Senior Consultant (Energy)

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 

Our Senior Energy Consultant will help our clients create business value through understanding their energy footprints and then going beyond measurement, to create and implement achievable energy and carbon reduction strategies. This will include carrying out energy data analysis, energy site surveys, production of reports and project management.  

Technically proficient and talented, our Senior Energy Consultant will manage and lead project teams to help our clients address energy management challenges in a commercially sensitive manner. 

Typical responsibilities and deliverables may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Customer Account Management; leading projects/programmes with large corporate clients to build and implement achievable energy and carbon reduction strategies;  
  • Developing Commercial Activities with existing and new clients such as Bid writing and RFP/Tender responses;  
  • Contributing to firm building and identifying improvements in our Energy Management Service (EMS) offerings; 
  • Co-ordinating and working with the client’s suppliers and partners; identifying 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; 
  • Tracking of energy efficiency projects/programmes, including ESOS; 
  • Supporting key stakeholders (ranging from C-suite to on-site staff), with specialist advice, including quantitative and qualitative targets.

About You 

The ideal candidate will have significant experience within energy management. This role requires a wide variety of capabilities. The list below covers the main items; 

Technical: 

  • 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 of desk-based review of energy data and delivering building energy audits; 
  • Knowledge and experience in using energy management software; 
  • Ability to produce high quality written reports technical and non-technical audiences;  
  • Excellent data handling skills and advanced knowledge of Excel.  

 Professional: 

  • Strong commercial skills and comfort with supporting the delivery and management of large business deals with FTSE 100 clients, including the ability to coordinate responses to proposals, sell and deliver to new and existing clients;
  • Significant experience of 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; 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to produce well-presented, error-free results; 
  • Experience of developing intellectual and commercial assets within the company, with a focus on continuous improvement; 
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage complex project deliveries, on time and within budget across multiple simultaneous client engagements. 

Location 

The role will be based in the UK with a flexible blend of home and office working. The successful applicant will be required to travel to and from the London head office and to client sites, as required for business purposes 

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, professional subscriptions, personal carbon offsetting. 

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. 

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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