Solutions Manager

EQUANS is looking for a Solutions Manager to join our team in Central London on a hybrid, permanent and full time basis. On offer is a competitive salary of £45,000 - £65,000, company vehicle or allowance and benefits package. Must be open to travel. 

The Energy and Carbon Solutions (ECS) consulting division provides an initial engagement that helps shape our new and existing client’s operational plans to deliver their net zero objectives. What differentiates us from many of our competitors in the consulting space is our ability to transition these plans into engineering management programmes through our wider project delivery and operations teams. Our team is therefore composed of commercially minded engineers who are able to create and present attractive solutions that have the potential to be delivered by Equans as a turnkey net zero partner.

We work with a wide range of clients including manufacturing, industry, corporate, commercial, retail, heritage and transport bodies, as well as a significant footprint in the public sector. 

What will you deliver?

Accountabilities

  • Supporting effective team and project management, including project completion timelines, project costs and profitability, and ensuring client needs are met
  • Delivering technical reports and energy audits as part of the solution development process
  • Proactively building client relationships to maintain a strong repeatable pipeline
  • Supporting in the training of new starters within ECS
  • Compliance with EQUANS governance processes
  • Provide Industry thought leadership and representing the ECS Team at Industry events.

Operations and Solutions Achievement

 

This is a highly technical position requiring engineering thinking and problem solving to a high degree. The role also requires complex analytical and commercial thinking and will support the development of the client deliverables to agreed timescales and quality standards.

  • Undertaking energy audit activities, development, engineering, and conceptual design of energy projects
  • Develop complex and dynamic numerical models of engineering and commercial aspects of energy project feasibility
  • Ensure compliance with EQUANS quality assurance processes including peer and management review
  • Communicate with all stakeholders to brief on submissions as they progress
  • Support in delivering profitability and revenue delivery targets for each engagement through proactive time management and efficiency in delivery
  • Articulate the key risks and benefits of the opportunity to key stakeholders
  • Working with commercial and finance teams to develop profitable and compelling outcomes
  • Providing subject matter expertise and continuity of support to the energy and carbon solution projects that are handed over to the divisional projects team

 

Sales Achievementdevelop low carbon and energy solutions opportunities through the sales process, including:

  • Actively maintain a strong knowledge on EQUANS, industry, client, sector and competitor trends
  • Providing thought leadership on behalf of EQUANS to our clients and represent EQUANS at events
  • Work with a variety of internal teams (Sustainable FM, Digital & Energy Services, Places & Communities) to research and analyse prospective opportunities, markets, and propositions
  • Support the development of collateral, case studies and other sales materials
  • Participate in marketing campaigns and events

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

Qualifications or Required Experience:

  • Technical knowledge of implementing energy solutions, and a firm understanding of building, commercial or industrial and manufacturing engineering services
  • Energy related engineering or applied science degree
  • At least 3 years of applicable energy and carbon experience with strong interpersonal, presentation and time management skills
  • Demonstrated technical and commercial modelling depth in two or more disciplines:
  • decarbonisation of heat
  • renewable energy
  • energy management and retrofit, industrial energy management
  • energy driven BMS, controls and analytics
  • net zero carbon programme delivery
  • district heating
  • energy & carbon data analytics
  • Confident and articulate in presenting technical and commercial cases to customers at management/decision maker level
  • Experience of presenting to organisations and individuals, both orally and in writing, information and complex technical issues and potential solutions in a clear and concise manner
  • Problem resolution and critical thinking skills
  • Capacity to mobilise and engage people, capacity to develop and leverage your network
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams and matrix management organisations on major projects and programmes
  • Excellent understanding of the energy, climate change and/or the sustainability sector
  • Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, able to work, succeed and maintain energy without constant direction and guidance
  • A passion for accelerating the net zero agenda

Desirable

  • Masters degree in an energy related engineering
  • Experience of and strong interest in contributing to sales proposals and marketing plans
  • Track record of successfully implementing innovation in products or services
  • Chartered Energy Engineer/Manager or on track and with ambition to achieve knowledge of some of the regulatory environment in which Equans customers are working (including CCA, GRI, CDP, SBTi, CCL, ESOS, UK ETS, SECR etc).

