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Senior Project Manager - Energy Infrastructure

Reference Ref: VAC002008  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (South West) - UK
Town/City Bristol
Salary Additional Information £28,672 - £42,821
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 16/11/2021
Company Name Bristol City Council
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Bristol City Council is leading by example in the action against climate change and as the first local authority to declare a climate emergency has set a target for the City to become net zero by 2030.

The Council’s award-winning Energy Service is a driving force behind this activity, delivering projects that benefit the social, economic, and environmental health of our City and partners across the region.

Our team of energy professionals specialise in projects of all shapes and sizes - from Citywide infrastructure projects to energy efficiency initiatives in our local communities.

A major aim of the Energy Service is to deliver a City-wide heat network to supply low, and ultimately zero carbon heat to residents and businesses across Bristol.

Parts of this network are already operating whilst others are currently in construction, including the development of the Old Market heat network that will use heat from Bristol’s floating harbour to supply connected buildings with zero carbon heat.

Your will to manage the identification, development, and construction of energy centres within the City that will supply the Bristol heat Network and support/line manage other project managers within the team with the same remit.

You will have: 

  • Excellent and relevant experience in a project development role, with experience in project managing either renewable energy or construction projects
  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, to ensure energy centre projects get the widespread support required to meet delivery timescales.
  • Excellent organisation skills with experience of managing multiple projects, with potentially conflicting demands.
  • Excellent and demonstrable verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills, and negotiation skills and the ability to be a self-starter working on your own.
  • Experience of managing others within a team.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you will receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you will be working in a supportive environment where you will have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please CLICK HERE.

Applicants are also advised that Bristol City Council are currently procuring a joint venture partner to support its ambitions of delivering a net zero city by 2030. It is anticipated that the applicant as part of the Energy Infrastructure team will transfer to this joint venture sometime in 2022.

For further information please call Paul Barker, Energy Infrastructure Manager on: 0117 92 24438

Closing date: 16 November 2021

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black and Asian candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

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