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Environmental Sustainability Officer - Apprenticeship
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Environmental Sustainability Officer - Apprenticeship

Posted 15 April by Motability Foundation
Work from home
Salary icon £23,000 - £24,000 per annum
Location icon Harlow , Essex

Salary: £23,000 to £24,000 per annumLocation: Based at our office in Harlow, Essex 4 days a week, with 1 day a week attending either Anglia Ruskin University (Peterborough) or Kingston University.Do you have a passion for environmental sustainability and looking to start your career whilst studying? If so, please get in touch!
What you'll be doing:
  • Assist the Environmental and Project Lead with the implementation of the Environmental Sustainability Action Plan (ESAP), a 3-year plan that sets out the actions and targets that underpin the Motability Foundations approach to environmental sustainability. Lead on several actions within the ESAP.
  • Support the Environmental and Project Lead in maintaining and improving our Environmental Management System to the ISO14001 standard and implementing an Energy Management System to the ISO50001 standard.
  • Manage actions within the Carbon Reduction Management Plan to decrease the carbon footprint of the Motability Foundation.
  • Collect data to support the monitoring of various environmental KPIs and assist with the production of reports.
  • Assist the Environmental and Project Lead and Communications Department to develop and implement a communications strategy aimed at embedding sustainability into our culture and values as an organisation.
  • Assist the Environmental and Project Lead in maintaining the Environmental Legal Register, ensuring environmental legal compliance at the Motability Foundation.
About you:

Must haves:

  • Meet entry requirements of Environmental Practitioner BSc (Hons) degree apprenticeship at chosen university. Kingston University London requirements found at Environmental Science BSc (Hons). Anglia Ruskin University Requirements found at Environmental Practitioner - ARU.
  • A genuine interest and understanding of environmental and sustainability issues.
  • Good Microsoft Office suite skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with peers, colleagues and customers.
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team.
  • Drive to perform well and continuously improve.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience (voluntary or paid) in environmental or charity sector.
Motability Foundation

At Motability Foundation we fund, support, research and innovate so that all disabled people can make the journeys they choose. We oversee the Motability Foundation Scheme and provide grants to help people use it, providing access to transport to hundreds of thousands of people a year.

We award grants to other charities and organisations who provide different types of transport, or work towards making transport accessible. We also carry out ongoing research, in partnership with disabled people and key stakeholders in the industry, to inspire innovations that continue to champion accessible transport for all.


A career with Motability can offer you so much more than earning potential. We pride ourselves in offering some fantastic benefits and a culture to match, some of which includes;

�? Holiday - 26 Days + 8 Bank Holidays, increasing to 28 days after 5 years' service

?? Health and Wellbeing - We offer private health care with BUPA alongside an Employee Assistance Programme, eye tests, flu vaccinations, enhanced sick pay and discounted corporate gym membership. We take your physical AND Mental Health seriously, with our dedicated mental health first aiders you will have support and understanding from your colleagues.

�? Family Friendly - We offer enhanced Parental Leave inclusive of Adoption Pay and we understand that families require flexibility, we provide time off for dependants, flexible working hours and the option to work from home. Life Assurance is 4 x your salary.

�? Diversity and Inclusion - We value everyone's unique qualities and celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels safe to be their authentic selves, no matter their age, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, neurodiversity or otherwise.

�? Celebrating Success - We love to recognise people that go above and beyond with our Spotlight Award as well as having team celebrations and social events throughout the year.

?? Our culture - In the Motability office we "dress for our day", it's an incredibly welcoming and inclusive environment where we look to support your career, we offer a mini bus service from Harlow Town centre and station for those using public transport to reach us and there are plenty of free hot beverages for when you arrive.

?? Pension - Up to 15%, inclusive of a 10% non-contributory addition and Motability matching your contributions up to 5%

How to find out more?

To find out more regarding the vacancy and for the full job description, please contact our Talent Team at:

Here at Motability Foundation, we embrace and value Diversity, Inclusion and Equity which means bringing your full self to work. We encourage and welcome all applications, regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

We are a disability confident employer, so please do make us aware of any reasonable adjustments you might need throughout both the recruitment process and to work with us.

We are committed to offering to interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you have applied please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability and we will offer you an interview.

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