Green Energy Investment Manager - Maternity Contract

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Job title: Green Energy Investment Manager - Maternity Contract
Salary: £41,394 - £47,914 p.a.
Location: Cambourne
Contract type: Maternity contract - up to 1 year
Hours: 37
Closing date: 1 December 2020


Full-time, maternity cover – up to 1 year

Salary Scale 7 - £41,394 - £47,914 p.a.

Based at South Cambs Hall, Cambourne, Cambridgeshire, with flexible home working given the current restrictions.

We are looking for a Green Energy Investment Manager with a proven track record of developing, leading and implementing investment opportunities which cross service areas, through to the delivery of major corporate projects.

You will be responsible for managing existing and new projects that deliver the ‘Being Green to Our Core’ priority within our Business Plan, achieving outcomes towards our Zero Carbon Strategy.

You will develop investment opportunities to deliver against the Council’s Investment Strategy and generate income for the Council. You will also demonstrate an understanding of the impact of this programme of work on local delivery of public services and customers.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

You will be responsible for managing existing and new green energy investment projects. This will include the development of business cases, review of contracts, management of performance and benefits realisation. Working with the private sector and colleagues from across the Council’s service areas you will be a skilled communicator with experience of delivering results.

The organisation has a high level of ambition within the fast moving field of green energy investment, and as such you will be responsible for horizon scanning and scenario planning, ensuring that the Council is able to plan for future changes, take advantage of opportunities and mitigate risks.

You will undertake management of programme and projects commensurate with the delivery of the ‘Being Green to Our Core’ priority within the Council’s Business Plan, and ensuring compliance with all new and existing relevant legislation.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

The successful candidate would be expected to be educated to Degree level or equivalent, or to have at least three years’ experience of working in a similar role. You will have demonstrable knowledge and experience of implementing successful projects that reduce carbon emissions and generate income.

We offer competitive salaries, flexible working arrangements, and development opportunities to stretch you, your career and your ambitions. This role presents an excellent opportunity for those wishing to further a career in or join local government and for those who like a big challenge.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact David Ousby, Head of Commercial Development and Investment on 07802 897185 or

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 1 December 2020

Interviews will be held: W/C 7 December 2020

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