This is a key role in the Housing Investment & Asset Management Service leading on the establishment, delivery and management of a wide range of renewable and energy efficiency projects for the Council's own housing stock.
The post holder will support and assist the delivery of the Corporate Plan, Carbon Neutral 2030 & Circular Economy ambitions, Housing Strategy, and Fuel Poverty & Affordable Warmth Strategy.
For an informal discussion, please contact Miles Davidson - Housing Sustainability & Energy Team Manager e: firstname.lastname@example.org t: 07795336538
About the role
Do you want to improve housing quality, reduce carbon emissions and residents energy bills? Do you have experience in delivering projects and working with a range of stakeholders? Would you like the opportunity to develop and deliver energy efficiency and renewable energy projects?
If so, we welcome your application to join the Housing Sustainability & Energy Team as an Energy Projects Manager.
You will be responsible for the scoping out, development and delivery of a range of projects within the housing service, with the aim of:
- improving the energy efficiency of our housing stock
- reducing carbon emissions
- reducing residents energy bills where possible and tackling fuel poverty
You will be part of the Housing Investment & Asset Management Service which delivers a wide range of projects across asset management, sustainability and energy, mechanical & electrical and planned and major capital works for our housing stock of approximately 12,500 properties.
The aim of the service is to focus on improving housing quality and supply, achieving carbon reductions, improving the services and living conditions of our residents and reducing homelessness across the city.
Now is a great time to join Brighton & Hove City Council as we expand our housing team to deliver our exciting strategic plans for Housing into the future.
We are looking for a hard working and organised individual who has:
- knowledge and understanding of a range of domestic energy related issues
- the willingness to work collaboratively in a team and with a range of stakeholders
- experience of project and contract management
- the ability to develop and manage programmes of work
- experience of financial monitoring
- an understanding of issues relating to fuel poverty and affordable warmth
You will be required to undertake a lead role in the development and delivery of a range of projects ensuring good links with the Repairs and Maintenance service and planned and major works investment programmes. All programmes will be delivered in line with the council’s Housing Asset Management Strategy and corporate objectives.
In return for your skills and hard work, we offer:
A standard working week of 37 hours per week
A full induction and development
Paid annual leave
Rental Deposit scheme
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
Working arrangements are subject to Government guidance at the time. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.
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Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).
Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.