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Community Energy Project Officer - Ref: EE09523

Walsall Council
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Walsall Energy Action Project - Community Energy Project Officer - Ref: EE09523
Salary: G8 £34,834 - £39,186 per annum.

This is a fixed term post for a three year funded project due to end in April 2027.

The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded £1.5m to help local organisations in Walsall support residents and communities to act on high energy bills and the climate crisis.

The Walsall Energy Action Project is a partnership project between Ryecroft NRC, Aaina Community Hub Ltd, Brownhills Community Association, Darlaston All Active, Nash Dom CIC, Walsall Working for Change CIC and Walsall Council.

Walsall Council is seeking an experienced project officer to join our team as a Community Energy Project Officer to manage this project.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with colleagues across the Council and local Voluntary and Community Organisations (VCOs) to deliver the Walsall Energy Action Project (WEAP), to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from residential buildings and reduce fuel poverty.
  • Lead the implementation of the Walsall Energy Action Project
  • Monitor the submission of claims and reporting on spend in line with our external funder’s requirements.
  • Monitor and report on performance of project partners against project targets.
  • Promote behaviour change initiatives, for example encouraging active travel and smart energy use.
  • Assist in the development of an Energy & Climate Partnership for Walsall, plus relevant associated strategies, and plans.


If you have the project management experience required for this role, are passionate about tackling climate change and fuel poverty, we would love to hear from you.

View Job Description and Employee Specification

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing Date: 22nd April 2024.




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