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What's next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.


Solutions Consultant

EQUANS is looking for a Solutions Consultant to join our team on a permanent, hybrid and full time basis. On offer is a competitive salary of between £30,000 - £45,000 company vehicle and benefits package. Must be open to travel. 

The Energy and Carbon Solutions (ECS) consulting division provides an initial engagement that helps shape our new and existing client’s operational plans to deliver their net zero objectives. What differentiates us from many of our competitors in the consulting space is our ability to transition these plans into engineering management programmes through our wider project delivery and operations teams. Our team is therefore composed of commercially minded engineers who are able to create and present attractive solutions that have the potential to be delivered by Equans as a turnkey net zero partner.

We work with a wide range of clients including manufacturing, industry, corporate, commercial, retail, heritage and transport bodies, as well as a significant footprint in the public sector. 

 

What will you deliver? 

The Solutions Consultant will have the primary focus of delivering professional consultative services in low carbon and energy solutions that enable net zero transitions for our clients in the Public and private sectors.

Under the leadership of a Senior Solutions Manager, the Solutions Consultant will support the consulting team to effectively manage opportunities from conception through handover to the EQUANS project delivery divisions. They will support the ECS management team in delivering technically excellent work, building client relationships, forming effective partnerships with external consultants, suppliers, and partners – ultimately supporting the overall technical and commercial solution presented to clients.

Accountabilities

  • Supporting effective team and project management, including project completion timelines, project costs and profitability, and ensuring client needs are met.
  • Owning tasks and discrete project deliverables through to high quality completion
  • Delivering technical reports and energy audits as part of the solution development process

Operations and Solutions Achievement

 

This is a highly technical position requiring engineering thinking and problem solving to a high degree. The role also requires complex analytical and commercial thinking and will support the development of the client deliverables to agreed timescales and quality standards.

  • Undertaking energy audit activities, development, engineering, and conceptual design of energy projects
  • Develop complex and dynamic numerical models of engineering and commercial aspects of energy project feasibility
  • Ensure compliance with EQUANS quality assurance processes including peer and management review
  • Communicate with all stakeholders to brief on submissions as they progress
  • Support in delivering profitability and revenue delivery targets for each engagement through proactive time management and efficiency in delivery
  • Articulate the key risks and benefits of the opportunity to key stakeholders
  • Working with commercial and finance teams to develop profitable and compelling outcomes
  • Providing subject matter expertise and continuity of support to the energy and carbon solution projects that are handed over to the divisional projects team

Sales Achievementdevelop low carbon and energy solutions opportunities through the sales process, including:

  • Actively maintain a strong knowledge on EQUANS, industry, client, sector and competitor trends
  • Work with a variety of internal teams (Sustainable FM, Digital & Energy Services, Places & Communities) to research and analyse prospective opportunities, markets, and propositions
  • Support the development of collateral, case studies and other sales materials

What can we offer you? 

On offer is a competitive salary, car and benefits package, which includes; 

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary 
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers 
  • Gym membership discounts  
  • Cycle to work scheme  
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes 
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme 
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 

 

Qualifications or Required Experience:

  • Technical knowledge of implementing energy solutions, and a firm understanding of building, commercial or industrial and manufacturing engineering services
  • Energy related engineering or applied science degree
  • Demonstrate energy and carbon knowledge with strong interpersonal, presentation and time management skills
  • Demonstrated technical and commercial modelling experience in two or more disciplines:
  • decarbonisation of heat
  • renewable energy
  • energy management and retrofit, industrial energy management
  • energy driven BMS, controls and analytics
  • net zero carbon programme delivery
  • district heating
  • energy & carbon data analytics
  • Confident and articulate in presenting technical and commercial cases to customers at management/decision maker level
  • Experience of presenting to organisations and individuals, both orally and in writing, information and complex technical issues and potential solutions in a clear and concise manner
  • Problem resolution and critical thinking skills
  • Understanding of the energy, climate change and/or the sustainability sector
  • Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, able to work, succeed and maintain energy without constant direction and guidance
  • A passion for accelerating the net zero agenda

Desirable

  • Masters degree in an energy or sustainability related engineering discipline
  • Experience of and strong interest in contributing to sales proposals and marketing plans
  • Track record of successfully implementing innovation in products or services
  • A member of the energy institute or similar

Who are we? 

