Directorate: Supporting Communities
Location: 5 Pancras Square, London
Job Level: Level 4, Zone 2
Salary: £39,243 - £45,520
Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 36 hours per week
Holiday: 25 days per annum (27 days after 5 years' service)
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion. Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options
Tackling air pollution in the borough is one of the top priorities for Camden Council. We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Air Quality Officer to join our Supporting Communities directorate. You will act as the lead advisor on air quality and ensure Camden fulfils its obligations as a designated Air Quality Management Area. This role is instrumental to developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing the borough’s Clean Air Action Plan. You will be required to work innovatively, delivering other key elements of the borough-wide sustainability plan as required and lead project teams, directly supervising and motivating staff.
To be considered for this post, you must demonstrate excellent knowledge and understanding of air quality and environmental sustainability issues, including relevant legislation, policy and best practice, in particular the Government’s Air Quality Strategy, the Mayor of London’s Air Quality Strategy and the Local Air Quality Management Regime. The post holder will have experience of effectively managing programmes and contracts with particular focus on integrating equality and diversity principles in service delivery.
The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant degree or professional qualification. You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information accurately and concisely to a wide range of stakeholders. You will be able to establish leading multi-agency partnerships, work closely with elected members and lead public meetings. You will develop and implement evidence-based strategies, provide in-depth policy analysis and advice in contested situations, as well as managing conflicting priorities and meeting frequently changing deadlines.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply:
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
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Closing date for applications: Sunday 3rd December 2017, 23:59
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 4th December 2017
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Please quote reference: 1700006W