Team Assistant, Scottish Transport

Energy Saving Trust

Edinburgh (currently home-based)
£18,681 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: GM 657

Sectors: sustainable transport, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Tuesday, 20th April 2021   Closes today

We are looking for a Team Assistant to join our EV Infrastructure team and help in the delivery of a range of transport infrastructure projects. This role will primarily focus on the delivery of the Domestic Charge Point grant but there will be opportunities to support the wider EV Infrastructure team. You will play a key role in ensuring that all applications, payments and emails are processed within the service level agreement. As part of a team, you will ensure that our customer service experience remains world class and will help to support applicants through each stage of the process.

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be able to work quickly and accurately with the ability to follow strict funding criteria and identify mistakes in the application process. You will work well as part of a team, be comfortable using an online application portal and a shared email inbox. With an interest in sustainability you will have a desire to learn, contribute to other projects and help to improve processes to improve our delivery.

You must have experience of performing administrative tasks to assist in stakeholder engagement and communication, and of managing spreadsheets and documents containing large amounts of information. An excellent communicator, both verbal and written, you will have solid IT skills and have an understanding of the preparation and maintenance of monitoring, assessment and reporting procedures.

Our other benefits include:

  • Full time roles are contracted at 37.5 hours per week.
  • 25 days holiday rising with continuous service, in addition to public holidays.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Eyecare vouchers.
  • Stakeholder pension plan.
  • Life assurance (4 x annual salary).
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Subsidised gym membership.
  • Season ticket loan.
  • One professional subscription per year.
  • Family friendly policies, including maternity, adoption, paternity, shared parental leave, special leave and other time off (e.g. for public duties and family emergencies).
  • Sabbatical after five years’ service.

For more information, please see job description on our website:

This is a full time, fixed term position. Blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Applications close 5pm, 20 April 2021.

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. Please state the job reference you are applying for in the subject line.

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

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