Vacancy – Sustainability Project Manager (Part-Time, Contractor)

18th January 2023

Are you passionate about sustainability and interested in being part of an exciting project in the David Attenborough Building, Cambridge?

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative, along with the University of Cambridge Department of Zoology, are looking for a proactive Project Manager to manage their sustainability programme within the David Attenborough Building, Cambridge. The role combines environmental management, communications and engagement, and strategic implementation of sustainability projects across the building and its community.

The David Attenborough Building hosts 11 world-leading biodiversity conservation, education and research organisations. Whilst this role incorporates biodiversity within its remit, the ideal candidate will have a background in environmental management and sustainability implementation. You will have a track record of delivering engaging materials on sustainability, and in securing buy-in from key stakeholders. The role oversees the work of a Sustainability Project Assistant.

A daily rate (8 hours) of £330 will be offered. It is expected that the work will be carried out remotely with regular building visits. Hot desk space would be available in the David Attenborough Building if required. The successful person will be able to start work as soon as possible. The assignment will require 47 days of work (approximately 1 day per week over the term of the contract). This contract runs until 31 March 2024 in the first instance.

For more information, please see the DAB Sustainability Project Manager – 2023 ToR, Terms of Reference. If you wish to express your interest, please submit your CV and a covering letter to Joy Ferreira, Head of CCI Services ( The covering letter should outline why you would like to carry out this role, how your skills and experience are relevant, and your availability.

The deadline for submission of applications is: 12:00 on Monday, 30th January 2023.

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