Energy Saving Trust has a fantastic opportunity to join the Transport team in Edinburgh as an Assistant Programme
Manager, working on a combination of our business transport support, dealership engagement and taxi
decarbonisation programmes. Reporting to the Programme Manager, this role will be responsible for the successful
delivery of grant funding to businesses and local authorities for a new pilot project in the sustainable
Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.
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.
At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to
address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.
As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging,
supportive, and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training, and growth.
We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, and a wellbeing
allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to
- Manage relationship with key Transport Scotland contacts and partner organisations.
- Ensure coordination
between internal Energy Saving Trust teams including the Technical Team, Marketing and Finance.
regular reporting to Transport Scotland on key metrics and provide ad hoc reporting in a timely fashion when
- Assist in tracking and forecasting demand to provide accurate budget
- Maintaining good relationships with industry, stakeholders and delivery partners and
ensuring any problems are identified and dealt with quickly and professionally.
- Quality control over
processes and documentation.
What you’ll do
You will assist with all elements of programme management, this will include engaging with a variety of external
stakeholders, quality checking advice and business reports. Your ability to plan and prioritise multiple
competing activities, be able to drive and negotiate and influence results through people is essential in this
Your work will be vital in supporting Energy Saving Trust’s role in reducing the country’s transport emissions by
helping to transition Scotland’s public and private fleets to electric.
What you’ll bring
You will be a highly motivated self-starter, with a keen eye for detail and striving for excellence in all the work
that you do. You will have a willingness to learn about low carbon transport technologies and the environmental
impact of transport.
We are looking for someone with outstanding communication skills to effectively manage client relationships. You will
also have excellent report writing, work prioritisation and presentation skills. Confidence in Excel and other
IT programmes is essential.
This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2024. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.
This will need to be a full-time role.
We are open to flexible working locations (within Scotland) and as standard we offer all contracts on blended (home
and office-based) working.
For more information, please see job description: JD- Assistant Programme Manager- RG 1055