Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

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We’re always on the look-out for like-minded individuals who carry the same hardworking ethos that is at the core of everything we do at BIU.

We bring in staff that share our values, whose performance is among the top 10% in the industry. New recruits are given the best tools and working environment, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Learning and development is integral. Staff are supported with first class external training and internal expertise for in-house training and apprenticeships – broadening awareness in different departments and building skill sets enabling progression.

Staff have monthly performance reviews and a Professional Development Portfolio. Benefits include private health care, annual appraisals, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and subsidised massages.

As well as energy and utility consultants, we’ve got an extensive non-production team with expertise ranging from HR and IT through to administration, sales and marketing.

Take a look through our current vacancies below and get in touch if you think you could add something to the team:

Susan Zolotarczuk, HR Officer

Marketing Executive

We are looking for a talented and motivated Marketing Executive to join our growing company and be a key driver of BIU’s continued success as one of the UK’s leading Energy Consultancies.
The role of Marketing Executive will be responsible for the development and delivery of BIU’s marketing strategy and developing BIU’s brand and message both internally and externally.
Our ideal Marketing Executive will have proven previous experience in a similar role. Being creative, innovative and technically credible goes without saying; you will have excellent stakeholder management and negotiation skills and be able to influence others and communicate your ideas articulately to an audience, verbally and written. We’d expect you to promote and lead a marketing driven ethos across all areas of the business and be exceptional at building strong relationships.
The role of BIU’s Marketing Executive:
• Creation and delivery of BIU’s marketing strategy
• Guardian of BIU’s brand guidelines ensuring consistency across all media & platforms
• Creation of sales & marketing collateral for BIU including knowledge of relevant design software
• Management and development of BIU’s presence at industry events and seminars
• Obtaining media exposure for BIU through PR, press releases, editorial, advertising and other channels
• Responsible for growing and maintaining BIU’s on-line presence including our website and content management system, digital marketing and social media, including on-going industry related updates
• Development of strong relationships within the media and energy industry
• Champion best practice internal communications, in collaboration with HR department
• Regularly report on marketing activity, ROI, budgets and other relevant information

In return for you being a talented Marketing Executive, BIU will provide you with a great team environment and a workday that is challenging and rewarding. We always want to work with talented individuals who share our energy and passion in making BIU a successful and enjoyable place to be. If you are the best at what you do, want to work with great people and most of all challenge yourself, come and join us. In return for your greatness, we’ll look after the whole you. From monthly 121s with your manager, private healthcare, wellbeing massages, subsidised gym membership, flexible working hours and the best Friday breakfast in the North West, we’ll make sure it’s a fair deal.

Energy Procurement Specialist

 

Complete package of up to £30,039 (depending on experience)

Job Summary

We are looking for a talented and motivated Energy Procurement Specialist to join our growing company and be a key driver of BIU’s energy trading success.

You will be required to provide outstanding customer service to BIU’s extensive portfolio, linking Traders and Customers through excellent communication, reporting and documentation whilst managing the small Energy Procurement Support team, which fits in to the wider Energy Procurement department. Due to your knowledge and understanding of the energy markets and new legislation, you will be viewed as an expert on energy within BIU and be expected to use this knowledge to influence, give insight and inform other team members and departments to add value to the wider offering of BIU’s consultancy services.
Being analytical and highly numerate goes without saying for this Energy Procurement Specialist role; you will have strong quantitative skills, be able to develop your own thoughtful opinions and have an exceptional ability to communicate your findings to an audience, verbally and written.

Responsibilities and Duties of an Energy Procurement Specialist

• General communication with BIU’s customers and suppliers, building and maintaining relationships both in person and on the phone.
• Collaborating with CRMs and Energy Traders to provide support in relation to the procurement of energy.
• Create and deliver accurate and informative client reports, in line with contractual SLAs.
• Query resolution for BIU Procurement customers who do not have a Full Bureau Service
• Managing and conducting fixed and flex tenders with suppliers, and reporting to customers on the outcome of tender exercises (fixed and flex) including making BIU recommendations.
• Presentation of fixed tender to prospective customers
• Securing customer renewal agreements for both supply contracts and consultancy agreements.
• Reviewing energy supply contractual documentation, including terms and conditions to ensure that it is in line with that which has been negotiated and is fit for purpose.
• Assist with the development and improvement of BIU’s process, outputs and service delivery within the energy procurement team.
• Management of a small team of energy procurement support staff.

Qualifications and Skills for an Energy Procurement Specialist

• Strong energy market knowledge gained by working within a similar role at an energy consultancy
• An understanding of wholesale energy markets
• Able to price all types of contracts, including ‘pass through’ and flex
• Sound computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Highly analytical, with strong numerical ability and attention to detail to be able to conduct analysis on large data sets
• Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to write reports and also able to persuade and negotiate with customers and suppliers
• Ability to network and build relationships both externally and internally with BIU.
• Ability to manage meetings and present to customers and colleagues
• Management of staff experience preferred

Benefits

In return for you being a talented Energy Procurement Specialist, BIU will provide you with a great team environment and a workday that is challenging and rewarding. Our managers hold monthly 1-2-1 meetings with their teams to help them to succeed and support them in learning and developing. We offer a flexi time scheme, company pension, childcare vouchers, subsidised gym membership, private healthcare, cycle to work scheme and breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.

