Head of Sustainability Projects and Partnerships

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Head of Sustainability Projects and Partnerships

  • Post Date:28th July 2023
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Job Description

Job title: Head of Sustainability Projects and Partnerships
Department: Environment
Reporting to: Director of Sustainability and Net Zero Transition
Grade: 3
Salary: £75,863 per annum, plus a car allowance of £4,977 per annum
Base: Gravesend, Kent
Closing date: 11 August 2023
Interview date: TBC
Reference number: 69

Who we are:

The Port of London Authority is the statutory harbour authority for the tidal Thames and responsible for 95 miles of the River Thames from the Estuary to Teddington Lock in West London. We work to keep river users safe, protect and enhance the environment and promote the use of the river for trade and travel.

As the custodians of the tidal Thames, the Port of London Authority is committed to leaving the Thames in a better state than we received it.

The role:

This is a great opportunity to join the team and help the UK’s biggest Port to achieve our sustainability goals for the tidal Thames. The successful candidate will lead on developing our approach to a wide range of issues. You will deputise for the Director of Sustainability as required and represent the PLA externally with a variety of stakeholders. Working in a matrixed structure, you will provide oversight over key projects in the sustainability portfolio and embed a strong culture of project management into the team.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be degree (or equivalent) educated in a sustainability related subject. You will be great at working with stakeholders, understanding their motivations and promoting the vision of the PLA.

You will have experience in dealing with a wide range of sustainability issues including decarbonisation, climate change adaption, circular economy and carbon reporting. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to act with tactfulness, assertiveness or persuasiveness, as the situation dictates.

Benefits package:

30 days annual leave
Private Medical Insurance
Generous pension
Onsite parking with electric charging
Access to Occupational Health, Mindfulness, Counselling and Physiotherapy
Cycle to Work Scheme
Access to MyGymDiscounts
Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme

For further information or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the position, please contact Grace Rawnsley on 01474 562223 or Grace.Rawnsley@pla.co.uk

A full job description is available here.

To apply, please complete the application form, including the reference number stated above.

You are required to have a Right to Work in UK, as currently the PLA is not a sponsor employer, therefore an offer of employment cannot be made unless you currently hold the rights to live and work in the UK.