|Project||Policy & Influence Lead|
|Employer||Society for the Environment (SocEnv)|
Society for the Environment (SocEnv) is incorporated by Royal Charter (2004) to license UK professional bodies to award their members with the qualification "Chartered Environmentalist" (CEnv) and Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech). There are currently 24 license professional partners through which 7,000 individuals have registered as Chartered Environmentalists (within the UK and across 60+ countries worldwide).
The 24 Licensed Bodies have about 500,000 individual members from whom they may draw future potential Chartered Environmentalists and Environmental Technicians who qualify to join the professional registers. The market for the Society's qualifications could draw from a potential international market and there are ambitious growth plans to deliver 10,000 individuals on the CEnv register by 2019. There is plenty of scope for long-term growth for this young organisation. They work with their licensed bodies to deliver events and publications that showcase the work of its member bodies.
The company is also developing its policy voice - it aspires to provide key environmental insight on environmental challenges faced by the wide array of sectors it represents. This is achieved by facilitating policy collaboration between its licensed partners and external organisations.
Facilitate input into policy and external influencing activities in collaboration with SocEnv’s key partners If you have a flexible approach to work and enjoy working as part of a team, this role gives you the opportunity to contribute to influence Environmental and Sustainability policy.
You will be responsible for leading high-profile insight projects across the Society’s 24 licensed professional bodies and working in partnership with leading environmental organisations to directly influence government and policy makers. Through focusing on analysis of insight from over 7,000 registered environmental professionals across a broad range of disciplines you will contribute to building the organisation’s insight expertise and will be delivering impactful evidence to influence policy makers across government and other influential organisations.
You will be expected to play a leading role in shaping SocEnv’s future work programme and championing policy and insight work across the organisation and its partners.
Benefits of this opportunity
This is a critical role to the organisation. The individual will be a vital part of the Society team and will need to work in partnership with 24 professional bodies. They will play a pivotal role in influencing environmental policy on behalf of over 7000 environmental professionals.
Benefits of working with Change Agents UK
Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables students and recent graduates to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:
• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy.
• Management support and networking opportunities.
• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.
• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.
• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.
This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419
Employer: Society for the Environment
Salary (per annum pro rata): £32,000 to £38,000 per annum depending on experience
Closing Date: Sunday 15th January 2017
Telephone Interview Please be available for a telephone interview W/C 23rd January 2017
Interview Date: Monday 30th January 2017
Start Date: ASAP
Length of Opportunity: Permanent
Annual leave: 25 days per annum pro rata
Probation period: 6 months
Base: Coventry Techno Park
|Hours Per Week||35.00|
Closed - no further applications permitted