Business Energy Advisor

Civic Centre 4, Friargate, Growth Hub, and business premises throughout Coventry and Warwickshire
£30,153 - £36,379 per annum
13 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
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Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern

A great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic and experienced in working with business and energy efficiency. You will be a key member of the Green Business Team delivering the objectives and outputs of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded Green Business Programme to SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire.

The role will involve promoting the grants available to businesses, engaging with them and conducting energy efficiency audits. You will identify possible projects eligible for grant assistance and assist the business by guiding them through the application and monitoring process.

You’ll need:

• excellent communication skills
• experienced in energy auditing
• a good understanding of environmental issues
• an in-depth knowledge of energy efficiency
• experience of working with businesses
• experience in funded projects

About us

You’ll be joining a friendly and expert team which focuses on making businesses more sustainable. We’re based in Coventry, but we work with business all over Coventry and Warwickshire.

How to apply

Please apply online including your most recent CV and a covering letter demonstrating your skills for the above role.


In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements) and a generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments

Working Pattern

37 hours per week. Monday to Friday with very occasional early mornings/evening work.

Interview date

7th & 8th September 2017

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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