Climate Resilience Manager for Sniffer

Location: Edinburgh Climate Change Institute, High School Yards Infirmary Street, EH1 1LZ.

Sniffer operates a flexible, hybrid working model. Colleagues are currently in the office one to two days each week and home working and attending external meetings for the balance of time.

Reports to: Managing Director

Contract: Open ended

Salary: £32k – £45k – p/t will be pro rata – initial salary placement is anticipated to be up to £40k with any progression dependent on the level of experience.

Hours: Full time (35 hours) – flexible / part time working hours are available for discussion.

Closing Date: Friday 26th August at 12 noon.

Interview Dates: Wednesday 7th and 8th September 2022.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.


Dear potential applicant

Thank you for your interest in Sniffer’s work and for considering to apply for a role with us.

Sniffer acts as a catalyst, fostering collaboration across sectors and places to ensure transformation towards a flourishing and fairer future for all in a changing climate. We are involved in delivering a number of high profile and successful projects and programme including Adaptation Scotland, Climate Ready Clyde and CreaTures.

We are at  a very exciting time in the organisation’s development and this is an  opportune time for those with professional expertise and who share our vision to  contribute to our ongoing success.

If you have any questions about the Climate Resilience Manager vacancy please contact Donna McKay at AWS Charity Jobs / [email protected].

Kind regards

Ruth Wolstenholme

Managing Director | Sniffer

To manage and deliver a portfolio of inter-related climate resilience and transformation projects, including securing new funding where appropriate.

To implement Sniffer’s vision as a changemaker for a fairer and flourishing Scotland in a future climate and deliver our business strategy.

Sniffer helps places and organisations to transform so everyone can flourish in a future climate. We are a catalyst for change, fostering collaboration for social and ecological justice. Sniffer is at a very exciting time and is looking to recruit new talent to join our team. Our future focus is on:

  • Collaboration and innovation for systems change
  • Supporting a conducive policy environment for transformation at local, regional and national level
  • New forms of governance, leadership and finance addressing climate change
  • Contributing to a social movement for change brought about through champions, pioneers and networks

We are currently developing some of the UK’s most vibrant and exciting climate change adaptation and resilience projects – including Adaptation Scotland, Climate Ready Clyde and CreaTures. Our award-winning work is looked to around the world as some of the leading practice in the global response to the impacts of climate change. We are poised to be proactive in driving change in Scotland, and connecting with international learning and expertise.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced climate resilience professional to work as part of a team of changemakers. You will support Sniffer’s strategy by leading and developing projects and proposals within a knowledgeable, supportive, and collaborative organisation.


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