· United Kingdom, Birmingham Up to £45,000 plus benefits
Acre has been retained by one of the UK's fastest growing manufacturing companies to source a commercially minded and proactive Energy Lead Engineer, responsible for identifying and pursuing significant energy savings through a range of high impact projects in a complex, energy intensive environment. Following investment into over 200 meters across their 26 acre site, this newly created role aims to deliver energy savings of circa £2million per annum (30% of total energy cost).
Innovators in their industry for the past 70 years, Mettis Aerospace has an impressive heritage, coupled with an aggressive growth strategy of 23% by 2020, taking total per annum revenue to over £100million. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of an ambitious energy management agenda and make a real impact on energy performance within an established and well respected manufacturing company, whose vision is not only to be the best at what they do but to continually set new standards in the industry by investing and innovating.
The successful candidate will:
Manage and engage with multiple energy projects at one time including; lighting, compressed air, CHP, heat recovery, demand response, and effective energy management of assets such as 20,000 tonne presses and forging equipment Be responsible for delivering energy modelling and pricing, including the preparation of robust business cases to secure funding for CAPEX projects Act as an advocate and project manager for energy efficiency initiatives, coordinating resources and a team of Engineers in order to deliver projects Generate ideas and compelling behavioural change initiatives to engage the business and encourage a transition in the way it manages energy
The profile for this candidate will include:
Engineering or technical energy/sustainability academics Significant energy management experience, ideally within the Manufacturing or Industrial industry, specialising in delivery of complex energy initiatives Excellent written and oral communication skills, essential in engaging the business to win over the 'hearts and minds' of employees Knowledge of metering systems and software; IBASS desirable
For the successful candidate this represents an opportunity to take on a new, innovative, leadership position, in a highly regarded and growing manufacturing organisation, delivering on significant energy reduction targets at a Group level, the remit expanding as the business enters new, international markets.
· England, London ~£Very Competitive
Acre is pleased to be partnering exclusively with Longevity Partners, a rapidly expanding consultancy specialised in the design and delivery of turnkey environmental solutions for the commercial property market. Incubated by a successful investment fund managing over 2bn of real estate, infrastructure and renewable assets, Longevity Partners are currently experiencing dynamic growth throughout Europe, with active projects across 12 EU countries. The EMEA Director will lead commercial activity for the business and be crucial in identifying, prospecting, and delivering business opportunities.
Key responsibilities include:
Hitting financial targets, building relationships with potential clients and proactively increasing a network of professionals across Europe Support client's sustainability objectives by providing strategic advice and investment, through bespoke projects including; large scale PV strategy, green building certification, hydro schemes, and responsible investment programmes Communicating new product developments and managing relationships to maximise revenue growth Operating as a trusted advisor on investor portfolios, identifying the best value approach to mitigate risk
The successful candidate will be a Director with exceptional business development experience, passionate about sustainability and willing to travel regularly to a multitude of client sites across Europe.
You will also have:
Deep knowledge of the responsible real estate investment market in Europe An understanding of sustainability and energy efficiency services and their impact on property investments A strong professional network and a background in building and maximising relationships Outstanding communication skills The ability to speak several European languages will be advantageous
This opportunity offers the successful candidate a leadership role within an ambitious, rapidly accelerating start-up, already managing many landmark, international projects. Longevity Partners has a strong framework for growth, through which the EMEA Director will make a tangible impact on the environmental performance of many prominent businesses and organisations. If you are ambitious, diligent, creative, and strive to achieve a standard of excellence in all pursuits, then please apply for this role below.
· United Kingdom, London £Competitive + Bonus
Acre is excited to be working on three new roles, having partnered exclusively with one of the UK's leading sustainability services providers. With a specialist team of 50, they deliver best in class strategy to an impressive order book of over 200 FTSE 350 and large public sector clients such as; The Crown Estate, Aviva Investors, and Hermes Asset Management.
-Senior Consultant -Consultant
Due to over 50% growth year on year and the rapid development of our client's high value optimisation solutions, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a individuals at multiple levels to join the team. These individuals will play a key part in their Assured Performance services, focused on improving energy performance within a client's entire organisation. The successful candidates will be expected to deliver a mix of strategic, technical, and commercial strategies which implement change across client portfolios.
Optimising energy performance in buildings through technical assessment, strategy development, and ongoing programme management Delivering impactful energy, carbon and financial savings through a wide range of energy performance services including;
BMS Optimisation, techno-economic energy audits, energy strategies, carbon management plans, energy performance contract support Working effectively and directly with clients to maintain lasting, profitable relationships and ensure project objectives are delivered to an excellent standard Operating at leadership level within the organisation's highly proficient consulting group; managing and developing staff both technically and in adherence to the company's core values
The roles will be best suited to experienced consultants looking to realise their potential in this exciting and growing industry. The successful individuals will demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for combating sustainability business challenges through the use of innovative technology solutions.
