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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

Telephone Advisors (Cardiff)

Telephone Advisor

Closing Date: 7 September 2017
Issue Date: 23 August 2017
Reference Number: GN 177
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £16,478 per annum

Energy Saving Trust is looking to recruit a number of Telephone Advisors on fixed term contracts,  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 implement energy saving upgrades and behaviours within 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 more information please read the job description. Applications close 7 September 2017. This is a fixed, full time term position until 31 January 2018, working shifts with the service operating hours of Monday to Friday 9am-7pm. 

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.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter 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. 

Manager, Scottish Home Renewables (Edinburgh)

Manager, Scottish Home Renewables

Closing Date: 14 September 2017
Issue Date: 31 August 2017
Reference Number: AK 178
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: around £33,000 per annum, depending on experience

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Renewables team and take charge of a suite of linked home renewables and energy efficiency projects in Scotland.  These Scottish Government funded projects cover information, specialist advice and financial support. They help many thousands of home owners each year to be more informed and confident and make improvements to their homes so that they are warmer, have lower fuel bills and have reduced carbon emissions.

You will undertake all elements of programme management to ensure that objectives are met. This includes resource planning and analysis, coordination of related projects and budgets and project management, monitoring and reporting of progress against targets, managing and developing staff in your own team as well as managing project task teams, and identifying opportunities for adapting existing work or developing new work. You will liaise with a number of stakeholders, contractors and internal teams.

Your ability to plan and prioritise projects, find solutions to issues, build relationships, and drive and negotiate to influence results and people will be essential in this fast-paced environment.  Your written and verbal communications skills will be fundamental to your effective performance. Additionally, your overall business management skills and home renewables and energy efficiency knowledge will underpin the successful delivery of work. 

For more information please read the job description. Applications close 14 September 2017. 

Interviews likely to take place on 22 September or during week commencing 25 September.

To apply please email recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line, and provide:

i) A cover letter

ii) Your curriculum vitae

iii) Information about where you first heard about or saw this position advertised.

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 Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Closing Date: 10 October 2017
Issue Date: 28 September 2017
Reference Number: KH 181
Location: London
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum, depending on experience

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Operations team in London at the Energy Saving Trust. The team operates in the areas of product assurance and verification, energy labelling, clean technologies and the coordination and delivery of multi-partner projects. This role will be focused on the delivery of a large collaborative international programme.

The UK Department for International Development (DfID) has selected EST to co-manage a framework programme focused on off-grid appliance market development in Africa and South Asia. The Low Energy Inclusive Appliances (LEIA) programme aims to halve the cost and double the efficiency of a range of off- and weak-grid appliances. The LEIA  programme has an £18m budget over 5 years working with partner organisation CLASP.  CLASP is an evolving, international, non-profit organization with offices, programs and projects around the world

You will be a confident and experienced project manager with an interest in energy efficiency and policy. You will oversee and deliver all elements of contract management including project management and monitoring reporting, financial planning and analysis, tendering, creating and implementing processes and procedures for subcontractors and project team members. You will liaise with a number of internationally diverse stakeholders, contractors and internal teams and lead on client engagement and management.

Your ability to plan and prioritise multiple competing activities and drive and negotiate to influence results through people is essential in this fast-paced international environment. Your solid project management skills and financial acumen, and advanced communication skills will underpin the successful delivery of the project.

As the project partners will be internationally based the post holder will need to manage their time to fit with different time zones. As well as this the post holder will be need to be available to travel to parts of Africa and South Asia (approx. 3-5 time a year).

We are looking for someone who is motivated and has a keen interest in sustainability. 

For more information please read the job description. Applications close 10 October 2017.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number in the subject line. 

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

Assistant Manager, Scottish Transport

Assistant Manager, Scottish Transport

Closing Date: midday,19 October 2017
Issue Date: 5 October 2017
Reference Number: EG 182
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £23,700 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Scottish Transport team in Edinburgh to manage the delivery of a variety of programmes supporting the uptake of electric vehicles in Scotland.

You will work with Energy Saving Trust colleagues and other key stakeholders to ensure the effective delivery of programmes providing advice and support for fleet operators, coordinating events promoting low carbon vehicles to consumers and fleet managers and providing grant funding for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

As someone knowledgeable about electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and with an understanding of the environmental impact of transport, you will be a key player in keeping abreast of the latest information and provide technical support and advice to the Home Energy Scotland advice centres, stakeholders and the public.

Your ability to convey technical information to less technically orientated audiences will be important, as will your ability to influence key stakeholders to get the results you need.  Your written and verbal communications skills will therefore be fundamental to your effective performance. Additionally, your overall knowledge of the environmental impact of transport will underpin the successful delivery of a number of programmes.  

 For more information please read the job description. Applications close  midday, 19 October 2017.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number in the subject line. 

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

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