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Business Development Executive

Job Reference: 3150_1624028250

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £21000 - 25000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Business Development Executive Are you a budding sales person looking for an opportunity to start (or continue) a successful career in a dynamic, successful Utilities business? Consult Energy is working with a growing Utilities business in the Midlands who are looking for a Business Development Executive to join their sales team to support Business Development […]

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Business Development Manager

Job Reference: 3147_1624005603

  • Location

    Rickmansworth, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Business Development Manager Are you an experience BDM in the Energy industry? Do you have experience managing large clients and bringing in new business? Consult Energy are working with a growing business who are looking for a Business Development Manager to join their expanding sales team. You’ll need to be resilient with excellent commercial acumen. […]

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Business Analyst

Job Reference: 3146_1623852841

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Business Analyst Are you an experienced Business Analyst working on IT projects? Are you a good communicator and have great process mapping experience? Consult Energy are working with a utilities business who are looking for a Business Analyst to join there growing IT & Projects team. Business Analyst – What you’ll be doing: Creating business […]

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DNO Engagement Lead

Job Reference: 3145_1623700438

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £55000 - 60000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

DNO Engagement Lead Do you have strong experience in stakeholder engagement planning and delivery within a fast paces sector? Are you looking for a role where you work to champion the customer? This role could be for you! DNO Engagement Lead – What you’ll do: Work to develop integral DNO engagement strategy Lead engagement with […]

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Stakeholder Engagement Planner

Job Reference: 3144_1623694207

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Stakeholder Engagement Planner Do you have strong experience in stakeholder engagement planning and delivery within a fast paces sector? Are you looking for a role where you work to champion the customer? This role could be for you! Stakeholder Engagement Planner – What you’ll do: Work to develop integral customer engagement plans Capture and translate […]

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Lead – End to End Architecture

Job Reference: 3143_1623685544

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £64000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Lead – End to End Architecture – London | Manchester We are looking for a Lead Architect to join a growing energy business. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with an energy company and put your own stamp on the architecture solutions. Essential Skills/Experience: Experience in multi-vendor end to end solution designs Oversee […]

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Head of Architecture and Design (IT)

Job Reference: 3142_1623684712

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £85000 - 91000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Head of Architecture and Design (IT) – London | Manchester We are looking for a Head of Architecture to join a growing energy business. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with an energy company and put your own stamp on solution implementation and strategy. Essential Skills/Experience: Experience working as a Chief Architect/Principal Consultant […]

Added 6 days ago

Test Engineer

Job Reference: 3107_1623680572

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £50000 - 60000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Test Engineer – London | Nottingham We are looking for a Test Engineer to join a leading organisation. This is a very interesting role with a variety of client focused project work. Essential: Cucumber, Selenium and Java Desired Skills: Automation testing with Selenium RestSharp or similar for automated API testing BDD testing tools, SpecFlow or […]

Added 6 days ago

Solution Architect

Job Reference: 3140_1623668805

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £75000 - 85000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Solution Architect – Nottingham | London based We are looking for a Solution Architect to join a growing company. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with an energy company and put your own stamp on the solution architecture and system integration. Essential Skills/Experience: Systems integration solutions Experience of Data Analytics platforms Documenting architecture […]

Added 6 days ago

Commercial Analyst

Job Reference: 3139_1623661322

  • Location

    Blackburn, England

  • Money

    £20000 - 25000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Commercial Analyst Are you a forward thinking, analytical person, excited by problem solving and manipulating large quantities of data? Are you looking to develop your career in a fast-paced organisation where you’ll be given significant opportunities to improve your skills? Consult Energy is working with growing business who are looking for a Commercial Analyst to […]

Added 09 Jun 2021

Billing System Analyst

Job Reference: 3132_1623227568

  • Location

    Preston, England

  • Money

    £25000 - 28000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Billing System Analyst Are you an experienced Billing System Analyst within the Energy industry? Do you have excellent analytical and numerical skills, with fantastic attention to detail? Consult Energy is working with an innovative business in the Utilities industry who are looking for a hands on Billing System Analyst to join their growing team. Billing […]

