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Sustainability and Energy Manager

  • £38,655 - £45,479
  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • 17166


Sustainability and Energy Manager
£38,655- £45,479 per annum + excellent benefits including generous pension and holiday entitlement

Queen Mary University, University of London is seeking to appoint to the crucial role of Sustainability and Energy Manager.

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 32,000 students on Degree Courses, 4,500 staff and an annual turnover of £535m, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of east London, we are the only London University able to offer a completely integrated residential campus, with a 2,000-bed award-winning student village at our Mile End home.

The Estates and Facilities Directorate is core to the University’s strategic ambition to provide a world-class managed estate with excellent facilities for students and staff.  As part of the QMUL’s ambitious Strategy 2030, extensive focus will be placed on enhancing, growing and better utilising the QMUL estate portfolio to create a physical environment that supports our position as an inclusive, world-class university.  

The Sustainability and Energy Manager is accountable to the Head of Environmental Sustainability and will be responsible for operational monitoring of our energy performance. The post holder will be responsible for managing energy regulatory obligations, maintain a complete and accurate legal registers, this will include coordinating, quality checking and maintaining evidence for the environmental elements of all statutory reporting requirements such as the HESA (Higher Education Statics Agency).  You will also be responsible for promoting energy and carbon efficiency priorities and acting as the energy and carbon reduction champion, by coordinating energy efficiency and carbon reduction initiatives across the estate.

The post holder should be self-initiative and be able to improve the environmental performance of the Queen Mary's procured utilities, increase staff engagement on energy management and improve monitoring and reporting of our energy use. The post holder will also be required to provide day-to-day project management support to initiatives that aim to reduce our energy and water consumption, energy compliance as well as support its reporting requirements.

The role offers a fantastic career development opportunity to take responsibility for achieving net zero in a leading UK university.  The Candidate Brochure can be viewed at 

For a confidential discussion please contact our retained advisors Michael Hewlett of MRG on and 07972579938.  Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to 

Closing date for applications is Sunday 28th August 2022.

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