Assistant Programme Manager, Northern Ireland

Energy Saving Trust

Belfast with hybrid working
Up to £29,000 pa depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Friday, 20th May 2022   3 days left

Closing Date: 29 April 2022
Issue Date: 20 May 2022
Position Ref: AGR 855
Location: Belfast. Blended working (home & Belfast office)

Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum (depending on experience)

The role

Do you want to use your skills to help people in Northern Ireland create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills, and lower their carbon footprint? Then join us, as our Assistant Programme Manager in our Belfast office in delivering the Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP) and engaging with stakeholders across the energy sector to help deliver Energy Saving Trust’s mission in Northern Ireland.

NISEP is an £8 million grant programme that provides funding for energy efficiency measures for domestic and commercial properties. Energy Saving Trust are the Programme Administrator of NISEP on behalf of the Utility Regulator in Northern Ireland.

What you’ll do

Your main responsibilities will be to support the Programme Manager and Project Manager with the smooth running of the EST NI programme work, ensuring compliance with EST procedures. This will include the administration, monitoring and evaluation of NISEP schemes on an annual basis, including scheme submissions, payment claims, compiling reports, post implementation reviews and undertaking financial reporting.

What you’ll bring

You will have excellent attention to detail, organisational skills and demonstrable numerical skills. The ability to work independently and to plan and prioritise multiple competing activities is essential in this fast-paced environment. You will develop positive working relationships with all NISEP Primary Bidders and other stakeholders in the energy sector. Your solid project management skills and expert knowledge of the NI energy sector will underpin the successful delivery of the project. You will be an excellent communicator and will be comfortable dealing with people at all levels, including external stakeholders and senior managers.

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

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

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 20 May 2022

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. In your cover letter please outline how you meet the knowledge, skills and qualifications required section in the job description. Please state the job reference you are applying for in the subject line. Applications submitted without a covering letter will not be considered.

To address the urgent challenges posed by the climate emergency, we need a diversity of people, experiences and ideas. We strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and with different identities and experiences to apply for roles with Energy Saving Trust.

Find out more about our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace here.

If you think you may need some additional support or reasonable adjustments made to any part of the application/recruitment process, please get in touch with [email protected].

Due to current restrictions on office capacity the majority of our staff are working from home. Will we be happy to discuss how we are managing this and the transition to a blended working model at the interview stage with you.

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

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