Insight Consultant

Energy Saving Trust

Flexible within the UK
Up to £30,000 (depending on experience)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th August 2022  

Closing Date: 30 August 2022
Issue Date: 3 August 2022
Position Ref: KJ 918
Location: Flexible within the UK. Home-based or blended working from home and any of our offices in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff or Belfast. 

Salary: Up to £30,000 (depending on experience)

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency. 

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. 

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding. 

As well as our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all, and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work. 

The role

The Insight consultant role sits within Energy Saving Trust’s Insight and Evaluation team, reporting into the Senior Insight & Analytics Consultant. In this role you have the opportunity to support the development and delivery of data analysis and consultancy projects, on a wide range of energy topics, for both internal teams and external clients in line with our mission to address the climate emergency. You will have a chance to work with a team with more than 20+ years of experience of data analysis, research and evaluation. With an expanding area of work, this is an opportunity to join a fast-paced team working on new and existing data and research projects.

What you’ll do

As an analytical expert, with experience of analysing datasets, creating models and presenting data, you will support on, and manage data projects. You will critically review, update and improve methodologies, assumptions and models which underpin the organisation’s energy saving and cost data and work closely as part of a team of analysts to interpret problems and develop effective solutions.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in this busy environment, along with demonstrated effective communication skills enabling you to deliver a high standard of customer service to people at different levels. Your experience of data analysis techniques will underpin the successful delivery of this role.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience of data manipulation, statistical analysis or data modelling
  • An ability to process data into meaningful insights to communicate detailed, technical ideas in a clear, concise and engaging style (both written and verbal)
  • Experience within climate change or related environmental areas and an understanding of policy in this area.
  • Excellent computer and data skills - experience working with datasets. Expertise in Excel as well as other software such as R or Python.
  • An ability to prioritise a busy work schedule and to share work and expertise amongst a small team
  • An ability to work equally well as part of a team and autonomously

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

For more information, please see the job description on our website. Applications close 9am on 30 August 2022.

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

The majority of our people are working from home but have access to our office locations – Edinburgh, London, Cardiff and Belfast. 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.

Our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace  

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. If there is anything we can do to support you in applying, please get in touch with us at [email protected]. Please note that we will always ensure that a fair recruitment process is followed for all candidates and appointments will be made based on merit. 

Find out more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here. 

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