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Training Administration Officer
 The Energy Institute (EI)
Remuneration:  £20,000 - £22,000 p.a. plus benefits
Location:  London, UK
Closing Date:  27 November 2017
Apply:  Energy Institute Website


The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide.  The EI is an Investors in People organisation.

The Training Administration Officer provides administrative support to the training team and ensures that those contacting the team receive excellent customer service. The role includes administration and support for the EI’s training team, acting as first point of contact for training enquiries, supporting marketing activities and helping us to develop other aspects of our service.

The ideal candidate will be well-organised and efficient, with strong communication skills, good attention to detail and an interest in marketing engagement. They will enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent customer service and IT skills. This job would suit a candidate with some administrative experience looking for an interesting and varied role. This role is fixed for one year.

Find the job description and apply via the Energy Institute website


Project Manager
 Fit For The Future Network - National Trust
Remuneration:   £41,345 pa
Location:  London, UK
Closing Date:  12 November 2017
Apply:  National Trust Website


This is an exciting and unique opportunity to expand Fit for the Future further, to the point where the network has established a comprehensive business model and robust foundation in which it can allow itself to move independently away from the National Trust.

Through creating a strategy for growth you’ll be responsible for leading the network to develop existing relationships whilst also attracting and recruiting new members. You’ll steer the network to work together to make strategic decisions on the governance, operation and format of the Network and ensure it is collectively owned and supported.

You’ll be supported by a growing team of staff and volunteers. With this backing you’ll manage numerous external events, representing and promoting the Networks message. You’ll also be responsible for creating and delivering a business development strategy and make considered decisions on how the budget allowance is allocated in order for it to be self-sufficient and prosperous beyond 2021.

You’ll finally be responsible for reporting back to the Fit for the Future Board, Chaired by MP Sir Ed Davey and member organisations of Fit for the Future.

Find the job description and apply via the National Trust website


Energy Analyst
 The Energy Institute (EI)
Remuneration:   £25,000-28,000 p.a. plus benefits
Location:  London, UK
Closing Date:  19 November 2017
Apply:  Energy Institute Website


The Energy Institute (EI) is the professional membership body bringing global energy expertise together. We gather and share essential knowledge about energy, the skills that help us use it more wisely, and the good practice that keeps it safe and secure. We articulate the voice of energy experts, taking the know-how of our 20,000 members from 120 countries to the heart of the public debate. And we’re an independent, not-for-profit, safe space for evidence-based collaboration, an honest broker between industry, academia and policy makers.

The EI is seeking an Energy Analyst to join its Knowledge Service team. In this role, you will source and analyse relevant energy data and stakeholder information, work closely with EI staff and members to identify emerging industry trends, and create informative and timely outputs for a range of audiences and users. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in handling, analysing and interpreting data, experience liaising and communicating with stakeholders, a strong academic track record in a STEM or related subject area, and a demonstrable interest in and understanding of key energy issues. 

Find the job description and apply via the Energy Institute website


Publishing Officer
 The Energy Institute (EI)
Remuneration:   Up to £23,000 p.a. plus benefits
Location:  London, UK
Closing Date:  12 November 2017
Apply:  Energy Institute Website


The Energy Institute (EI) is the largest global professional body and learned society concerned with energy issues. The EI develops and disseminates knowledge, skills and good practice working to enhance the safety, security and sustainability of energy systems.

The EI is seeking to appoint a Publishing Officer to work within a small busy team. The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring the production process for EI Technical Publications and IP Test Methods runs smoothly. Liaising with typesetters and suppliers to ensure they are produced to the highest editorial and design standards, on time and within budget. As well as being the primary contact point for customer enquiries and our book distributor.

The successful candidate needs to be organised and possess excellent attention to detail, communication and administrative skills. Ideally, they should be a team player that can work with minimum supervision. Knowledge of print/production processes, proof-reading and a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign would be advantageous, but are not essential.

The EI welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds including industry, academia, government, regulatory authorities and NGOs. Job sharing would be considered.

Find the job description and apply via the Energy Institute website


Environmental Professional
Remuneration:   Competitive
Location:  Bristol, UK
Closing Date:  01 December 2017
Apply:  Jacobs Website


JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. They offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients.

Jacobs have an immediate requirement for a motivated and hardworking environmental professional to work in our Environmental Management and Support team focussed on delivery to clients in the nuclear and defence sectors.

The team are involved in a growing number of complex projects in these sectors encompassing a range of environmental issues which require assessment and the development of management plans in conjunction with our clients.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Jacobs is a leading service provider in environmental consultancy, supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to construction and maintenance.

You are likely to find yourself working independently (potentially on client sites) but will be part of our professional team identifying and assessing project environmental aspects and impacts to produce whole life management and improvement plans. You will be expected to:

  • Identify potential health, safety and environmental hazards of specific projects and demonstrate a commitment to your own safety and those around you.
  • Understand the objectives, priorities and inter-dependencies of project stakeholders and be able to manage and reflect these in the reports and assessments produced.
  • Design and manage workshops and communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Think creatively and logically to work with project teams to resolve design and development problems.
  • Write and review deliverables to a high quality standard (including reports, proposals and specifications).

Desirable qualifications include:

  • Practitioner member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (PIEMA) with aspiration to become a Full Member of IEMA and a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv).

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Find out more and apply via the Jacobs website


Senior EIA Consultant

Remuneration:   £30000 - £35000 per annum
Location:  Bristol
Closing Date:  -
Apply:  Mattinson Partnership Recruitment Specialist


A leading environmental and engineering consultancy recruiting a Senior level EIA specialist into their Bristol multi-disciplinary environmental team. As part of your brief you will have the opportunity to offer vital coordination and project delivery support to the existing friendly and successful UK wide team. The organisation is keen to hear from candidates with an array of demonstrable experience undertaking EIA project work in a variety of sectors including, but not limited to property and infrastructure.


As a Senior EIA Consultant your brief will include:

  • Responsibility for the co-ordination of EIA projects, including liaising with the multi-disciplinary team, subcontractors and statutory authorities
  • Preparation and project management of Environmental Statements and additional supporting assessments
  • Client liaison and contribution to business development including preparation of fee proposals and assistance with bids.

Working at a Senior level, you will have responsibility for project delivery, including the management of finances and resources associated with the project. You will also have the opportunity to assist with business development initiatives such as fee proposals and tender presentations.

Qualifications/experience requirements include:

  • Full IEEM and/or Chartered Environmentalist status

Find out more and apply via the Mattinson Partnership website


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