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Metering Analyst

Job Reference: 2821_1610961031

  • Location

    Mitcham, England

  • Money

    £20000 - 25000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Metering Analyst I’m working with a growing, stable, exciting brand within the Energy sector, who are looking to take on permanent people in their Back Office Operations teams. You’ll need to have at least some experience of the Energy supply market, everything else they’ll teach you. This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your understanding […]

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Billing Analyst

Job Reference: 2821_1610960969

  • Location

    Mitcham, England

  • Money

    £20000 - 25000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Billing Analyst I’m working with a growing, stable, exciting brand within the Energy sector, who are looking to take on permanent people in their Back Office Operations teams. You’ll need to have at least some experience of the Energy supply market, everything else they’ll teach you. This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your understanding […]

Added 7 days ago

Financial Analyst

Job Reference: 2973_1610649565

  • Location

    Blackburn, England

  • Money

    £38000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Financial Analyst Do you have strong financial analysis and modelling skills? Are you an experienced analyst within finance looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Financial Analyst – What will […]

Added 7 days ago

Production Technician

Job Reference: 2914_1610649393

  • Location

    Watford, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Production Technician Are you an experienced Production Technician with experience in electrical or mechanical work? We are working with an exciting client looking for a Production Technician to join their team. They would be open to seeing a range of abilities/levels of experience, so if you have any knowledge of gas in Energy, don’t hesitate […]

Added 7 days ago

Production Technician

Job Reference: 2914_1610649342

  • Location

    Egham, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Production Technician Are you an experienced Production Technician with experience in electrical or mechanical work? We are working with an exciting client looking for a Production Technician to join their team. They would be open to seeing a range of abilities/levels of experience, so if you have any knowledge of gas in Energy, don’t hesitate […]

Added 7 days ago

Senior Pricing/Forecasting Analyst

Job Reference: 2972_1610642271

  • Location

    Blackburn, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Senior Pricing/Forecasting Analyst Are you an experienced Pricing Analyst or Forecasting Analyst within the Energy industry? Are you looking for the opportunity to step up into a more strategic role where you will guide the commercial decisions for a business? Consult Energy have an opportunity for a Senior Pricing Analyst / Senior Forecasting Analyst within […]

Added 7 days ago

Utilities Project Manager (Connections)

Job Reference: 2911_1610630889

  • Location

    Guildford, England

  • Money

    £33000 - 37000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Utilities Project Manager (Connections) Experience in project management? Do you have a background in or knowledge of commercial connections/disconnections? This role could be for you! Essential Skills/Experience Utilities experience is essential, a background in construction is an advantage Experience in managing commercial connections, disconnections and diversions Client Management and exceptional communication Excellent organisational skills Report […]

Added 7 days ago

Head of Marketing

Job Reference: 2970_1610585955

  • Location

    Northampton, England

  • Money

    £80000 - 85000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Head of Marketing Do you have experience working in a Senior Marketing position in a B2B organisation? Do you have experience developing and delivering strategic marketing plans? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Head of Marketing to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Head of Marketing […]

Added 7 days ago

Head of Marketing

Job Reference: 2970_1610585834

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £80000 - 85000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Head of Marketing Do you have experience working in a Senior Marketing position in a B2B organisation? Do you have experience developing and delivering strategic marketing plans? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Head of Marketing to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Head of Marketing […]

Added 12 Jan 2021

Senior Regulation Manager (FTC)

Job Reference: 2931_1610442682

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £50000 - 65000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Senior Regulation Manager (FTC) Do you have strong experience in energy retail supply looking for the next step in your career? We are working with an exciting client looking for a Regulation Manager to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Senior Regulation Manager – What will you do: Being a subject […]

Added 11 Jan 2021

Cost Forecasting Manager

Job Reference: 2968_1610353322

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £60000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Cost Forecasting Manager Do you have strong knowledge and experience of energy retail supply cost stack? Are you an experienced analyst or manager looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Cost Forecasting Manager to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the […]

