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Junior Consultant/Energy Engineer (Buildings/Real Estate)

Posted on Sep 25, 2021 by Verco (The GreenJobs Network of Websites)

England, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£24k - £28k Annual


Junior Consultant/Energy Engineer (Buildings/Real Estate)

Location: Overmoor (Corsham near Bath) Chorley or London
Salary: £24 to 28k per annum plus benefits (Junior Consultant band)
Reports to: Head of Deliver for Zero (Real Estate)

The opportunity

Verco is growing and we have a number of opportunities in our Deliver for Zero (Real Estate) team.

We are looking for committed and dynamic candidates who are passionate about sustainability, to help Verco in our mission to achieve zero! Our vision is to provide the solutions for a zero carbon world.

Working for Verco means joining a true partnership. We are an award winning, independent energy management and sustainability consultancy with a long track record in the sector. We have a strong culture focused on our values which you will be expected to share and help bring to life. We look for high achievers who have the confidence, skill and outlook to enable them to perform well and play an active part in the collaborative culture of the company.

By engaging with industry leaders and a wide range of key stakeholders on a day-to-day basis, you will play a key role in managing sustainability risks, realising opportunities within companies, and helping our clients to deliver on their vision.

The Role

Our Junior Consultants provide excellent technical resource to projects and business development activities, supporting the delivery of complex projects. You will work on projects for different teams across the business working with a selection of the world's top companies, and the UK's leading sustainability teams, to help them meet their energy management and sustainability requirements. This role will focus on energy use in buildings/real estate, looking particularly at building optimisation. You will be given a high level of autonomy to suggest and lead on new ideas, whilst working with our Consultants, Engineers and Software team.


You will be required to support the delivery of projects and be responsible for the completion of tasks on time, to quality and within an agreed budget under the supervision of project managers.

You will provide technical input (with training), to support the delivery of our Building energy management consultancy services to Verco's Real Estate clients. This will include visiting buildings from our clients' portfolios, providing optimisation advice, and completing onsite energy audits, group programme support and the development of net zero carbon strategies for client's assets.

You will work with our in-house energy management software and other third party systems to provide remote analytical support reviewing energy consumption trends, identifying unexpected usage and suggesting potential causes/solutions. You will work with clients to develop metering and data collection solutions that are supported by Verco's proprietary Carbon Desktop Software.

As a Junior Consultant you will support Project Directors with business development activities, such as proposal writing, and will maintain strong relationships with existing clients through professional interactions.
A detailed job description is available on our website.


You will need a degree in Engineering (2:1 or above) and an understanding of energy use in buildings. You will have a high level of competence in the use of IT, including Excel and be a strong communicator. You will have the ability to work independently and creatively on challenging problems.

You will be required to travel nationally and internationally to implement company projects.

A detailed person specification is available on our website.

What we can offer

You can look forward to working for an employee-owned business with a strong mission-driven culture. This will mean working as part of a dynamic, passionate team of like-minded professionals in a supportive, trust-based environment.

You will enjoy immediate access to a comprehensive range of employee benefits and support services. Benefits include 5% employer pension contribution, private medical insurance, travel insurance, 25 days holiday (increasing with service) and volunteering days and social activities. Our employees are at the centre of what we do, and we are supportive and flexible employers.

Verco will actively invest in your career development. You will also undertake a project based training programme giving you exposure to a wide range of energy consuming operations from sectors such as industrial, manufacturing, retail and commercial buildings. You will become proficient in site services optimisation, energy Management Software and data collection systems and KPI's, benchmarking, environmental and CSR reporting. We will also support your career development (i.e. to work towards Chartered Energy Manager or Chartered Engineer status) and the potential to progress through to consultancy level within a short time-frame.

Location: Either our Overmoor (Corsham near Bath), London or Chorley office (Lancashire).

Salary: £24k - £28k depending on experience.

To apply: Please submit your CV and a covering letter to careers(at) confirming 'Junior Consultant - Real Estate' as the subject of the email.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 15th October 2021, but we will be reviewing candidates throughout this period.

Verco is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that we value the diversity of our workforce. Applicants must, however, be eligible to work in the UK.


Reference: 1334179841

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