We’re looking for three Circular Economy Advisors
The London Waste and Recycling Board plays an important role in delivering the Mayor of London’s aspiration for the capital to be a leading global low carbon circular city and is a partnership of the Mayor and London’s councils. Over the last five years, the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB), through its Circular London programme, has become recognised as a world leader in circular economy thinking and practice.
Our soon to be published Business Plan, recently approved by the board, commits us to increase our impact, provide expert help and advice to London’s local authorities and develop commercial services for businesses and other cities in the UK and internationally.
Who we are looking for
The Business Plan and some internal reassignments means that we need additional dynamic and highly motivated team members to drive delivery of our plan and support London’s aspiration to use circular economy principles to rapidly decrease emissions, reduce waste and increase recycling. The new team members will join the existing team and be at the heart of the delivery of our work programme. The work programme includes:
- promotion of circular economy principles through high impact projects in key sectors including food, plastics, textiles and the built environment and the promotion of new business models to reduce waste and increase reuse and sharing; and
- the delivery of our commercialisation strategy as we develop new products and services to promote the circular economy in London and provide advice to businesses and cities in the UK and internationally.
We are looking for Circular Economy Senior Advisors and Circular Economy Advisors to complement our existing expertise and capabilities and build a team with the optimum coverage of the food, plastics and textiles industries and policy, strategy, analytics and project management capabilities.
If you have knowledge of those sectors and capabilities and want to be at the forefront of making a major difference by reducing London’s emissions and promoting circular economy principles and businesses in the city and beyond, we offer a flexible work environment and a commitment to personal development as part of a friendly and dynamic team.
These hires are in addition to our recruitment in the Advance London programme. Advance London is Circular London’s pioneering small business support programme which has a mission to “make the circular economy everyone’s business – see link.
What you will do
Circular Economy Senior Advisors:
Grade 8: £53,878 – £59,469
You will originate and deliver projects to a range of businesses, local authorities and other clients, helping them develop and implement circular economy policy, and strategy and advice on the adoption and scale up of circular business models. You have well developed skills and experience of analytics, advisory tools, knowledge products, business development and project management. You will champion London’s leadership in the circular economy and build your personal profile and network at events, workshops and roundtables. You will already be an experienced consultant or project manager with a strong drive to make an impact around sustainability issues and you relish working proactively and independently but as a committed team player.
Circular Economy Advisors:
Grade 6; £42,302 – £46,723
You will have a track record of delivering complex projects and working with a range of stakeholders to create common goals and build collaboration. You will have strong analytical and project management skills and be prepared to learn on the job. You will be looking to contribute your expertise to a dynamic team and mission that you really believe in.
What we offer
When you join LWARB, you become part of an organisation that is involved in cutting-edge and innovative projects and programmes, addressing the climate emergency and shaping the way we live and do business in London.
We provide a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being.
London’s diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London’s diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability and actively encourage applications from BAME individuals who are currently underrepresented in our organisation. We believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you to reach yours.
To apply for either position, please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9.00am on Friday 20 March 2020. Please use the title of the job you are applying for as the subject of your email. Please indicate in your submission where you saw these positions advertised.
If you would like more information on either role or the team, do not hesitate to contact James Close at email@example.com.
Note: In addition to the above positions, we are also recruiting for two positions within our Advance London business support team (deadline 9th March). See here for details.