Energy Officer

£32234 - £38890
02 Jun 2021
26 Jun 2021
Job Ref
Resourcing Team
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Sitting within the Facilities Management department, Coventry City Council's Energy Management Team is fast becoming one of the critical teams within the Council providing essential support services across all service sectors as the City embarks on a Green Recovery and builds towards a Net Zero future. The team are responsible for advising on and managing utility related matters, supporting the delivery of wide-ranging city improvement projects and developing and delivering a growing programme of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

Our Values

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 


Our Values are:

What is the job role?

We are looking for an experienced Energy Officer to undertake the day-to-day energy management activities for the Council’s utility accounts as the city undergoes significant change. This is a 2 year fixed term contract. 

This role is for someone who understands all areas related to utility management and has experience of managing energy accounts across a varied portfolio of building types and utilities. The successful person will have responsibility for the core energy management activities of the Council including:

  • Bill Validation & Payment
  • Energy Data Management
  • Utility / Supplier Management

In addition, the role holder will be responsible for managing and growing our service offering to external customers through our Energy Management SLA and will also support the wider Energy Management team as required.

Who are we looking for?

When applying for this role you will be asked to write a personal statement. Linked to the person specification and above, please include the following information in your application: 

In addition to your general utility management experience, you will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Your ability to work independently in a frequently changing environment
  • A clear understanding and experience of validating and reviewing utility accounts
  • Demonstrable experience of forecasting utility budgets and reporting on spend performance.
  • Experience of using Energy Management software and dealing with the large data sets within it.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

Interview date(s): week commencing 05/07/2021

Introduction to Coventry City Council

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks 

For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled Coventry CC Application process.