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What's next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 


Carbon Solutions Engineer

EQUANS are recruiting for a Carbon Solutions Engineer to be based in Gateshead. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview

To have experience of designing projects from concept ‘as design’ and unbuilt developments to retrofitting installations on both domestic and commercial ASHP and GSHP installations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Experienced and comfortable with both the electric and heating/mechanical aspects of the installations.
  • Develop and take responsibility for the delivery of detailed technical solutions, with a right first approach.
  • You will be responsible for the whole design lifecycle of each of your projects from full design/utilising consultants through to specification and sign off of each installation.
  • You will be required to carry out site visits and surveys for prospective installations of domestic and commercial installations.
  • You will be familiar with a range of technology manufacturers.
  • Work will be designing and signing off sustainable measures and installations and as such you will be familiar with full heat loss calculations
  • You will be responsible to produce tender, pricing and design packages. Identify key design and project dependencies. Yow will recommend and drive optimal solutions and strategies to ensure designs are delivered to scope, time, cost and quality criteria.
  • Support the operation teams and provide technical evaluations of sub-contractor and supplier offerings.
  • You will have experience and working knowledge of dealing with District Network Operators.
  • You will be comfortable working alone as well as a team and will be reporting directly to the Senior Carbon Solutions Engineer.
  • Represent the company at progress and client meetings, providing technical guidance and input and present at a level that the entire audience will understand.
  • Assist the operational and project teams to effectively commission and optimise the operational efficiency of new and existing heating schemes.
  • Communicate and present to client’s design proposals and ensure client requirements are achieved. 
  • The ability to accept delegated tasks and responsibilities to assist the operation and management of the department.
  • The responsibility for attending major project kick-off meetings, leading the projects forward and briefing supporting engineers.
  • To lead, monitor, set tasks and objectives to design colleagues to ensure a robust, accurate and viable design proposals are delivered in a timely and efficient manner.

 

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

Preferable

  • Electrical or mechanical engineering degree or significant heating design and installation experience
  • 2+ years in the design installation and specification of domestic and commercial ASHP and domestic retrofit.
  • Strong knowledge of the low carbon economy and experience in one or more of the following areas of activity: energy audits, building energy performance, renewable generation, and alternative fuels.
  • Engineering degree in mechanical, building services or renewable energy disciplines.
  • You will be expected to be able to review and generate technical and contractual information from both internal and external sources.
  • A Background working with a consulting entity but may have been in an advisory capacity with asset owners, utilities or government. You will also have strong technical knowledge, team leadership, communication and project management skills and the desire to grow your career at EQUANS.

 

Key Attributes

  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Be prepared to work within a large geographical area
  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Resilient

 

Who are we?

 

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What's next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 


Sustainability Manager

EQUANS are recruiting for a Sustainability Manager to be based in Manchester. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview

The main purpose of the role is to raise regional profile of energy solutions, including the development of Zero Carbon roadmaps for key client challenges., identifying and working up proposals for clients and consultants with a view to securing profitable Energy Solution offerings. Adhering to regional growth targets for the Sustainability division of the region. Providing guidance to the business on environmental and sustainability issues. This will include extensive working with different departments and teams, providing support and guidance on environment and sustainability issues. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times.

