Osborne Richardson has an excellent opportunity for an Interim Head of Sustainability to join a local Authority in the South East London and take the lead on the Council's Climate Emergency and delivery of the Carbon Neutral Plan objectives. You will be responsible for coordinating identified Programme work streams, supporting the delivery of short, medium and long term priorities set out within these programmes.
You will manage a portfolio of commissioning activity across the Programme, analysing performance, querying variances from plans or targets, raising performance issues and pursuing actions to recover performance. You will also be required to work with members of the Governance Boards to embed the Council's Carbon Reduction Plan and principles, identifying and addressing strategic issues affecting the delivery of climate change action.
The successful candidate will need a relevant degree level qualification and have detailed knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability and climate change issues. You must have significant experience in leading a Sustainability agenda, experience of delivering key projects and experience of leading, motivating and managing multidisciplinary teams. It is essential that you have significant experience in local government and proven experience of successful programme/project management within in a political environment
The rate offered will depend on your experience but is expected to be circa £600/day inside IR35, but there could be room to negotiate depending on your experience. This role will initially be offered as a 5 month contract but is could be extended beyond this.
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