Job Vacancy: Principal Fuel Poverty Project Officer at Nottingham City Council- Deadline 22/06/20

There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council and its award-winning Energy Services Division. Known for inclusivity and innovation, Nottingham City Council has won a host of Employee Benefits Awards and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high-quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.  This is a unique and very exciting opportunity to help deliver on interesting and innovative projects through our BEIS funded Local Capacity Support Programme across the Midlands, with a specific focus on fuel poverty, domestic retrofit and low carbon heating.

This vacancy (1-year fixed term), led by the Regional Energy Projects Manager, will become part of the regional energy projects team for the West and East Midlands, aligning with the Midlands Energy Hub for which energy projects and programmes can be developed and delivered. Building on Nottingham’s highly successful Energy Services division this post covers the whole of the Midlands region. The successful candidate will be employed by Nottingham City Council. Applications are invited from across this geographical region, with Nottingham being the main place of work there will also be the option for some home working as agreed with the line manager.

The role

You will be expected to:

  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the Midlands Energy Hub Fuel Poverty work programme.
  • Form a key part of the regional energy projects team, with responsibility for fuel poverty project development across the Midlands.
  • Support the Midlands Energy Hub to identify whether there are existing Local Authority led schemes that have contractors in place delivering support to off-grid low-income households.
  • Develop additional energy project funds and develop and maintain energy generation projects.
  • Develop a procurement strategy for a contract of up to £10million to procure PAS 2035/Trustmark supplier(s) to deliver demonstration projects within challenging timescales.
  • Identify and manage energy project potential within the Midlands.
  • Lead on the design and specification of improvements to building energy infrastructure
    and supervise the installation of work on site.
  • Investigating and researching new methods of increasing energy efficiency and reducing
    water consumption.
  • To collaborate and share knowledge with colleagues on Sustainable Development &
    Clean Growth to meet the objectives of the Fuel Poverty Programme and the Midlands Energy Hub
  • Provide support and advice as required to ensure wider business continuity and
    emergency planning.

Further information

Full details regarding the role are available online.

Please note the deadline for applications is 22 June 2020 at midnight.