Energy Specialist

Leeds
Carter Jonas are looking to expand their energy brokerage offering which currently involves the management of over 200 commercial clients’ utility contracts and export agreements. The aim of the service is to help organisations achieve the most competitive price possible for their gas or electricity contracts, reduce consumption and optimise income from their generation assets. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding National Energy team and be involved in a wide range of projects nationwide. As part of the role, you will mainly support the team in growing the brokerage service whilst also having the opportunity to assist the team with other consultant projects across the UK such as solar PV, battery storage and EV charging station developments.Our Leeds office is in a fantastic central location, with close access to Leeds Station. We offer a competitive salary package including flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances.
Division
Rural
Function
Infrastructures & Energy
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Hours
Full Time
Closing Date
08/08/2020

MAIN TASKS:

  • Monitoring and tracking daily energy price movements
  • Analysis of import and export prices
  • Adhering to agreed Third Party Agreements with suppliers
  • Negotiation with energy suppliers
  • Discussing markets and prices movements with clients
  • Deal with a wide range of queries efficiently from the beginning until the query is resolved
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service at all times
  • Screening of potential energy development sites and advising on opportunities
  • Preparation of feasibility studies
  • Attending industry shows and events & drafting press articles and publications to promote and develop business

This job description is not exhaustive, and the jobholder may be required to undertake additional duties from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the department.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Highly numerate individual with the ability to analyse large sets of data
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Interest in the energy industry, markets and the renewable energy sector. Experience in the energy / utility sector would be ideal but not essential
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with a proven track record of dealing with multiple projects and clients at any one time. You will be proactive, passionate and committed with a drive to achieve successful outcomes
  • Confident and professional on the phone with strong negotiation skills
  • High attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in all areas of work
  • Ability to prioritise workload in a busy and challenging landscape
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to effectively deal with queries and build strong relationships with all stakeholders involved

WHY CHOSE US:

We offer a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, flexible benefits, referral schemes and 25 days annual leave. 

As an equal opportunities employer, with the Investors in People Gold accreditation, we are dedicated to driving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Learning and development is important to us, we encourage everyone to continue developing to optimise their performance and fulfil their potential. We enjoy what we do, and we do it well, that’s why 80% of our business is from repeat clients. 

OUR VALUES:

  • Approachable – we treat every relationship with respect, integrity & warmth
  • Effective – we do what we say we will, we do it well & we’re accountable
  • Ambitious – we are ambitious for our clients and our firm

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