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Vacancies at the Energy Institute

Professional Development and Register Officer |Project Manager, POWERful Women |Training and Qualifications OfficerBusiness Development Manager - Aberdeen | Business Development Manager (Managing Director) - Middle East | Energy Knowledge Internships  


Professional Development and Register Officer

Salary from £20,000 – 22,000 per annum plus benefits

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide.
The Professional Development / Register Officer provides administrative support to the professional development team and ensures that those contacting the team receive excellent customer service.

The role includes administration and support of the EI’s register of professional energy consultants, answering training enquiries and taking bookings, arranging careers talks, and helping us to develop other aspects of our service.

The ideal candidate will be well-organised and efficient, with strong communication skills and good attention to detail. They will enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent customer service and IT skills. This job would suit a recent graduate with some administrative experience looking for an interesting and varied role. The EI is an Investors in People organisation.

A job description is available at www.energyinst.org. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the post to Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR, or e: hr2@energyinst.org by 9am on 13 July 2015. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 21 July.

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Project Manager, POWERful Women 

£27,000-30,000 p.a. plus benefits

Chaired by Ruth Carnie and run in partnership with the Energy Institute, POWERful Women aims to support and encourage the energy industry to develop and rebalance its workforce and advance the professional growth and leadership development of women across the UK’s energy sector, with the aim of building stronger businesses and supporting the industry in adapting to changing markets.

The Energy Institute is now looking for a Project Manager to play a key role in taking POWERful Women forward to the next stage of its development. The Project Manager will provide the secretariat service to the POWERful Women initiative and manage the services it supports, including the mentoring programme, key events, general communication (including social media and a regular newsletter) and supporting the Board.

The role will also cover the coordination of EI’s diversity and inclusion work on a wider basis.

The successful candidate will be a confident self-starter who will be social media literate, with excellent communication and organisational skills, and a creative but practical ‘can-do’ approach. The post is full time and carries a salary range of £27-30k and is offered initially on a 2 year contract.

To apply, please send a CV with covering letter describing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the post to Helen Sullivan at hr@energyinst.org by  Sunday 12 July 2015. 

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Training and Qualifications Officer

Salary up to £22,000 pa plus benefits.  Permanent role.

Reporting to the Training Manager

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide.  It serves society with independence, disseminating knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system. 

We are now looking to appoint a Training and Qualifications Officer to join our friendly team in central London to help us develop our rapidly expanding commercial training provision. The post-holder will be responsible for making sure that the training we offer meets our high standards and that we provide an excellent level of support to our trainers and delegates. 

The successful candidate will have an interest in developing a career in training and adult learning. Ideally educated to degree-level, they will be able to demonstrate a mature, customer focused approach to their work, and show evidence of their problem solving abilities and attention to detail.

They will undertake a two year training programme to develop their knowledge of training quality systems and processes including a CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Learning and Development Practice.   A CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Learning and Development Practice is desirable but not essential – if required, the Energy Institute will sponsor the successful applicant to achieve this qualification.

Please send CV and covering letter explaining how you meet our requirements by 7 June 2015 to hr3@energyinst.org or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR.

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Business Development Manager – Aberdeen

Up to £30,000 p.a.  Two year contract

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide. It serves society with independence, disseminating knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system.

The EI is looking to appoint a Business Development Manager to be based in Aberdeen to generate new business for the EI. The postholder will develop close relationships with companies in the region by identifying EI champions and delivering in-house workshops. They will represent the EI at events and raise awareness of all EI services including Membership, Training, Events and Publications. They will recruit new individual and company members to meet member targets.

The postholder will have knowledge of the Oil and Gas and wider energy sector and be able to work on their own initiative. They will able to set, monitor and report against KPIs and will work closely with both the EI’s HQ staff and the branch volunteer members through the active branch committee.

Please send CV and covering letter explaining how you meet our requirements by 25 May 2015 to hr2@energyinst.org or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR.

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Business Development Manager (Managing Director) - Middle East

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide.  It serves society with independence, disseminating knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system.

The EI is looking to appoint a Business Development Manager to be based in Dubai and oversee our growing branch both there and in Abu Dhabi.  The role will cover the whole of the Middle East but with the focus primarily on these two locations.  The postholder will work under a 2-year contract and will work closely with both the EI’s HQ staff and the branch volunteer members through the active branch committee.  The branch has been well established for three years under the guidance of the current BDM, Maria Blakley, and benefits from the active goodwill and commitment of the local members.

Please send CV and covering letter explaining how you meet our requirements by 10 May 2015 to hr@energyinst.org or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR.

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Energy Knowledge Internship opportunities - ideal for recent graduates and MSc students

The EI Knowledge Service has a limited number of internship opportunities available. Projects will range in topic and duration and will include elements of networking, specific subject area research, EI member engagement and information dissemination through social media as well as report writing, policy consultation and other opportunities. Please visit the internship page in the Knowledge Website for more information.