The Bank of England is the UK's central bank. Our mission is to deliver monetary and financial stability for the British people. The Bank of England is a diverse organisation. Each of its 3,600 people are committed to public service and dedicated to promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability.
The Property, Procurement & Security Division (PPSD) mission is to maintain, enhance and protect the Bank’s environment and to provide excellent services for Bank staff. In addition to maintaining and securing the Bank premises, PPSD has responsibility for delivering a c£11m property investment portfolio, business continuity, health & safety, events, facilities (switchboard, help desk and reception), catering, cleaning, post and travel whilst ensuring value for money is achieved in all Bank wide procurements.
Improving our environmental performance is part of our wider commitment to Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility, made of initiatives led by different teams across the Bank. The Energy & Carbon Manager will set its own priorities, supported by the Head of CSR, who is accountable for the environmental programme.
The Energy & Carbon Manager will develop and implement a robust approach to energy management & buildings’ environmental performance at the Bank, working in very close collaboration with the Capital Works and Operations & Maintenance teams within the Property Division. They will identify and drive the delivery of a range of projects across sites to embed energy efficiency and environmental sustainability principles (on topics such as waste, water and biodiversity) in how we design, operate & maintain our buildings.
Identify, implement and monitor energy efficiency and other environmental projects as part of existing building operations and capital investment projects.
Lead energy and environmental data collection, analysis and reporting, including production of the Bank’s annual carbon footprint.
Develop an effective energy metering and monitoring strategy across sites, making most of existing assets and Building/Energy management Systems.
Provide an oversight function on utilities management (invoice monitoring, liaising with suppliers, budget forecasting and supporting procurement).
Responsible for energy and environmental legislative compliance requirements across sites, such as Carbon Reduction Commitment and Energy Performance Certificates/Display Energy Certificates.
Actively participate in the capital and small works decision committees. Create and lead dedicated forums and/or working groups as needed to drive delivery.
Scrutinise programmed project works to identify energy and environmental opportunities (with energy as primary focus, but to cover wider buildings environmental impacts such as waste, water and grounds biodiversity).
Provide energy and environmental management data in a format that supports building managers in tracking performance and progress against targets.
Degree in Environmental/Energy Management, Building Services, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related subjects; or demonstrable equivalent experienced-based knowledge.
Advanced level of membership in at least one relevant professional body (e.g. IEMA, Energy Institute, EMA, CIBSE, IET).
In depth knowledge of complex building services and energy systems.
Experience of energy data analysis and delivering energy efficiency programmes or projects in complex buildings and preferably multi-site estates.
Strong analytical skills and ability to analyse and interrogate complex data.
Experience of working collaboratively with stakeholders providing guidance and advice, with an ability to engage and influence others effectively.
Excellent communication skills, with an ability to adapt to different audiences and explain complex topics to non-experts.
Experience of carbon footprinting methodologies and standards.
Experience of working in buildings with listed status or security constraints.
Experience of working in a large organisation or public sector body.
As a unique institution, we have a reward package which sets us apart from other organisations. It includes a competitive salary, but also a much wider offering, including a defined benefit pension and comprehensive flexible benefits. We also offer a working environment which fully supports individuals through flexible working, wellbeing initiatives including an on-site medical and dental unit.
This specific role offers a base salary of c. £46,000 (subject to experience and skillset)
The total package also includes:
A non-contributory, career average pension giving you a guaranteed retirement benefit of 1/95th of your annual salary for every year worked. There is the option to increase your pension (to 1/50th) or decrease (to 1/120th) in exchange for salary through our flexible benefits programme each year. The current cost to the Bank of providing this pension is 35% of your salary.
A discretionary performance award based on a current award pool and target award of 10%, with a maximum potential award of 25%
A 7% benefits allowance with the option to take as salary or purchase a wide range of flexible benefits
25 days annual leave with option to buy up to 13 additional days through flexible benefits
Private medical insurance and income protection insurance
We continue to build an inclusive culture where everyone can be their whole selves and produce their best work. Our focus on inclusion is intended to build greater diversity in order to reflect the society we serve and be an employer of choice.
We anonymise applications so hiring managers will not be able to see your personal information such as name and address when reviewing your submission. Please complete the application form questions as requested as any incomplete submissions may not be reviewed.
The closing date for applications is 13th June 2018
Please apply online, ensuring that you answer the application questions and submit your CV.