Job title: Environmental Projects Coordinator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Not for Profit and Charities
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £28,000.00
Location: Belfast, UK
Job published: 11/03/2024
Job ID: 32933

Job Description

Happy Jobs NI is pleased to have been retained by Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful in the search for a proactive and organised  Local Environmental Quality Coordinator to join their growing LEQ team. If you're passionate about environmental sustainability and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment, this could be the role for you.

About Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful:
Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is a forward-thinking charity dedicated to enhancing our environment and communities. From leading local environmental quality initiatives to promoting sustainability, we're committed to creating a greener, cleaner future for all.

About The Role:
As a Local Environmental Quality Coordinator, you'll play a vital role in coordinating and managing a range of environmental quality and certification programs. Working closely with the Local Environmental Quality Manager, you'll ensure the efficient delivery of departmental functions and collaborate with stakeholders to drive positive change.

What You'll Do:

  • Coordination: Coordinate resources and project manage programs to deliver outcomes on time and within budget.
  • Relationship Building: Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, providing thought leadership and achieving objectives.
  • Team Management: Directly manage team members within your area of responsibility, ensuring deliverables are met effectively.
  • Program Oversight: Manage and oversee certification programs, surveys, and assessments, ensuring accurate and timely reporting.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Act as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, responding to inquiries and representing Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful at relevant events and conferences.
  • Support: Support research activities, policy analysis, and ongoing initiatives to drive environmental sustainability.

Why Join KNIB:

  • Impactful Work: Make a difference in environmental education and action.
  • Flexibility: Hybrid working model with 2 days in the Belfast office and opportunities for home and field-based work.
  • 4-Day Working Week: Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is currently trialling a 4 day working week, 30 hours, on full pay, however, please note, this can be withdrawn at any time.
  • Innovative Environment: Collaborate with a diverse team passionate about sustainability.
  • Professional Development: Access Carbon Literacy training and ongoing support for personal growth.


  • Education/Experience: Degree level education or equivalent experience, or three years relevant experience.
  • Skills: Strong ICT skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience in data collection, analysis, and reporting; working in the voluntary sector; working with local government are desirable.
  • License: Full current driving license and/or access to suitable means of transport.

Knowledge & Understanding:

  • Essential: Knowledge of environmental matters.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of behavior change principles.

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Hours of Business:  
Flexible business hours of 8am – 6pm. Core hours 10am – 4pm

Hybrid: Belfast Office & Home & Field-based. ( 2 days/wk in office)
You must already hold a permit to work in UK/NI if you do not live in UK


Contract Type

Applications Close
9am on Wednesday 3rd April 2024

Interview Date

Start Date:

You may also be of interest for this role if you are currently working in roles such as Environmental Quality Specialist, Environmental Policy Coordinator, Environmental Compliance Officer, Environmental Programs Manager, Environmental Outreach Coordinator, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Environmental Project Manager, Environmental Researcher, Environmental Impact Assessment Coordinator, Sustainable Development Coordinator, Environmental Engagement Specialist, Environmental Communications Coordinator, Environmental Advocacy Manager, and Environmental Policy Analyst.

Please note: All applications will be processed upon their receipt and not after the job advert closing date therefore we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role, should this occur the provisional interview date may be brought forward. Therefore, if you are interested in the position, we strongly advise submitting your application as early as possible. If you would like to confirm the current application status prior to applying for the role please contact Happy Jobs NI directly at or on 02890995808.

If you are a seeking a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. To express your interest and learn more about this exciting opportunity, please submit your updated CV outlining your relevant experience and achievements either by applying online or sending your CV to alternatively call our team on 028 9099 5808 and we'd be happy to answer any questions you may have on the position and share the full job description for this role.