Job Type: Full-time

Please send your CV and cover letter to Victoria@biu.com

 

Data Management Administrator

Job Title: Data Management Administrator

Salary: £16,803 – £18,509 + excellent benefits

Closing Date: 13th April 2018

The company now have an opportunity for an excellent individual to join us in the position of Data Management Administrator

Job Purpose:
To provide dedicated, administrative support to BIU’s Data Team, assisting with the provision of accurate and timely data across the business.
Transfer complex data into a systems database for accurate documentation audit and record-keeping
Follow procedure to enter account information from invoices in a timely and efficient manner

The position is full-time Monday – Friday and an immediate start is essential.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be extremely professional, presentable and approachable.

Skills:
Ability to Prioritise Projects Ability to Work on Deadlines
Attention to Detail & accuracy Solid written and verbal communication skills
Ability to Work on a Team Critical Thinker & Problem-Solver
Good Math Skills Enjoy Working with Computers
Highly Organised Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks
Ability to identify areas of procedures which can be improved

Minimum requirements:
Maths & English GCSEs level C or above
Previous data entry experience
Experience with Microsoft Office

To apply, please forward your CV by Friday 13th April 2018 to susan.zolotarczuk@biu.com

Business Development - Field Based

Competitive salary plus bonus and excellent benefits

We currently have an opportunity for a high-calibre Business Development Manager to join our dynamic Sales & Marketing team. Read more

SMARTservices Reactive Energy Manager

We are looking for a talented and motivated home & field based Reactive Energy Manager to join our growing company and be a key driver of BIU’s continued success as one of the UK’s leading Energy Consultancies.

The role of BIU’s SMARTservices Reactive Energy Manager will be responsible for working in the field and visiting our customers sites to identify and more importantly implement energy efficiency opportunities.

Our ideal SMARTservices Reactive Energy Manager will be an NICEIC (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting) approved contractor and ideally have a city and guilds and/or BTEC qualification in energy/environmental management or equivalent. Previous experience in a similar role and/or a HVAC or BEMS background would be an advantage.

Ideally located between Preston and Birmingham, you will be expected to have a good knowledge on improving energy efficiency at a site level E.g. pubs, offices, retails stores and possibly manufacturing sites). Being creative, innovative and technically credible goes without saying; you will have excellent communication skills and be able to influence others and communicate your ideas articulately to an audience (usually general or store managers at the sites you will visit), verbally and written. We’d expect you to keep up to date with latest energy efficiency technology applicable to the BIU customer base, have an understanding of the ECA list and add value to the BIU preferred technology supplier partnership program.

The role of BIU’s SMARTservices Reactive Energy Manager:
• Home based visiting and working at our customer’s sites (usually visiting 4 sites per day within a given territory with 1 day spent updating our systems and analysing data).
• Identifying and Implementing energy efficiency projects (emphasis on implementing) improvements to existing sites and identifying damaged/under-performing technology on sites.
• Building our customer asset libraries – listing equipment, identifying energy meters (electricity and gas + others), going into electrical panels to understand wiring and wiring diagrams.
• Specifying new and replacement equipment that will improve energy consumption and supervising installations where appropriate.
• Analysing the BIU customer data systems to identify areas of wasted energy, energy alarms and profiling (BIU 247 and Energy Alarms).
• Working closely with the SMARTservices project managers and accounts/analysts to provide justification for the BIU share of savings on projects implemented.
• TaaS – training site managers (our customers) during site audits/visits to ensure best practice energy efficiency.
• Working to a 2 week rolling schedule of site audits (managed by our SMARTservices, site works team)
• Earn as you save on the customer sites you manage.

 

A BIU Reactive Energy Manager van and energy management equipment will be supplied.

In return for you being a talented SMARTservices Reactive Energy Manager, BIU will provide you with a great team environment and a workday that is challenging and rewarding. We always want to work with talented individuals who share our energy and passion in making BIU a successful and enjoyable place to be. If you are the best at what you do, want to work with great people and most of all challenge yourself whilst being rewarded for delivering customer savings then come and join us. In return for your greatness, we’ll look after you. From monthly 121s with your manager, private healthcare, wellbeing massages, subsidised gym membership, flexible working hours and the best Friday breakfast in the North West (when you come to the office), we’ll make sure it’s a fair deal.

The base salary for this role is £25k with an OTE of £30k based on achieving customer specific energy reduction targets. The role also has the ability to earn bonus for projects implemented that go over and above forecasted savings for our clients.

This role reports into a SMARTservices Project Manager day to day but ultimate line management is to the SMARTservices Lead.

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