Sustainability Operations Manager - University of Strathclyde

Salary range:  £36,024 - £44,263
FTE:  1.0 (35 hours per week)
Term:  Open
Closing date:  27 October 2023

An exciting opportunity has opened to join the award-winning Sustainable Strathclyde team. As part of your role you will have the key opportunity of decarbonising the University’s built assets. You will act as a champion for building certifications, such as Passivhaus, and develop the University’s heat network digital twin. You will be responsible for contracts relating to energy, water and associated compliance schemes. You will do this with the support and collaboration of colleagues from Sustainable Strathclyde, Estates Services, Finance and Facilities Management teams.

You will have access to agile working where some of your time can be on campus and some of your time can be working from home. Our team have access to hot desking space in the heart of our city centre campus, overlooking the beautiful Rottenrow Gardens. You will have access to the award-winning Learning and Teaching building, which has first-class facilities for staff and students including coffee shops (such as Roasters), zero waste shop, salad bar, The Terrace bar and shower and changing facilities to support an active lifestyle.

The University prides itself as a “place of useful learning” and you will have ample opportunity, as a part of this role, to develop yourself as an expert and leader in your field. Through the team you will gain unparalleled access to a diverse, international network of sustainability professionals.

To excel at this role you will be able to work individually, analytically, curiously, innovatively and, above all, able to work effectively as part of a growing and diverse team.

Hear what Strathclyde's Sustainable Travel and Transport Planner has to say about working in our team:

“Working as part of Sustainable Strathclyde has been a great learning opportunity and has given me the chance to get involved in innovative projects across our facilities. It's a really supportive team which is vital on larger projects pushing for more climate action.”
Deadline: 27th October
Interviews are scheduled to take place on 1 November 2023.

For informal enquiries, please contact David Charles, Head of Climate Operations at

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