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Business Analyst

Job Reference: 2668_1573661288

  • Location

    Horley, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS ANALYST​An exciting opportunity has arisen for a change focussed Business Analyst to join a well-established multinational company within the utilities sector. My client are looking to strengthen their change management capabilities within an existing project team.​Job Title: Business Analyst​Location: Surrey​Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits ​Key Skills: ESSENTIAL SKILLS Background in business process analysis […]

Added 07 Nov 2019

Business Change Analyst

Job Reference: 2661_1573139698

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS ANALYST – Staffordshire With a number of fresh projects signed off our client are currently looking for at least one Business Analyst to come in and join their team on a permanent basis. ESSENTIAL SKILLS Prior experience working in the Utility sector would be highly desirable A background working in business change Ability to […]

Added 06 Nov 2019

IT 2nd Line Support Engineer – Contract

Job Reference: 2650_1573064752

  • Location

    Belfast, Northern Ireland

  • Money

    £100 - 110 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

IT 2nd Line Support Engineer

Added 24 Oct 2019

Systems Developer

Job Reference: 2629_1571932247

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Systems Developer Are you an experienced Developer with strong Python experience? I’m looking to speak to Systems Developers with experience using SQL and Python who are interested in a brilliant new Developer opportunity in a technically orietated business. You will need: SQL development experience Python 3 experience Docker experience Web development experience would be useful […]

Added 23 Oct 2019

Business Change Manager

Job Reference: 2634_1571837448

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS CHANGE MANAGER – 12 MONTH FTC ​ An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Change Manager to join a well-established multinational company within the utilities sector. My client is looking to strengthen their change management capabilities within an existing project team to cover maternity leave. ​ Job Title: Business Change Manager Role […]

Added 22 Oct 2019

Recruitment Consultant

Job Reference: 2296_1571754182

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £18000 - 26000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Here at Consult Energy we are going through an exciting period of growth and are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our continued mission, to become the UK’s leading Energy and Utilities Recruiter. Having already made some fundamental hires during 2019, we have ambitious growth plans to triple our headcount over the next […]

Added 18 Oct 2019

SQL Data Analyst

Job Reference: 2628_1571409591

  • Location

    Chesterfield, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 36000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

SQL Data Analyst Are you a Data Analyst with experience using SQL? Do you have great reporting skills? Are you looking for an exciting role where you can develop your skills in a growing business? Then this could be for you!! I’m working with a client which is diversifying, so going through a really exciting […]

Added 16 Oct 2019

Data Analyst

Job Reference: 2616_1571219829

  • Location

    Kensington and Chelsea, England

  • Money

    £27000 - 30000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Data Analyst – West London Are you a recent STEM graduate looking to get your foot in the door of a fantastic Trading business? Or are you a Junior Data Analyst wanting to broaden your experience? I’m working with a leading trading client who are looking for a graduate calibre Data Analyst in London to […]

Added 12 Oct 2019

2nd Line Support Engineer | Contract

Job Reference: 2614_1570887378

  • Location

    Kingston Upon Hull, England

  • Money

    £100 - 110 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

2nd Line Support Engineer | Contract

Added 11 Oct 2019

Windows 10 Rollout – Newcastle

Job Reference: 2612_1570750056

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, England

  • Money

    £100 - 120 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

Windows 10 Rollout | Newcastle

Added 10 Oct 2019

Windows 10 Rollout | Cambridge

Job Reference: 2611_1570746429

  • Location

    Cambridge, England

  • Money

    £100 - 120 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

Windows 10 Rollout | Cambridge

Added 10 Oct 2019

2nd Line Desktop Support | Contract | Swindon

Job Reference: SWD2L_1570745698

  • Location

    Swindon, England

  • Money

    €120 - 140 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

2nd Line Desktop Support | Contract | Swindon

Added 10 Oct 2019

Commercial Energy Consultant

Job Reference: 2609_1570715136

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Energy Consultant – Milton Keynes A leading energy industry organisation are searching for an industry Energy Consultant to form part of its operations team. Essential Skills/Experience Experience of ESOS, GHG, RHI, DECs, EPCs, Energy Audits, ISO9001 and ISO14001 Understanding of strategy for energy policy within a large organisation Previously worked as an Energy Manager/Consultant 3+ […]

Added 09 Oct 2019

Customer Success Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 2608_1570639370