Added 11 Jan 2021

Demand Forecasting Manager

Job Reference: 2967_1610353240

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £60000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Demand Forecasting Manager Do you have experience in Demand Forecasting Gas & Power in the UK Energy market? Do you have detailed, hands on knowledge of demand forecasting techniques? Looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Demand Forecasting Manager to join their team. […]

Added 08 Jan 2021

Business Analyst (SMART)

Job Reference: 2968_1610135573

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £47000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Business Analyst/Project Manager SMART – London We are currently searching for an industry experienced Business Analyst/Project Manager to form part of a growing suppliers SMART team. It’s an exciting time for the business as they continue to strengthen their position in the market and the successful candidate will be playing a key role in one […]

Added 08 Jan 2021

GIS Team Lead

Job Reference: 2961_1610100012

  • Location

    Poole, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 38000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

GIS Team Lead- Dorset A dynamic and fast-growing Internet Provider are searching for an experienced Manager to lead, coach and support its growing team of Surveying and GIS professionals. Essential Skills/Experience Experience in proprietary and open-source GIS applications such as QGIS, GE, ESRI Good understanding of Data Modelling Experience of managing and motivating a team […]

Added 07 Jan 2021

Senior Credit Risk Analyst – Contract

Job Reference: 2965_1610029402

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 55000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Senior Credit Risk Analyst – Contract Consult Energy are working with a multi-national client who are looking for a Senior Credit Risk Analyst to support them for a contract to start asap. If you have Credit Risk experience, and an Analytical mindset, please get in touch today! Senior Credit Risk Analyst – what you will […]

Added 07 Jan 2021

Demand Forecasting Analyst

Job Reference: 2964_1610027118

  • Location

    Doncaster, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Demand Forecasting Analyst Do you have experience setting and executing hedging strategies in the Gas & Power markets? Looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Demand Forecasting Analyst to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Demand Forecasting Analyst – […]

Added 07 Jan 2021

Data Analyst

Job Reference: 2963_1610015680

  • Location

    Caterham, England

  • Money

    £25000 - 30000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Data Analyst Do you have experience in the energy industry? Are you a strong analyst with advanced MS Excel skills? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client in the utilities space looking for a Data Analyst to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Data Analyst – What will you do: […]

Added 07 Jan 2021

Commercial Analyst

Job Reference: 2926_1610012773

  • Location

    Guildford, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Commercial Analyst Do you have strong analytical skills and are a whiz on Excel, good experience in the Gas & Power Market and are looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Commercial Analyst to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the […]

Added 06 Jan 2021

Operations Manager

Job Reference: 2962_1609949184

  • Location

    Guildford, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Operations Manager- Surrey A leading energy provider is searching for an experienced Operations Manager to lead a team of analysts working to investigate and resolve variances between contracted charges and billed amounts Essential Skills/Experience Min 3 years commercial experience, ideally with management experience of 2 years Experience in Energy or Utilities industries is essential Commercial […]

Added 06 Jan 2021

Project Manager

Job Reference: 2960_1609949034

  • Location

    Poole, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 35000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Project Manager- Dorset An ambitious Internet Service Provider are searching for an experienced Project Manager to manage a Network rollout of over 250kms of infrastructure This role requires you to interact with internal business stakeholders and third parties so excellent communication skills are essential to the success of this role. Essential Skills/Experience Project Management Qualification […]

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EV market acceleration

Has Coronavirus Accelerated The Growth of the EV Market?

By Consult Energy
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The coronavirus pandemic has had many a surprising effect on the world, one thing we certainly weren’t expecting was the rise in electric vehicle sales. It may sound a little whacky, linking covid-19 with the EV market, but hear us out because we think we’re on to something here.

While fuel and hybrid vehicle sales have plummeted to record lows since lockdowns were put into place, electric vehicles have sustained growth and have even been bolstered by funding projects for the deployment of charging points. The UK, for instance, is down -49% in H1 2020 where traditional vehicles are concerned – but on the electric vehicle front, we’ve never seen higher figures with sales topping 9% of the total vehicle market share.

