Regional Projects Manager Net Zero

Posted 02 June 2023
Salary £50600 - £55800 per annum + homebased, flexible working
Job type Permanent
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactRuksana Begum

Job description

Regional Projects Manager Net Zero
Homebased with travel for team meetings (London - Once per month) and to meet clients/stakeholders.
Salary: £50,600-£55,800 Per annum
Job Type: Full time 37 Hours per week 31st March 2025 Fixed Term Contract - extension subject to future funding

Are you looking to make a career move that matters? Help us pave the way towards a sustainable future! We Want You. The Greater South East Net Zero Hub at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Regional Projects Manager to join the team.

What is the role?
You will be responsible for Managing the Regional Projects Officer

  • Administration of the Local Energy Advice Demonstrator (LEAD) grants. This is a £4m fund to pilot, test and evaluate different approaches to local in person energy advice services that supports households in their energy efficiency retrofit journey.

  • Managing day to day governance of the fund. This includes working with Regional Project Officer(s) and partner organisations to appraise grant/tender applications, establish funding agreements/contracts, monitoring and the administration of projects, ensuring compliance with the DESNZ and GSENZH performance management requirements.

  • Performance monitoring and reporting, budget management, knowledge transfer and forward planning.

  • Responsible for strategic projects contract management this may include, community energy, able to pay retrofit, regional research and toolkits.

  • Develop and implement marketing and communications plan

What will you need?

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent with relevance to the role

  • Knowledge of appropriate techniques for appraising, evaluating and monitoring grant applications

  • Knowledge of setting up and operating programme and project management support systems, including processes, procedures, and tools

  • Understanding of public procurement

  • Knowledge of domestic energy efficiency retrofit, community energy

Experienced project manager, with experience of grant scheme administration and governance and knowledge of setting up project/programme management support systems. Proven experience in performance monitoring/ reporting and contract management. Ability to write business cases, reports and tender specifications to a high standard with knowledge of public procurement requirements.

  • Strong managerial skills with appropriate line management experience

  • Extensive project management experience


  • Project Management Qualification - Prince 2/APM

What can we offer?

  • Annual leave 34- 39 days including bank holidays (Length of service)

  • Competitive salary and Local Government Pension

  • Comprehensive wellbeing package includes access to 24/7 employee assistance programme, mental health first aiders and monthly Mental Health & Wellbeing Meetings

  • Family friendly policies, including flexible working and parental leave

  • Access to the Cycle2Work scheme

  • Payment of professional subscription fees relevant to your role (one per year, after passing your probation)

  • Learning and Development opportunities to support your career progression

  • Benefits Provider: we offer a range of Benefits through Vivup

It is an exciting time for GSENZH and the CPCA.

What are you waiting for? Ignite your passion for a Greener future.