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Project Manager (Rural Community Energy Fund)
  • Employer: West of England Combined Authority
  • Reference: Policy/20/137460
  • Published: Wed 11/11/2020, 14:11 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,880 - £42,821
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 3 Rivergate, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6ER, South West Region, Bristol

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Project Manager (Rural Community Energy Fund)

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Community Energy Project Manager to help develop rural community energy projects  

 The Project Manager will lead the promotion, support access and oversee community delivery of the Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) across the South West Energy Hub region. Funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) the RCEF is providing £1.8m of grants to undertake feasibility studies and toward project development costs. 

Successful candidates will use their experience of project appraisal and development in the energy sector, to offer support throughout the process including application, assessment, grant offer and monitoring.  The post holder will work with a wider team of project and technical managers to support projects. 

This is a great opportunity to make a positive impact in the transition to a clean energy future.   

For an informal conversation about the role please get in touch with Jon Rattenbury (SW Energy Hub Programme Manager) on 07436 601947 or 

This role is offered on a fixed-term basis to 31 October 2021, with the potential for extension if additional funding is secured.  Secondments from other organisations will be considered.  

Location is Bristol, though applications from elsewhere within our operational region are welcome.

Interviews will be held virtually.

WECA is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process. 

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status.