Programme Assistant, Renewables

Energy Saving Trust

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Closing Date: 9 August 2021
Issue Date:
28 July 2021
Position Ref No: IS 758

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £18,681 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Renewables team as a Programme Assistant.

The focus of this role will be supporting the administration of the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES), which is delivered by Local Energy Scotland (a consortium of Scottish based charities led by the Energy Saving Trust). This is a highly regarded Scottish Government programme that supports local communities to develop, invest in, and benefit from renewable energy projects. For further information on the CARES programme, see here​.

You will also provide support to the wider Energy Saving Trust renewables team in Scotland by supporting the administration of our web tools and helping with team administration. This will be a varied and interesting development opportunity within the Renewables team, and you will be encouraged to grow your role and responsibilities over time.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 23 months. For more information, please review the job description

Applications close 5pm 9 August 2021.

​To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to In your cover letter please make reference how you meet the essential areas of the person specification in the job description. Please state the job reference you are applying for in the subject line. Applications submitted without a covering letter will not be considered.

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Only people living in the UK with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

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