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Senior Project Manager (Bristol Mission Net Zero)

Bristol City Council
Based at City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

Bristol City Council

Senior Project Manager (Bristol Mission Net Zero)

Salary: TP1 £64,902 - £71,891
Basis: Full Time, Fixed term for until 31 st October 2025
Locations: Based at City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR
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Bristol is a leading city in taking action on climate change and Bristol City Council plays a key role in co-
ordinating that work.

We are continuing to push the innovation boundary with a new project developed with a consortium of local partners and supported by £5m of funding from Innovate UK. The project forms part of Bristol’s goal to rapidly reduce the city’s emissions to net zero and part of the council’s Net Zero Programme.
This new Mission Net Zero project will demonstrate an innovative approach to planning and investing in the decarbonisation of cities.

It will combine simultaneous workstreams with three communities in
Bristol, with regional partners, with local SMEs in the supply chain and with financial institutions.You will work with a team of BCC colleagues and 10 partner organisations to deliver the project. This
consortium successfully developed the project and bring a wealth of experience and in- depthknowledge of the key specialisms to the Project Team.

In addition, BCC will procure three key delivery contractors to expand the capacity and capability of the
project team.
The projects outputs will include:

  • A Regional Climate Investment Plan, owned by key agencies with a pipeline of projects ready for investment
  • Three Community Climate Investment Plans with associated finance and documented project
  • pipeline
  • A suite of new financial tools able to invest in those projects,
  • A growing supply chain with future orders and skills to deliver Plans
  • A dynamic digital platform supporting ongoing investment decisions

This is a complex project where the workstreams will need to interact and enhance each other and
partners will combine their respective expertise to create an outcome that is greater than the sum of its

The Project Manager, supported by Workstream leaders, will ensure that partners and suppliers procured through the project deliver the proposal agreed with the funder and create a process which will deliver substantial investment into Bristol and the West of England in the years which follow the
project close in October 2025.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and
contribute to its future.

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