Energy & Sustainability Manager

  • Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description


  • Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.

  • Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day.

  • Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day.


Job Description

  • Delivery of the energy management agenda for reduction,monitoring, reporting & statutory compliance against the agreed targets  

  • Liasion and point of contact for off-site energy bureau services

  • Own & lead the contract ‘Social Impact and Sustainable Development Plan’

  • Responsible for the processes, procedures, controls and monitoring of energy systems to ensure an effective integrated supply chain operation

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining an energy management programme in association with the contract requirements and agreed consumption and carbon reduction targets

  • Communicate budgets, targets and benchmarks to Mitie teams and client

  •  Ensure legislative requirements are met ie; carbon reduction commitment and display energy certificates

  • Provide support, information and direction to the SMT, operational management and wider teams

  • Provide written reports and presentations as required

  • Promote staff engagement and behavioural change to support energy reduction and meet KPI targets

  • Investigate and implement (where appropriate) energy initiatives from the wider external market

  • Manage flow of information and MI reporting with regard to cost and consumption in conjunction with the Mitie bureau in particular

  • Assist in the development of the policy/scope of metering/sub metering/AMR and subsequent input into the energy management database system and required interfaces

  • Develop and implement energy and sustainability related policies

  • Identify and develop opportunities for contract growth

  • Carry out site inspections and audits

  • Ensure Quality, Health, Safety and Environment targets are met

  • Support Account Director with all energy and sustainability related matters

  • Ensure operational management are kept informed of all aspects of plant performance and any such circumstances which may impact upon energy efficiency, reliability and cost effective operation of plant

  • Ensure that all third party contractors carrying out works do so in a safe and professional manner and abide by the relevant company and site specific  procedures as applicable

  • Complete all administration tasks correctly and efficiently using the appropriate IT software

  • Carry out any reasonable request to perform duties as requested by the Account Director and Senior Leadership team


  • Relevant qualifications in energy, engineering and building technologies

  • Proven experience in energy management

  • Extensive and demonstrable track record of identifying and implementing energy & sustainability initiatives

  • Commercial awareness

  • Experience of managing supply chains

  • Knowledge of building services including electrical, fabric and mechanical engineering

  • Ability to develop and nurture relationships with the client, colleagues and suppliers

  • Innovative and solution driven with an awareness of new technologies

  • Full driving licence

Additional Information

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times
  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment
  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received
  • Report any issues or training needs to your line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system


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