Added 09 Jun 2021

BI Developer

Job Reference: 3130_1623227147

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BI Developer Do you have strong SQL skills? Do you have experience manipulating, interpreting and presenting large complex data sets? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a BI Developer to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! BI Developer – What will you do: Develop and support debelopment […]

Added 09 Jun 2021

Insight Analyst

Job Reference: 3128_1623226930

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 35000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Insight Analyst Are you an experienced Analyst who is comfortable reporting on data and providing insights to key stakeholders? Do you have experience deriving insight and producing reports on business process and performance date? If this sounds like you, and you have the ability to manipulate data using SAP systems, this could be the role […]

Added 08 Jun 2021

Policy and Corporate Affairs Manager

Job Reference: 3130_1623165925

  • Location

    Eastleigh, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 55000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Policy and Corporate Affairs Manager Do you have strong experience in policy and stakeholder engagement within the utilities sector? Are you looking for a strategic role where your work has impact across your industry? This role could be for you! Policy and Corporate Affairs Manager – What you’ll do: Keep abreast of market changes and […]

Added 08 Jun 2021

Pricing Manager

Job Reference: 3129_1623148413

  • Location

    Remote

  • Money

    £50000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Pricing Manager Are you an ambitious, analytically minded Pricing professional? Do you have experience developing complex models, and using your analytics to influence decision making? Consult Energy is working with a growing, exciting business who are looking for a Pricing Manager to join their team. You’ll need to have excellent hands-on Pricing capabilities, as well […]

Added 08 Jun 2021

Product Manager

Job Reference: 3055_1623146859

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £80000 - 90000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Product Manager We are looking for a Product Manager to join a growing global business. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with a tech company that is a market leader in the energy sector. Essential Skills/Experience Multiple years of experience in a software product role, driving change and learning through multiple release cycles […]

Added 04 Jun 2021

IT Project Manager

Job Reference: 3128_1622814810

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 55000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

IT Project Manager Are you an experienced change professional working on large projects? Do you have a IT project management background? Consult Energy are working with a large utilities business who are looking for a IT Project Manager to join there growing transformation team. IT Project Manager – What you’ll be doing: Ensuring that realistic […]

Added 04 Jun 2021

Data Solutions Engineer

Job Reference: 3127_1622798262

  • Location

    Preston, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Data Solutions Engineer Do you have experience working in Solutions Engineering or Data integration positions, supporting a wide range of energy management and metering services? We are working with an exciting client who are going through an exceptional period of growth who are looking for a talented Data Solutions Engineer to join their team. Interested? […]

Added 04 Jun 2021

Billing Analyst

Job Reference: 3117_1622795662

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £24000 - 26000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Billing Analyst Are you an experienced Billing Analyst within the Energy industry? Do you have excellent analytical and numerical skills, with fantastic attention to detail? Consult Energy is working with an innovative business in the Utilities industry who are looking for a hands on Billing Analyst to join their growing team. Billing Analyst – what […]

Added 03 Jun 2021

Technical Programme Manager

Job Reference: 3126_1622734485

  • Location

    Manchester, England

  • Money

    £50000 - 55000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Technical Programme Manager Are you an experienced programme or project specialist working on large scale IT projects? Do you have agile and waterfall knowledge? Consult Energy are working with a large utilities business who are looking for a Technical Programme Manager to join there growing IT team. Technical Programme Manager – What you’ll be doing: […]

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Coronavirus and the Renewable Energy Boom

By Consult Energy
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With a coronavirus vaccine in the pipeline and the end of the pandemic seemingly in sight, the world seems to be reaching a state of covid fatigue, meanwhile some industries are utterly thriving. At a time where so many sectors are struggling to see a future at all – somehow against all odds, we’re seeing a boom in the renewable energy market. So, what gives?

Renewables have typically been slow off the mark when it comes to funding and adoption over the years, and yet during the pandemic we have seen unprecedented growth in the sector. In fact, so much so that clean sources of energy are set to account for a whopping 90% of the UK’s increase in capacity this year as the use of fossil fuels has plummeted.

