Low Carbon City Officer

  • Job Reference: PLA/1268
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2021
  • Employer: Plymouth City Council
  • Website: https://www.plymouth.gov.uk/
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £38,890 to £43,857
  • Sector: Environment & Agriculture
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: FTC MARCH 2023

Job Description



Plymouth City Council’s Low Carbon City Team is responsible for promoting and delivering plans and projects that will shape Plymouth’s ability to secure radical reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and provide resilience to the impacts of climate change.  


The team has secured funding from the Department for Transport’s Transforming Cities Fund for the delivery of up to 50 mobility hubs within Plymouth. These multi-modal hubs will comprise of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, an EV car club, e-bikes and a Mobility as a Service app. Alongside the delivery of key infrastructure, the project will reduce carbon emissions from transport, reduce congestion, encourage active travel, be practical and accessed by both public and businesses.


We are currently looking for a self-motivated and highly organised Project Manager with a strong background in mobility and/or energy projects, who will be responsible for:

  • Managing the mobility hubs project to ensure its successful delivery.

  • Coordinating the work of other team members working on the project.

  • Managing the budget for the project.

  • Reporting to senior management on the progress and risks with the project.


To do this we will be looking for candidates who can:

  • Demonstrate a track record of project management in the mobility, or energy sector.
  • Use their extensive knowledge of transport, mobility, energy and low carbon to deliver the project on time and within budget.


The primary focus of the Low Carbon team is:

  • Facilitating projects and coordinating action on climate change, fuel poverty, renewable energy, mobility & energy efficiency.

  • Providing specialist input and advice to strategic planning and planning applications.

  • Providing a centre of excellence for sustainability, climate change and low carbon policy and projects.


If you think you can make your mark by working closely with colleagues and partners to deliver this project we would welcome your application.