Programme Support Officer

Energy Saving Trust

Belfast (blended working)
£21,458 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Wednesday, 24th August 2022   5 days left

Note: The deadline for this role has been extended.

Closing date: 24 August 2022
Issue date: 8 July 2022
Position ref: AGR 901
Location: Belfast. Blended working (home and Belfast office)

Salary: £21,458 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

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 Programme Support Officer in our Belfast office, in delivering the Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP).

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

What you’ll do

  • You will support the smooth running of the Energy Saving Trust NI programme work, ensuring compliance with processes and procedures.
  • You will focus on the administration of NISEP, including assessing payment claims; reviewing and analysing interim reports as well as other NISEP tasks.
  • You will liaise with external stakeholders as well as with Energy Saving Trust staff in other offices.

What you’ll bring

  • You will be an excellent communicator and will be comfortable dealing with people at all levels. You will develop positive working relationships with all NISEP primary bidders, working closely with them on a day to day basis.
  • Strong administrative and numeric skills as well as excellent attention to detail and a prolific knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly excel and word.
  • Excellent organisational skills and understanding the importance of meeting service level agreements (SLAs).

This is a fixed-term position to 30 June 2023 with a possibility for extension. 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 closes 5pm, Wednesday 24 August 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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