The lockdown effect

Thanks to international lockdowns where people aren’t travelling to work every day much less anywhere else, we’re seeing a global downturn in the use of oil, gas, coal and petroleum. The energy industry as a whole thought this would spell trouble across the board, with demand dropping drastically and oil prices crashing as a result.

Aside from a major shift in day to day travel, the lack of overseas travel this year has not only made a dent in our carbon footprint, but in our profits too. This, of course, spells trouble for oil-dependant parts of the globe – like Nigeria and Angola who now face an even bigger recession thanks to their biggest export taking such a hit.

However, it’s not all bad news. Those who previously had seen renewable energy as a “nice to have” now had to put serious stock in cleaner energy becoming a staple of our future energy infrastructure. Where fossil fuel supply chains and projects have been disrupted by the pandemic, renewable energy providers have had a chance to swoop in, pick up the pieces and breeze ahead.

Climate change awareness

Amidst all the pandemic panic, the climate change threat hasn’t gone anywhere. In fact, while much of the world has stood still for months on end – those seeking to turn the tide on climate change haven’t quite made the strides they would have liked.

What has changed for the better is consumer behaviour. Having seen the positive impact that lockdowns have had on the environment and climate change, many are trying to make cleaner choices when it comes to their personal consumption – driving consumer demand for renewables through the roof and seeing oil, gas and coal falling behind.

In fact, it’s because of this conscious consumer behaviour that many new build housing developments are fitting their homes with solar panels as standard to make them more attractive to buyers. Some developments are actually going to the trouble of retrofitting solar panels onto recently completed estates to upgrade them for increased profitability. This is not only normalising greener energy solutions in the home, but is creating much needed jobs at a time when they’re hard to come by.

Government support

Support for green initiatives has been gradually on the rise for some time, although it hasn’t always been a smooth journey. Thankfully the government have recently u-turned on their decision to block new wind farm developments, something that was due to set the onshore and offshore wind market back a fair bit.

Not only has the block been scrapped, but the UK government has really outdone itself by opting to actively subsidise onshore renewable energy projects. These new projects aren’t exactly small fry either, with a total of 13GW up for the taking in auctions for the subsidies.

This all comes in support of the prime minister’s 10-point plan which is set to end the UK’s contribution to rising global carbon emissions by 2050.

The future…

Far from being just a flash in the pan, the future of renewable energy is looking very bright for the duration of the pandemic and beyond. With renewable electricity set to outgrow fossil fuels by 2025 and renewables spending expected to double – coal and gas may wind up a thing of the past.

We mustn’t get too far ahead of ourselves though, as that reality may come later than we’d like with many of the countries dependant on their fossil fuel exports planning on pouring funding into coal, oil and gas to recover from the recession the pandemic has brought with it.

Thankfully both government and private investors are showing no signs of slowing down their support for the renewable energy market. It seems as though the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic has given renewables the opportunity it needed to shine through as the primary resource rather than an optional alternative.

In terms of what this means for the energy jobs market: it’s very good news across the board. Not only is there a huge demand for renewable energy expertise, but also an incentive to invite new talent into the space as well as provide ample opportunities for those already in it looking to take a step sidewards into clean energy.

It’s been very encouraging as an energy and utilities recruitment consultancy to see almost no hiring freezes in our sector since the pandemic took hold. While we’ve unfortunately noticed other sectors struggling to stay afloat, the energy market has gone from strength to strength.

The renewable energy boom has been the silver lining to what has been a truly tumultuous year to say the least, there has never been a better time to be at the forefront of the clean energy revolution.

