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Vacancies at the Energy Institute

Front End Developer

1 year contract, renewable.

Salary up to £25,000pa plus benefits

Reporting to the Head of Digital Development

The Energy Institute (EI) is the professional body for the energy industry, developing and sharing knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system.

We have ambitious plans for the growth of our digital channels both in the UK and internationally. A key focus is the development and design of attractive, engaging, responsive and meaningful digital content and functionality.

The EI is looking to appoint a talented and creative Front End Developer who is keen to learn and progress within a digital focused role. As part of the Digital Development Team, the ideal candidate for this new role will have experience of developing user-focused online products and services, experience in developing functionality using a content management system (Squiz Matrix or similar), ability to programme within a variety of languages (JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5), knowledge of APIs and an aptitude for good user-centric design. Strong understanding of usability and accessibility issues is desirable. The role will work closely with communication and marketing colleagues across the EI. An understanding of web analytics would be an advantage.

Please send CV and covering letter by 25 May 2017 to or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR.

The covering letter should be no more than one side and should convey the three key reasons for your suitability. Interviews will take place on 30/31 May 2017.

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Project Officer

Salary £23,000-£25,000 pa depending on experience, plus benefits

The Energy Institute (EI) is a charity working to equip energy professionals and wider society with the knowledge, skills and good practice needed to build a safe, secure and sustainable energy system.  Its funded technical work programme produces globally recognised guidance and standards on health, safety, environment, and fuel quality.   

The Project Officer role provides administrative and project support to the Technical team.  Your primary focus will be on assisting in the management of activities related to the EI Hearts and Minds safety culture toolkit, and Tripod accident investigation methodology, with a secondary focus on assisting other parts of the work programme as required.  The role is very varied.  You will be: involved in a number of projects to create new products and services (including booklets and online tools), with duties including content creation (e.g. writing and editing), liaising with stakeholders and project coordination; the first point of contact for customers using Hearts and Minds and Tripod, and will be responsible for administrating sales and accreditation activities, including sales analysis and creating invoices; responsible for facilitating a number of existing online products and services and updating websites; responsible for organising meetings, taking minutes, and organising workshops and small events. 

The ideal candidate will be a strong multi-tasker able to efficiently manage competing priorities, with excellent customer service ability and keen attention to detail.  Proficient IT skills (and an ability to learn new software) are necessary, as is an excellent standard of written English (academic or creative writing) as well as good numeracy.  An interest or background in psychology or another social science, or a background in another science or engineering discipline, is required, as well as an interest in the energy sector.  This job will suit a candidate with some administrative and/or customer service experience looking for a varied and interesting role in the energy sector.

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: by 5 June 2017. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 19-20 June 2017.

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