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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

Policy Officer

Policy Officer

Closing Date: 24 August 2018
Issue Date: 8 August 2018

Position Ref No: DW 235 

Location: London

Salary: up to FTE £29,000 per annum, depending on experience 

Do you want to help us promote a sustainable energy future - cutting carbon emissions, tackling fuel poverty, delivering cleaner transport and sustainable communities?

The Energy Saving Trust's policy team helps take forward our ongoing dialogue with UK governments and other organisations about the transition to a new energy system, focusing on homes, transport and community energy. To make sure we're basing our policy dialogue on the best evidence, our team brings together new insights coming out of EST's many programmes. And we make sure EST is up to speed with external policy and research developments.

We have a vacancy for a part time Policy Officer (3 days/week) to be based in our London office.

As Policy Officer you will have two main responsibilities.

  • You'll help us build relations with administrations in English cities (London and either the North West or the West Midlands). Increasingly the most exciting developments in sustainable energy are happening at city level, and we need someone who can make connections and track what's happening with civil servants in those cities.

  • Secondly, you will co-ordinate monitoring of the main Westminster (UK Government) policy developments relevant to EST. You'll manage our political monitoring consultants and make sure that insight is shared.

To fill this role we're looking for someone who has:

  • Relevant work experience in a policy role or a closely related area

  • Demonstrable interest and understanding of the sustainable energy, housing or transport policy agenda (probably prior work experience or a degree in a related area)

  • Strong people skills - we want someone who can confidently represent the Energy Saving Trust and likes meeting people

  • Good writing skills - able to convey complicated information clearly in writing for different audiences

  • A willingness to travel regularly in the UK.

Applications close 5pm, 24 August 2018.

Interviews will be in the week commencing 10th September

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.

Regional Account Manager, Transport

Closing Date: 5pm, 20 July 2018
Issue Date: 28 June 2018
Salary: Salary package of up to £35,000-£40,000 per annum

Job specification
The purpose of this role is to deliver the Local Government Support Programme. This includes leading all engagement between Energy Saving Trust and stakeholders in English cities and regions identified in the UK national air quality plan. The role will represent the full breadth of the Trust’s low emission transport activities, develop action plans tailored to specific city needs, and work closely with group transport central team colleagues to deliver activities which lead to positive air quality and CO2 outcomes.

This role sits within the Transport Team in the Operations Directorate. The team covers delivery of all EST activities relating to transport, including electric vehicles, sustainable fleet management and efficient driver behaviour. This role reports to the Senior Account Manager - Central and Local Government.

For further details please click here to view the job description.

Interviews to take place mid August 2018.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Applications close at 5pm on 20July 2018.

Application process

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter by email to recruitment@est.org.uk.

As an equal opportunities employer, we ensure our workforce is diverse as the community we serve.

Telephone Advisor, Wales

Closing Date: 15 August 2018
Issue Date:  8 August 2018

Position Ref No: GN 236
Location: Cathedral Road, Cardiff
Contractual Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week), fixed term contract to 31 December 2018 and 31 March 2019.
Salary: Salary package of up to £17,063 per annum (pro-rata)
 

Job specification
The Energy Saving Trust is looking to recruit a telephone advisor on a fixed term contract, to join our team in delivering continued excellent customer service to consumers in Wales.

You will be responsible for ensuring performance levels are met by:

  • Providing an excellent level of customer service at all times
  • Ensuring all enquiries are answered and accurately recorded within specified service levels and timescales
  • Actively encouraging a number of number of households to update energy saving measures in their home through both inbound and outbound calls
  • Ensuring individual and team targets are achieved within specified timescales

 

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required

  • Proven experience of delivering high standards of customer service
  • Solid experience of working in a call centre environment
  • Excellent telephone and customer care skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to speak Welsh is highly desirable
     

For further details please click here to view the job description.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), fixed term contract to 31st March 2019. Applications close 15 August 2018.

Application process

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter by email to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number GN 236 in the subject line.

As an equal opportunities employer, we ensure our workforce is diverse as the community we serve.

Fleet Consultant (SW area)

Fleet Consultant (SW area)

Closing Date: 24 August 2018
Issue Date: 27 July 2018

Position Ref No: PG 233  

Location: Home-based (West Midlands/SW England)

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, plus a company car

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 Ultra Low Emission Vehicles for cars, vans and HGVs.

Working from home and operating largely in West Midlands/SW England, 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 fleet management and/or the vehicle leasing industry into credible help and advice; ensuring extraordinary customer satisfaction.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 24 August 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.

Team Assistant

Team Assistant

Closing Date: 24 August 2018
Issue Date: 10 August 2018

Position Ref No: TA 238

Location: London

Salary: £20,000-£21,000 per annum, depending on experience 

We have an opportunity for you to join the Transport team in London. You will be a key player working to support the delivery of Department for Transport (DfT) projects, as well as providing general administrative support across the team.  

You will have a variety of responsibilities including, financial administration, acting as first point of contact for our transport programme clients and general enquiries regarding fleet advice, compiling monthly reports, providing basic data analysis and assisting with event management. You will be customer-focused and able to maintain accurate client records on the Customer Relationship Management system.

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.

This is a permanent position.

Applications close 5pm, 24 August 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 Account Manager, Technical Projects

Assistant Account Manager, Technical Projects

Closing Date: 31 August 2018
Issue Date: 10 August 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 permanent position.

Applications close 5pm, 31 August 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, Water Efficiency

Assistant Manager, Water Efficiency

Closing Date: 4 September 2018
Issue Date: 17 August 2018

Position Ref No: JF 234

Location: Edinburgh

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

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team in Edinburgh to provide project management and operational support for the delivery of domestic water efficiency projects, primarily on behalf of Scottish Water. This includes working in partnership with Scottish Water to distribute water saving packs to householders across Scotland.

You will undertake all elements of project management including operational management of delivery through the five Home Energy Scotland advice centres ensuring excellent customer service, knowledge transfer, monitoring and reporting on targets. You will work closely with the advice centre contractors to help them deliver efficiently and effectively. 

As someone knowledgeable about water and energy efficiency in a domestic context, you will be a key player in providing a range of technical and non-technical support and advice to colleagues and the Home Energy Scotland advice centres. You will liaise with Scottish Water to ensure project delivery is aligned to requirements and support the on- going development of the project.

Your ability to provide excellent customer service and alongside your sector knowledge will be fundamental to your effective performance. Additionally, your experience of project management experience and analytical skills will underpin the successful delivery of objectives and targets.

For further details please review the job description.

Applications close 5pm Tuesday 4 September 2018.

This is a fixed term full time position until 31 March 2019 with the expectation that it will continue subject to agreement of annual workplans. 

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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