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Sustainability Officer

Operational Risk & Environment

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £25,642 to £27,929 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 14 December 2022
Reference:  EHA2394-1122

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

 About the Role

 This is an exciting opportunity for a Sustainability Officer to join the Operational Risk and Environment team within Facilities Management to help support the relaunch of the University’s ambitious sustainability aims. This is a great opportunity to be part of the delivery of these aims in a variety of ways. 

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: Keziah Stott, Sustainability Manager at

About You

As Sustainability Officer, you will:

  •  have a keen interest in environmental sustainability with a good working knowledge of environmental management
  •  have experience of delivering engagement initiatives both physical and digital
  •  have experience within a similar role but this is not essential
  •  have an enthusiasm to engage with people and influence them to be more sustainable
  •  have a good eye for detail when working with and reporting on data
  •  be able to use initiative and make decisions to deliver aims and objectives

Internal staff wishing to apply for a fixed term role as a secondment opportunity must discuss this with their existing line manager before applying.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

·     A minimum of 36 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 

·     Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities

·     Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more

·     A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career

·     Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment

·     Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 16.3%

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 


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