There is a real buzz about our corner of London. Our distinctive culture-led approach to economic growth and regeneration is driving one of the fastest-growing local economies in London. We are intensely ambitious for Waltham Forest, investing in the Borough’s future, and creating a legacy that will beneﬁt our residents for years to come.
We aim to be bold in harnessing the power of our unique strengths and assets – our communities, our people, our staff and our heritage. Whilst COVID-19 has had an impact on all aspects of life, we have adapted at speed to deliver vital services for our businesses and residents during these difficult times.
At Waltham Forest we are serious about tackling the Climate Emergency and it continues to be one of our top priorities. We are looking for an Energy and Utilities Senior Manager to provide strategic direction and leadership to the Energy Management function, ensuring it delivers a high-quality service and ambitious delivery plans for reducing the Council’s energy consumption.
Energy and Utilities Senior Manager
Salary range: £59,325 to 62,556
As Energy and Utilities Senior Manager, you will be responsible for leading the multi-million pound procurement and contract management of the Council’s utilities contracts across its corporate and housing estate of c.500 assets, demonstrating energy performance and providing a robust evidence base for targeted energy reduction programmes. You will be the lead officer for the Council’s Energy Management strategy, making sure delivery plans are aligned to corporate priorities – including our response to the Climate Emergency – and achieve energy and carbon reduction targets.
We are looking for an experienced manager who can combine in-depth technical knowledge of energy management with demonstrable strategic leadership skills. The ability to work collaboratively with external partners, funding bodies and senior stakeholders across the Council will also be key to success.
The role is offered on a part office and home-based arrangement.