Musical chairs at the Steering Group #Manchester #Climate #acretinfuture

We here at MCFly will be submitting our CV (asking for job-share). Why not have a bash at it yourselves…

Could you Chair Our Certain Future?

The Steering Group for Manchester: A Certain Future is a group of voluntary stakeholders from across a range of sectors that oversees the delivery and revision of our city’s climate change plan. After three years in the post the current chair is stepping down and we now need someone suitably qualified to take his place!

Location:  Manchester

Contract Type:  Voluntary/Fixed Term

Contract Duration:  Three years

Closing date for applications:  Midday on Friday 12th April 2013

To apply, please send a covering letter with your reason for applying, along with your CV
Manchester: A Certain Future Stakeholder Steering Group, Chair

Manchester, Voluntary

Manchester: A Certain Future is a stakeholder Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP) for the city of Manchester. It sets out the actions that will need to be taken by citizens and organisations in the city in order to meet two objectives by 2020: reducing CO2 emissions by 41%; changing the culture to one appropriate for a low carbon city.
The Stakeholder Steering Group exists to oversee the direction of the Climate Change Action Plan on behalf of the stakeholders from across the city.  Three years since its launch, the plan has recently undergone a Refresh to ensure that it reflects the changed world in which we now live.

Following the success of inaugural Chair Steve Connor (2009-2013), we are now looking for a new chairperson to take us into the next exciting stage of Manchester: A Certain Future. The time commitment for this high profile voluntary position will be between 3-4 days per month.  It will include preparation for and chairing of the bi-monthly Stakeholder Steering Group meetings, being an advocate for and presenting on behalf of Manchester: A Certain Future at high-profile events, and providing input into the annual stakeholder conference.

If you have appreciation of and commitment to action on climate change and are able to be an ambassador and engage with a broad spectrum of individuals and organisations on this agenda then we would like to hear from you. Attached to this profile are the roles you will undertake as Chair, and the qualities you will have to successfully deliver this role.

Applications to be received by midday on Friday 12th April 2013.   Interviews to be held in the last week of April.

Please see the attached role profile and if you would like to be considered for this role please forward a copy of your CV and covering letter to

For more information on Manchester: A Certain Future, please see


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