Programme Manager, Vehicle Retrofit

Energy Saving Trust

Edinburgh (with some travel around Scotland)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: ME197

Sectors: sustainable transport, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Friday, 27th April 2018   1 day left

Closing date: 27 April 2018
Issue date: 29th 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 us, citing the reference number ME197 in the subject line.

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

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