Project Manager

AgilityEco

Sutton, South West London
£25,000 - £30,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.agilityeco.co.uk enquiries@agilityeco.co.uk 01372 738952

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


Purpose statement

AgilityEco is a dynamic and fast-growing business that has established a leading position in the origination and delivery of energy efficiency and fuel poverty programmes across Great Britain. Our clients include many of the major energy supply companies, network operators, Local Authorities, Housing Associations and industry supply chain partners. An important aspect of our business is managing large scale energy efficiency and fuel poverty projects, such as:

  • LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership):A Warm Homes Discount Industry Initiative project providing holistic advice and support for households across Great Britain. LEAP will deliver over 15,000 home visits to fuel poor and vulnerable households this year helping vulnerable people to save money and stay warm.
  • ECHO (Emergency Central Heating Offer):ECHO provides immediate help to vulnerable residents whose boilers have broken down by replacing around 1,000 boilers per annum free of charge
  • WHF (Warm Homes Fund):AgilityEco are managing two WHF projects providing first time central heating and gas connections to around 2,000 households over the next three years.
  • Help to Heat:A programme to connect vulnerable households to the gas network in Southern England

We are seeking to recruit an experienced, senior project manager, ideally with experience of fuel poverty/vulnerable programmes. More important is a proven track record of managing complex, fast moving projects successfully from inception to delivery. The ability to manage multiple tasks, quickly and efficiently whilst prioritising workload is a critical requirement. We are seeking someone with a ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to go the extra mile to ensure the job gets done.

At AgilityEco we offer our team members the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging projects. We place the utmost importance on the skills and expertise of our team and actively encourage practical training in-house as well as external training to help you develop in your role. This role offers a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and technically able individual who wants to work in an exciting and dynamic environment in a growing, successful business.

Accountabilities

  • Project Design: Initiate, design and deliver innovative and creative solutions to enhance the profitability of the business
  • Project Management: Taking ownership and managing complex projects ensuring key deliverables are met or exceeded
  • Relationship Management: Manage relationships with supply chain partners and project funders. Actively engaging with partners regularly to build sustainable, effective and commercially profitable partnerships
  • Customer Service: Ensure our customers always receive a first-class service, engaging directly with them where necessary to resolve issues and seek feedback to improve service delivery
  • Data Monitoring and Analysis: Developing and delivering analytical techniques to gain value adding, practical insights from the projects under management
  • Leadership: Manage junior administration personnel ensuring they receive the correct level of support and encouragement to excel in their jobs
  • Other: Any other reasonable duties commensurate with the post, which may be allocated from time to time. All employees are responsible for their own health and safety and must adhere to the company’s HSE guidelines

Dimensions of role

  • The job holder will report directly to the Head of Projects

Working relationships

  • Close working relationship with colleagues, external partners and suppliers 

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

Required:

  • Strong analytical skills including advanced use of spreadsheets and other modelling tools
  • Experience in database systems and associated management reporting
  • Experience in data analysis 
  • Strong proven experience of managing internal and external stakeholders, specifically supply chain partners

Desirable:

  • Project management qualification/experience, use of project management tools
  • Knowledge of the energy efficiency and fuel poverty sector

Person specification

  • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple, fast moving and complex tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, driven and proactive
  • Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality

If you are interested in applying for this role and joining the growing AgilityEco team, email your CV to enquiries@agilityeco.co.uk quoting "Project Manager" in the subject line.


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