Energy Services Project Officer x2

Green Energy Switch

£18,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 2329

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 26 November 2017

CAUK reference: 2329

Job Title: Energy Services Project Officer

Change Agents UK Level: 1

Location: Peterborough

Number of Positions: 2

What will this position involve?

Green Energy Switch are recruiting a Project Officer to work in its Energy Services Team. As a Project Officer you will provide a comprehensive advisory service on fuel poverty, energy, water efficiency and related topics to the public, both face to face and via telephone help lines working on behavioural change projects and initiatives that improve the quality of life for local people.

You will work on a range of energy saving projects including home energy visits, business energy comparisons, accessing eco funding and trialling VCharge (a new storage heating solution). The role involves partnership development and liaison with a range of stakeholders, including residents, local authorities, housing associations, community groups, businesses and utility companies. You’ll be given all the support and guidance you need and you will have the opportunity to become part of a highly successful organisation making a real and positive difference to the local area.

Who would this position suit?

You will be smart in appearance to be the ‘public face’ of our organisation, with a friendly, courteous and professional nature. The ideal candidate will be confident working in both a busy team environment and on their own initiative. Strong organisational and communication skills are imperative.

Who are Green Energy Switch?

Green Energy Switch (GES) is a subsidiary of Peterborough Environment City Trust, an independent and innovative environmental charity helping to protect and enhance the environment throughout Peterborough and beyond. GES donates all its profits to PECT to help fund their work. Green Energy Switch is a dynamic company that delivers a broad range of energy services across the UK for businesses, registered social landlords, local authorities and individuals. We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our highly skilled team based in Peterborough.

What is the Green Energy Switch team like?

Green Energy Switch is a small friendly, efficient and extremely knowledgeable team of nine. The post holder will sit within the Energy Services – Sales team.

Why would the successful candidate want this position?

This opportunity is a fixed term contract with possibility of expansion. The experience and training gained through the project, will give the post holder an excellent insight into the energy sector and will ensure they are well placed to pursue future employment in the field of energy efficiency.

Salary (per annum pro rata): £18,000

Start Date: ASAP – January 2018

Length of Opportunity: 12 Months

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