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I am currently recruiting for a Principal Climate Change & Net Zero Policy Lead with a regulator (can be based anywhere).

You will:

  • Lead climate change work, making links across the organisation with our work on cost assessment, outcomes and resilience and providing expert advice as is required;
  • Set the direction for policy development on climate change mitigation and adaptation for the water sector, making the links between different environmental policy areas and taking into account government targets, policy and activity, stakeholder expectations and industry trends;
  • Provide insight into the current state of net zero reduction techniques in the water and/or other sectors;
  • Lead on the implementation of operational and embedded GHG emissions reduction measurements.

You will have:

  • Proven successful leadership in a climate change policy analysis and policy delivery environment;
  • Knowledge of net zero reduction techniques;
  • Knowledge of how to measure the reduction in both operational and embedded GHG emissions;
  • Knowledge of current net zero targets (government and industry) and impacts on the water sector;
  • Experience of influencing and managing strategic policy relationships with government and non-government environmental stakeholders;
  • Project management experience;
  • Experienced and persuasive communicator (oral and written);
  • Experience of thought leadership and developing policy;
  • Experience of working flexibly and collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver joined up strategic thinking.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Thursday 3rd March 2022