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Energy and Carbon Manager

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Mapperley
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an Energy and Carbon Manager to work in the Energy and Environment Department to support the delivery of the Trust's Green Plan where Net Zero targets relating to energy, water and travel are embedded.

It is a trustwide operational role delivering energy and carbon reduction initiatives which will require liaison with Estates and Facilities Operational Teams, Care Group leads and teams, other internal stakeholders, and external organisations, to ensure compliance with legislation, sector codes of practice and guidance.

The post holder will support the Senior Energy and Environmental Manager to improve the environmental culture throughout the Trust and develop a supportive and positive learning environment within the team, engaging and empowering others.

Main duties of the job

The role requires an experienced, qualified, energy, carbon, and sustainability professional to develop, implement and manage systems for all aspects of energy and carbon monitoring to ensure the Trust receives best value for money, whilst maintaining high environmental standards.

It is a trustwide operational role delivering energy and carbon reduction initiatives which will require liaison with Estates and Facilities Operational Teams, Care Group leads and teams, other internal stakeholders, and external organisations, to ensure compliance with legislation, sector codes of practice and guidance.

The post holder will assist in the implementation and maintenance of policies. procedures and strategies that will achieve, and where possible exceed national, local, and Trustwide environmental targets.

To support the delivery of the Trust's Green Plan where Net Zero targets relating to Energy, Water and Travel are embedded.

Support the Energy and Environmental Department and Trust, including healthcare professionals providing a range of mental and physical healthcare services, to deliver the NHS Net Zero carbon targets.

To support the Senior Energy and Environmental Manager to improve the environmental culture throughout the Trust and develop a supportive and positive learning environment within the team, engaging and empowering others.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!

#TeamNottsHC

Job description

Job responsibilities

Maintain and develop energy management systems to ensure reductions in building energy use and carbon emissions in line with the NHS Estates Net Zero Delivery Plan and NHS Net Zero Building Standards.

Support the implementation of the measures identified in the Trust Heat Decarbonisation Plan and any subsequent plans developed for remaining properties.

Deliver a reduction in business travel, promote sustainable travel alternatives, and support the Trust transition to electric vehicles in line with the NHS Net Zero Travel and Transport Strategy

Completion of necessary Trust, NHS and statutory returns in relation to energy and travel including but not limited to. ERIC (Estates Return Information Collection), PAM (Premises Assurance Model), Greener NHS Quarterly returns, Greener NHS Fleet Return

To collate the information required to ensure an accurate carbon footprint across the main areas of Building Energy, Water, Gas, and Travel and Transport.

Delivery and accountability for the monitoring, revision and reporting of the Our Energy, Our Water and Our Travel objectives within the Trust Green Plan.

To prepare and input all relevant building energy use information to ensure legal compliance e.g. DEC (Display Energy Certificates), TM44 (Inspection of Air Conditioning Systems), EPC (Energy Performance Certificates)

To investigate and produce an options appraisal on the current smart metering system and how this may be better utilised in the future.

To implement procedures to ensure that accurate data quality is maintained.

To assist in the delivery of energy awareness training to Trust employees.

To produce appropriate risk assessments where necessary.

To carry out the duties placed on employees by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and all statutory duties appertaining to their sphere of work.

Assist the Trust and partners to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and Trust procedures and provide technical expertise relating to energy, water and carbon management.

Assist in the development of Trust policies and procedures to align with legislation and to reflect new and developing guidelines and best practice.

Assist the team with the management of financial resources for energy and carbon management.

Manage and maintain contracts for utilities (energy, gas and water), ensuring that services are purchased in a cost-effective manner and that invoices are appropriately processed to ensure that best value is achieved.

Identify opportunities for cost effective investment in energy efficiency schemes. Preparing and presenting business cases aimed at realising such opportunities.

Planning and managing specialist energy and travel and transport projects from conception to completion.

Prepare utility budget forecasts and monthly utility spend reports.

Support the delivery of sustainability training to key stakeholders, including Executive and Non-Executive Directors, Directors, Senior Managers, EMS system leads and other staff.

Person Specification

Qualifications - Academic / Craft / Professional

Essential

  • Professional qualification in energy, carbon or environmental management or equivalent (HNC, HND, NEBOSH, C& G, NVQ etc) and/or Degree level qualification in science-based subject such as physics, engineering, energy or environmental management or mathematics or equivalent experience.


Desirable

  • Master's Degree (or equivalent specialist knowledge) in an energy or environmental discipline or equivalent
  • Membership of relevant professional body such as the Energy Institute, CIBSE or IEMA


Training

Essential

  • Continuing Professional Development Training record


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in one or more of Energy Management, Net Zero Carbon, Sustainable Development, Environmental Management, or Travel and Transport
  • Working experience of policies and procedures in relation to energy and carbon management
  • Ability to deliver group training.
  • Able to audit departments against energy performance standards and 'best practice' guidelines.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety at Work issues, risk assessments
  • Relevant experience of energy management, liaising effectively with specialist contractors/professional advisors
  • Experience of using IT packages and systems i.e. Systemslink Energy Manager for the storage, retrieval and management of energy and carbon data
  • Budget management


Desirable

  • Energy management in a large organisation
  • Working experience with professional bodies
  • Managing projects in relevant technical areas


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of environmental legislation and their implementation with particular relevance to energy and carbon management.
  • Knowledge of environmental and sustainability management systems including ISO14001.
  • Understanding of relevant health and safety issues and related legislative environmental issues
  • Knowledge of financial systems and financial monitoring
  • Knowledge of risk assessments and risk management processes


Desirable

  • Wider working knowledge of NHS relevant information i.e. ERIC, PAM, HTMs and relevant codes of practice
  • Knowledge of the wider sustainability agenda


Skills

Essential

  • Prioritisation, Planning and organisational skills of activities. Meeting deadlines.
  • Specialist skills in relation to energy management
  • Ability to use IT packages for the management of energy/environmental/net zero carbon.
  • Auditing, monitoring and implementation of service standards in relation to professional field.
  • Undertake appropriate risk assessments and risk analysis for energy and carbon managements.
  • To recognise potentially hazardous situations and be able to take appropriate corrective action.
  • Chair/lead relevant meetings/groups, produce minutes with action plans for all work and activity associated with this role.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills with staff, customers, and patients at all levels.
  • Financial acumen
  • Positive attitude combined with good influencing skills.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Experience of delivering training to a wide-ranging audience from board level management briefings to staff level
  • Management of energy contracts delivering cost effective solutions.
  • Maintain a programme of continual professional development (CPD) to ensure current best practice is achieved.
  • Use of IT systems, for the storage and retrieval of environmental information.
  • Good computer skills to develop or create reports, documents, spreadsheets and presentations.


Desirable

  • Ability to liaise and work with wider associated teams.
  • Ability to modify and amend computer database systems.
  • Ability to liaise and negotiate in relation to contract management of services.
  • Presentations to wider professional audiences


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Duncan Macmillan House

Porchester Road

Mapperley

NG3 6AA



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