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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

Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Closing Date: 4 Dec 2017
Issue Date: 22 Nov 2017
Position Ref No: LM 184
Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Around £33,000 - £38,000 per annum, depending on experience.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team. You will be responsible for developing the Home Energy Scotland customer relationship management (CRM) database and associated tools to meet the needs of a number of Scottish Government programmes.

You will lead on understanding business processes, research with teams their requirements and present recommendations to improve system functionality and data quality and project manage the implementation of approved changes. You will also provide training and support to CRM users, manage CRM issues, guide and facilitate testing and develop and implement the data lifecycle policy.

Your ability to grasp business operations within a strategic context together with analysing information and project managing systems and data changes will be fundamental in this role. Your ability to manage change and build effective relationships with a number of teams by well refined communication and influencing skills, will be key to your success. Additionally, your overall business analysis and project management skills will underpin the successful delivery of a number of projects.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 4 December 2017.

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.

Assistant Project Manager, Transport

Assistant Project Manager, Transport

Closing Date: 5 December 2017
Issue Date: 22 November 2017
Position Ref No: TA 185
Location: London

Salary: Around £25k per annum, depending on experience. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the growing Group Transport team in London, working in an area of strategy priority for the UK government. You will support the team to help deliver technical projects for the Department for Transport and other commercial clients. You will undertake a structured project management approach to ensure that projects are well managed from the outset and that the deliverables are met. Reporting to the Senior Knowledge 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. One specific topic area of responsibility will be our leading work in driver behaviour and the role will manage a growing range of evidence-gathering projects in this important area for Energy Saving Trust and the UK Government.

Your ability to plan and prioritise projects and to influence results through people is essential in this challenging and dynamic environment. Your strong written and verbal communication skills will be fundamental to your effective performance. Additionally, your data-analysis skills, understanding of research methodologies and knowledge of transport/fleet industry will underpin the successful delivery of the projects. 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.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 5 December 2017.

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.

 

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