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Logo: Essex County Council Environment Manager


Location: County Hall, Chelmsford

Salary: £50,000 - £61,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 37 per week


The Environment Manager provides strategic leadership for the Environment team, working closely with internal and external partners and sustaining funding in support of environmental activities in Essex.  The role delivers the green infrastructure agenda and champions this with partners and key stakeholders.


The Opportunity


We have an exciting opportunity for an Environment Manager who will be managing a small team which deliver the various projects including enhancing the longest coastline in England, delivering initiatives/regeneration to coastal communities, providing leadership around the low carbon agenda and climate change mitigation and adaptation agenda.  This role will also bring forward initiatives to reduce the Councilís carbon footprint, support sustainable development and develop Green Infrastructure across the ECC directorates and partnerships.


About You


Educated to degree level or equivalent with evidence of continuing professional development and significant knowledge of environment issues and have a thorough and up to date knowledge of the environmental funding programmes. You will have experience of leading diverse teams of people to achieve strategic objectives and proven track record of managing budgets. The ability to build strategic partnerships will be beneficial for working on the formulation of joint plans and strategies, identifying synergies and developing and implementing work programmes which achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.


Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.


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