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Energy Manager

Employer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Location
Leicester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per Annum
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The energy manager is responsible for the efficient management of energy, gas and water utilities and its transition towards Net Zero carbon across the three UHL Hospitals. Providing specialist knowledge and expertise on Utility Management Function/Services and the NHS sustainability agenda to other estates staff and UHL Senior Leadership Team They will be responsible for environmental performance in designated field and influencing others towards safe compliant practice and environmental excellence via strategies, projects, education and communication work streams. They will engage with staff of all disciplines and must have the ability to employ influential and persuasive skills, educating staff regarding energy inefficiencies and support the Trust sustainability agenda.

Main duties of the job

Owning, and promoting the delivery of the UHL Trust Energy Policy, meeting the NHS England's 'Net Zero' and Utilities performance targets.

.Planning the requirements of the Trust's energy demand and carbon footprint.

Report on energy use, carbon impact and cost.

Develop initiatives and innovations for reduction on energy consumption and demand.

Management of on-site energy generation contracts, supply chains, invoices and contract management

Health & safety management for water and energy

Building the UHL Energy Committee.

Support on training of staff on energy management.

Manage statutory requirements for the Trusts.

Develop communication systems for CMG and external partners.

To deputise for the Head of Sustainability at key governance meetings, both internal / National Level

Ensure that the Trust reduces its carbon emissions by 50% from correct, compliant segregation and delivery of a Net Zero health. To respond to climate change targets for direct emissions by 2040 and indirect emissions by 2045

To integrate the infrastructure developments into the New Hospital Programme.

Build a strategy for requirements.

Support the verification plan, be part of the design team, monitor and verify the NHP inn line with Net Zero Building standards.

Occasional / Regular requirement to use computer software to develop or create reports, documents, drawings - CAD system for building areas

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/work-for-us/current-vacancies/

Job description

Job responsibilities

Budget Manage the Trust Utility Budgets (Financial responsibilities Circa �20M usage budget). Responsible for the identification and delivery of CIP plans, in accordance with CMG/Corporate Areas target. Responsible for maintenance of physical assets for department / service and equipment relating to energy and water

Staff As Energy lead within the Sustainability team the post holder will be responsible for the development of the fu8nction within the UHL trust, providing understanding around legislative needs as well as sustainability and the trusts commitments to Energy strategy. This will include development of the team resources and the day to day management of these resources as required. Taking on the leadership of any said Subject Matter resource as its developed. This includes Career development, training & performance management. The post holder will also be expected the manage all utility requirements for the trust, including Water / Gas & electric suppliers and contracts. This will include review of utilities spend to ensuring contracted work meets required standards. It is anticipated that the post holder will be a key leadership resource within the head of sustainability team, and will deputise for Head of Sustainability periodically and also lead on the Trust green team and drive innovation through that team of clinical staff

Policy Responsible for the development and implementation of the Trust long term energy, water and gas strategy reflecting the CMG/Corporate Areas approach towards a Net Zero future. Ensure adherence to BREEAM and National Building Standards across all UHL Facilities.

Communications As the Head of Sustainability subject matter, and expert within the Energy field. The post holder will develop and implement effective communication with CMG/Corporate Areas and external partners such as UK ETS, CHP QA, ERIC etc.

