Coventry City Council: Business Energy Advisor – Job Opportunity

Role: Business Energy Advisor
Recruiter: Coventry City Council
Location: One Friargate
Salary: £31,371 – £37,849 per annum
Closes: 16 February 2020
Interview Date: week commencing 24/02/2020
Sector: Local Councils
Job Type: Environment / Conservation
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern: Flexible hours
Hours: 37 hours

Are you passionate about the environment and have knowledge of energy, water and waste efficiency?

Do you want to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) based in Coventry and Warwickshire to reduce their carbon emissions?

Coventry City Council are looking for a Business Energy Advisor to join our Sustainability and Low Carbon Team.

Coventry City Council, working with Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership, has secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support the shift towards a low carbon economy.

Within the role you will be a key member of the team, promoting and delivering the objectives and outputs of the ERDF funded Green Business Programme. You will be working directly with small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to improve their energy and resource efficiency.

As a Business Energy Advisor you will need to carry out energy and resource efficiency audits within SMEs to produce action plans, identifying potential energy saving measures which will be presented to the business. Following the audit an offering of financial support with both revenue & capital grants will be administered to assist the SMEs to deliver the recommendations.


In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, ‘MyCar’ scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

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This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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