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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

Regional Account Manager, Transport (North East England)

Regional Account Manager, Transport (North East of England)

Closing Date: 11 October 2018
Issue Date: 26 September 2018

Position Ref No: TA 225

Location: Home-based

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 per annum, depending on experience 

This is a exciting opportunity to join the growing Group Transport team at Energy Saving Trust (EST), working in an area of strategy priority for the UK government.

You will be representing EST in the North East of England focusing on bringing support to cities in tackling emissions affecting air quality and climate change. The scope for the position will be broad and will focus on bringing solutions to local authorities to help reduce emissions. This will include promoting work with fleet operators, organisations, individuals and other stakeholders. An important measure of success will be the ability to develop business from local authorities and to leverage funding to support local initiatives. As an ambassador for EST in local authorities, you will join the dots between EST’s range of transport services to grow our influence locally and to provide local lead generation. You will also provide a solutions based link between central policy making and local initiatives to tackle poor air quality and reduce CO2 emissions affecting climate change. This will all be delivered as independent, impartial advice and support and will be pragmatic to ensure our audience are fully engaged in the process of change.

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Transport, you will be working with a range of team members, public and private sector companies and government officials to ensure high quality outcomes and continue EST’s excellent reputation in the sector. You will be expected to be multi-talented with a range of accountabilities including local project delivery, stakeholder engagement, influencing policy, consultancy, technical expert on sustainable transport and business development. This will require confident candidates who can wear multiple hats and juggle shifting priorities. You will have a detailed knowledge of a range of transport subjects including e-mobility, business travel, sustainable travel and travel behaviour. You will also have experience of working in or closely with local authorities and will understand the decision making process that takes place in transport initiatives at the local level.

Your ability to plan and prioritise projects and to influence results through people is essential in this challenging and dynamic environment. You will be a home based self-starter and you will motivate yourself without the need for micromanagement. Your strong written and verbal communication skills will be fundamental to your effective performance. You will be flexible as priorities change and will share the values of the Energy Saving Trust and will have an interest in environmental issues. 

For further details please review the job description.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 11 October 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.

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.

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

Fleet Support Manager (Freight)

Fleet Support Manager (Freight)

Closing Date: 22 October 2018
Issue Date: 28 September 2018

Position Ref No: TA 249

Location: Home Based

Salary: £40,000-£45,000 per annum, depending on experience 

This is an excellent opportunity to join our transport team and to contribute to Energy Saving Trust’s role as the market leader in providing face-to-face consultancy advice on energy efficient fleet management and advice to organisations looking to reduce CO2 from business transport of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs).

Working from home, you will be responsible for the development of client leads into long-term productive client relationships. In support of your client you will produce and deliver our expert independent and impartial advice, ensuring that this is accurate and to a high quality, providing advice that converts into positive action; helping organisations save energy, money and reduce their harmful emissions.

Your ability to plan and prioritise client engagement, ongoing management and competing projects will be key, as will your ability to influence results through a highly credible understanding of the commercial realities of your clients. Experience of engaging and working with both private and public sector organisation will be essential as will your strong written and verbal communication skills; enabling you to translate your in-depth experience of freight industry and fleet management and into credible help and advice; ensuring extraordinary customer satisfaction. 

This is a permanent position. National travel will be required.

Applications close 5pm, 22 October 2018.

For further details please review the job description.

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.

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.

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

Assistant Manager, Scottish Home Renewables

Assistant Manager, Scottish Home Renewables

Closing Date: 16 October 2018
Issue Date: 3 October 2018

Position Ref No: TC 250

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: around £22,000 per annum, depending on experience 

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Scottish Home Renewables team in Edinburgh to help Scottish householders and businesses reduce their carbon emissions and fuel bills by being more energy and resource efficient. 

You will undertake all elements of project delivery including management of specific projects, providing excellent customer service, budget management, monitoring and reporting on targets and working with contractors to help them deliver. 

You will have a particular focus on the Green Homes Network and Green Network for Businesses. Funded by the Scottish Government, these networks aim to showcase exemplars in order to inspire and encourage others to take action on reducing energy and resource use, and lower their carbon emissions. You will also contribute to the delivery of other projects, mainly focused on home renewables and energy efficiency, being managed by the Scottish Home Renewables team.