Key Accountabilities

  • Raise regional profile as a leading provider of Sustainability Solutions - Equans regional partners, sustainability leads to develop ‘Sustainability Solutions’’ that meets the needs/ wants of our customers and colleagues. Create effective partnerships and programs to increase the effectiveness and visibility of our Business Unit’s sustainability work. Find & Secure Profitable Pipeline– Identify, develop and secure funding offerings to secure workload with key partners in the region.
  • Develop return on investment models to deliver internal contribution and client value.
  • Define and identify a structure capable of delivering/supporting a £35M revenue steam (5 Years). Development and management of departmental Key Performance Indicators.
  • Lead sustainability behavior and cultural change at Equans NW engaging staff to participate in sustainability initiatives. Motivate and engage colleagues to ensure a collaborative culture consistent with Equans and Client's values. Work with the senior management of business to ensure that sustainability and environmental management are embedded within the organisation.
  • Provide and receive information of complex nature relating to energy management, carbon reduction, sustainability and governance matters
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with sustainability stakeholders, influencers and Clients.
  • Drive forward innovation- promote V Charge and community heating schemes to all clients including full operational delivery.
  • Technical Sustainability Support to Region – Covering both new build and refurbishment activities in the region.
  • Understanding of Energy Sector – To have a wide knowledge and understanding of the Energy & M & E Services Sector and pass this knowledge and learning into the regional teams. Analyse external factors and emerging policy areas in order to identify potential opportunities and risks, always focused on the North West’s inclusive, sustainable growth agenda. This will include government funding opportunities.
  • Lead and control all relevant functional budgets to ensure governance, value for money and cost.
  • Support the Bid Team on technical proposals, analytics and project support.
  • Management of PAS2030/35/MCS approval and compliance to identify and disseminate information on innovation and best practice with regards to sustainability and environmental management, keeping up to date with new and cutting-edge developments in the fields of sustainability and environmental management, ensuring effective communication within Equans.
  • On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on environmental and sustainability issues
  • Develop and implement companywide initiatives with regards environmental management and sustainability
  • To assist our Health & Safety Team with matters relating to environmental management and sustainability
  • Assist the Director of Sustainability in collating and analysing data in relation to Carbon, Waste, Product Procurement and Community initiatives.
  • Supply Chain Development - Identify potential opportunities and risks in the supply chain, always focused on the North West's inclusive, sustainable growth agenda. Managing technology assessments suitable for installation in new build and retrofit activity.
  • Respond to Business Development tender questions and provide guidance to new business managers as required.
  • Provide support and encouragement for development of the SHEQ team
  • Provide reports to the Regional & Operational Board
  • Promote Sustainable Procurement and work towards measurable targets
  • Attend divisional and departmental meetings as required
  • Client interaction as required (through reporting, training and briefings)
  • Any other reasonable management request.

 

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

Essential

  • Extensive operational and management experience within the social housing or Local Authority organisation. Experience of sustainability and environmental management, including best and common practice Comprehensive understanding of current and proposed UK sustainability related legislation to project solutions (Building regulations, Local Planning Policy, Zero Carbon and any future regional plans).
  • Understanding of the principles of Building Physics as relating to the fabric of existing buildings and the potential consequences of retrofit energy efficiency measures.
  • Experience of team leadership and relationship management
  • Experience of standards and systems applicable to FSC, MCS PAS 2030 etc.
  • Relevant experience of working as part of a senior leadership team
  • Up to date knowledge of UK SHEQ legislation
  • Relevant construction sector experience
  • Operation of an ISO14001, ISO 16001 and similar systems
  • Experience of waste management and Duty of Care
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) Including Report Writing
  • Track record of developing relationships with Operational leadership and site teams
  • Proven written communication skills
  • High level of numeracy
  • Computer literate in MS Office

Desirable

  • Retrofit Coordinator or Equivalent
  • Extensive Regional network
  • Housing retrofit design skills
  • Worked within a large complex organisation
  • Procurement/Commercial experience
  • Knowledge of corporate sustainability requirements and implementation strategies
  • Commercial/procurement experience

 

Key Attributes

  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Be prepared to work within a large geographical area
  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Resilient

 

Who are we?

 

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What's next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.