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Sustainable Energy Project Leader - Strategic Development Fund (SDF)

Job Ref: BS 1241 | Applications Close: 18 Nov 2021, 23:59
icon_wallet£29,597 per annum - Support Scale Fixed Point 34
icon_calendarFixed term Support contract until 31st March 2022
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock37 hours per week
icon_piechartStrategic Development Fund Project Team
icon_holiday28* Days per annum + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a number of exciting projects supported by the Government’s Strategic Development Fund to accelerate the green agenda and promote low-carbon services and practices.

Lancashire Colleges will be working in partnership with employers to identify skills shortages and ways to promote sustainability and net-zero practices in a number of sectors. The projects will develop state-of-the-art facilities and high-quality learning materials to promote sustainability.
Lancaster & Morecambe College are looking for a number of self-motivated individuals to implement projects which are funded until March 31st, 2022. For this post, a commitment to sustainability and experience/knowledge of sustainable energy, construction, manufacturing or engineering is an advantage.

Post subject to final confirmation of project funding.

Working as the Sustainable Energy Project Leader to lead the Strategic Development Fund team, you will manage the SDF project through the development of low carbon, sustainable curriculum and resources, including effectively planning, monitoring and reporting all activities to meet financial and participant outputs.

You will have experience of working in a project management environment, including line management of a small team, and working on complex projects from planning through to evaluation. You will have experience working towards sustainable/low carbon energy goals in a commercial environment.

You will be educated to NVQ Level 4 and have excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver presentations successfully to varied audiences. Experience of working under pressure with the ability to take responsibility and solve problems is required for the role.

Benefits include defined benefits pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, opportunities for continuing professional development and good staff support services. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

Job Title SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PROJECT LEADER - Strategic Development Fund (SDF) 
Salary Range Support Scale Point 34
£29,597 per annum
Department Strategic Development Fund Project Team  
Hours per Week

37 hours per week

Terms of Employment Fixed term Support contract until 31st March 2022
Annual Leave Entitlement 28* Days per annum + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
Responsible to Sustainable Energy Project Leader

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:  

  • To manage the SDF external funded project through the development of low carbon, sustainable curriculum and resources 
  • Effectively plan, monitor and report all activities to meet financial and participant outputs.   

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. Take the lead in planning and implementation of a robust curriculum plan to meet the sustainable curriculum needs of local businesses, achieving challenging outputs.

  2. Effectively line manage project team to ensure all challenging outputs are met.

  3. Monitor, review and report to Senior Management on the financial and recruitment progress of the project against target, including capital spend.

  4. Collaborate with marketing specialists to produce a strategy to support project recruitment and events.

  5. Organise specialised professional development opportunities for staff associated with the project across Lancashire.

  6. Take the lead in supporting the development of project capital resources.

  7. Manage administration and audit processes to ensure they meet required standards, including effective line management of associated administrative staff.

  8. Engage with local employers through networking opportunities, attendance at events and meetings to identify skills gaps and work collaboratively to produce an employer led curriculum.

  9. Engage effectively with the Lead Organisation and The Lancashire College Group to successfully manage the project.

  10. Engage effectively with curriculum teams to maximise opportunities to enhance and enrich teaching and learning for current students.

    a. Engage effectively with central cross college teams to ensure all standards and requirements are met such as: Health and Safety, Information Services, Finance and Personnel.

  11. Manage the development of learning resources utilising external expertise.

  12. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Team meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Respect and uphold the College management values and behaviour
  • Adhere to the College Values: 
    – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Disclosure & Barring Service:  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate

Skills & Experience Required


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Appropriate experience in a project management environment
  • Experience of working on complex projects from planning through to evaluation
  • Experience of engaging with local employers and internal departments
  • Experience of working towards  sustainable/low carbon energy goals in a commercial environment

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience in market research
  • Experience of working in an education-related field
  • Some line management /supervisory experience in a multi-functional team


Essential - Measured by application form

  • Minimum Level 4 qualification 
  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above (or equivalent Level 2)

Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Team Leading or Supervisory Management Qualification

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by skills test and interview

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver presentations successfully to a varied audience
  • Good understanding of current environmental issues; ability to articulate these clearly and factually; and commitment to a solutions-focussed approach
  • Strong engagement and collaboration skills, both internal and external
  • Excellent planning, prioritising and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Microsoft Office 

Desirable - Measured by skills test and interview

  • Financial / budget management skills
  • Knowledge of sustainable energy initiatives in the construction / manufacturing / engineering sectors  


Essential - Measured by application form, skills test and interview 

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to take responsibility and solve problems

Desirable - Measured by application form, skills test and interview

  • Current driving licence and business travel insurance
  • Access to own vehicle

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form from the link above and email the completed form and a covering letter to

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.