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Senior Environment Analyst

Job Introduction

We are looking for a creative and curious senior environment analyst to join the West of England Combined Authority. As part of a small team, you will be responsible for leading evidence to help shape our environmental projects. Your work will make a direct difference to tackling the climate and ecological emergencies, through understanding the challenges we face and identifying priorities for policy action. Your research will help to shape our response to the needs of the  environment in the region.

As well as being a rigorous analyst, you will be creative in building understanding of challenging issues, and proactive in developing partnerships with our stakeholders. You will be enthusiastic about supporting the region’s environmental and economic development, with experience of using evidence to drive policy decisions and knowledge of environmental data. If this sounds like you, please get in touch. For any questions, please contact hr@westofengland-ca.gov.uk, and to apply, please click the link below.

This post is a fixed-term appointment, although we will be seeking to extend it with the right candidate if funding becomes available. We are also open to considering a secondment from other organisations.

Package Description

The West of England Combined Authority is seeking to appoint a senior environment analyst to join the research and analysis team.

This is an exciting time to join the West of England Combined Authority. In the last year nearly three quarters of a billion pounds of new investment has been secured for the region. New plans are in place to deliver on Mayoral priorities to improve transport, skills and housing for our residents, take decisive action to tackle the climate emergency, and to support communities facing the cost-of-living crisis. There is a relentless focus on delivery to put the West of England on the map for regional, national and global success.

Led by the regional Metro Mayor, the West of England Combined Authority brings together three local councils, the Local Enterprise Partnership and works with communities, other public services, and industry to deliver for the region.

You will be a key player in leading our response to tackle the climate and ecological emergency. We are delivering on the West of England’s Climate and Ecological Strategy and Action Plan and making the West of England the bee and pollinator capital of the U.K. as we push to reach our very ambitious net zero targets by 2030. Come and help shape the future of the West of England, a place so many people are proud to call home.

About the Company

The West Of England Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status. We are also  proud to have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

Flexible and Hybrid working.

The Combined Authority is adopting a Hybrid working approach, which enables employees to split their week between working in the workplace and working remotely.

Hybrid Working forms just part of the flexible working options that the Combined Authority is offering as the new way of working. Flexible working is an arrangement that enables employees to have a way of working that suits and employee’s and employer’s needs whilst maintain a work-life balance.

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