The University of Queensland

Senior Manager, Energy & Sustainability (BB-61D70)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU


Property & Facilities

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities operations to the University community by using integrated systems and services to support the University's teaching and learning, research endeavours and strategic objectives. To achieve this, and to further improve the environment in which members of the University community study, work and live, P&F provide a range of services of Campus Operations, Infrastructure and Sustainability, Planning and Property and Project Delivery.

About This Opportunity

Our next Senior Manager, Energy & Sustainability, will continue to enhance our environmental sustainability and energy management performance through strategic leadership, planning, and implementation across various UQ-owned sites. This includes oversight of our Warwick Solar Farm - a project which has enabled us to be 100% renewable, and various initiatives linked to our Sustainability Strategy's defined targets and goals. To see a full list of responsibilities, please see the PD below.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

You'll be a natural leader who is passionate about sustainability and energy transition, with the ability to set goals and then execute them. You'll have extensive experience and knowledge in various areas of energy and sustainability, including energy management, sustainability and environmental best practices, renewable energy technologies, energy markets, and energy contracts. It is vital that you be well versed in managing teams, influencing stakeholders, mentoring staff, and delivering change management programs. Skills in financial management, preparing executive submissions, and reporting, will be highly regarded.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term (5 year) position. Salary package is negotiable with the preferred candidate, inclusive of 17% employer super contributions.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 512916_Senior Manager Energy and Sustainability_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Stewart Hobbs (Associate Director, Infrastructure and Sustainability) at (07) 3365 3205 or

For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • Statement addressing the key selection criteria (found within the PD);
  • Resume / CV.

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.


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