Your key responsibilities will be writing case studies and liaising with existing and new Green Network members to update and create information. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, will be fundamental to the post. You will have very good organisational, planning and prioritisation skills to ensure tasks are delivered to a high quality in a fast-paced environment. You will work well within a team and with partners, and you must have good problem solving skills. 

The post is fixed term until 31 March 2019 with the possibility of extension.

Applications close 12pm, 16 October 2018.

For further details please review the job description.

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.

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.

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

Assistant Programme Manager, Transport

Assistant Programme Manager

Closing Date: 22 October 2018
Issue Date: 5 October 2018

Position Ref No: CK 239

Location: London

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per annum, depending on experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the growing Group Transport team in London. You will be a key player working with EST colleagues and stakeholders to support the successful delivery of the Department for Transport (DfT) work programme. 

Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, you will assist with all elements of programme management, including budget management, monitoring of progress against project plans and preparing reports for programme funders. You will also support the successful management and delivery of the fuel efficient driver training (ecodriving) programme. You will develop your knowledge of ecodriving techniques, build strong relationships with driver training companies and provide accurate forecasts of driver training numbers.

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

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close COB, 22 October 2018.

For further details please review the job description.

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.

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.

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

Assistant Project Manager, Transport

Assistant Project Manager, Transport

Closing Date: 22 October 2018
Issue Date: 5 October 2018

Position Ref No: JR 237

Location: London

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 per annum, depending on experience.

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join the Transport team in London, working specifically on supporting the delivery of projects and promotional activities that encourage and enable the growth of electrification of road transport.

As a knowledge expert in electric and low carbon vehicles and how to measure transport’s carbon footprint you will be a key player to provide technical support to deliver projects/activities across the team and to assist with identifying and developing consultancy opportunities.

You will provide technical knowledge and advice to local authorities and businesses, produce market analysis and reports using various tools/software, contribute to compiling best practice guidance for consumers/businesses and review and develop research methodologies that best support activities.

Your ability to convey technical complex information to less technically orientated audiences is paramount in this role and therefore your written and verbal communications skills will be fundamental to your effective performance. Additionally, your analytical skills and sector knowledge will underpin the successful delivering of a number of projects.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close COB, 22 October 2018.

For further details please review the job description.

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.

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.

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

Assistant Evaluation Manager

Assistant Evaluation Manager

Closing Date: 26 October 2018 
Issue Date: 12 October 2018

Position Ref No: KJ 198

Location: Cardiff, London or Edinburgh

Salary: £21,400 to £25,000 per annum, depending on experience 

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the expanding Evaluation team. As a research expert, with advanced Excel and data analysis skills as well as familiarity with market research and evaluation techniques, you will help us deliver evaluation evidence to identify and quantify emission savings and recommendations for programme improvements. You will be supporting the Evaluation Manager to deliver a variety of evaluation work which will involve conducting telephone interviews, analysing data from multiple sources, including primary survey data, programme monitoring information and secondary data in order to assess the impact of sustainable energy programmes.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in this busy environment, along with demonstrated effective communication skills enabling you to deliver a high standard of customer service to people at different levels. Your experience of market research (including specifying briefs, composing structured questionnaires and conducting interviews) and project management together with your ability to manipulate and analyse data, will underpin the successful delivery of this role.

This is a Grade 4, full time, fixed term position until 30 April 2019. Depending on location some travel between offices will be required – once or twice every couple of months.

Applications close 5pm, 26 October 2018.

For further details please review the job description.

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.

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.

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

Senior Programme Manager

Senior Programme Manager

Closing Date: 9 November 2018 
Issue Date: 15 October 2018

Position Ref No: ME 251

Location: London

Salary: £44,000 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Transport team, overseeing and coordinating budget management and reporting of all grant offer and contractual obligations throughout the UK.

You will coordinate activities and communicate progress towards programme outputs and income goals across the Transport team to ensure the maximum drawdown of Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport Scotland funding.

Your ability to think and plan strategically and effectively manage competing priorities to ensure successful outcomes is essential, you must have excellent finance/budget management skills, and you must also have experience in successfully compiling and managing programme budgets. Having experience in managing central government programme delivery or demonstrating a broad understanding of government sector will be beneficial to your effective performance. Additionally, an understanding of sustainable transport and its role in helping key stakeholders meet carbon reduction targets and/or understanding wider environmental issues would be an advantage.

This is a Grade 3 full time position.

Applications close 5pm, 9 November 2018.

For further details please review the job description.

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.

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.

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

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