Energy Manager

Job Title: Energy Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South West England,
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00017805
Contact Name: Victoria Kenrick
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Energy Manager (contract)

We currently have an exciting new role within a national charity organisation. Our client is looking for an experienced and proactive Energy Manager to manage the energy and water usage throughout the company.

You will be able to make a real difference by reducing the organisations overheads and assisting with the built environment, with the aim for the organisation may meet its business objectives cost effectively and ensuring Legal compliance.

The Role:

  • Produce, maintain and continually review an energy and water management policy and strategy for the company, updating them as required to reflect changes in the estate and legislation.
  • Work in collaboration with the Sustainability Manager, Directors and departmental Managers, agree energy and water efficiency targets, monitoring and reporting mechanisms and review these regularly.
  • Produce regular energy and water consumption data and compare these with targets, taking corrective measures as required.
  • Be the prime driver in delivering energy and water reductions against the targets throughout the company by the introduction of new technologies and behaviour change
  • Have a detailed knowledge of complex building services and keep up to date with relevant techniques and technologies, ensuring best practice.
  • Formulate and manage a capital budget for energy and water savings investment projects
  • Work on your own and be prepared to travel throughout the UK and ROI
  • Makes decisions within parameters set by manager, using job/specialist experience
  • Project manage all building services energy efficiency installations including preparation of specifications, going out to tender, selecting contractors and providing a watching brief over installation work.
  • Work with all relevant external suppliers/brokers to ensure all electricity and water billing are correct and be the point of contact for all facilities energy related issues.
  • Manage automatic meter reading (AMR) installations across the company and resolve all meter related queries.
  • Maintain the SharePoint "Utilities" site data, standard work and guidance and be the point of contact for all property database energy related issues.
  • Manage the "Feed in Tariff" (FIT) and "Renewable Heat Incentive" (RHI) reporting requirements and income

About You…

  • You will have experience of data gathering and submission for legal compliance e.g. Carbon Reduction Commitment.
  • Sound understanding of environmental and energy conservation issues and techniques including compliance requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of a wide range of mechanical and electrical building services, ie refrigeration, compressed air, vacuum, extract, water treatment, building management, air conditioning, low voltage and medium voltage systems etc.
  • Experience of developing and delivering an Energy Management system that meets the requirements of ISO 50001- Energy management systems and be familiar with ISO 14001.
  • Be a member of an energy related professional body, ideally one indicated for ESOS - Lead assessor Approved bodies.
  • From time to time, you will be responsible for managing contractors in the installation of energy and water reducing projects, so project management experience is essential.
  • Have a proven track record in the Facilities service industry and have expertise in a relevant technical disciplines.
  • Experience of starting an energy management scheme in a large organisation from scratch in addition to strong project management skills, would be a distinct advantage.
  • Be qualified to degree level or equivalent.
  • The workload is challenging, working to strict deadlines, but rewarding. This is a hands on role and is suitable for someone who enjoys working in a service environment, with proven technical skills in the industry. You will need to have a pragmatic, flexible, positive approach to the job and customers with excellent communication skills.

The role will initially be on twelve month temporary contract but with the possibility of becoming permanent.