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, England

  • Money

    £28000 - 30000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Customer Success Coordinator – Nottingham A leading energy industry organisation are searching for an industry Customer Success Coordinator to form part of its operations team. Essential Skills/Experience To assist in scheduling work items for the customer success team internally and ensure tasks are spread across the team and in line with stakeholder and customer expectations […]

Added 09 Oct 2019

Business Analyst

Job Reference: 2607_1570638766

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Business Analyst – Milton Keynes A leading energy industry organisation are searching for an industry experienced Business Analyst. This requires you to interact with business stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand their problems and needs. Your responsibility is to gather, document, analyse and communicate these business requirements to ensure that their interpretation during product […]

Added 09 Oct 2019

Standards and Policy Manager (Electricity)

Job Reference: 2604_1570638541

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

STANDARDS AND POLICY MANAGER (Electricity) An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Standards and Regulation Manager to help lead the policy function within a well-established company in the utilities sector. The role offers a competitive package as well as the opportunity to lead on industry specific issues. Job Type: PermanentLocation: London Start Date: ASAPSalary: £40,000 […]

Added 09 Oct 2019

Revenue & Settlement Manager

Job Reference: 2605_1570635364

  • Location

    Reading, England

  • Money

    £60000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Revenue & Settlement Manager – Reading A major utility company are looking for a Revenue & Settlement Manager to improve forecasting capabilities and maintain financial controls for the business. Essential Skills/ Experience: Experience working in the Utility sector (Electricity, Gas, Telecoms etc) Strong background in revenue reporting, budgeting and forecasting Analytically minded able to build […]

Added 09 Oct 2019

Partner Performance Manager

Job Reference: 2606_1570635048

  • Location

    Reading, England

  • Money

    £55000 - 65000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Partner Performance Manager – Reading A major utility company are looking for a Partner Performance Manager to manage relationships with key business partners and ensure performance levels are kept in line with business expectations. Essential Skills/ Experience: Experience working in the Utility sector (Electricity, Gas, Telecoms etc) Ability to manage contracts and deliver deep insight […]

Added 09 Oct 2019

Desktop Support / 2nd Line – contract

Job Reference: 2602_1570615679

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £100 - 120 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

Desktop Support / 2nd Line - contract

Added 08 Oct 2019

Business Analyst

Job Reference: 2598_1570532205

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS ANALYST – Staffordshire An experienced Business Analyst is required to join one of my established Utility industry clients on a permanent basis. They need at least one experienced Business Analyst to join the team to help with business growth and also to help with re-engineering and documenting various business processes. ESSENTIAL SKILLS Strong experience […]

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CV writing tips

5 CV Writing Tips to Supercharge Your Job Search

By Consult Energy
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When it comes to finding a new job, having an impressive CV is pretty crucial to getting your foot in the door. Writing about your own job history should be a piece of cake, right? And yet somehow, it’s not as simple as it seems, this is especially true if you’ve been in the same job for some time and haven’t had to dust the cobwebs off your CV in ages.

As recruiters, we get CVs through every single day from hopeful jobseekers and we like to think we know a thing or two about what it takes to get noticed by our clients. So if you’re stuck in a rut with what to talk about on your resume, take a look through these top 5 CV writing tips:

1. Keep it short

As much as you might want to write war and peace on your impressive career history, your CV needs to be succinct and straight to the point. It’s all about making the key bits of information that the employer will want to know stand out as much as possible, and the best way to do that is to trim the fat around those stand out achievements.

If you’re now in a senior position, there’s really no need to include your GCSEs or any irrelevant part time jobs you might have had while at uni. It can be tempting to want to pad your CV out as much as possible to make it look more impressive, but take it from us – quality is more important than quantity here. Aim for no more than 2 sides of A4 and remember to be selective about what you include.

2. Keep it outcome based

All too often we see CVs come through that detail all the day to day tasks that were undertaken in a role, but not enough about the actual achievements. There’s nothing wrong with talking about BAU activity per se, but what will truly wow a hiring manager is tangible outcomes from your time in your previous jobs.

Why not talk about those impressive sales targets you managed to hit? Or the time you managed a change project that made the business some money? It’s more impactful to talk about these things than to waste your valuable page space listing all tasks you undertook to get there. It’s all about striking a balance between box ticking the skills they say they want from you, and selling yourself as someone who can bring their business goals to life.

3. Tailor it

Tailoring your CV to the job you’re applying for is one of the best ways to stand out from the crowd. Yes, that means having multiple versions of your CV to keep track of and yes this may seem like a laborious task, but we promise you it can make all the difference.

