Energy Projects Manager PO6

Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary: £46,638 - £ 49,674
Location: Waltham Forest
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 36 hours per week.
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 08/07/2022 at 23:55
Reference: EGG/22/199317

There is a real buzz about our corner of London. Our distinctive culture-led approach to economic growth and regeneration is driving one of the fastest-growing local economies in London. We are intensely ambitious for Waltham Forest, investing in the Borough’s future, and creating a legacy that will benefit our residents for years to come.

We aim to be bold in harnessing the power of our unique strengths and assets – our communities, our people, our staff, and our heritage. Whilst COVID-19 has had an impact on all aspects of life, we have adapted at speed to deliver vital services for our businesses and residents during these difficult times.

At Waltham Forest we are serious about tackling the Climate Emergency and it continues to be one of our top priorities. We are looking for an Energy Projects Manager to provide strategic direction and leadership to the Energy Billing function, ensuring projects are delivered to time, cost, and quality expectations, and in accordance with all Council, professional and legislative requirements. delivers a high-quality service and ambitious delivery plans for reducing the Council’s energy consumption.



Energy Projects Manager

Grade: PO6

As Energy Projects Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of energy programmes and projects which contribute to carbon reductions and cost efficiencies across the Council’s corporate estate, including SALIX investment, Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme and Automated Meeting Reading rollout programmes. You will be leading the Energy Management billing function, which manages c.£4.2 million of annual utilities spend. To provide detailed analysis of the Council’s energy usage, identifying cost risks from market trends and using data to inform the development of pipeline projects which support value for money, carbon reduction, Climate Emergency, and other corporate priorities.

We are looking for an experienced manager who can combine in-depth technical energy management expertise with demonstrable project management skills. The ability to work collaboratively with external partners, funding bodies and senior stakeholders across the Council will also be key to success.

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value. To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy

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