Project Manager – Local Net Zero Accelerator

West Midlands Combined Authority

Are you in search of a job the place your abilities will assist propel the West Midlands area in the direction of
a sustainable future?

The West Midlands Mixed Authority (WMCA) is on the forefront of environmental progress,
main the pioneering Native Internet Zero Accelerator (LNZA) initiative, which can pave the way in which
for investing at scale in web zero initiatives throughout the area. Funded by the Division for
Vitality Safety and Internet Zero, LNZA is one among solely three such pilot programmes within the UK.

This can be a distinctive alternative to contribute meaningfully to this bold and revolutionary
programme. As a Mission Supervisor, you will lead the event and supply of tasks inside
the Vitality Capital staff. You will play a key function in driving the area in the direction of a net-zero
future, guaranteeing tasks are delivered on time, inside finances, and to the very best requirements.

Please word this function is being marketed as a 2-year mounted time period (FTC) contract.

What is going to you be doing?

  • Lead the event and efficient implementation of agreed tasks, notably inside
  • Design, develop, and keep strong mission processes to maintain the whole lot on observe and
    obtain mission objectives.
  • Proactively handle dangers, collaborating intently with WMCA’s Assurance and Finance groups.
  • Oversee mission budgets, monitoring prices and guaranteeing monetary duty.
  • Champion finest practices in mission administration, adhering to all related insurance policies.
  • Construct sturdy relationships with inner groups and exterior companions, exceeding
  • Handle exterior contractors, guaranteeing deliverables are met on time and inside finances.
  • Act as an exterior advocate and consultant of Vitality Capital and the WMCA at conferences
    with stakeholders.
  • Handle mission communications and advertising, writing content material for webpages and occasions.

About you.

  • Has a confirmed observe document of managing and coordinating tasks and programmes.
  • Thrive in collaborative environments, working adeptly with numerous stakeholders.
  • Possess a eager eye for element with sturdy analytical and organisational abilities.
  • Maintain a mission administration qualification or is dedicated to acquiring one. We will help
    you to realize this qualification if vital.
  • Ideally have mission administration expertise in vitality, surroundings, information administration,
    finance, native authority governance, or innovation.

Wage and advantages.

We promote wage ranges for job roles, with new appointments usually beginning on the
lowest wage level. In distinctive instances, the place larger talent ranges or expertise are
relevant, the wage level could also be adjusted to safe the most effective candidate. This strategy permits
for potential year-on-year wage will increase, providing development and applicable rewards to

We provide a complete advantages package deal that features a Native Authorities Pension Scheme, 28
days of paid annual depart, Cycle to Work Scheme, and discounted buying with over 2,000
big-name retailers. For extra particulars, please go to the advantages web page on our careers website.

Location and dealing sample – what you may anticipate. 

The placement for this function is 16 Summer time Lane. It’s anticipated that you could break up your time
between the workplace and dealing remotely, with at the least 2 days per week spent within the workplace. 

Creating an inclusive office.

Our imaginative and prescient is to create a greater related, extra affluent, fairer, greener, and more healthy
area. We purpose to realize this imaginative and prescient by dwelling our values, which embody being a partnership
organisation, valuing and respecting our individuals, fostering a can-do perspective, and inspiring
innovation. We’re devoted to creating a various, inclusive, and genuine office that
displays the communities of the West Midlands area. WMCA holds range accreditations, such
as “Leaders in Range,” and has been recognised as one of many Inclusive Prime 50 Employers and
The Instances Prime 50 Employers for Girls. We’re additionally a Incapacity Assured Employer, dedicated to
interviewing all candidates with disabilities who meet the important function standards. WMCA
believes that constructing a staff with diverse backgrounds and experiences will profit us as an
employer and improve our work.

We recognise that sure teams, similar to ladies and other people of color, could also be much less prone to
apply for roles in the event that they really feel they don’t meet all the necessities. Nonetheless, we encourage
people who’re passionate in regards to the function and need to make a distinction to nonetheless apply. We
worth potential and encourage candidates to spotlight their abilities, together with transferable
ones, even when they do not match the standard “excellent candidate” mould.

We gladly think about part-time, versatile, and job share preparations, so please do not let these
elements deter you from making use of. In case your values align with ours and you might be devoted to
working in the direction of a future that we will all be pleased with, we might love to listen to from you.

Cheap changes.

You probably have an accessibility want, incapacity, or situation meaning you would possibly require
modifications to the recruitment course of, please get in contact with our Recruitment Staff ([email protected]). We’re right here to help and accommodate
your wants.

Thanks for contemplating becoming a member of our staff at WMCA. We stay up for receiving your
utility and the chance to work collectively in the direction of our shared objectives.

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