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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

Project Delivery Assistant

Project Delivery Assistant

Closing Date: 22 January 2020
Issue Date: 8 January 2020
Position Ref No: KS 442

Location: London

Salary: £20,000 to £22,000 per annum (depending on experience)

We have an opportunity for you to join the Operational Delivery team in London. You will be a key player working to support the delivery of a number of EU funded projects, as well as providing general administrative support across the team.   

The role will comprise of a variety of responsibilities including, organising meetings/events, assisting with the communication of projects, research and data analysis and providing support to project websites. You will also provide support for processing product applications for certification services. You will have strong communication skills and be able to manage enquiries from clients and provide general administrative support across the team.

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 full-time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 22 January 2020.

For more information please see job description

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.

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

Challenge Fund Service Advisor

Challenge Fund Service Advisor

Closing Date: 31 January 2020
Issue Date: 9 January 2020
Position Ref No: RG 423

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Up to £23,700 per annum (depending on experience)

We have an opportunity for you to join the Transport team in Edinburgh to support the successful delivery of the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Challenge Fund on behalf of Transport Scotland.

The role will support project delivery with a variety of responsibilities, including: financial recording, compliance followed for internal processes/relevant EU fund legislation, regular reporting and analysis of key metrics, manage and monitor the performance of contractors and providing accurate advice and collateral to applicants and key stakeholders.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in this busy environment and effective communication skills will be key to this role. Your experience in grant fund design and delivery and ability to manipulate and analyse data (primarily using Excel) will be critical for your success. Your excellent attention to detail and financial management skills will underpin successful delivery of the programme objectives.

Additionally, awareness of project management methodologies will be fundamental to your effective performance.

This is a full time, fixed term position for 18 months. Applications close 5pm, 31st January 2020

Interviews to take place across 10th and 11th January.

For more information please see job description

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.

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

Senior Programme Manager

Senior Programme Manager

Closing Date: 24 January 2020
Issue Date: 10 January 2020
Position Ref No: TA 408

Location: London

Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 per annum (depending on experience)

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 commercial project funding. You will need to be an experienced manager and a natural leader with responsibility for both office and home-based teams.  

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 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 full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 24th January 2020

For more information please see job description

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.

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

Data Insight Analyst

Data Insight Analyst

Closing Date: 30 January 2020
Issue Date: 17 January 2020
Position Ref No: SP 422

Location: London

Salary: £27,000 to £33,000 per annum (depending on experience)

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Energy Saving Trust’s Operational Delivery team where you will be working on a wide range of innovative and ground-breaking projects that assist the UK’s transition to a low carbon economy.

The projects you will be working on involve the delivery of data analysis, insight and consultancy to a range of clients including central and local government, energy suppliers, manufacturers and retailers. EST assists these organisations to understand the potential for energy efficiency and renewable energy measures; to develop more effective policies and strategies; and to assist the delivery of key programmes.

The role will be suited to a fast learner with a strong interest and demonstrated experience of data analysis, R programming, statistical modelling and GIS who is looking to develop these skills further. As an analytical expert, the role will require excellent problem solving and data analysis skills and the ability to communicate technical information in a clear and engaging manner. As a content expert, you will be required to quickly develop an excellent understanding of the policy and delivery context for energy efficiency, renewable energy and fuel poverty programmes in order to deliver effective insight.

One of the key programmes you will be working on is ‘Home Analytics’. Through Home Analytics we bring together numerous datasets on the UK housing stock. We then apply advanced statistical and geo-spatial models to predict the potential for carbon reduction measures in every address in the GB building stock. You will contribute to this analysis, providing both analytical capability and subject matter expertise. In addition, you will provide expert input into the presentation of this data through intuitive online data portals and maps.

You will work closely with the existing client base to ensure that the data provided is accurate and that the client is extracting maximum value from the EST services. Over time you will also attend new client meetings to interpret client requirements and deliver effective proposals that secure new projects. You will be required to write reports that are both technically accurate and engaging for clients.

You will also be required to work on a range of other bespoke projects for clients. These projects are usually data focused but can often encompass elements of policy analysis and strategy development.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 30th January 2020

For more information please see job description

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.

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

Data Protection & Quality Officer

Data Protection & Quality Officer

Closing Date: 3 February 2020
Issue Date: 20 January 2020
Position Ref No: LN 449

Location: Edinburgh, Cardiff or Belfast

Salary: £25,500 to £27,000 per annum (depending on experience)

The Energy Saving Trust (EST) has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive Data Protection and Quality Officer to join their Compliance and Accreditation team.

EST is a leading and trusted organisation, helping people save energy every day. We deliver first class programmes for governments and provide consultancy to UK businesses and international companies.

The successful applicant should take a pragmatic approach to problem solving, be able to constructively challenge the business and support best practice in data governance. They will have practical experience of working in a data protection role and be keen to take the next steps in your career progression.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 3rd February 2020

For more information please see job description

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.

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

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