CARES Development Officer vacancy

CARES Development Officer

Salary: £24,802 to 26,316 p/a .    

Based: Auchincruive, Ayr

Contract: Fixed Term to 31 March 2020

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

More details

The Local Development Officer will provide free and impartial advice to communities, rural businesses and landowners to generate and/or benefit from local energy projects. This support will include advice on funding streams, assistance in all aspects of energy development from inception onwards and including local energy planning, 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, the Energy Agency delivers the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) in the south west. 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.

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

  • Location: Auchincruive, Ayr
  • Salary: £24,802 to 26,316
  • Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
  • Contract: Fixed term to 31 March 2020

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.

To apply, please click "Apply Now" on this page.

To find out more about this post please call Rab Lees on 01397 708 266