Significant HVAC, building services, and BMS controls experience, with a history of identifying and quantifying technical energy initiatives in complex environments Excellent knowledge of mechanical and electrical services within the built environment and a history of delivering operational and capital expenditure projects Minimum 2:1 degree in a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Building Services, or another Energy related discipline A proven track record of delivering complex assignments through successful project management Chartered Engineer or Chartered Energy Manager status
Demanding a high level of quality from themselves and colleagues, the successful candidates will thrive within an environment of excellence at the forefront of the market. If you meet the criteria, apply below.
· England, Watford Up to £50,000
Acre is pleased to be partnering exclusively with a cutting edge start-up company, which helps the nation keep its lights on through innovative 'virtual power plant' solutions. Strong backing from recent investment has put them in a powerful position at the forefront of the energy industry, to unlock powerful, long-term, recurring revenue streams for large energy users.
Coupled with significant growth and international expansion, the organisation is now seeking a Head of Content to drive the lead generation process, narrating and producing content that educates and inspires prospective opportunities through to fruition.
You will be required to:
Create, build and manage gripping marketing campaigns through a mix of targeted PR, mailshots, landing page, downloadable content, direct mail, corporate events & webinars Write compelling stories that captivate audiences, through the company's marketing automation platform Pardot & assembling drip campaigns for identified personas Convince & nurture all inbound and outbound leads, ensuring the accuracy, timeliness, and consistency of all campaigns by qualifying their viability Identify new target contacts and expand the Salesforce base
The successful individual will be passionate, with impeccable attention to detail and feel comfortable working flexibly across a range of responsibilities, within a fast paced, engaging, technology start up.
This candidate will also possess:
Significant marketing/content creation and distribution experience within a B2B environment, preferably around a technical product Developed IT skills: Email marketing automation platform like Pardot, Advanced Powerpoint skills, MS office, Salesforce, CMS & Adobe Suite knowledge Excellent oral communication skills combined with the ability to effectively communicate technical information to a variety of stakeholders in all commercial business functions A Marketing or business related degree
The organisation is at a significantly exciting juncture at their growth journey and the Head of Content will play a key role in the next phase of strategic development, offering the successful candidate significant scope for growth as the business expands internationally. If you feel you fit the description then please apply for the role below.
· United Kingdom, London or Home based circa £70,000 + Commission
Acre is excited to partner exclusively with one of the UK's leading sustainability services providers. With a specialist team of 50, they deliver best in class solutions to an impressive order book of over 200 FTSE 350 and large public sector clients such as; The Crown Estate, Aviva Investors, and Hermes.
Due to over 50% growth year on year and the rapid development of their high value optimisation service, an exciting opportunity has arisen for Senior Sales Leader to develop business opportunities within their client portfolio consisting of 35,000 buildings and £2bn energy expenditure.
In this newly created and first of its kind position, the successful candidate will be the commercial lead for their rapid growth and high value BMS Optimisation product.
Responsibilities for the position include:
Securing sales revenue and meeting quarterly targets through both key accounts and new clients possessing energy bills in excess of £200k per site Working effectively and directly with clients to maintain lasting, profitable relationships and ensuring project objectives are delivered to an excellent standard Working collaboratively as part of a high performing sales team, maintaining best practice process and procedures including managing the CRM Operating in a leadership role within the business and demonstrating core company values
The role will be best suited to an experienced business developer looking to join a forward thinking business with exciting growth potential. The successful individual will demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for combating sustainability business challenges through the use of innovative technology solutions.
Requirements for the position include:
Substantial B2B sales experience and a strong track record of success, generating >£1m revenue in complex energy sales Significant BMS controls experience, with a history of selling technical energy initiatives in corporate environments Excellent knowledge of mechanical and electrical services underpinned by a degree in a Mechanical, Electrical, Building Services, or another Energy related discipline
Demanding a high level of quality from themselves and colleagues, the successful candidate will thrive within an environment of excellence at the forefront of the market. If you meet the criteria, apply below.
· England, London £50,000 basic (£90k OTE) + Benefits
Acre is excited to partner exclusively with the consulting arm of a global technology and energy giant, whose operations employ over 150,000 people across 100 countries worldwide. Ranked the world's 8
th most sustainable business, our client leads by example, providing integrated solutions and thought leadership which balance commercial objectives with the sustainability agenda. Leading the growth of these services is a specialist, international sales team, promoting a market leading suite of strategy and technology based services.
