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Low Carbon Homes - Project Delivery Officer

Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England
£13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Specialist area
Energy assessment
Contract Type
Full Time
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Low Carbon Home - Project Delivery Officer, Grade 6 (£25,000 - £27,000), fixed term till March 2023

Your new company
A thriving district authority based in the East Midlands have an exciting opportunity for the role of Low Carbon Home - Project Delivery Officer at their head office. The vacancy is a fixed-term post till March 2023 with possibility of extension depending on funding.

The District Council is home to more than 102,400 people and contains a third of the national forest which attracts more than two million visitors each year. The district boasts 3500 business enterprises and offers a mixture of well-developed urban area and historic rural settlements.

Your new role
As the Low Carbon Home - Project Delivery Officer you will be directly supporting the programme for the delivery of low carbon home projects in line to meet the objectives of both project sponsors and the South Derbyshire District Council.

Your main responsibility will be to manage the applications and approvals of the scheme, to manage the quality of work on the appointed contractor and their relations with the recipients of the scheme and to monitor and report progress of the scheme in accordance with agreements made with relevant government departments.

Your day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage the approvals of all applications for low carbon homes funding. Reviewing and auditing applications to provide data to relevant government departments.
  • Work with the appointed contractors to ensure that they are collecting and reporting all the correct information to meet the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the relevant project sponsor.
  • Help those in severe fuel poverty upgrade the energy of their homes through the installation of energy improvement measures.
  • Receive, check, store and analyse all relevant data associated with the scheme to ensure the scheme is delivered within the available budget.
  • Perform core checks to ensure the installation data provided is for an eligible household and that the installer is acting in accordance with relevant quality standards (such as PAS 2035).
  • Carry out data completeness and validation checks on data received and monitor average costs by tenure throughout the duration of the project.
  • Ensure all activity associated with delivery of the low carbon home programme is in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations.
  • Liaise with core internal partners (finance/legal/procurement) to ensure project delivery is in line with agreements and the procurement framework for the project.
  • Ensure that our main partners are sending through an up-to-date EPC certificate and reference number following completion of works and are calculating energy savings.
  • Provide appropriate reports to the project sponsors in accordance with their reporting requirements.

What you'll need to succeed

  • High standard of numeracy and literacy.
  • An understanding of GDPR regulations and how it relates to the storage, distribution and use of personal information.
  • Reasonable understanding of construction technology, thermal insulation and low carbon heating.
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Excel, Word and data bases relevant to the post.
  • Previous experience of project co-ordination and administration.
  • Good appreciation of the processes and requirements of grant funding, including compliance and reporting.
  • Good understanding of climate change and sustainability issues.
  • Previous experience in developing successful collaborative working between different interest groups.

Additional Information:
Flexible working options available.

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