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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 Account Manager, Consultancy (x2)

Assistant Account Manager, Consultancy (x2)

Closing date: 12pm, Wednesday 11th April 2018​
Issue date: 16th March 2018
Position ref no: ME 194
Location: Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Salary: around £23,700 per annum, depending on experience

Are you a proactive and focused individual looking for that highly rewarding new role? If so, Energy Saving Trust is looking for an Assistant Account Manager, Consultancy to join us and support the delivery of in-depth feasibility studies identifying infrastructure, vehicle and promotional activities for support of the electrification of road transport in towns and cities across Scotland.

Reporting to the Account Manager, Consultancy, and working closely with them, our successful candidate will ensure that all reports are written to a high standard and are suitable for distribution both internally and externally, as well as providing accurate and timely reports covering both
finance and activity.

You will also help to identify and develop opportunities to provide consultancy support to large public and private sector clients across Scotland, while also representing Energy Saving Trust and its transport activities to funders and external audiences as required.

To secure this exciting opportunity
A graduate in a relevant discipline, you will be an outstanding communicator, both verbal and written, with proven report-writing, analytical and interpersonal skills. You will have sound knowledge of electric and low carbon vehicles and of the environmental impact of transport, plus consultancy and project-delivery experience. Excellent IT skills are also vital.

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 Programme Manager, Electrification

Assistant Programme Manager, Electrification

Closing date: 12pm, Wednesday 11th April 2018
Issue date: 16th March 2018
Position ref no: ME 195
Location: Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Salary: around £23,700 per annum, depending on experience

Energy Saving Trust is looking for a driven and proactive Assistant Programme Manager to join us and play an active role in engaging with consumers and businesses across Scotland to highlight the wide-ranging benefits of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) and the electrification of Scotland’s road transport.

Reporting to the Account Manager - Electrification, this key role will see our successful candidate organise and deliver events on behalf of Transport Scotland, including three annual Electric Vehicle Roadshow events, plus the annual GreenFleet Scotland and Evolution events, promoting ULEVs to fleet professionals and consumers.

You will prioritse supporting the management and delivery of a large-scale extended ULEV trial to provide consumers and businesses with the opportunity to experience ULEVs, while supporting the management and delivery of a range of other transport programmes.

To secure this exciting opportunity
A graduate in a relevant discipline, you will have a sound understanding of electric and low carbon vehicles and of the environmental impact of transport. You will also have experience engaging with businesses and/or consumers to drive positive change, plus event management and project management experience. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also vital.

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.

Account Manager, Fleet

Account Manager, Fleet

Closing date: 12pm, Wednesday 11th April 2018
Issue date: 16th March 2018
Position ref no: ME 196
Location: Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Salary: around £33,000 per annum, depending on experience

Energy Saving Trust has a rewarding and career-enhancing opportunity for a methodical and results-driven Account Manager to join our dynamic Transport team and deliver large-scale fleet reviews and ultra-readiness reports across Scotland on ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, Scottish Transport, this key role will see our successful candidate place a specific focus on data collection, analysis and support for public sector fleets, while also taking the lead on B2B engagement and fleet management advice across the EST Scottish transport workplan.

You will also oversee the delivery of business transport advice by Transport Advisors based in Home Energy Scotland (HES) advice centres located across Scotland to realise fleet cost and carbon savings, plus prioritise the compiling of comprehensive reports relating to the transport data from the Switched on Fleets and Business Transport Advice programmes.

To make sure you don’t miss out
You will be a proactive, analytical and strategic-thinking individual, with a strong knowledge of the environmental impact of transport and of fleet management best practice, with a specific emphasis on electric and low carbon vehicles.

A graduate in a relevant discipline, you must be an outstanding communicator, both verbal and written, with excellent report writing, work prioritisation and interpersonal skills. Project management experience is also vital.

 

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.

Account Manager, Consultancy

Account Manager, Consultancy

Closing: 27 April 2018
Issue date: 29 March 2018
Position ref no: ME 198
Location: Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Salary: This is a Grade 3 permanent position

Energy Saving Trust has an exciting opportunity for an analytical and driven Account Manager, Consultancy to join our dynamic Transport team. Here, you will play a key role in the delivery of in-depth feasibility studies identifying infrastructure, vehicle and promotional activities for support of the electrification of road transport in towns and cities across Scotland.

