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Job Opportunity: Energy Advisor – Apply by 16/02/24

Salary: £27,000 (before pro-rata)
Contract: 12-month fixed term
Hours: 30 hours per week, ideally Monday – Thursday
Supervises: Associates and Volunteers
Reports to: Head of Programmes
Closing Date: 16/02/24
Interview Date: Week commencing 26/02/24

ecobirmingham seek to recruit a motivated individual to deliver and develop their energy project across Birmingham over the next 12 months.

This will include:
  • Providing domestic energy advice to individuals.
  • Managing energy projects.
  • Success will look like increasing the number of individuals experiencing warmer and more comfortable homes, reduced costs and carbon emissions, and better health.
  • Supporting the building of ecobirmingham’s organisational capacity to deliver energy advice in the future.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing domestic energy advice to individuals.
  • Providing in depth energy advice to individuals and households.
  • Developing and running energy cafes across the city for drop in advice and light touch intervention.
  • Delivering themed online energy workshop sessions offering advice and guidance.
  • Supporting communities with energy saving advice for homes online, via telephone or in-person.
  • Managing ecobirmingham’s energy projects.
  • Working as part of a consortium and attending regular consortium meetings.
  • Assisting with administrative functions, monitoring, documenting, and telling the story of the impact of their energy projects, such as Brum Energy or Footsteps Energy Audits for Places of Worship.
  • Identifying other funding and impact opportunities to develop energy advice activities.

In addition, there will be opportunities to support the existing team in their delivery of other sustainability advice services and incorporating energy advice within them.

The following responsibilities are expected of all staff:
  • To be committed to people centred solutions – recognise barriers and understand that one approach will not fit all.
  • To be ready to listen and learn – be transparent and empathetic when sharing experiences and create a welcoming space for others to share theirs.
  • To be professional in your approach – use evidence, tools, and training, to develop knowledge needed to maximise the organisation’s environmental, social, and economic impact.
Application Process:

You can download the full job description and application form here.

Please complete and return the application form to anne@ecobirmingham.com (preferred) or by post to Anne Dasgupta, ecobirmingham, 53 Church Rd, Northfield, Birmingham. B31 2LB

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

ecobirmingham are keen to support applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Have a look at the person specification in the job description and if you feel you meet or can demonstrate transferable skills and experience that meet most of the essential criteria, please apply. Training can be provided to the successful candidate.

If you would like an informal chat about this role, you can email their Head of Programmes, kam@ecobirmingham.com.

Closing date for applications is 16 February 2024.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 26 February 2024.

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