Development Officer – Energy Redress

Energy Saving Trust

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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 investing in 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 information
on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The team

Based in our Renewables and Decarbonisation team, the role will work on a transformative major
grant scheme supporting non-profit organisations across England, Scotland, and Wales. The focus
of the scheme is to help people struggling with their energy bills, reducing carbon emissions
and stimulating innovation on energy issues.

You will be part of a collaborative, inclusive and supportive team working together to help
grant funding achieve the maximum positive impact to address the cost of living and climate
crises.

The role 

  • This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference for people struggling to get by, as
    well as tackling climate change.
  • You will play a key role in helping to ensure that millions of pounds of Energy Redress
    funding is deployed to organisations who will make the most positive impact with energy
    consumers and that funded projects are well managed and achieve their aims.

What you’ll do 

  • You will carry out scoring of grant applications and help with the process of approving
    projects for funding as well as promoting the scheme and answering questions from applicants
    and grantees.
  • You will also act as key contact for a list of grantees, will review their reports and
    grant claims, highlight issues with project delivery and assist grantees in addressing those
    issues.
  • You will support wider programme activity and have the opportunity to develop specialisms
    in project areas.

What you’ll bring 

  • Good understanding of energy issues for energy consumers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including interaction with people in senior roles
  • Good understanding of project management
  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite

This is a permanent full-time position, with some flexibility to discuss part-time
options.
Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.

We are open to flexible working locations (within the UK) and as standard we offer all
contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.

For more information, please see job description below.

Applications close 5pm, 22 January 2024. Interviews are
intended to be held week commencing 29 January 2024.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. In your cover letter
please explain how you meet the essential areas 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.

If you think you may need 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. We will be happy to discuss this and our 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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