We are looking for a Policy Officer to influence a range of decision makers in Scotland to deliver net zero.
Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon
transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of
clean energy as we transition to net zero.
Energy Saving Trust's policy team leads our engagement with all four UK governments and other organisations about
the transition to a new energy system, focusing on homes, transport, and community energy. We develop our policy
insight based on the programmes we deliver and by working closely with academia, NGOs and other
What you’ll do
- You’ll develop and advocate Energy Saving Trust policies relating to Scotland including producing compelling
responses to key consultations.
- You will build relationships with policy stakeholders from a range of
organisations across the energy and transport landscape.
- You will help to communicate the impact of
Energy Saving Trust by updating our influential report on home energy programmes that we deliver in Scotland
(Update on home energy programmes in Scotland - Energy Saving Trust)
What you’ll bring
- You should have an understanding of environment and energy issues, specifically in buildings, gained through
work experience in a policy or public affairs role or in an academic (PhD or early career academic researcher)
context. Knowledge of sustainable transport or water issues would be beneficial.
- An excellent
communicator, you will use your writing skills to produce key messaging for position papers, briefings and
opinion pieces, effectively conveying information on complex issues to different audiences.
- You will
have a good understanding of the political and energy policy landscape in Scotland and at a UK level and use
this to build influential professional relationships.
This is a one-year fixed term position.