Head of Energy and Technology

Location
South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Salary: £30-50k 
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

Employer: The Energy Checking Company

Job title: Head of Energy and Technology

Department: Senior Management Team

Location: South Shields 

Contract: Permanent 

Salary: £30-50k 

Hours of work: 37.5 

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

The Energy Checking Company is an International Energy Consultancy focused on 3 key areas for our customers - energy procurement, energy management and energy efficiency.  Our aim is to provide a reliable, professional and consultative service aimed at reducing energy costs, shrinking carbon footprints and promoting the update of energy efficiency measures & renewable energy technology

We have offices in South Shields, Birmingham and Inverness and have undergone rapid growth over the last 3 years achieving a turnover of £3million and a headcount of 95 employees. We are looking for a Head of Energy and Technology to deliver a strategy for ensuring our customers reduce their energy consumption, energy costs and carbon footprint

Responsibilities:

The main duties and responsibilities of the Head of Energy and Technology at The Energy Checking Company Ltd are including but not limited to;

  • Developing and implementing an Energy and Technology Strategy according to the company goals and objectives.
  • Design and specification of renewable energy systems – Solar PV, Biomass, Ground Source Heat Pumps, Air Source Heat Pumps, Solar Thermal and Wind Turbines.
  • Design and specification of energy efficient systems – Voltage optimisation, power factor correction, LED lighting, lighting controls and HVAC Control Systems.
  • Developing and implementing energy reduction plans for customers throughout the UK and abroad.
  • Compiling customer energy reports identifying potential savings, carbon emissions and anomalies.
  • Management of the implementation of meter monitoring hardware and software.
  • Undertaking site surveys and visits to undertake feasibility studies.
  • Representing the company at conventions, annual meetings, trade associations and seminars.
  • Manage tenders for customers for the installation of renewable energy projects and energy efficiency programmes.
  • Recruitment of staff members where applicable.
  • Training and development of sales agents.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Preparation of monthly senior management reports.
  • Attendance at senior management meetings.
  • To represent the business in an exemplary fashion

Experience / Qualifications 

  • Previous experience a Renewables Design Engineer/Building Services Consultant/Designer.
  • Previous experience in the energy sector (preferred).
  • Outstanding knowledge of Energy Efficient/Renewable Technologies.
  • Experience at a Senior Management Level.
  • Further Education (A-Levels or equivalent in a Environmental/Renewables Related Topic)
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
  • Process orientated
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Outstanding Communication Skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Adaptable to change within the business
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on an individual basis 
  • Willingness to develop in-line with continuing professional development

Please apply with covering letter and full curriculum vitae

 If you do not hear from us within 5 days of submitting your application you will not have been successful.