Buildings Decarbonisation Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are currently hiring to a number of new roles in the Energy Hub. These posts will be part of a team focused on helping organisations to take action on the climate emergency by identifying opportunities to improve the energy performance of the public sector estate across the wider south west, developing decarbonisation action plans and investment proposals. 

You will:

  • Lead the team to deliver our Public Sector Decarbonisation Skills service, funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). 
  • Identify eligible organisations, raise awareness of the support offer and manage the customer journey to understand opportunities to decarbonise, develop plans and secure funding.


Crucially, successful candidates will use their experience of building and estate decarbonisation to offer high quality support throughout the development process including options assessment, feasibility, building the business case and initial plans to securing investment. The post holder will work with a wider team of project and technical colleagues to deliver support.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate individuals to make a positive impact in the transition to a net zero future, with the SW Energy Hub involved in a number of high value initiatives. 

If you’d like to find out more please get in touch with Jon Rattenbury (SW Energy Hub Programme Manager) for an informal conversation about the role on 07436 601947 or  


This role is offered on a fixed-term basis to 31 March 2023, with the potential for extension if additional funding is secured.  Secondments from other organisations will be considered.  

Location is flexible within the south west of England. 


Interviews will be held virtually

About the Company

The West Of England Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status.

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