Responsibilities for this position:
Own, manage and develop the acquisition pipeline to drive customer growth and revenue in line with ambitious business plans Approach clients with a consultative sales strategy, identifying the sustainability challenges of their business and networking internally to coordinate resources which deliver effective solutions Champion the prospective customer through the customer journey, empathetically managing needs and expectations, both present and future Provide KPI reports and sales forecasts to the International Solutions Director; managing a consistent pipeline of opportunities, tracking them from leads to contracts won Demonstrate knowledge of the evolving energy, clean tech, and sustainability market
Our client is looking for a tenacious Business Development professional an exceptional track record of success and specialist knowledge of sustainability initiatives within a corporate context.
In addition the candidate will possess:
A history of solutions sales, consistently achieving or over-achieving on targets in a competitive environment Experience selling corporate sustainability or energy strategy services to a blue chip client base, with a strong knowledge of relevant industry drivers Prior engagement with c-suite individuals to build lasting, profitable relationships, and an understanding of wider corporate business concerns Excellent communications skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels and convey technical solutions to a non-technical audience Additional languages are beneficial
Leading the sale of transformative projects for a host of globally recognised businesses, you will work within a thriving, dynamic team and have a tangible impact on the sustainability agenda. If you have the skills required, apply now.
· Germany, Germany €60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Acre is excited to partner exclusively with the consulting arm of a global technology and energy giant whose operations employ over 150,000 people across 100 countries worldwide. Ranked the world's 8
th most sustainable business, our client leads by example, their Consultants providing integrated solutions and thought leadership which balance commercial objectives with the sustainability agenda. Keen to broaden the depth and rigor of their consulting operation, our client are looking to hire a Consulting Solutions Architect who will create and execute clean technology and strategy driven sustainability initiatives.
Responsibilities for this position include:
The development of bespoke solutions to improve sustainability performance, supported by analysis based strategy and the deployment of existing products Supporting the sales process through creative solutions, specialised knowledge, and technical input Strategic project management including the development of project proposals managing the resources needed for successful project delivery Pursuing commercial opportunities and identifying growth areas which deliver value and strengthen the bond between consultant and client
Our client is looking for a strategic individual with exceptional commercial acumen and specialist knowledge of sustainability initiatives within a corporate context.
In addition the candidate will possess:
Minimum Bachelors degree in Sustainability, Engineering, Science or Business Significant experience consulting on corporate sustainability issues in a commercial environment, with a strong knowledge of regulations, reporting and industry drivers Exceptional project management skills, including managing multiple projects to strict time and budget commitments A knowledge of corporate business processes, including product design, manufacturing, supply chains, marketing and business strategy Excellent communications skills, with the ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
This role provides the successful applicant an opportunity to design and deliver high impact, transformative projects for a host of globally recognised businesses. Having a tangible impact on their sustainability performance, you will take the role of trusted advisor in helping these businesses define and reach their social and environmental objectives.
Düsseldorf is the ideal location, although this is flexible to other German cities.
· England, Brighton £48,000 + Excellent Benefits
Acre is excited to be exclusively engaged in the search for critical staff into a rapidly expanding sustainability team, responsible for transforming sustainability in the NHS. This multi-award winning team are on an exciting venture to create the 1
st carbon neutral NHS trust in the UK and deliver integrated sustainability solutions to NHS organisations throughout the country. Integral to team's development plans is the Technical Services Manager. Reporting to the Director of Environmental Services, the successful candidate will be the team's technical lead for all energy and carbon services.
Other responsibilities for this position include:
Advising clients on the development and maintenance of cost-effective and energy efficient systems for building services such as on-site power generation, water, lighting, HVAC, lifts and ICT Undertaking project work for clients to deliver measureable reductions in energy expenditure and CO2 emissions through building services improvements and alterations Crafting a business case for energy and carbon improvements across NHS trusts and quantifying and communicating financial opportunities To develop and line manage a team of Energy Services Engineers to support growth in the team's Energy & Carbon Management consultancy business
We are looking for a exceptional communicator with strong consulting acumen and deep technical expertise.
The ideal candidate will also possess:
Excellent knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical services within the built environment Experience communicating with non engineers and business leaders, including managing consultancy engagements and building lasting relationships Experience producing complex technical reports Deep knowledge of financial benefits and liabilities associated with energy performance initiatives A Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Building Services or another Energy related Engineering discipline
This is an exciting opportunity to help lead a first of its kind initiative and exercise technical, strategic and creative skills within the rewarding and challenging context of improving sustainability for the NHS.