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Technical Advisor – Air Quality

  • Department: Directorate of Sustainable Marine Operations
  • Reporting to: Head of Sustainability and Environment
  • Grade: 5
  • Salary: starting at £48,088 per annum
  • Base: Gravesend, Kent (agile working available)
  • Closing date: 11 July 2022
  • Interview date: As soon as possible after the closing date

The Port of London Authority is the statutory harbour authority for the tidal Thames. Working as part of the Environment Team within the Directorate of Sustainable Marine Operations, we have an exciting opportunity to lead the assessment and reduction of emissions to air on the Tidal Thames, PLA estate and PLA’s statutory duties. To lead research, monitoring and improvements in the PLA’s and third-party operations in the Port of London, of emissions to air and greenhouse gases as the PLA delivers its published Air Quality Strategy and Thames Vision.

The post holder will deliver a range of projects which are technical in nature requiring candidates to have a degree in a relevant environmental subject. They must have recent experience of senior role in the delivery of projects in air quality. Good communication skills, including influencing and networking are essential. Experience in the maritime sector would be beneficial.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the day to day running of the port within the Environment team and a chance to contribute to a thriving port in a thriving environment.

Benefits package:

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Generous pension
  • Onsite parking with electric charging
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Access to Occupational Health, Hypnotherapy, Counselling and Physiotherapy
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme

Additional information

For further information or an informal discussion contact Tanya Ferry, Head of Environment on 01474 562223.

Full job description

To apply, please complete an application form (Word, PDF) and send it to [email protected] before the closing date of 11 July 2022.

You are required to have a Right to Work in UK, as currently the PLA is not a sponsor employer, therefore an offer of employment cannot be made unless you currently hold the rights to live and work in the UK.

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