Project Manager

Energy Saving Trust

£26,000 - £28,000 pa, depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: KH 247

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 23rd September 2018   1 day left

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Operations team in London. The team operates in the areas of product assurance and verification, energy labelling, clean technologies and the coordination and delivery of multi-partner projects. This role will primarily be focused on the delivery of a large collaborative international programme (the Low Energy Inclusive Appliances programme).

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has selected EST to co-manage a framework programme focused on off-grid appliance market development in Africa and South Asia. The Low Energy Inclusive Appliances (LEIA) programme aims to halve the cost and double the efficiency of a range of off- and weak-grid appliances. The LEIA programme has an £18m budget over 5 years working with partner organisation CLASP. CLASP is an evolving, international, non-profit organization with offices, programs and projects around the world

You will work as part of the LEIA team to deliver the market stimulation and incentives aspects of the project, as well as to support the management of product testing. The role will support the design and delivery of the product competitions and awards, with an aim to identify the most energy efficient off-grid appliances. The role holder will also be involved in market mapping, testing methodology and laboratory capacity development.

You will be a confident and motivated individual with an interest in energy efficiency, policy and international development. Your ability to plan and prioritise multiple competing activities, with strong communication skills, in this fast-paced international environment will underpin the successful delivery of this role.

As the project partners are internationally based the post holder will need to manage their time to fit with different time zones. As well as this, the post holder will need to be available to travel to the US, Africa and South Asia (approx. 2 – 3 times a year).

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 23 September 2018.

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

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter that clearly outlines your suitability for the post (based on the job description) to, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line.

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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