Assistant Programme Manager, Transport

Energy Saving Trust

Who we are

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy
efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate
emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part
of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and

Here are some of the benefits we offer:

  • We offer an outstanding pension scheme including employer contributions of up to 9%, 11% or
    13% (age-linked).
  • Enhanced parental leave.
  • Private BUPA insurance.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with service-linked increases as well as three
    goodwill days over the Christmas period.
  • Staff wellbeing allowance of up to £25 per month / £300 per year.

Please see our careers page
for the full list of benefits we have to offer and why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to

The team

The team delivers transport decarbonisation projects on behalf of both Government and
commercial partners with the sole aim of addressing the climate emergency. The team is
multi-disciplinary and passionate about the programmes we deliver.

Transport emissions are a major contributor to global greenhouse gases the projects we deliver
work directly with Businesses, Local Authorities and Consumers to help them reduce their own
transport emissions. We value diversity, enthusiasm and a willingness to make a difference
above all else and welcome everyone with these values.

The role 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Group Transport team in London. You will be a key
player working with Energy Saving Trust colleagues and stakeholders to support the successful
delivery of the Department for Transport (DfT) work programme.

What you’ll do 

Reporting to the programme manager, you’ll support the successful delivery of two government
grant schemes for public chargepoints (the Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Scheme and,
the On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme). You’ll support local authorities with their
applications, provide application progress updates internally and to the client, assess
applications, analyse data sets, and work closely with the funder and the consortium partners.

You will also assist the delivery of a multitude of projects, collaborating with colleagues
across multiple teams and working with sector-leading organisations. You’ll be involved in
wider programme delivery and management as required, including evaluation and reporting.

What you’ll bring 

Your ability to plan and prioritise tasks and pay close attention to detail will underpin your
success in this role. Additionally, developing good working relationships and your strong
written and verbal communication skills will be fundamental to your effective performance.

For more information, please see job description on our website.

Applications close 23.59, 1 May 2024. Interviews are intended to be held week
commencing 6 May 2024.

Please click ‘apply online’ via our recruitment portal. We will ask for your personal details,
work history and a supporting statement. Applications submitted without a supporting statement
will not be considered.

Applications submitted via email will not be considered. In your supporting statement please
explain how you meet the essential areas in the job description.

Reasonable adjustments: We are a Disability Confident Committed
. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive of and accessible
for, everyone.

If you think you may need additional support or reasonable adjustments made to any part of the
recruitment process, please get in touch with [email protected] or call reception on
+44 (0)20 7222 0101. We will do our very best to support you. 

Flexible working: We offer a range of flexible working arrangements, including
working from home, compressed or part-time hours, job shares and other arrangements. There is
no need to justify your preferred working pattern and we encourage our people to work in
whichever way helps them to perform at their best.

We will be happy to discuss this and our blended working model at the interview stage with you.

Please note, that we are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this post. To apply for this
post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Diversity and inclusion

Energy Saving Trust is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace where
everyone can be themselves, with support to be their best.

We strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and with different identities
and experiences to apply for roles with Energy Saving Trust.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and offer guaranteed interviews for disabled
applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role. Find out more here.

You can find out more about
our commitment to diversity and inclusion here. 

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