Senior Consultant (Energy)

Salary: TBC, dependent on experience
Location: Home based with ability to travel to St Neots, Cambridgeshire and customer locations

Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.
Are you up to the challenge?

Here at Energise it’s not just a job, it’s a commitment to a more sustainable way of living. We are flexible, hardworking and not afraid to push boundaries. Our employees are encouraged to become the best they can be.

We are a Net Zero and sustainability consultancy with a track record of delivering energy and carbon management for corporates, public and third sector organisations, SMEs and individuals and supporting them on every step of their sustainability journey.

We are looking to expand our team and are seeking to employ someone who can not only do ‘The Job’ but questions it and then seeks to improve it.

We are currently seeking a Senior Consultant to join our growing team. To achieve success in the role you will need to work effectively, have good communication and problem-solving skills, be able to work with complex software and see the big picture.

The Role

As a Senior Consultant focusing on energy you will be part of a team that delivers high quality, energy management and reduction services to our customers with the aim of not only meeting reporting obligations but carrying that forward to maximise their positive environmental impact in the world.

This role will support our customers on environmental compliance, ensuring our customers understand and address a variety of energy management/efficiency issues and compliance requirements.

To achieve success in the role, you will need to inspire trust in our customers and team members by demonstrating technical knowledge and application, enjoy thinking creatively to solve technical challenges, and be able to deliver tech-enabled solutions.

You will support our customers on energy related compliance, building surveys and wider energy and carbon reductions.

As a Senior Consultant you will contribute to the following key business areas:

In relation to service delivery:

  • Contribute to the creation of customers’ Net Zero Strategy and Carbon Management Plans through the building of scenario models and the associated strategic outcomes.
  • Manage a portfolio of customers through a variety of reporting schemes, including ESOS, SECR & ISO50001.
  • Take on complex building, process and fleet surveys to identify opportunities for energy and carbon reduction.
  • Create building models to generate energy balances using RETScreen (training to be provided).
  • Write up detailed recommendation reports and present opportunities to the customer in a way that inspires them to take action on their Pathway to Net Zero.
  • Research new technologies and methods to influence the continual improvement of our service provision.
  • Liaise with and attend customer/stakeholder meetings and contribute to and independently deliver presentations to all levels of seniority, leading customer workshops as required.
  • Manage your projects, ensuring work is effectively delivered on time, in full, within budget in a way that wows the customer.
  • Identify wasteful practices to improve overall building and asset performance for our clients through reports and surveys.
  • Utilise in house software platforms (i.e. Net Zero Hub) to support our customers overall energy project management.
  • Utilise analysis of data to generate exception reports, wastage reports and carry out monitoring and targeting of client data.

In relation to customer service:

  • Support our customers to achieve and maintain relevant ISO certifications (e.g. ISO50001).
  • Support our clients on the engagement and behaviour change actions to achieve Net Zero.
  • Contribute to account plans to ensure that customer relationship managers have a full picture of the relationship with our customers across all service areas.

In relation to leadership and training:

  • Contribute to the creation and review of technical briefings and external communication.
  • Act as a catalyst for change and support our ambition to support 1 in 100 people to go Net Zero, by being curious, focused and innovative.
  • Lead, or support where needed, the technical screening of projects to ensure proactive project and resource management.
  • Contribute to the delivery of our internal initiatives towards the growth, sustainability, culture, knowledge sharing and aims of the business.

In relation to our culture:

  • Champion a culture of excellence, in technical delivery, communication and leadership.
  • Model excellent customer service, always encouraging others to look for opportunities to wow our customers.
  • Actively listen to customers and members of the team, to build trust and develop relationships
  • Demonstrate a positive, ‘can do’ approach to problem solving
  • Encourage team building and peer-support

Experience, Qualifications and Characteristics

  • Degree or equivalent in related subject or adequate sector experience
  • Four years’ experience in an energy related role
  • ESOS Lead Assessor (or adequate experience to qualify)
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Energy Compliance Experience (inc. ISO50001 & ESOS)
  • ISO50000 series standards (e.g. ISO50001, ISO50006, ISO50015)
  • Energy surveys (non-manufacturing – energy in buildings)
  • Energy surveys (manufacturing, process and/or transport)
  • Monitoring and Targeting (inc. regression & CUSUM analysis)
  • Employee Behaviour Change Programmes
  • High level of numeracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Net Zero Strategy Development & Execution
  • Carbon Footprinting
  • ESG Consultancy
  • Carbon Disclosure Schemes (inc. CDP/TCFD)
  • Supply Chain Engagement
  • Renewable Feasibility Studies
  • Climate Change Risk and Opportunity Assessments
  • Use of RETScreen

Desirable attributes

  • Excellent communication skills that allow you to build relationships that educate, engage and inspire people to take action.
  • Passionate, positive, creative thinker who can think outside the box to solve complex, bespoke challenges for our customers.
  • Exceptional written and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritise competing requirements.
  • Enjoy being positively challenged and positively challenging others to continually improve.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment and independently.
  • Excited about the rapid change and development in the industry and wholly agree with the scientific conclusions of the UN IPCC.

Skills you will gain

  • Multi-sectoral exposure to business strategy and management.
  • A developed understanding of the risks and opportunities in relation to the adaptation to climate change in the built environment.
  • Opportunities to develop knowledge base from an energy focus to a broader carbon and sustainability focus.
  • The ability to build customer relationship management, influence and leadership skills.
  • Continued development of complex technical, surveying and reporting skills.
  • The opportunity for continued personal and professional development.
  • Mentoring skills.

Career path

This is a Senior Consultant level role, and the career path is an indication of the incremental steps which can be achieved within Energise subject to a role being available and the required skills being reached:

  • Principal Consultant
  • Deputy Head of
  • Head of
  • Director


  • Salary TBC (dependent on experience)
  • Pension Scheme (matched 5% contribution)
  • Unlimited holidays (minimum of 28 per year and 5 per quarter)
  • Bonus scheme up to 5% of basic salary (employee and company-performance related)
  • Additional benefits information is available on our Careers page

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