In fact, thanks to the Agile Streets Project, EV drivers can also enjoy on-street charging – backed by big names in the energy industry like Octopus Energy and the Energy Saving Trust as well as electric vehicle infrastructure firm Connected Kerb. The scheme has been put in place recently to remove inaccessibility barriers to aid the UK’s move to zero emission travel.

“So, where does the pandemic come into this?” we hear you ask. Well, there’s no denying that the demand has risen during the lockdown period and we know how much lockdown has affected consumer behaviour.

Lockdowns across Europe have drastically changed the way people approach travel for starters. With social distancing still very much at the heart of the UK’s approach to tackling the virus, people have developed a sort of phobia around public transport. Don’t believe us? UK rail passengers are down 3 million since this time last year thanks to a large portion of the workforce being able to work remotely.

The demand for cars is greater than ever with public transport off the cards. This is especially true when you consider that inner city properties have taken a hit as those working in offices generally don’t need to travel to the office as frequently.

So why are electric vehicles prospering while others are falling by the wayside?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this unease around using public transport would surely see a hike in vehicle prices across the board rather than just in the EV space. Here’s what we think is going on: 

Environmental factors

In lockdown, we’ve a much greater awareness of our impact on the environment. With less cars on the roads, less public transport in operation, dips in manufacturing and industry – while our economy may have taken a hit, the planet is thriving.

The conscious consumer is looking at how we can sustain a greener way of living as our infrastructure gradually returns to normal. One such way is to cut the emissions out of car travel, there’s no doubt this has factored into people’s buying journeys – particularly when the EV market is getting great support from initiatives like the Agile Streets Project. Which brings us on to our next point nicely…

More press

Electric vehicles are getting more air time than ever before, not just from manufacturers but from government initiatives to lower emissions in our cities. Take Birmingham’s Clean Air Tax for example, the message is clear: if you don’t want to fork out for driving your high-emission car around the city you should really invest in something a little cleaner.

This type of messaging has been in the pipeline for some time already, so it’s no surprise that when the time has come for consumers to reconsider their vehicle choice over lockdown – those that could, have opted for EVs.

Target market

When you think about the usual demographic of your average electric vehicle buyer, they are more likely to be wealthier and as a result in their 30s and 40s. According to a KPMG study, those over 55 were more likely to be concerned by range anxiety as an off-putting factor. Although millennials and Gen Z are generally very climate-conscious and probably would snap up EVs left, right and centre, the typically higher price point of an electric vehicle places it out of reach for many young people.

If cost weren’t such a barrier, we could see EVs taking up even more of the overall vehicle market share. Another factor we need to consider where the drop in overall vehicle sales is concerned is that those more likely to be negatively impacted by furlough or redundancy tend to be in the earlier stages of their careers. Meaning that the people who would usually be buying the more budget friendly, higher-emission cars are no longer in a position to continue.

Essentially, what’s happening here is that the barriers to accessing electric vehicles are gradually being stripped away. Be it the concern about running out of power mid-journey due to a lack of charging ports, or the cost – EV aficionados are doing their upmost to make these zero emission vehicles more accessible.

Whether you see the link between the pandemic and what the EV market is doing or not, one thing is for sure: the future is electric.

With electric vehicles on the rise, more and more skillsets and knowledge in this area will be sorely needed by manufacturers, energy consultancies and even central government. If you’re an EV professional, speak to our Clean Energy specialists on 0121 633 3030 to discover new opportunities in the electric vehicles market.