Reporting to the Head of Transport, Scotland, you will also provide vital support and advice to a large number of Scottish local authorities to help develop a package of significant local measures, plus enable a significant step change in the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) across the proposed study area and to identify the potential environmental, social and economic benefits of the electrification of road transport.

Creating comprehensive reports relating to fleet and charge point data, plus identifying and developing opportunities to provide consultancy support to large public and private sector clients across Scotland, are also key elements of this role.

To secure this exciting opportunity
You will be an analytical, strategic and highly motivated with a strong knowledge of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and ULEVS and of the environmental impact of transport. A graduate in a relevant discipline, you will also be an outstanding communicator, both verbal and written, with excellent report writing, work prioritisation and interpersonal skills.

 

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.

Programme Manager, Vehicle Retrofit

Programme Manager, Vehicle Retrofit

Closing date: 27 April 2018
Issue date: 28 March 2018
Position ref no: ME197
Location: Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Salary: This is a Grade 3 permanent position

Are you a proactive, driven and analytical individual looking for that career-enhancing role? If so, Energy Saving Trust is looking for a Programme Manager to join our Transport team and manage the successful delivery of the Scottish Bus Emissions Abatement Retrofit programme (BEAR) delivered by Energy Saving Trust on behalf of Transport Scotland.

Reporting to the Head of Transport, Scotland, this exciting opportunity will see our successful candidate manage the provision of grant/loan funding, advice and support delivered through the BEAR programme, as required by Transport Scotland. You will also manage contractual arrangements with external suppliers and contractors, plus oversee the day-to-day relationship management with colleagues at Transport Scotland.

Managing and maintaining programme performance, plus acting as the primary source of programme reporting and the management of monthly and quarterly management information to both senior management and the Scottish Government, are also key duties.

What we are looking for
You will be an influential, analytical and strategic individual, with an excellent working knowledge of bus operations and vehicle retrofit technology. An outstanding communicator, both verbal and written, you will be a graduate in a relevant discipline and boast strong relationship-building, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

Experience of successfully compiling and managing programme budgets and working with bus operators is also essential.

 

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 Programme Manager, Scottish Transport

Assistant Programme Manager, Scottish Transport

Closing date: 27 April 2018
Issue date: 28 March 2018
Position ref no: ME199
Location: Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Salary: This is a Grade 4 permanent position

Energy Saving Trust is looking for a collaborative and result-driven Assistant Programme Manager with impressive people skills to support the management of Energy Saving Trust’s Scottish transport workplan, on behalf of Transport Scotland.

About this key role

Reporting to the Programme Manager – Challenge Fund, our successful candidate will work closely with the Energy Saving Trust team and Transport Scotland to ensure the effective management of the administration and reporting of the pedal-assisted electric bike grant programme, plus engage with public sector organisations across Scotland to promote the programme.

You will also be expected to produce monthly reporting and analysis on all key activity metrics and undertake financial administration and management to support the delivery of a range of transport programmes. Working with colleagues in other teams and across EST to support the delivery of other transport programmes is also a vital element of the role.

What we are looking for
A graduate in a relevant discipline, you will have sound knowledge of electric and low carbon vehicles and of the environmental impact of transport, plus experience of managing grant / and or loan administration. You will be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written, with first-class interpersonal, organisational and IT skills, while project management experience is also vital.

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 Evaluation Manager

Assistant Evaluation Manager

Closing date: 24 April 2018
Issue date: 11 April 2018
Position ref no: KJ 198

Location: London, Edinburgh or Cardiff 

Salary: £21,400 - £25,000 per annum, depending on location and experience

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the 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 permanent position based in Cardiff, London or Edinburgh.  Depending on location some travel between offices will be required – once or twice every couple of months. Applications close 5pm, 24 April 2018.

For further details please review the job description.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining why you wish to apply for the post to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line. CVs without a cover letter will not be considered.

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

 

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