Project Officer – Sustainability and Infrastructure

Closing date for application: 03/07/2023 9:00am

Interview date: 10/07/2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


Reporting to the Property Director you will play a key role in the School’s ten-year strategy, for coordinating and managing projects focused on sustainability initiatives and infrastructure development. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and external partners to ensure the timely and efficient delivery of projects that cover these areas. Your role will involve project planning, monitoring, implementation, and evaluation, with a specific focus on sustainability strategies and infrastructure improvements.

You will have proven experience in project management, preferably in sustainability-focused initiatives or infrastructure development projects.  You will be able to demonstrate the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including government agencies, community groups, and industry partners.  You will have exceptional organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Ideally you will have some knowledge of sustainable building practice, renewable energy technologies and/or green infrastructure.

This is a permanent, full time, year round position, though some flexibility may be available on working hours and/or working weeks per year for the right candidate. Some limited remote working is possible but this role is based at the school just outside Horsham, West Sussex. FTE salary c. £45,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits include 31 days’ leave (includes all public holidays), a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, use of the Employee Assistance Programme, free lunch during term-time and discounted membership of the on-site Sports Centre.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on Monday 3rd July 2023 although applications will be reviewed as they are received so early application is advisable.  We cannot accept CVs unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Interviews will take place w/c 10th July 2023.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on

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