Local Energy Scotland Vacancy

CARES Development Officer

Salary: £24,000 p/a

Based: Aberdeen

Contract: Fixed Term to 31 March 2017

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 13 May 2016 

More details: http://www.scarf.org.uk/vacancies/join-us-development-officer/

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The Local Development Officer will provide free and impartial advice to communities, rural businesses and landowners to generate and/or benefit from renewable energy projects. This support will include advice on funding streams, assistance in all aspects of renewable energy development from inception onwards and including financial modeling securing finance and getting projects to financial close. The post holder will work closely with the CARES Team and other colleagues across Scotland and where experience is demonstrated share knowledge and skills across the CARES network.As part of a consortium, Scarf delivers the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) in the north east. CARES is a Scottish Government funded programme which provides support, advice and financial support to community groups and rural businesses who wish to generate renewable energy or gain benefit from local commercial renewable energy schemes. The service is delivered on behalf of the Scottish Government and managed by the Energy Saving Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity and our ideal candidate will be a dynamic and dedicated individual with experience of working with communities at a local level. Excellent customer service and an ability to work independently are essential. The candidate should be target driven and experienced in delivering a quality service with a high standard of written report writing and excellent presentation skills. Ideally the candidate should have an interest in local socio-economics and have experience of working in the renewable and /or financial sector.

A full driving license is essential and access to your own vehicle for business purposes is preferable for this position.

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: £24,000
  • Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week, 5 days out of 7
  • Contract: Fixed term to 31 March 2017

How to apply

To get the full picture, you can download the Development Officer job description.If you are satisfied that you meet or exceed all the criteria, we’d love to hear from you. Complete the application form available here and send to: hr@scarf.org.ukThe closing date is 12 noon on Friday 13 May 2016 and interviews will be held the following week.

Scarf is an Equal Opportunities employer


CARES Development Officer - fixed term to 31st March 2017