So if you’re looking for your next move in renewable energy, or would like to speak to someone about your hiring plans – don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Business Development Executive

Job Reference: 3150_1624028250

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £21000 - 25000 per annum

  • Contract

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Business Development Executive Are you a budding sales person looking for an opportunity to start (or continue) a successful career in a dynamic, successful Utilities business? Consult Energy is working with a growing Utilities business in the Midlands who are looking for a Business Development Executive to join their sales team to support Business Development […]

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Business Development Manager

Job Reference: 3147_1624005603

  • Location

    Rickmansworth, England

  • Money

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  • Contract

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Business Development Manager Are you an experience BDM in the Energy industry? Do you have experience managing large clients and bringing in new business? Consult Energy are working with a growing business who are looking for a Business Development Manager to join their expanding sales team. You’ll need to be resilient with excellent commercial acumen. […]

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Business Analyst

Job Reference: 3146_1623852841

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

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Business Analyst Are you an experienced Business Analyst working on IT projects? Are you a good communicator and have great process mapping experience? Consult Energy are working with a utilities business who are looking for a Business Analyst to join there growing IT & Projects team. Business Analyst – What you’ll be doing: Creating business […]

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DNO Engagement Lead

Job Reference: 3145_1623700438

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £55000 - 60000 per annum

  • Contract

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DNO Engagement Lead Do you have strong experience in stakeholder engagement planning and delivery within a fast paces sector? Are you looking for a role where you work to champion the customer? This role could be for you! DNO Engagement Lead – What you’ll do: Work to develop integral DNO engagement strategy Lead engagement with […]

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Stakeholder Engagement Planner

Job Reference: 3144_1623694207

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Stakeholder Engagement Planner Do you have strong experience in stakeholder engagement planning and delivery within a fast paces sector? Are you looking for a role where you work to champion the customer? This role could be for you! Stakeholder Engagement Planner – What you’ll do: Work to develop integral customer engagement plans Capture and translate […]

Added 6 days ago

Lead – End to End Architecture

Job Reference: 3143_1623685544

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £64000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Lead – End to End Architecture – London | Manchester We are looking for a Lead Architect to join a growing energy business. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with an energy company and put your own stamp on the architecture solutions. Essential Skills/Experience: Experience in multi-vendor end to end solution designs Oversee […]

Added 6 days ago

Head of Architecture and Design (IT)

Job Reference: 3142_1623684712

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £85000 - 91000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Head of Architecture and Design (IT) – London | Manchester We are looking for a Head of Architecture to join a growing energy business. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with an energy company and put your own stamp on solution implementation and strategy. Essential Skills/Experience: Experience working as a Chief Architect/Principal Consultant […]

Added 6 days ago

Test Engineer

Job Reference: 3107_1623680572

  • Location

    London, England

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    £50000 - 60000 per annum

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Test Engineer – London | Nottingham We are looking for a Test Engineer to join a leading organisation. This is a very interesting role with a variety of client focused project work. Essential: Cucumber, Selenium and Java Desired Skills: Automation testing with Selenium RestSharp or similar for automated API testing BDD testing tools, SpecFlow or […]

Added 6 days ago

Solution Architect

Job Reference: 3140_1623668805

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £75000 - 85000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Solution Architect – Nottingham | London based We are looking for a Solution Architect to join a growing company. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with an energy company and put your own stamp on the solution architecture and system integration. Essential Skills/Experience: Systems integration solutions Experience of Data Analytics platforms Documenting architecture […]

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Commercial Analyst

Job Reference: 3139_1623661322

  • Location

    Blackburn, England

  • Money

    £20000 - 25000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Commercial Analyst Are you a forward thinking, analytical person, excited by problem solving and manipulating large quantities of data? Are you looking to develop your career in a fast-paced organisation where you’ll be given significant opportunities to improve your skills? Consult Energy is working with growing business who are looking for a Commercial Analyst to […]

Added 09 Jun 2021

Billing System Analyst

Job Reference: 3132_1623227568

  • Location

    Preston, England

  • Money

    £25000 - 28000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Billing System Analyst Are you an experienced Billing System Analyst within the Energy industry? Do you have excellent analytical and numerical skills, with fantastic attention to detail? Consult Energy is working with an innovative business in the Utilities industry who are looking for a hands on Billing System Analyst to join their growing team. Billing […]

Added 09 Jun 2021

BI Developer

Job Reference: 3130_1623227147

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BI Developer Do you have strong SQL skills? Do you have experience manipulating, interpreting and presenting large complex data sets? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a BI Developer to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! BI Developer – What will you do: Develop and support debelopment […]

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