The job description for the role you’re applying for will be your best friend when it comes to pulling out the key skills that they’re looking for. You basically want to know that job description off by heart and use that understanding to bring across how your unique experience makes you the perfect fit for the role.

4. Try not to leave gaps

While we advocate for not adding in loads of unnecessary filler info on your CV, we also can’t stress enough how important it is not to have long gaps in your CV that are unaccounted for. Unfortunately, when you’ve got a large volume of job applications through, as a hiring manager it can become a bit of a process of elimination.

If there are suspiciously long gaps where you’ve not worked, even if it’s something completely normal like taking a couple of years out to raise a family or long term sick leave, make sure you explain this either in your CV or in your covering letter. That way, any red flags are immediately addressed from the get go.

5. Don’t forget the formatting

Aside from being engaging and ticking all your employer-to-be’s “perfect hire” boxes, your CV also has to be easy on the eye. There’s nothing worse than knowing that a CV is just brimming full of potential, but not being able to read it because of broken formatting.

Make sure you leave enough white space around each section to differentiate it from the rest without overcrowding the page and scaring your intended reader off. Don’t forget to also use plenty of bullet points and short, snappy sentences to make the most of the limited space you have.

Save yourself the hassle and, once you’re happy with your clean looking, well-formatted CV, be sure to save a PDF version so that all that hard work is locked in place. That way you can be sure that your CV is being read as intended.

So there you have it, some CV writing pointers straight from the people who read them the most. Hopefully now you can take our CV writing tips and use them to land yourself that new job you’ve been dreaming of.

If you’re still unsure where to start when it comes to looking for a new job in the energy & utilities sector, one of our specialist consultants would be more than happy to help. Just give us a call on 0121 633 3030, drop us a line on our contact us page or send us your CV directly.

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Business Analyst

Job Reference: 2668_1573661288

  • Location

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  • Money

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  • Contract

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BUSINESS ANALYST​An exciting opportunity has arisen for a change focussed Business Analyst to join a well-established multinational company within the utilities sector. My client are looking to strengthen their change management capabilities within an existing project team.​Job Title: Business Analyst​Location: Surrey​Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits ​Key Skills: ESSENTIAL SKILLS Background in business process analysis […]

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Job Reference: 2661_1573139698

  • Location

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  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

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BUSINESS ANALYST – Staffordshire With a number of fresh projects signed off our client are currently looking for at least one Business Analyst to come in and join their team on a permanent basis. ESSENTIAL SKILLS Prior experience working in the Utility sector would be highly desirable A background working in business change Ability to […]

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Job Reference: 2650_1573064752

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Systems Developer

Job Reference: 2629_1571932247

  • Location

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  • Money

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Added 23 Oct 2019

Business Change Manager

Job Reference: 2634_1571837448

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS CHANGE MANAGER – 12 MONTH FTC ​ An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Change Manager to join a well-established multinational company within the utilities sector. My client is looking to strengthen their change management capabilities within an existing project team to cover maternity leave. ​ Job Title: Business Change Manager Role […]

Added 22 Oct 2019

Recruitment Consultant

Job Reference: 2296_1571754182

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £18000 - 26000 per annum

  • Contract

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Here at Consult Energy we are going through an exciting period of growth and are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our continued mission, to become the UK’s leading Energy and Utilities Recruiter. Having already made some fundamental hires during 2019, we have ambitious growth plans to triple our headcount over the next […]

Added 18 Oct 2019

SQL Data Analyst

Job Reference: 2628_1571409591

  • Location

    Chesterfield, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 36000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

SQL Data Analyst Are you a Data Analyst with experience using SQL? Do you have great reporting skills? Are you looking for an exciting role where you can develop your skills in a growing business? Then this could be for you!! I’m working with a client which is diversifying, so going through a really exciting […]

Added 16 Oct 2019

Data Analyst

Job Reference: 2616_1571219829

  • Location

    Kensington and Chelsea, England

  • Money

    £27000 - 30000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Data Analyst – West London Are you a recent STEM graduate looking to get your foot in the door of a fantastic Trading business? Or are you a Junior Data Analyst wanting to broaden your experience? I’m working with a leading trading client who are looking for a graduate calibre Data Analyst in London to […]

Added 12 Oct 2019

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Job Reference: 2614_1570887378

  • Location

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  • Money

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Job Reference: 2612_1570750056

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