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Energy Manager

The University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest, most prestigious and diverse research-intensive universities. Ranked amongst the world’s top 100 universities in the QS World rankings, and a member of the Russell Group of leading research universities, the University has an annual turnover of £620 million, over 31,000 students and 7,500 staff.  The University has been named University of the Year 2017 in the Times and the Sunday Times’ Good University Guide.

Estate Services is part of the University’s Facilities Directorate, and it is committed to providing first class facilities and fit-for-purpose high quality buildings across the University’s physical environment.

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, the post holder will be responsible for providing technical expertise and support to designated University departments to identify and implement projects focused on reducing their energy consumption and carbon emissions. The portfolio predominantly covers academic scientific and medical research departments housing some of the world’s most cutting edge research facilities.  This is a strategic role that will investigate the use of low carbon and renewable energy technologies that will deliver cost effective carbon savings.

You will also provide specialist expertise and direction for the Carbon Management Plan in line with the Universities strategic direction.  This will encompass responsibility for identifying carbon and water reduction projects, providing a monitoring and targeting service and raising the profile of carbon, energy and water reduction within the organisation. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in delivering carbon savings across a comparable diverse and complex estate in addition to a degree in a related energy/engineering discipline, hold membership of a relevant professional body (CIBSE or Energy Institute). You will possess strong communication skills with the ability to succeed in highly collaborative and collegiate environments that rely on extensive stakeholder engagement.  The role will suit professionals with proven track records in delivering renewable technologies across a similar multi-building portfolio.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description, please contact our retained advisor Michael Hewlett ( / 0208 892 0115) at The Management Recruitment Group.   Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to

Interviews will take place on Thursday 27th April 2017.


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:  Estates
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Salary:  £39,324 to £46,924 p.a.
plus excellent benefits
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 March 2017
Reference:  FDEST1051-1

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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