Providing contract leadership for suppliers and contractors the role will include, scope producing, procurement process delivery, contract award and operational delivery. Developing audit and monitoring the post holder will need good communication and negotiation skills to deliver the energy support requirements effective. As policy owner for Energy Services the post holder will need to own the standard operating procedure associated to delivery of Energy Services as well as implement. Key communication structure provides awareness and compliance.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • oMust be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours
  • oEducated to degree level, or equivalent experience from the Healthcare sector, plus specialist knowledge acquired via post graduate courses and experience preferably in energy management, or related subject. oExperience to masters equivalent level. oEvidence of continual professional development and a commitment to ongoing personal development. oPrior experience of managing Healthcare Energy and climate change compliance schemes. oCO2 footprint, Mandatory oCarbon reporting oDisplay Energy Certificates (DECs)
  • oAbility to evaluate, develop and implement systems and procedures. oWell-developed data analysis skills and report writing knowledge ( oAdvanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel and Word oTheoretical knowledge base in energy & water management oExperience in delivering sustainability performance improvements
  • oInfluencing behavioural change with key stakeholder within the Trust oAble to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels both internally and externally, orally and in writing. Able to adapt the communication approach to the audience oGood interpersonal skills: influencing, negotiation, written and verbal communication skills oAttendance on relevant specialist accredited qualification courses.
  • oExcellent numeracy and analytical skills giving the ability to derive implications arising from Numerical reports- e.g. ointerpreting benchmark data, ointerrogating and sense checking osustainability performance data oThe need to analyse & interpret complex utility data across the whole estate. oAbility to use a wide range of systems to create management reports. oJudgements across wide range of estates issues taking into account legislation, H& S, conflicting demands, content of expert advice on estates operations matters to mitigate external fines from the regulator
  • oWorking autonomously oPassionate about sustainability and aware of how the sustainability agenda can shape and benefit large organisations oAbility to apply knowledge of IT to the work situation and develop systems and processes oAbility to work both independently and as part of a oteam with a flexible and adaptable approach to working arrangements oExcellent numeracy and analytical skills giving the ability to derive implications arising from numerical reports- e.g. interpreting benchmark data, interrogating and sense checking sustainability performance data oHighly developed physical skills accuracy important, manipulation of fine tools, materials.
  • oExcellent time management and organisation. oExcellent organisational skills and the ability to execute projects with limit time constraints oAbility to plan and prioritise own workload whilst maintaining consistency and quality within tight deadlines oTo demonstrate they can develop & implement a long energy strategy across the UHL portfolio for critical services
  • oAble to demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of the importance of treating all individuals with dignity and respect appropriate to their individual needs. oAll staff are expected to engage in compassionate and inclusive leadership in the provision of high quality care and interactions with others
  • oSound Knowledge of what's required for a Net Zero NHS oResponsible for own Continuous professional development recording / information relevant


Desirable

  • oTrack record in developing relationships, including behaviour change and blockers as well as motivating team members in the needs of the trust and its values
  • oProject Management Training/qualification oChartered Energy Manager or similar certification. Such as oCombined Heat and Power Quality Assurance Scheme (CHPQA) oCRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) oEuropean Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) oClimate Change Levy oCHP VAT reclaim on electricity exported oEnergy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) o Attendance on relevant specialist accredited qualification courses. oWillingness to further develop specifically within the field of environmental management and environmental management systems.
  • oSpecialist sustainability or compliance knowledge gained from working in a health care engineering environment
  • oAbility to break boundaries in delivery of the Energy message. boundaries in delivery of the UHL Requirements. oWillingness to further develop specifically within the field of environmental management and environmental management systems.
  • oAbility to take the message from raw data and develop it as far as colleague sharing of the message required in support of the Energy Strategy and the Trust Values.
  • oBuild Energy Strategy oSelf-motivated to deliver as SME the key messages from the Energy Strategy. oProvide Stakeholders with status reports proactively
  • oProven track record in developing a message with large groups of colleagues to enable consistent delivery across various workstreams.
  • oShow examples of the ability to be a key stakeholder in support of the trusts needs.
  • oAbility to deputise line management


Desirable

Desirable

  • oTrack record in developing relationships, including behaviour change and blockers as well as motivating team members in the needs of the trust and its values
  • oProject Management Training/qualification oChartered Energy Manager or similar certification. Such as oCombined Heat and Power Quality Assurance Scheme (CHPQA) oCRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) oEuropean Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) oClimate Change Levy oCHP VAT reclaim on electricity exported oEnergy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) o Attendance on relevant specialist accredited qualification courses. oWillingness to further develop specifically within the field of environmental management and environmental management systems.
  • oSpecialist sustainability or compliance knowledge gained from working in a health care engineering environment
  • oAbility to break boundaries in delivery of the Energy message. boundaries in delivery of the UHL Requirements. oWillingness to further develop specifically within the field of environmental management and environmental management systems.
  • oAbility to take the message from raw data and develop it as far as colleague sharing of the message required in support of the Energy Strategy and the Trust Values.
  • oBuild Energy Strategy oSelf-motivated to deliver as SME the key messages from the Energy Strategy. oProvide Stakeholders with status reports proactively
  • oProven track record in developing a message with large groups of colleagues to enable consistent delivery across various workstreams.
  • oShow examples of the ability to be a key stakeholder in support of the trusts needs.
  • oAbility to deputise line management


Shortlisting criteria

Essential

  • Communication


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital and Glenfield Hospital

Infirmary Road

Leicester

LE1 5WW

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