Communities Officer

Energy Saving Trust

£22,000 - £26,000 pa, depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 23rd July 2018   3 days left

Energy Saving Trust helps people to save energy every day. Through our independent advice and commitment to research, we are influential in driving behaviour change and inspiring new energy efficiency programmes and policies.

One of our key contracts is to manage the Home Energy Scotland programme on behalf of the Scottish Government. We have an opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team.

You will act as a key player to co-ordinate, manage and improve the Home Energy Scotland advice centre’s approach to working with communities. Working alongside the five advice centres you will: identify and facilitate best practice support to communities in order to encourage uptake of energy efficiency measures and behaviours, monitor monthly reports to ensure targets and standards are being met, deliver training and workshops to help staff improve their quality and performance and develop strategic partnerships with other interested organisations to increase the reach of the advice service.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in a busy environment and building effective relationships with key teams/partners, applying well-refined communication and influencing skills, will be key to your success. Having experience of working with communities together with your knowledge of energy efficiency and renewables will underpin your exceptional performance.

This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2019. Applications close 5pm Monday 23 July 2018.

Interviews will take place w/c 30 July 2018.

For more information please review the job description on the website.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining why you want the job to, citing the reference number of the role you are applying for in the subject line. CVs without a cover letter will not be considered.

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.

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