We are growing team and have an exciting opportunity for talented Project Managers to develop net zero local energy projects in the West of England, Gloucestershire, Dorset and Swindon and Wiltshire areas
The Project Managers will lead the identification, co-ordination and development of energy projects in one of these areas, acting as the first point of contact for local authorities and other stakeholders to engage with the South West Energy Hub, which is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Project Managers also provide support across the Hub region, depending on their specific skills and experience. Our current pipeline has more than 125 projects with a combined value exceeding £364m.
Crucially, successful candidates will use their experience of project appraisal and development in the energy sector, to offer support throughout the process including options assessment, feasibility, building the business case, initial design & planning to securing investment. Post holders will work with a wider team of project and technical colleagues to define an offer of support. As well as covering our geography we are also interested in a range of technical and project backgrounds across the zero carbon energy sector.
This is a great opportunity to make a positive impact in the transition to a clean energy future, with the Energy Hub involved in a number of high value initiatives.
If you're interested please get in touch with Jon Rattenbury (SW Energy Hub Programme Manager) for an informal conversation about the role on 07436 601947 or Jon.Rattenbury@westofengland-ca.gov.uk.
This role is offered on a fixed-term basis to 31 March 2023, with the potential for extension if additional funding is secured. Secondments from other organisations will be considered.
Location is flexible within West of England, Gloucestershire, Dorset & Swindon & Wiltshire, other locations may also be considered.
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.