Energy Consultant

London, UK

About Us

EcoAct is an international climate consultancy and project developer, helping businesses and organisations succeed in their climate ambitions. Simplifying the challenges and complexities involved, we help businesses to implement positive change and deliver sustainable solutions for a low carbon world.

We exist to embed climate action as a global driver of commercial performance, delivering economic, social and environmental value.

At EcoAct we are a diverse bunch of people all driven by the same purpose – to tackle the world’s environmental challenges. It might be our job but it is also our personal passion.

About The Role

Reporting to the Energy Efficiency Principal Consultant, the Energy Consultant works closely with all members of the team, both advisory and commercial. External relationships are a key part of the role, liaising with project teams, clients, overseas offices, and representatives from partner organisations.

Our Energy Consultants manage and lead project teams to help our clients address energy management challenges in a commercially sensitive manner.

Our Energy Consultants:

  • Proactively support clients with their quantitative and qualitative targets;
  • Visit client sites to undertake energy audits, including detailed analysis of BMS, HVAC, Net Zero measures, including calculation of energy breakdown, costs and savings of recommended measures;
  • Identify potential energy cost savings and coordinating the investigation and resolution of energy wastage with the client’s stakeholders;
  • Performance Reporting, including providing expert advice surrounding the outputs;
  • Track of energy efficiency projects/programmes, including ESOS;
  • Support key stakeholders (ranging from C-suite to on-site staff), with specialist advice;
  • Create consistent measurement and verification protocols, tailored to the specific needs of the client;
  • Ownership and development of process documentation, e.g. energy audit templates and ways of working;
  • Support the Commercial team with writing proposals and support with ongoing account management.

About You 

You will have:

  • Detailed knowledge of issues surrounding climate change, energy management, greenhouse gas emissions and sustainability, likely gained through a degree in a related subject or with relevant industry experience;
  • Understanding of legislative requirements, including ESOS, Mandatory GHG Reporting, MCPD, EU / UK ETS and a familiarity with ISO 14001 and 50001;
  • Experience around desk-based review of energy data and delivering on-site building energy audits;
  • Ability to produce high quality written reports to suit varying audiences (technical and non-technical);
  • Excellent data handling skills and advanced knowledge of Excel;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to produce well-presented, error-free results;
  • Experience working in a consultative manner to understand client needs and guide them to a solution, preferably demonstrated through client consulting engagements in the private sector;
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to speak and present information with confidence in front of an audience, lead client workshops and represent EcoAct externally;
  • Effective writing skills, with an ability to write concise, compelling and well-structured documents and reports;
  • Strong commercial skills, with an ability to project manage and deliver on time within budget.

Location

The role will be based in our central London office with a flexible blend of home and office working. The successful applicant will be required to travel within the UK to client sites on a weekly basis, increasing during times of high demand, such as during ESOS period.

Salary and Benefits

EcoAct know how important it is to look after our colleagues. As well as a competitive salary EcoAct offers a comprehensive benefits package including a flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, life insurance and professional subscriptions.

EcoAct offers a great opportunity for your personal development and career advancement. We offer a structured career development path with clear timelines and expectations for progression.

Working with our dedicated team of experts, you will gain a high level of skills development and expertise, starting with our in-depth induction programme, through to ongoing technical training and an extensive range of learning and development opportunities through our training platform MyLearn.

Company Culture

Company culture is of great importance to us and is something that every member of EcoAct helps to create. Our colleague led initiative, which represents the three pillars of Colleagues, Community and Environment, runs numerous activities including, “Veggie lunches”, volunteering and fund-raising opportunities, wellbeing activities, plastic reduction and energy saving initiatives, social events and sports teams.

Employee well-being is a key priority for us and we recognise the importance of work-life balance and how EcoAct can be supportive of individual needs. If working from home, working part-time or flexible start and finish times will help with this, please let us know as part of your application.

Eligibility

Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK by the start of their employment.

Type of Employment

Permanent, full-time.

Application Process

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to the following email address: [email protected].

EcoAct is an equal opportunities employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity/paternity.

Why

choose EcoAct.

At EcoAct we are driven by a shared purpose to make a difference. To help businesses to implement positive change in response to climate and carbon challenges, whilst also driving commercial performance.
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