Project Coordinator – R&D

Project Coordinator – R&D

Closing Date: 7 December 2021
Issue Date: 25 November 2021
Position Ref No: CB 790
Location: London office, or blended (home/London office working)

Salary: Up to £26,000 (depending on experience)

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a well-organised individual with a pro-active mindset to support with our International programmes. The role will primarily work on our Efficiency for Access Research and Development (R&D) Fund which sits within our multimillion-pound Low Energy Inclusive Appliances (LEIA) programme and along with providing wider project support across the team.

The role will provide you with an inspiring opportunity to grow your experience and develop your knowledge in the Energy Access sector, specifically in low-income countries. You will work with a range of internationally located grantees, providing management support in their development and testing of new technological and business model innovations in the off-grid appliances sector.

What you’ll do

- Support with grantee management to ensure projects deliver high quality outcomes and are on track for full delivery and spend.

- Support with the wider management of project forecasts and budgets to ensure financial reporting is accurate and up to date.

- Work closely with the Communications teams to prepare communication outputs from the project.

What you’ll bring:

• A keen eye for detail and ability to proactivity solve problems.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Experience of delivering results to deadlines and working under pressure or in a fast-paced environment

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

For more information and to apply please visit our website.

Applications close at 12pm noon, Tuesday 7 December.

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to recruitment@est.org.uk. In your cover letter please outline how you meet the knowledge, skills and qualifications required section in the job description. Please state the job reference you are applying for in the subject line. Applications submitted without a covering letter will not be considered.

To address the urgent challenges posed by the climate emergency, we need a diversity of people, experiences and ideas. We strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and with different identities and experiences to apply for roles with Energy Saving Trust. 


If you think you may need some additional support or reasonable adjustments made to any part of the application/recruitment process, please get in touch with recruitment@est.org.uk.

Due to current restrictions on office capacity the majority of our staff are working from home. Will we be happy to discuss how we are managing this and the transition to a blended working model at the interview stage with you.

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Closing Date:
07/12/2021

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