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Experienced Energy Consultant - Glasgow

Posted 10 November 2017 by FT Recruit Ended
Position: Experienced Energy Consultant
Location: Glasgow
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

Company client has been helping clients become more profitable for over 22 years by providing them with independent advice on their utility costs.

At a time when all organisations are trying to reduce their costs, our expertise is in great demand. We specialise in reducing utility costs for all types of commercial and not-for-profit organisations. We do not deal with domestic utilities, only organisations spending more than £100,000 per annum on their gas, electricity and water services. As part of our expansion plans we are looking for a top rate Consultant with good experience.

Despite the tough economic conditions, our business is financially strong and we are growing through telesales, a good website, networking and some PR. We have ambitious plans for expansion. We are looking to recruit a self-motivated and experienced Consultant with a good track record of success. As the company expands, there will be good opportunities for advancement.
After 3 to 6 months of induction training and support, you will be taking charge of your own clients. Your responsibilities will include managing utility services for clients throughout the UK. That may involve the installation or upgrading of gas, electricity or water supplies, procuring new utility contracts, advising on how to reduce energy and water consumption (in association with our expert environmental engineers) dealing with utility supplier disputes and overseeing billing queries.

Requirements
Experience of an account management type role within the energy industry
Knowledge of the Scottish Water Market preferred, but not required.
A high level of numeracy is critical to the role, as is numerical accuracy
Able to manage a diverse number of stakeholders internally and externally
Possess excellent customer focused skills and experience of interfacing with clients both on the phone and face to face
Computer literate and experienced in the use of Microsoft packages, in particular Excel, databases and Outlook
Good organisational skills and ability to work independently
Experience of upselling to clients and prospects is preferred
Experience of working towards pre-determined key performance indicators
Ability to cope well under pressure and deal with a diverse workload

Overview of the Role
Managing the energy and water accounts for a portfolio of clients
Account and relationship management
Identifying and implementing savings and solutions for clients
Completing comprehensive audits, reports and meetings
Working closely with the team of consultants, analysts and advisors
Carrying out procurements for utility services, including providing advice on strategy, purchasing options, markets and projections
Data analysis and consumption and cost reporting
Carrying out additional project work such as new utility connections and upgrades
Managing billing errors and disputes
Assisting with compliance management, including CRC, ESOS, CCA
Expected to keep up with all relevant industry and regulatory changes
Maintaining and keeping up to date our systems with all client information and data

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Ideally, the candidate will have worked as an energy or water consultant. However, we will consider candidates with other experience, such as working as an energy conservation expert, an M & E consultant, an accountant, an electrical engineer or electrical consultant.
The Consultant is essentially a technical advisor. Consultants advise their clients on how to reduce costs by better procurement of gas, electricity and water and by advising them on how to reduce energy and water consumption.

Looking for candidates who have very similar experience-numerical/ customers/ suppliers.
Variety of clients-from SME, to huge corporate companies, housing associations. Working with around 30 accounts.

KEY SKILLS:
Technical manager within the energy industry, diverse number of stakeholders internally and externally.

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at:

Reference: 33771590

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