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Metering Analyst

Job Reference: 2821_1610961031

  • Location

    Mitcham, England

  • Money

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  • Contract

    Permanent

Metering Analyst I’m working with a growing, stable, exciting brand within the Energy sector, who are looking to take on permanent people in their Back Office Operations teams. You’ll need to have at least some experience of the Energy supply market, everything else they’ll teach you. This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your understanding […]

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Billing Analyst

Job Reference: 2821_1610960969

  • Location

    Mitcham, England

  • Money

    £20000 - 25000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Billing Analyst I’m working with a growing, stable, exciting brand within the Energy sector, who are looking to take on permanent people in their Back Office Operations teams. You’ll need to have at least some experience of the Energy supply market, everything else they’ll teach you. This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your understanding […]

Added 7 days ago

Financial Analyst

Job Reference: 2973_1610649565

  • Location

    Blackburn, England

  • Money

    £38000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Financial Analyst Do you have strong financial analysis and modelling skills? Are you an experienced analyst within finance looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Financial Analyst – What will […]

Added 7 days ago

Production Technician

Job Reference: 2914_1610649393

  • Location

    Watford, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Production Technician Are you an experienced Production Technician with experience in electrical or mechanical work? We are working with an exciting client looking for a Production Technician to join their team. They would be open to seeing a range of abilities/levels of experience, so if you have any knowledge of gas in Energy, don’t hesitate […]

Added 7 days ago

Production Technician

Job Reference: 2914_1610649342

  • Location

    Egham, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Production Technician Are you an experienced Production Technician with experience in electrical or mechanical work? We are working with an exciting client looking for a Production Technician to join their team. They would be open to seeing a range of abilities/levels of experience, so if you have any knowledge of gas in Energy, don’t hesitate […]

Added 7 days ago

Senior Pricing/Forecasting Analyst

Job Reference: 2972_1610642271

  • Location

    Blackburn, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Senior Pricing/Forecasting Analyst Are you an experienced Pricing Analyst or Forecasting Analyst within the Energy industry? Are you looking for the opportunity to step up into a more strategic role where you will guide the commercial decisions for a business? Consult Energy have an opportunity for a Senior Pricing Analyst / Senior Forecasting Analyst within […]

Added 7 days ago

Utilities Project Manager (Connections)

Job Reference: 2911_1610630889

  • Location

    Guildford, England

  • Money

    £33000 - 37000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Utilities Project Manager (Connections) Experience in project management? Do you have a background in or knowledge of commercial connections/disconnections? This role could be for you! Essential Skills/Experience Utilities experience is essential, a background in construction is an advantage Experience in managing commercial connections, disconnections and diversions Client Management and exceptional communication Excellent organisational skills Report […]

Added 7 days ago

Head of Marketing

Job Reference: 2970_1610585955

  • Location

    Northampton, England

  • Money

    £80000 - 85000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Head of Marketing Do you have experience working in a Senior Marketing position in a B2B organisation? Do you have experience developing and delivering strategic marketing plans? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Head of Marketing to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Head of Marketing […]

Added 7 days ago

Head of Marketing

Job Reference: 2970_1610585834

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £80000 - 85000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Head of Marketing Do you have experience working in a Senior Marketing position in a B2B organisation? Do you have experience developing and delivering strategic marketing plans? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Head of Marketing to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Head of Marketing […]

Added 12 Jan 2021

Senior Regulation Manager (FTC)

Job Reference: 2931_1610442682

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £50000 - 65000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Senior Regulation Manager (FTC) Do you have strong experience in energy retail supply looking for the next step in your career? We are working with an exciting client looking for a Regulation Manager to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the below! Senior Regulation Manager – What will you do: Being a subject […]

Added 11 Jan 2021

Cost Forecasting Manager

Job Reference: 2968_1610353322

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £60000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Cost Forecasting Manager Do you have strong knowledge and experience of energy retail supply cost stack? Are you an experienced analyst or manager looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Cost Forecasting Manager to join their team. Interested? Have a look at the […]

Added 11 Jan 2021

Demand Forecasting Manager

Job Reference: 2967_1610353240

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £60000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Demand Forecasting Manager Do you have experience in Demand Forecasting Gas & Power in the UK Energy market? Do you have detailed, hands on knowledge of demand forecasting techniques? Looking for the next step in your career? Consult Energy are working with an exciting client looking for a Demand Forecasting Manager to join their team. […]

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