Energy Manager

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,000 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Sustainability & Environment Manager, the Energy Manager will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for improving energy efficiency.  You will lead initiatives and energy management projects and monitor the impact of these in reducing energy costs and Carbon Emissions across the University’s estate.  You will provide specialist expertise and direction for carbon and energy management in line with the University’s strategic plan. This will encompass responsibility for identifying carbon reduction projects, expertise and innovation in carbon reduction for major capital projects, developing and monitoring progress against targets and raising the profile of carbon and energy reduction within the organisation. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in delivering carbon savings across a comparable diverse and complex estate in addition to a qualification in a related energy/engineering discipline, hold membership of a relevant professional body (CIBSE or Energy Institute). You will possess effective communication skills with the ability to succeed in highly collaborative and collegiate environments that rely on extensive stakeholder engagement.  The role will suit professionals with proven track records in delivering renewable technologies across a similar multi-site portfolio.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisor Michael Hewlett at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 8892 0115.  To apply please email a CV and covering letter to michael.hewlett@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd April 2018.

(a market supplement could be applied for exceptional candidates)