Carbon and Energy Manager


01/09/2022, 23:55

Salford - Peel Park Campus
Estates & Property Services
Full Time Permanent

£35,333 - £42,155

Who are we looking for?

The Estates and Facilities Division at the University of Salford are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Carbon and Energy Manager to join the Environmental Sustainability Team to have a key role in the University’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy and Net Zero Carbon commitment.

Your experience and knowledge of carbon reduction and energy management will be instrumental in the University achieving its long-term sustainability strategy. Working closely with estates maintenance and capital teams, we are looking for someone with extensive experience of energy efficiency and carbon reduction project work in non-domestic buildings. Working familiarity with building management systems would be beneficial.

To succeed in this role, you will be able to work effectively as part of a team with the ability to influence others in energy and carbon matters.  With problem-solving skills and the ability to identify opportunities for and use latest technologies and best practice to help energy and carbon reduction in our buildings, you will be expected to operate in a highly professional manner, communicating effectively, building and maintaining effective relationships across the University

What will the role involve?

The role has responsibility for building energy and carbon management across the institution, including;

  • monitoring building operational performance,
  • carbon reduction and energy efficiency project development
  • the development, implementation and monitoring of a buildings decarbonisation plan
  • supporting the reporting of relevant scope 1, 2 and 3 carbon data for the University’s net zero carbon plan
  • leading the energy elements of the Environmental and Energy Management System to ensure the ISO 50001 certification is maintained and ensuring compliance with any energy-related reporting and legal requirements

An overarching key aspect of the role is to contribute to our thinking and be challenging on how Salford can transform the way it addresses equity disparities, embraces diversity and becomes more inclusive as well as sustainable.

For an informal chat please contact Bec Bennett, Head of Environmental Sustainability on

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave- plus the ability to buy holiday days
  • Flexible, agile and hybrid working- we support a culture of both flexible and agile working to help manage the demands of work with personal life subject to business requirements
  • Professional development- a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential
  • Wellbeing support- dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.
  • Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.

This opportunity is closed to applications.