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As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to ensuring that our workplace and employment practices are free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation on any grounds, and all our employees are responsible for implementing these policies.

We also adopt recruitment practices and procedures that are intended to ensure equality of opportunity, and all appointments are made on merit. Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Energy Saving Trust offers a competitive salary and benefit package for the right candidate.

Current vacancies

Assistant Programme Manager, Transport

Assistant Programme Manager, Transport

Closing Date: 15 January 2018
Issue Date: 22 December 2017
Position Ref No: CK 190
Location: London

Salary: Around £26,500 per annum, depending on experience. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the growing Group Transport team in London, working in an area of strategic priority for the UK government. 

Reporting to the Programme Manager, you will  take ownership of specific work streams in the EST  transport work plan. You will be responsible for managing events including the high profile Fleet Hero awards and conference as well as smaller workshops and roundtables. You will work across the Group Transport team to identify organisations who are implementing innovative or best practice energy efficient fleet management initiatives and develop case study material that can be used in best practice guides, social media and local press campaigns. You will also assist the Programme Manager with all elements of programme administration, including budget management, monitoring of progress against project plans and preparing reports for programme funders.

Your ability to plan and prioritise projects and to influence results through people is essential in this dynamic environment. Your strong written and verbal communication skills will be fundamental to your effective performance. Additionally, excellent attention to detail and financial and business administration skills will underpin successful delivery of the programme objectives.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 15 January 2018.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter that clearly outlines your suitability for the post (based on the job description) to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Closing Date: 18 December 2017
Issue Date: 30 November 2017
Position Ref No: CM 186
Location: Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Salary: £35,000 -  £37,000 per annum, depending on experience. 

Energy Saving Trust has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative and dynamic Commercial Manager to join the Local Energy Scotland team delivering the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES).  

CARES has successfully supported communities to develop, own and operate renewable energy projects and this pivotal new role will see our successful candidate help support the transition to new models of community energy and increase expertise in the team for more commercially complex projects.

Your priorities within this role will see you take the lead on the further development and delivery of current models and on identifying new business/delivery models. You will also oversee CARES project appraisals, including evaluating the commercial strength of new project applications and reviewing commercial arrangements for projects being funded.

You will evaluate revenue streams and review financial viability, plus provide ongoing support for applicants through development, construction and operation. Identifying and creating new opportunities for communities to invest in renewable energy or local energy systems is also a key element of the role.

To secure this exciting opportunity
A dynamic and highly motivated individual with impressive commercial acumen, you will possess in-depth knowledge of obtaining finance for infrastructure projects, undertaking commercial/financial due diligence and taking projects to a financial close. You will be an outstanding communicator with excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, whose collaborative and strategic approach will be integral to delivering projects successfully.

Experience and knowledge of the energy sector, including the energy supply market and energy systems market, and of financing, refinancing and legal models for projects would be an advantage.

For further information please review the job description.

This is a full-time, 12-month fixed-term contract position, with the possibility of an extension. Applications close 5pm, 18 December, 2017.

Expected Interview dates in Edinburgh 9 or 12 January 2018

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter that clearly outlines your suitability for the post (based on the job description) to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

 

Team Assistant

Team Assistant 

Closing Date: 15 January 2018
Issue Date: 5 Janaury 2018
Position Ref No: KS 191
Location: London

Salary: £20,000 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Operational Delivery team in London. You will be a key player working to support the delivery of a number of EU funded projects, as well as providing general administrative support across the team.   

The role will comprise of a variety of responsibilities including, organising meetings/events, assisting with the communication of projects, providing support to project websites and databases. You will also provide support for processing applications/renewals for certification, endorsed/approved services and the set up and monitoring of field trials. You will have strong communication skills and be able to manage enquiries from clients and provide general administrative support across the team.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work with good attention to detail is essential in this busy environment. Excellent inter-personal, time management skills and excellent Microsoft skills will be key to ensure multiple tasks are delivered on time and to a high standard.

You will need to be a self-start able to work both independently and as part of a team.

For further information please review the job description.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 15 January 2018.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter that clearly outlines your suitability for the post (based on the job description) to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

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