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30 Mar 2021

Full-Time Senior Project support Officer

Paulo007 – Posted by Paulo007 Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Senior Project Support Officer
1 Year Fixed Term Contract
Reference:                             CO1355
Hours per week                     Full time, 37 hours per week
Salary                                     £29,577
Location:                                Nottingham
The Opportunity
Led by the Regional Energy Projects Manager, this role will be become part of the regional energy project team for the East and West Midlands, aligning with the Midlands Energy Hub for which energy projects and programmes can be developed and delivered. Building on Nottingham’s highly successful Carbon Reduction, Energy and Sustainability division this post covers the whole of the Midlands region. The successful candidate will be employed by Nottingham City Council. Applications are invited from across this geographical region, with Nottingham being the main place of work; there will also be the option for some home working as agreed with the line manager.
The Role
  • Support the development and implementation of fuel poverty programmes that takes a fabric first approach to energy efficiency alongside the installation of low-carbon heating, where appropriate, on behalf of Nottingham City Council and the Midlands Energy Hub.
  • Develop additional energy project funds, where appropriate, and develop and maintain energy generation projects. Where potential projects are identified and suitable funding identified, coordinating a regional Local Authority competition to collate and shortlist projects that could be funded.
  • Develop a procurement strategy for a contract of up to £10million to procure PAS 2035/Trustmark supplier(s) to deliver demonstration projects within challenging timescales.
  • Identify energy project potential within the Midlands, working with stakeholders to identify viable schemes and associated business cases for investment. This includes, building upon the initial work to identify Local Authority schemes, develop a pipeline of prospective projects that could be supported by an appropriate funding stream.  Build a database of existing schemes, communities, projects identified as low income/vulnerable that require funding to upgrade and collate existing data about the local housing stock to identify clusters of housing that meet a set criteria.
  • Support energy projects through to completion and ensure conditions of associated funds are met. Including, leading on the management of demonstration projects with procured suppliers collating Key Performance Indicators to report to the Regional Energy Project Manager.
  • Assist on the design and specification of improvements to building energy infrastructure and supervise the installation of work on site.
  • Assist in preparing the specification and tender documents for tender processes associated with new energy projects and programmes.
  • Undertake any other tasks which are reasonable as directed by the Regional Energy Projects Manager or Head of Energy Services (NCC).
Skills & Experience required
  • Experience of working in an energy projects function and engaging with other service areas such as finance, property, maintenance and transport
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills to identify anomalous data and discover the reasons driving change
  • A good understanding of the legislation and procurement surrounding the energy sector
  • Understanding of energy markets and their drivers
  • An understanding of legal and financial issues surrounding the delivery of energy efficiency projects
  • Energy/environmental qualification or equivalent (degree level)
About Us
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.

We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled – these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.


How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available by visiting our website at

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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