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CARES Development Officer (North Scotland and North Isles), Orkney

£23,697 - £26, 235 pro-rata plus 8% employee pension contribution

Kirkwall based (preferable, but willing to consider other location dependent on candidate) with occasional travel to other areas of Scotland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic, positive minded, self-motivated individual required to work within the Local Energy Scotland team on a 0.5 FTE basis delivering the CARES (Community and Renewable Energy Scheme ) programme to communities and Rural Businesses in North Scotland and North Isles (Orkney and Shetland Isles).

You will be experienced in the field of renewable energy and project delivery and will be able to work well within the CARES team as well as working on your own. You will be willing to travel (sometimes for overnight) to projects located either in North Scotland or North Isles. You will have a sound knowledge of technical and financial aspects of renewable project development and be highly organised with excellent communication skills and committed to efficient customer service. You must be able to work to programme targets and within set timescales and capable of producing robust and well thought out project evaluations and have excellent appraisal skills. If you are passionate about community renewable energy projects, energy innovation and building strong local economies then we would love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications:  17:00 18 August 2014

Interview date: 26 August 2014, Kirkwall


The application pack can be downloaded below or email quoting the role and referenceCDEVO.


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Closing date for applications: 17:00 Monday 18 August 2014