Technical Services Coordinator

Salix Finance

City of London
£30,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 02031026901 HR

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Friday, 29th June 2018   5 days left

Technical Services Coordinator

Location: City of London, King William Street


Salix Finance is currently an independent not for profit company established to accelerate public sector investment in energy efficiency technologies. Salix is publically funded by BEIS, DfE, and the Welsh and Scottish Governments and works with public sector bodies throughout the UK, helping them make progress towards achieving their carbon reduction targets. The existing client base includes Local Authorities, NHS Foundation Trusts, Higher and Further Education institutions, Central Government and Emergency Services. Since 2004, Salix has worked with over 1,500 clients, more than 16,000 individual projects and is estimated to save the public sector over £2 billion of life time savings.

Job Purpose

The Technical Services Coordinator will work to company values and principles and in doing so will be responsible for the co-ordination of the various activities undertaken by Technical Services, acting as a single point of contact for updates on work in progress and liaising with all Salix programmes. This includes regular reporting of current activities; ensuring work is prioritised in line with current workload and business objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Technical Services responsibilities

  • Oversee/ensure the completion of quality and accuracy of technical reviews of applications for financing
  • Undertaking full technical reviews of applications in line with Technical Services Procedures for all funding programmes, including assessment of technical feasibility, financial value for money and project delivery risk assessments
  • Oversee the review and either close/respond to clients when query responses are received
  • Liaise with clients on projects that require more experience and understanding of a technology including attending client meetings
  • Managing the delivery of business cases and other support work sent to Salix’s external technical consultants
  • Producing performance reports for the Technical Services Manager and other programme leadership teams
  • Managing Technical Support Officer resource including delegating work, feedback and performance review

Key duties

  • Support the business development team with any development/research work relating to the organisation, technologies or the reporting databases, website and front-ends such as the Recycling Fund reporting system (SERS).
  • Conducting site visits to evaluate energy efficiency potential, provide advice on making a Salix application and supporting pipeline building
  • Develop additional Salix support material including best practice examples and case studies
  • Updating and continual development of Salix Compliance Tools
  • Development of technology-specific tools to support client calculations
  • Build new and maintain existing relationships with clients and consultant/supplier base
  • To develop staff knowledge through shared learning
  • Support the marketing team with technical aspects of marketing material
  • Represent Salix at various promotional events
  • Organise and deliver technical and corporate presentations at client workshops and to the Salix board
  • Perform all other duties required by the role


£30,000 (rising to £36,000 by annual increments of up to £1,500 based on performance)

Employee benefits

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Employee support with public transport costs
  • Supported training budget for staff

Appointment process

Salix operates a probationary period for all new staff, on a fixed term 3 month probationary contract. This ensures people joining Salix can find out that the job meets their expectations and that Salix can support each member of staff in their role. Successful completion of the probationary period will lead to an offer of permanent employment contract.

Candidates must demonstrate that they meet the qualifications, experience, skills and abilities listed in the Personal Specification in Appendix 1.

Appointment timetable

  • The position has been advertised on Monday 11 June 2018
  • Applications will close on Friday 29 June 2018, midnight
  • Candidates will be shortlisted and notified by Wednesday 4 July 2018
  • Interviews and testing will take place on 09 -11 July 2018
  • The interview will include a short presentation no longer than 10 minutes. The title of which will be announced to shortlisted candidates in advance of the interview by email
  • Successful candidates will start August 2018
  • If you are unable to make the advertised interview and testing dates, please let us know in your application email

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this role, please submit all of the following to

1. An up to date CV
2. A statement of no more than 1,500 words as to how you match the requirements of the Person Specification ensuring you address the 10 key criteria highlighted in the key criteria column of Appendix 1
3. Equality monitoring form (available to download here)
4. Please specify in the email subject the job title you are applying for

Key information about application

  • Applicants must demonstrate through their CV and personal statement that they meet the qualifications, experience, skills and abilities listed in the Personal Specification in Appendix 1.
  • Please be aware that Salix will only accept applications which contain all the requested supporting documentation detailed above, and candidates that do not submit all requested documentation will not be contacted to submit a full application
  • All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and documentation is checked.

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