Energy Saving Trust
Energy Saving Trust

Originally formed in 1992 by Government as an independent, impartial and not for profit company Energy Saving Trust provides advice to communities, households and organisations on how they can reduce carbon emissions and save money by using less energy. Our key objective is to be the leading voice in encouraging the sustainable use of energy and reduction of carbon emissions.


Current vacancies

Policy Officer (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Flexible within the UK. Home-based, blended or office working from Edinburgh, London, Cardiff or Belfast
  • Closing 7th July 2022

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.

The role

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 stakeholders.

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.

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Junior Business Analyst

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh/Blended working (home & Edinburgh office) or office based – London/Flexible
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Working collaboratively, as Junior Business Analyst you will analyse, design, and develop digital solutions to improve Home Energy Scotland processes and digital customer journeys.

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.

The role

§ You will be part of a team who put customer experience at the heart of everything and will use your business analysis skills and digital knowledge to put user needs at the forefront of our processes and tools. Supporting the assistant customer experience manager – digital services, you will analyse existing tools and processes to identify opportunities for improvement, as well as support with the design, development and implementation of new digital tools and processes.

§ Liaising with a variety of Home Energy Scotland stakeholders, both internal and external, you will gather requirements and user needs, and work with relevant teams across the organisation to develop and implement improvements to our services, which are designed to work well for both customers and all other key stakeholders involved.

What you’ll do

§ Take ownership of key Home Energy Scotland digital tools. This includes identifying improvements, writing up and prioritising requirements, liaising with relevant stakeholders and developers, carrying out regular user testing, analysing feedback and implementing improvements.

§ Work closely with the Web Development team and other relevant Home Energy Scotland stakeholders to identify improvements and opportunities for digital solutions and automation, while also actioning recommendations from the existing Home Energy Scotland digital roadmap.

§ Carry out business analysis duties for digital Home Energy Scotland tools and projects, including supporting wider digital projects that improve the customer experience of Home Energy Scotland customers, project managing where necessary.

What you’ll bring

§ Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with a high attention to detail

§ Excellent collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and in writing

§ Ability to analyse, interpret and meaningfully use feedback

§ Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise tasks in a demanding environment

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance.

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Water Efficiency Project Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,500 – £26,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th July 2021

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team to provide project management and operational support for domestic water efficiency projects, primarily on behalf of Scottish Water. This includes working in partnership with Scottish Water to distribute water saving packs - advice and devices - to householders across Scotland.

Home Energy Scotland provides free expert impartial advice to help householders create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills and lower their carbon footprint. Through a network of regional advice centres across Scotland, Home Energy Scotland offers advice on saving energy and keeping warm at home, renewable energy, greener travel, cutting water waste and more. With around one fifth of the average household’s heating energy being used to heat water, saving water can make a significant difference to household energy bills. Scottish Water has teamed up with Home Energy Scotland to help households save water, energy and money. You will liaise with Scottish Water over the provision of advice and devices, promotion of the offer, evaluation, customer experience and development of community-scale projects. You will ensure project delivery is aligned to requirements and support the on-going development of the project.

You will co-ordinate and support the Home Energy Scotland advice centres to ensure excellent customer service, knowledge transfer, monitoring and reporting on targets. You will identify and facilitate best practice to encourage uptake of water saving devices and behaviours, monitor monthly reports to ensure targets and standards are being met, and provide training and support to help staff improve the quality of advice and the uptake of the water-saving behaviour and devices.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential and building effective relationships with key teams/partners, applying well-refined communication and influencing skills, will be key to your success.

This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2023. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (part home and part office-based) working is possible for this role. In this role you will be required to attend meetings and events in person in Edinburgh and other locations in Scotland.

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Project Manager - Home Energy Scotland

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Edinburgh/Remote working
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Who we are:

Energy Saving Trust is an independent 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 operates the Home Energy Scotland programme on behalf of the Scottish Government.

What we do:

We empower householders to make better choices, deliver transformative programmes for governments and support businesses with strategy, research, and assurance – enabling everyone to play their part in building a sustainable future.

How we do it:

We are expert, collaborative, impartial, innovative, supportive, and determined. We know we can make a difference. We understand the scale of the challenge but will never give up.

Why we need you:

You will join the Home Energy Scotland team within Energy Saving Trust. The team manages the award winning Home Energy Scotland service. The team also manages a number of projects which support the development of Home Energy Scotland. Due to recent growth an exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join this team. The purpose of this new role is to manage two existing projects and provide support across the project life cycle for new projects when required.

The post holder will develop, manage, and own the project plans providing management information and reporting to/from various stakeholders to ensure that agreed timelines are met.

