Carbon Reduction and Renewables Officer

Vacancy Salary: £33,000
Vacancy Location: Sunderland
Contract Type: Full Time
Status: Permanent

The role of Carbon Reduction and Renewables Officer will support the Asset Sustainability Manager in the delivery and development of the aims and objectives of the Gentoo Asset Sustainability Agenda.  

 

Your main responsibilities will include:

 

  • Leading on the identification of new initiatives to introduce renewable energy technologies and carbon reduction measures that will contribute to achieving our 2040 carbon zero target.

  • Working collaboratively with the Property Teams to develop sustainable investment programmes and sourcing external funding opportunities in relation to energy efficiency.

  • Taking a leading role with specialist energy efficiency or carbon reduction investment schemes including chairing meetings, drafting specifications of work, and coordinating relevant pre-construction information.

 

The successful candidate will:

 

  • Have experience in a similar role ideally within the housing sector, although candidates with the right skills in an industrial role will still be considered.

  • Hold comprehensive knowledge in Carbon reduction in the built environment.

  • Ideally possess a qualification in renewable energy/mechanical engineering along with a CIBSE or equivalent and/or knowledge in Carbon reporting.

  • Have excellent data management skills and the ability to manage and manipulate large volumes of data.

  • Hold comprehensive knowledge of energy legislation, regulations, and good practice.

  • Be able to create and maintain productive and positive authentic working relationships.

 

If this sounds like you and you’re looking to join an organisation that values its employees then we’d love to hear from you.

 

The closing date for this role is: 12 May 2021

Interviews will be held: Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th May 2021

 

*The role will be based from home until it is safe to return to the office.

We're a housing association that provides more than 60,000 people in Sunderland with a place they can call home. We're a values-driven organisation, with a clear vision, a social purpose and a commitment to investing in people, place and property. We believe everyone has the right to live in a good quality home they can afford and invest millions of pounds every year in keeping our existing homes safe, secure, and compliant.

We're also playing our part in addressing the UK housing crisis locally, by building hundreds of new, modern and contemporary homes for rent in Sunderland - homes that meet the needs of local people. Not only do we provide vital housing - we support our tenants, residents and communities by investing in services that help people live their best possible life.

This includes helping people to work, victims of domestic abuse and anti-social behaviour, young people to live independently, as well as a wellbeing service that supports our elderly tenants and residents.

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