
  • David Craven

Carbon Reduction Project Manager
£35,333 – £40,931 p.a. plus excellent benefits

The University of Lincoln is seeking to recruit a Carbon Reduction Project Manager to plan and deliver a series of targeted carbon reduction projects.

The University of Lincoln is a high achieving centre of academic excellence which has been recognised nationally and internationally. It is an ambitious, fast-paced dynamic organisation with multiple stakeholders which strives always to improve the student and staff experience and engagement with the wider Lincoln community.

The University takes its responsibility as a sustainable organisation seriously and has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by 60% by 2030, against a baseline of 2009/10. They have set a target to be Net Zero by 2040.  The University has a substantial Capital Plan, which entails the completion of several major projects (both new build and refurbishment) together with a host of minor capital and revenue projects.

The Carbon Reduction Project Manager will develop, and project manage the delivery of projects at the University of Lincoln. This is a vital and central component of the University’s Carbon Management Plan and essential in their ability to meet ambitious carbon reduction targets. These include projects such as renewable energy solutions, Solar PV; the Decarbonisation of heat at the Riseholme Campus; Energy efficiency projects, via fabric improvements; ICT-related energy efficiency projects; and supporting the improvement of Building Management System upgrades and smart building controls.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a carbon and energy management role across a complex and diverse estate portfolio. You will possess demonstrable knowledge and experience in identifying and implementing energy efficiency projects and innovative low carbon and renewable energy technologies.  Strong data analysis and reporting skills will be key in successfully undertaking this role.

The candidate brochure can be viewed here.

To arrange a confidential briefing conversation please contact our advisors Jane Schofield ( / 07355 093389) or David Craven (  / 07932 717 438) of MRG.

Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19th March.

We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBT+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to?UK Visas and Immigration?for further information and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.

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