Deputy Head of Net Zero

£45,000 - £50,000

Full time
Posted 3 years ago

We are currently seeking a Deputy Head of Net Zero to join our growing team. To achieve success in the role you will need to work effectively, have good communication and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work with complex issues while still seeing the wider picture. This role can be home-based with regular visits to our office, and you must also be able to travel to client sites as required to fulfill the duties of the role.

The Role
You will be able to demonstrate a detailed understanding of Net Zero, current and future markets and legislative drivers. With a passion for identifying and delivering customer-focused solutions.

You will act as a reference point to team members on technical issues and support the Head of Net Zero in effectively and efficiently managing the output of the Consultancy Team. You will be exemplar in the timely delivery of project work to clients, in a manner that provides consistency with the company requirements on accredited procedures (where applicable) and quality standards and demonstrate an ability to communicate with all levels of seniority.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Supporting the Head of Net Zero in the successful delivery of the Strategic objectives
  • Providing insight at all stages of the business (marketing, proposal/tender writing, service development, delivery, account management)
  • Managing your own and supporting the team’s technical delivery in line with project management timetables, quality standards and project budgets
  • Contributing to the training and development plans for the delivery team
  • Providing customer service support to our customers as needed to ‘wow’ them
  • Delivery of consultancy work in line with your competencies and skills, as needed to support the achievement of the billable target
  • Actively identifying new upsell opportunities within the existing customer portfolio and supporting the team to do the same
  • Assisting the Head of Service Delivery to ensure the complete and accurate recording of project data in the necessary systems to allow adequate internal reporting to occur

Experience, Skills & Qualifications


  • Net Zero Strategy Development & Execution
  • ESG Consultancy
  • Carbon Compliance Experience (SECR & ESOS)
  • ISO50000 series standards (e.g. ISO50001, ISO50006, ISO50015)
  • Monitoring and Targeting (inc. regression & CUSUM analysis)
  • Renewable Feasibility Studies
  • High level of numeracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


  • Carbon Disclosure Schemes (CDP/TCFD)
  • Energy surveys (non-manufacturing – energy in buildings)
  • Energy surveys (manufacturing, process and/or transport)
  • ESOS Lead Assessor
  • Supply Chain Engagement
  • Employee Behaviour Change Programmes
  • Climate Change Risk and Opportunity Assessment


  • Salary of £45,000 – £50,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
  • Pension Scheme
  • 33 days holiday (inc. Public holidays), rising to 35 after 3 years’ continuous service
  • Bonus scheme (employee and company-performance related)
  • Additional benefits information is available

Our client is committed to a policy of diversity, equity and inclusion in its recruitment process. We actively and consciously seek to recruit without bias on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, disability, beliefs (religious or other), age or sexual orientation of that employee.

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