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Programme Manager (Net Zero Built Environment)

  • Employer: London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
  • Reference: LBBD/22/211582
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 15:18 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £46,638 - £49,674
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Barking & Dagenham , RM7 9QD, Barking & Dagenham

Programme Manager (Net Zero Built Environment)

REF: IGRO00023

DIVISION: Inclusive Growth

SECTION: Inclusive Growth

INTERVIEW DATE: 17/10/2022

 

About this job

The Council’s 2020 declaration of a climate emergency sits at the heart of its ambitions to

make Barking and Dagenham the ‘Green Capital of the Capital’ and lead a green recovery in

the aftermath of Covid-19. Our Draft Inclusive Growth Strategy commits to making the Council

carbon neutral by 2030 and by using its policy levers, the wider borough by 2050.

The retrofitting of the Borough’s housing stock, the Council’s corporate assets and the

decarbonisation of fleet and transport are key elements in getting to those targets.

You will be responsible lead for Net Zero Built Environment and key sponsor for the initial

planning of our 15 year programme of housing retrofit including specific management of

grant-funded schemes for both council and private housing; supporting the commissioned

stand-alone companies (Be First, BDTP and B&D Energy) on their pathways to decarbonisation

as well as liaising with schools and our asset managers in relation to retrofit/sustainability

opportunities; lead on our deployment of EV charge-points across the public realm and estate

and associated projects that support our sprint to 2030.

 

Re-applying for posts

Applicants who have not been shortlisted or who are unsuccessful at interview cannot reapply

for the same job if it’s within 6 months of the first advert – for further information please refer

to our Jobs and Career Page - ‘Working for us and Information for Applicants’ on our website.

 

About you

Working within the council’s Inclusive Growth service, this is a prominent role within the

organisation and you will be working to a fast-paced and evolving national and local policy

agenda. You will be a key player providing advice and support to services across the council

on how to adopt net zero as business as usual into their daily workstreams and be a key . The

Programme Manager is expected to have a clear understanding of carbon reduction in a local

government context and will be responsible for reporting back to the Head of Sustainability,

Net Zero & Parks Commissioning on all matters pertaining to the strategic delivery and

outcomes of retrofit, EV and carbon management workstreams. You will be expected to have a

high level of personal self-supervision and provide in clear and concise terms complex net

zero matters in reports and presentations to colleagues and external stakeholders.

As an employer we offer a competitive pay package that is fair, a decent pension for the future

and employee benefits that make life just a little bit easier. Our Staff benefits includes a

generous annual leave entitlement, LG pension scheme, learning & development, flexible

working, employee support, support groups and “Wider Wallet” scheme which enable staff to

access discounts on many high street stores and local businesses and save money on theme

parks, theatre, cinema and eating out. There are also travel and holiday discounts, and health

plans. Our borough is vibrant and diverse, and this is something we are proud of. We value the

diversity of people who live, work and visit Barking and Dagenham and it is our vision is to

create a place where people understand, respect and celebrate each other's differences.

About us Barking and Dagenham is a London borough that strives to be different. With the

newly opened Barking Riverside station and Thames Clipper river service, and the new

Elizabeth line station at Chadwell Heath, the borough has unrivalled connectivity and huge

potential for economic growth and investment at a national scale of significance. New film

studios and the proposed relocation of the City of London markets are creating new

employment opportunities, and extensive major housebuilding and place making is taking

place on an unrivalled scale throughout the borough. As an organisation, Barking and

Dagenham Council has a long established and progressive approach to flexible and agile

working and is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance to all staff. We care about

the job you do, not where you do it from.

 

About us

The Council’s 2020 declaration of a climate emergency sits at the heart of its ambitions to

make Barking and Dagenham the ‘Green Capital of the Capital’ and lead a green recovery in

the aftermath of Covid-19. Our Draft Inclusive Growth Strategy commits to making the Council

carbon neutral by 2030 and by using its policy levers, the wider borough by 2050. The

retrofitting of the Borough’s housing stock, the Council’s corporate assets and the

decarbonisation of fleet and transport are key elements in getting to those targets. You will be

responsible lead for Net Zero Built Environment and key sponsor for the initial planning of our

15 year programme of housing retrofit including specific management of grant-funded

schemes for both council and private housing; supporting the commissioned stand-alone

companies (Be First, BDTP and B&D Energy) on their pathways to decarbonisation as well as

liaising with schools and our asset managers in relation to retrofit/sustainability

opportunities; lead on our deployment of EV charge-points across the public realm and estate

and associated projects that support our sprint to 20.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
  • Reference: LBBD/22/211582
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 15:18 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £46,638 - £49,674
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Barking & Dagenham , RM7 9QD, Barking & Dagenham

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