What we need you to bring:

• Demonstrable project management skills and experience of managing project delivery in an energy related industry

• Experience of contract management and experience of delivering services via a third party

• Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge on technical subjects

• Experience of delivering complex projects with multiple delivery partners

• Excellent inter-personal, influencing, negotiation and communication skills

• The ability to work as the focus of a geographically dispersed network as well as across Energy Saving Trust teams and senior managers

• A record of delivering results to tight deadlines

• Customer-focussed orientation

• Self-starter and the ability to work independently

• Strong data analysis and handling skills

What we offer:

• Competitive salary plus benefits

• 25 holiday days a year (pro rata)

• Generous pension contributions, private medical provision, childcare vouchers and more

If this excites you and you want to know more, please review the job description on our website.

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Social Media Executive

  • Full time
  • £28,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

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.

The role

Want to use your outstanding social media skills to help people in Scotland create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills, and lower their carbon footprint? Then join us as our new social media executive for Home Energy Scotland. Funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust, Home Energy Scotland works with people and organisations to help address fuel poverty and the climate emergency. As part of Energy Saving Trust’s wider marketing and communications team, you’ll work with a range of marketing professionals and energy experts to deliver your role.

What you’ll do

In this role:

  • You’ll be responsible for planning and managing social media activity for the Home Energy Scotland channels – currently Facebook and Twitter.
  • You’ll report on your social media activity and turn data into insight to improve engagement.
  • You’ll manage in-house and external paid digital campaigns for a wide range of our programmes delivered in Scotland.
  • You’ll provide expert advice and support to colleagues who use social media as a key marketing channel.

What you’ll bring

As well as bags of enthusiasm for all things social, you will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing organic social media channels.
  • Demonstrable writing and editing experience for social media, with the ability to turn complex issues into succinct, compelling content.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of managing and building paid digital marketing adverts and campaigns (both in-house and with agency).

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, company pension and a wellbeing allowance.

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

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Challenge Fund Advisor

  • Full time
  • £24,174
  • Edinburgh/Blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 21st February 2022

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.

The role

Reporting to the Challenge Fund Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund delivered by Energy Saving Trust on behalf of Transport Scotland. This will include correspondence with grantees to collect reports, evidence for claims, arranging meetings/workshops and other activities to guide projects to completion.

You will be part of the wider Transport team that works with a diverse range of programmes, with opportunities to learn and be involved in some of these projects.

What you’ll do

  • Work with Energy Saving Trust colleagues and other key stakeholders (Transport Scotland) to support the successful delivery of the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund
  • Work with colleagues to ensure the Challenge Fund is operated in compliance with Energy Saving Trust procedures and all relevant EU legislation such as those relating to recording, reporting and procurement
  • Provide accurate evidence from grantees to ensure compliance with the necessary European Regional Development fund (ERDF) legislation.

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent numeracy skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and apply complex material as well as convey clearly to others
  • Strong organisational and project management skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritise multiple tasks seamlessly.

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

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Marketing Assistant

  • Full time
  • £19,000 – £22,500
  • Edinburgh/Blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 14th March 2022

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.

The role

Do you want to develop your marketing skills whilst helping people in Scotland create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills, and lower their carbon footprint? We have an exciting opportunity for a marketing assistant to provide project management, digital marketing and content creation support to deliver a diverse range of programmes and activity. As part of Energy Saving Trust’s wider marketing and communications team, you’ll work with marketing professionals and energy experts to deliver your role.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll support the marketing team to deliver annual marketing plans and assist with day-to-day marketing tasks.
  • You’ll create and schedule social copy and creative assets and respond to comments on our social channels.
  • You’ll assist with creating and editing website content such as news stories, blog posts and case studies.
  • You’ll support with email marketing campaigns, events and collateral development.

What you’ll bring

  • Writing and editing experience for social media, with the ability to turn complex issues into succinct, compelling content.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • An ability to work using your own initiative and manage and prioritise a busy workload.
  • It would be advantageous but not essential if you have digital marketing experience/ knowledge including experience of using website content management systems, Hootsuite, Orlo, email marketing software and experience using design and basic video editing tools such as Photoshop, InDesign, Canva and Biteable.

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

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Partnership Manager

  • Part time
  • up to £38,000 pro-rata
  • Scotland – blended working attending our Edinburgh office
  • Closing 17th May 2022

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.

The role

• Energy Saving Trust is the lead partner in the Local Energy Scotland consortium that’s responsible for delivering the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES).

• CARES helps communities install renewable technologies such as solar panels or heat pumps on community buildings, as well as with larger projects such as community wind turbines and hydro schemes. We also support communities to engage with commercial renewable energy developers regarding community benefits packages or investments in renewable energy projects.

• As a member of the management team responsible for CARES delivery, you will take a strategic lead in communicating CARES to our audience and stakeholders.

