Programme Assistant

Energy Saving Trust

£20,008 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Wednesday, 25th May 2022   Closes today

Closing Date: 25 May 2022 5pm
Issue Date: 9 May 2022
Position Ref: GA 853
Location: Home-based with option for flexible use of office

Salary: £20,008 per annum

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

  • This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference for people struggling to get by, as well as action on climate change. Based in our Renewables Team this role will work on major grant schemes supporting non-profit organisations across England, Scotland and Wales to help people struggling with their energy bills, reduce carbon emissions and stimulate innovation on energy issues.
  • The role will provide administrative support to our major grants team helping to keep grant funds flowing to support projects promoting energy justice, supporting people in vulnerable situations, stimulating innovation and reducing carbon emissions.

What you’ll do

  • Carry out checks to ensure that processes are followed, and correct information is collected and stored for our grant programmes
  • Support other team members in arranging events, corresponding with grantees and applicants and processing reports, grant applications and grant claims.
  • Managing the scheme email inbox and folder system.

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent Administration and organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and teamworking skills
  • Results orientated with the ability to work to set targets and deadlines

This is a permanent, home-based position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based from any of our offices in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff or Belfast) 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 on 25 May 2022 at 5pm.

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 that references the role 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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