Job purpose:

  • To assist and support the NTU Environmental Manager and the wider NTU Sustainability Team with the ongoing maintenance, implementation and development of NTU’s ISO14001 Environmental Management System, with a specific focus on waste management.
  • To provide support to the Environmental Manager in managing the University’s waste contracts and compliance assurance.
  • To conduct regular site checks across all NTU campuses, raise findings including observations and non-conformities using established systems, and assist with the implementation of corrective actions.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

The role will encompass all of the following, but the balance of duties and responsibilities will be determined in discussion with the post holder’s line manager:

  1. Support in the day to day administration and maintenance of NTU’s Environmental Management System and update key documents as/where required.
  2. Support with the management of the University’s waste including the resolution of any compliance queries.
  3. Support the NTU Environmental Manager and NTU Operations Manager’s with the management of the University’s waste contracts, including the resolution of any day to day service issues across the campuses, adherence to contracts and compliance obligations.
  4. Undertake site audits and checks across all NTU campuses as directed by the Environmental Manager, including
    working on any corrective actions where required.
  5. Assist with collation, input, analysis, interpretation, visualisation and reporting of environmental performance datasets.
  6. Input into and support various projects within the NTU Sustainability Team to enable the overall achievement of the NTU EMS Objectives.
  7. Assist with producing reports regarding environmental objectives, targets and audit recommendations
  8. Deliver appropriate EMS-related staff and student awareness-raising and engagement activities. These may include training, delivering presentations, mentoring, running campaigns, creating promotional materials, and using relevant communication channels to disseminate key messages.

N.B. The post-holder may be required to undertake any other duties which may reasonably be required as within the
nature of the duties and responsibilities of the post as defined, subject to the proviso that normally any changes of a
permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms.

For more job description and person specification: Sustainability Assistant JDPS