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

New Business Development Manager – FIELD BASED

  • Salary £45K + Car Allowance
  • With  1st Year OTE £75K with uncapped commission (paid monthly)
  •  + Benefits

BiU is the UK’s leading utilities and energy consultancy, providing energy services to some of the world’s largest organisations.  

We currently have an opportunity for a talented Business Development Manager to join our dynamic Sales & Marketing team.

You’ll be expected to present BIU’s complete range of Energy Consultancy Services to large, commercial energy users at FD level and have proven experience of achieving sales targets and KPIs in a previous role. Along with managing a pipeline of opportunities, you’ll be accountable for driving your own lead as well as converting leads generated by our telesales team.

You will be self motivated & target driven with a professional and consultative approach to sales. Excellent communication & presentation skills are essential combined with a strong commercial awareness.

A full,  driving licence is required and national travel is part of the role.  Proven sales success within the energy industry, preferably gained within a consultancy would be a distinct advantage. Most importantly, the successful candidate will come with a portfolio of existing relationships in the I&C space.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and successful company and become part of the team to drive BIU’s development into the next phase of growth.

If you have the desire to succeed within a successful business this is the opportunity to become part of our dynamic and expanding team of highly experienced energy and utility consultants. Their expertise combined with our unrivalled software allows BIU to develop and manage successful energy strategies for an impressive portfolio of clients.

This role is home based and requires good connections in order to comfortably cover the south of the UK.

In return for you being a talented BDM, 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, 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, we’ll make sure it’s a fair deal.

 To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to victoria@biu.com

SMART Services Business Development Manager – FIELD BASED

  • Energy Compliance Business Development Manager – FIELD BASED
  • Salary £47.5 – £55K (depending on experience)
  • Location – Birmingham and South
  • With 1st Year OTE £53 – £70K uncapped + Benefits

BIU is the UK’s leading utilities and energy consultancy, providing energy services to some of the world’s largest organisations. We currently have an opportunity for a high-calibre SMART Services Business Development Manager to join our dynamic Sales & Marketing team focusing on Energy and Carbon Strategy and Energy Reduction sales.

Key Duties:

  • Generate 25% of your leads through self-generation (1 to 2 appointments per week)
  • Supported with 75% of your appointments being made (3 to 4 appointments per week)
  • Sell SMART Services into new business clients in the given geography
  • Achieve a sales target of £750k EPV

 The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive knowledge of ESOS, CCA, SECR, MGHG, CRC, ISO 50001, EII, CDP, Energy and Carbon Strategy and Energy Reduction
  • Sold compliance solutions to companies with an energy spend greater than £1m

You’ll be expected to present BIU’s range of SMART Services to large commercial energy users at FD level and have proven experience of achieving sales targets and KPIs in a previous role.

Along with managing a pipeline of opportunities, you’ll also be responsible for the completion of sales admin and follow up activity to deliver new business from new clients.

You will be self-motivated & target driven with a professional and consultative approach to sales. Excellent communication & presentation skills are essential combined with a strong commercial awareness. A full, driving licence is required and national travel is part of the role. Proven sales success within the energy industry is a must, being gained within a compliance consultancy would be a distinct advantage.

The successful candidate will have their own established relationships with Corporate Customers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and successful company and become part of the team to drive BIU’s development into the next phase.

If you have the desire to succeed within a successful business this is the opportunity to become part of our dynamic and expanding team of highly experienced energy and utility consultants. Their expertise combined with our unrivaled software allows BIU to develop and manage successful energy strategies for an impressive portfolio of clients.

BIU prides itself on looking after its employees. In return for your talent and professional work ethic, you’ll receive an excellent commission scheme and benefits package.

 To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to victoria@biu.com

Risk Manager

We are looking for a talented and motivated Energy Risk Manager/Trader to join BIU’s Energy Procurement Team and become a key player in BIU’s trading success.

  • BIU – Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, North West England
  • Complete package earnings between £35,000 and £60,000, dependent on experience
  • Excellent benefits package

If you have at least two years’ experience of trading within the Energy industry and want to work for the North West’s leading Energy Consultancy then this role is for you.

We are looking for someone with exposure to managing flexible energy purchasing supply contracts, with extensive energy market knowledge and good technical knowledge on all aspects of energy trading. You will be able to monitor real time energy markets, and make trading recommendations based on both fundamental and technical analysis to our customers, whilst providing an outstanding customer service to BIU’s extensive energy procurement portfolio.

Being analytical and highly numerate goes without saying for this role; you will have strong quantitative skills, be able to develop your own thoughtful opinions and have an exceptional ability to communicate with BIU’s customers. Along with your confidence and gravitas to build and maintain relationships with BIU’s biggest clients, we’d expect you to be able to influence those around you, be analytical, innovative and have exceptional attention to detail.

Responsibilities and Duties of a Risk Manager

  • Management of energy procurement contracts, agreeing purchasing strategies with the customer, exposure monitoring and the conducting of trades on behalf of BIU’s customers
  • Create and deliver accurate, timely energy market intelligence and client position reports to internal & external stakeholders, which discuss the energy markets in detail and explain confidently what drivers are influencing wholesale energy prices
  • Have a focus on both short term and longer-term trading for best possible client management.
  • Ensuring all KPIs are exceeded
  • Liaison with internal BIU departments, ensuring an outstanding customer experience is provided at all times
  • Manage client relationships strategically to assist in developing and or delivering additional BIU consultancy services
  • Supporting Field Sales where required, including attending Procurement sales visits
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the clients including holding face to face client meetings
  • Conducting flex tenders
  • Deal with any escalated customer or supplier queries for your customers, and foster excellent supplier relations
  • Carry out ad hoc projects and analysis where necessary

Qualifications and Skills for an Energy Procurement Analyst

  • Extensive energy market knowledge gained by working within a similar role at an energy consultancy, or exposure to trading commodities, especially electricity and gas.
  • An understanding of wholesale energy markets including supply/demand dynamics and price drivers
  • Able to provide advice to customers based on their bespoke energy purchasing strategy.
  • Able to price all types of contracts, including ‘pass through’ and flex
  • Sound computer skills including Reuters, 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
  • PPA (Power Purchase Agreement), European Procurement or Public-sector Procurement would be advantageous.

Working at BIU

In return for being a talented Energy Trader, BIU will provide you with a great team environment and a workday that is challenging and rewarding. We like to work with talented individuals who share our energy and passion in making BIU a successful and enjoyable place to be. So 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.

BIU values its people and for your commitment and enthusiasm, we’ll make sure it’s a fair deal.  Benefits include monthly 121s with your manager, flexible working hours, private healthcare, subsidised gym membership, a voucher on your birthday with a day off, not to mention the best Friday breakfast in the North West along with pizza and wine to round the week off. If that’s not enough, we’ll send you and your partner on an all-expenses paid holiday to Europe on your 5th anniversary, and a trip to the USA on your 10th anniversary.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Please send your CV and cover letter to Victoria@biu.com

SMARTservices Responsive Energy Manager

We are looking for a talented and motivated home & field based Responsive 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 Responsive 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 Responsive 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 Responsive 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 Responsive Energy Manager van and energy management equipment will be supplied.

In return for you being a talented SMARTservices Responsive 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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