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Carrochan, Carrochan Road, Balloch, G83 8EG
£35,122 - £42,092 (Band D) per annum
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Join us now to be part of the vital force in protecting and enhancing our National Park. We as a National Park Authority play a crucial role in tackling the twin challenges of the global Climate Emergency and Nature Crisis.

Job Title: Climate Delivery Manager

Salary: £35,122 - £42,092 (Band D) per annum

Working Hours: 35 hours per week - we are happy to talk part time and flexible working.

Contract: Permanent

Location: Balloch, with hybrid working model in place

The Role:

As a public body determined to play our part in tackling the twin climate and nature crises the National Park Authority is aiming to be a net zero organisation by 2030 and for the National Park to be a net zero place in time. Over the next decade we will make a real step change in how we operate – putting emissions reduction and climate adaptation at the heart of our decision-making and actions.

The purpose of this key role is to drive the delivery of the National Park Authority becoming a climate ready organisation. This includes our Mission Zero; the rapid decarbonisation of our operations to become net zero Greenhouse Gas emissions by 2030, and leading climate adaptation planning across our estate.


  • Lead delivery of the organisation’s Mission Zero Route Map by 2030, a multi-year programme of decarbonisation across the National Park Authority’s estate and fleet.
  • Lead the planning and delivery of agreed climate adaptation measures for our estate (comprised of offices, visitor centres, ranger bases, piers, slipways, car parks, public greenspaces).
  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive, timely and effective monitoring programme for Mission Zero, which includes but is not limited to meeting the annual statutory climate change reporting duties. Produce regular reports on the progress of decarbonisation and performance against the 2030 target date.
  • Identify and secure internal and externally sourced resources to help deliver decarbonisation and adaptation measures. Manage associated budgets. Lead an effective, cross-organisational Mission Zero programme team.
  • Procure and manage specialist consultants and contractors to help deliver Mission Zero and climate adaptation measures.
  • Develop the necessary partnerships and engagement with other public bodies, such as local authorities and key private sector partners, to develop and deliver decarbonisation and adaptation of National Park Authority sites.
  • Work with colleagues to help engage fellow staff, Board members and stakeholders in Mission Zero and estate adaptation. Help inform and advise engagement, education and communications that share our journey of becoming a climate ready organization.
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade as required.

Who we are looking for:

Your skills, abilities and experience should include:

  • Experience of leading delivery of capital infrastructure projects with associated procurement and contract management
  • Experience or understanding of estate decarbonization
  • Experience of leading successful programme/project management, including development, delivery, coordination, forward planning, monitoring and reporting
  • Experience of leading budget planning and management
  • Experience of managing internal/external stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong, logical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload, prioritise tasks, plan and meet deadlines
  • Degree in a related discipline (e.g. built environment professions) or equivalent experience

Ideally, but not essential, you’ll also have:

  • Experience of multi-year capital infrastructure programmes/projects
  • Experience of emissions monitoring and reporting, and assessing progress on achieving net zero
  • Experience of climate adaptation planning
  • Experience of securing external funding for capital delivery projects
  • Experience of energy audits, energy efficiency measures, retrofit projects, and/or renewable energy technologies
  • Experience in the public sector
  • Understanding of the current Scottish Government’s priorities and strategies in respect of Climate Change mitigation and adaptation

How to apply:

If you are interested in this role, complete your application by 29th May 2024 @ 9am.

  • Access our application form on our website
  • Interviews will be virtual
  • Interview dates are set for: week commencing 10th June 2024

Who we are and our values:

We offer flexible and remote working, with a generous pension scheme and annual leave allowance. Staff have access to wellbeing services and there is a strong focus on wellbeing throughout the organisation.

Being part of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority means being passionate about what you do, working hard to inspire and lead the way for others. We care about each other and are accessible and friendly treating each other with respect and understanding, we think about our planet with each decision we make. Together, we are the difference.

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority are proud to celebrate difference. Diversity of experience is vital in our success, we want our business to be representative to the communities we work alongside. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applicants from a wide range of individuals, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, gender identity and expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.