What you’ll do

• Develop and maintain meaningful partnerships with key actors in the energy and community sector and leading on our work relating to community benefits.

• Develop and deliver the marketing and communications strategy alongside marketing and communications team members to promote CARES funding and support.

• Responsible for public facing tools and resources that support the delivery of CARES, these include the website, toolkit, resources, case studies, funding guidance, stakeholder promotion packs and community benefit register.

What you’ll bring

• Experience of senior level networking and partnership working

• Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

• Commitment to collaborative working.

This is a part-time role (0.6 FTE, 22.5 hrs/wk) providing maternity cover for 12-months. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role. This is a Scottish focused role with some travel required, mainly in central Scotland.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

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Technical Manager – Zero Emission Vehicle Fleet Support

  • Full time
  • up to £40,000
  • Home-based
  • Closing 25th May 2022

Energy Saving Trust delivers zero-emission vehicle fleet support via the Welsh Government Energy Service. Funded by and on behalf of the Welsh Government. A fantastic opportunity has become available to join the transport team as a Technical Manager. You’ll work in the fast-moving area of transport decarbonisation and sustainable, zero emission transport, as the UK heads towards its 2050 net zero ambition.

The role

  • Contribute towards Energy Saving Trust’s objective of becoming the market leader in the provision of sustainable transport services
  • Responsible for the successful management, development, delivery, and reporting of the Energy Service zero-emission transport activity
  • Ensure that the Energy Service responds to changing market conditions and maintains a robust pipeline of deliverable fleet transition and EV charging infrastructure projects
  • Interpret and present findings in a compelling way, suitable for both technical and non-technical audiences through reports and presentations
  • Ensure Energy Saving Trust’s sustainable transport services are delivered to a consistently high quality and are meeting client needs

About you

You are organised and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You have excellent time management skills; you can think and plan strategically and have a solutions-based outlook to work. You are self-motivated and possess a can-do attitude, excellent computer skills (in particular Excel) and a hunger to learn.

Reporting to the Programme Manager - Fleet Support, our successful candidate will be responsible for helping deliver a range of existing and new transport projects for public sector clients.

You will have strong data analysis skills, a sound knowledge of zero-emission transport (possibly from the EV charge point sector) and a firm grasp of the key carbon reduction targets that have been set in the UK. Finally, you will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to form lasting productive relationships with both internal and external colleagues.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns. Blended (a mix of home and office-based) working and home-working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

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Team Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,008
  • Edinburgh or blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 30th May 2022

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.

The role

We are looking for a team assistant to join the Transport Team to help deliver the Low Emission Zone Support Fund and Low Emission Zone Retrofit Fund, and support wider transport programmes across Scotland.

What you’ll do

  • Work with the Programme Manager and Assistant Programme Manager of the funds to communicate with customers and stakeholders, and maintain accurate customer databases for reporting purposes.
  • Support with data analysis, report writing and general administrative support across a number of low-carbon transport programmes.

What you’ll bring

  • Strong administrative skills and experience in managing spreadsheets, databases or documents containing large amounts of data
  • Be customer focussed with strong communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of and an interest in transport, energy or sustainability and our mission to address the climate emergency would be desirable.

This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2023. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

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Fuel Poverty Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £26,000
  • Edinburgh. Blended working (home & Edinburgh office) or office based
  • Closing 13th June 2022

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.

The role

This role is in the Home Energy Scotland team at Energy Saving Trust. Home Energy Scotland is a Scottish Government programme managed by Energy Saving Trust. We are a network of local advice centres covering all of Scotland. Our expert advisors offer free, impartial advice on energy saving, renewable energy, sustainable transport, waste prevention and more.

You will be a key player, working with specialist Energycarers and advisors in the Home Energy Scotland advice centres, Energy Saving Trust colleagues in the Home Energy Scotland team and with external stakeholders to support the successful delivery of the fuel poverty programmes.

What you’ll do

Reporting to the Partnership and Improvement Manager, you will assist with all elements of programme management. This will include engaging with a variety of external stakeholders, monitoring of progress against project plans and preparing reports.

· Support and manage correspondence relating to Warmer Homes Scotland application appeals and complex cases, helping householders get support to manage their energy use and costs.

· Provide guidance to advice centres on applications for Warmer Homes Scotland, and for crisis funding, for vulnerable fuel poor households.

· Support the specialist advisors and Energycarers in the Home Energy Scotland network who work directly with vulnerable households with training, information, processes, and reporting.

What you’ll bring

· Excellent communication skills

Ability to work to deadlines, handle change, solve problems and make tactical and strategic decisions

Knowledge of energy efficiency and fuel poverty, interest in social justice and sustainability

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

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