Sustainable Travel Officer

University of Reading

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the University’s award-winning Sustainability team
as Sustainable Travel Officer.

The Travel Officer will have a key role in delivering sustainable travel solutions to all of
the University’s campuses, as well for business travel taken on behalf of the University, with
ambitious plans to reduce the environmental impacts of travel.

The role will author and lead the delivery of a new 5-year Travel Plan, setting out plans for
improvements across all forms of travel to encourage the increased uptake of more sustainable
forms of travel, including active travel. It will also take a key role in the implementation
and ongoing support for reducing the impacts of business travel.

You will have:

  • Previous travel planning experience in a large organisation
  • A proven ability to engage with a wide range of people with differing opinions/needs
  • Good written communication skills for a range of audiences
  • A proven ability to use your organisational skills to deliver small
    events/projects/initiatives
  • A good ability to analyse data to understand, monitor and report on trends in travel
    activity at scale

Informal contact details

Contact role: Energy & Sustainability Director
Contact name: Dan Fernbank
Contact email: [email protected]

Closing date: 28 June 2023.
Interview date 20 July 2023.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be
considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this
role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that
they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS. There is further information about
this on the UK
Visas and Immigration Website
.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender
equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and champions LGBT+ equality.
Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will
be considered in line with business needs.

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