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Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.
We have a very exciting opportunity within the BEE Team.
Business Energy Efficiency Anglia (BEE Anglia) Advisor
Salary: £20,479 - £22,869 depending on experience, plus attractive benefits
Term: Full-time, fixed term until 30 June 2019 (with the possibility of a 3 year extension)
Location: Based in Norwich working across Norfolk and Suffolk
We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and dedicated BEE Anglia Advisor to deliver energy efficiency support to SMEs for our Business Energy Efficiency Anglia project which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The project will drive growth in the low carbon economy by supporting SMEs across Suffolk and Norfolk to implement business energy efficiency initiatives through a single point of contact, tailored to business need. Participating SMEs will gain access to independent and impartial energy efficiency advice, grant funding, an environmental accreditation, an environmental leadership programme and specialist support. As a result, beneficiaries will deliver energy efficiency savings, reduce carbon emissions and realise the associated business benefits; reduced operating costs, competitiveness and business growth. The website for the project is: www.beeanglia.org.
The BEE Anglia Advisor will key account manage SMEs throughout their participation in the project, ensuring consistent and personalised support. They will provide and/or leverage the support required to actually implement change and support SMEs to embrace and mainstream the environmental and energy efficiency agenda.
The successful applicant will have a proven track record in understanding and delivering environmental management improvements through energy efficiency as well as in supporting organisations/people to reduce carbon. You will have experience of maintaining effective monitoring and recording systems, budgets and finance management and ideally ERDF project delivery. You will have an understanding and interest in environmental issues, including those affecting organisations. You will also have effective communication and social skills, a willingness to travel and enthusiasm and confidence at working with a wide range of client groups and partners. We’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need and you will have the opportunity to become part of a highly successful organisation making a real and positive difference to your local area.
There will be a requirement to travel across Norfolk and Suffolk and the role will include some evening and weekend working as required. A full driving licence and access to a car is necessary.
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Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 6 December 2018
Interview Date: Thursday 13 December 2018 in Norwich
Start Date: January 2019