Head of Energy Reduction

Head of Energy Reduction

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  • Sector:

    Energy Procurement & Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £40,000-£50,000 dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Sam Idle

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Purpose of Role

A fast paced business which needs to respond rapidly to the ever changing energy landscape. The Head of Energy Reduction will take a commercial approach to deliver energy reduction projects that add value to our multi-sector clients to maximise efficiencies and reduce energy costs, whilst providing strong leadership to develop a high performing team who can develop and reach their potential. 

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified engineer with 5+ years’ experience of low energy building services design and operation
  • Proven history of energy consumption analysis and conducting energy audits
  • Registered Energy Assessor and Low Carbon Consultant with the ability to conduct Part L of Building Regulation compliance analysis and produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
  • Registered ESOS Lead Assessor
  • Experience of successfully selecting appropriate low/zero CO2 and renewable energy systems for a particular application
  • Highly numerate, advanced Microsoft Office user especially with Excel
  • Ability to lead and achieve high performance from a team
  • Drive and passion to work in a dynamic, fast-growth environment 
  • Communicates professionally, commercially and intelligently whilst building excellent rapport with clients
  • Highly effective, energetic and self-motivated with a desire to excel in the energy sector 
  • Well presented, professional, reliable and ethical 


  • Overall responsibility for the Engineering Team
  • Leading engineers to ensure they posses the relevant capabilities and motivation to deliver excellence to our clients.
  • Develop a repeatable end to end process to identify, manage and exploit consumption anomalies within clients’ consumption patterns with a view to delivering both quick wins and longer term solutions to manage issues.
  • Ensure that all processes and models used within the team deliver the right outcomes and include protocol for checks and measures to maintain accuracy and excellence
  • Reviewing energy consumption for our clients’ sites and comparing to benchmark values in order to identify and understand the situation at high / poor performing sites.
  • Conducting site audits and producing reports summarising findings and recommendations to improve energy efficiency, thermal comfort, etc.
  • Supporting clients to achieve regulatory compliance for energy related schemes such as ESOS, CRC, ISO50001, Heat Network Regulations etc.
  • Producing energy strategies and concept designs for new sites.
  • Reviewing and commenting upon new site designs undertaken by others in order to assure energy efficiency is ‘baked in’ at the design stage.
  • Conducting non-domestic Part L of Building Regulation compliance calculations, producing non-domestic Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs).
  • Identifying and developing commercial opportunities and new areas of business.
  • Supporting the Directors and Account Managers with pitches and tenders when courting potential new clients.
  • Providing general assistance in all areas of energy and building services engineering to all staff, clients and potential clients.
  • Supporting other areas of the business as required.