Senior Energy Engineer

Senior Energy Engineer
£47,047 to £63,059 per annum plus excellent benefits

The University of Exeter estate comprises over 360,000m² of academic, research, administrative, commercial, residential accommodation and renewable energy infrastructure on 430 acres of land across Devon and Cornwall. The University has ambitious plans to continue to develop its estate and infrastructure, including a bold commitment to invest in sustainable buildings and infrastructure to support its goal of becoming a Net Zero University by 2030.
  
The Senior Energy Engineer is a member of the Sustainability Team. Based within the Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services Division, the Sustainability Team are a major contributor to delivering on the University’s Strategy 2030 commitment to ‘lead meaningful action against the climate emergency and ecological crisis.’  The team has responsibility for delivering on the University’s net zero and net environmental gain targets and this job will assist managing the work relating to reducing scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions. 

The newly created role is responsible for the development and delivery of scope 1 and 2 carbon reduction projects that make a major contribution to achieving the University’s net zero target. You will champion and promote the benefits of a low-carbon design across the University. The role holder also assists the Head of Carbon and Energy to identify, implement, monitor and review strategies, policies and projects to reduce the University’s carbon emissions and utility consumption.

The successful candidate will possess extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for low carbon engineering solutions and renewable energy issues. The role will suit professionals who have the ability to develop new systems of work, policies and procedures and to be able to ensure that they are properly adopted and implemented across the University estate.

The Candidate Brief can be viewed at Senior Energy Engineer

To arrange a confidential briefing discussion to learn more please contact our retained search advisors Michael Hewlett (michael.hewlett@mrgglobal.com ) Matthew Giles (matthew.giles@mrgglobal.com ) at MRG.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 11th February 2024.

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