Energy Assistant - Tenders Global

Energy Assistant

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Do you want to be part of shaping the future of RBG Kew, as we set out to deliver our
commitments within the Sustainability Strategy and reach Climate Positive by 2030? Do you enjoy
a fast-paced working environment with huge potential to influence and support change within
varied teams in a diverse organisation? Do you want to play a crucial part in a growing
Sustainability team, within an organisation seeking to be an exemplar for environmental
sustainability in everything we do? 

If so, this role could be for you…

We are looking for a dynamic and driven individual with a can-do attitude to join our
Sustainability Team, working within the Estates department to maintain and upgrade our existing
estate to adapt and tackle the challenges of the climate and environmental emergency.

Your role will be fundamental to supporting Kew’s Energy Manager with driving improvements in
energy management across the organisation, so it is essential you are passionate, knowledgeable
about delivering energy best practise, and a positive problem solver. You will need to be
driven, with an eye for detail, an interest in managing data and reporting, and great time
management skills.

It is an exciting time to be joining Kew’s Sustainability team, and the post-holder will help
to shape the future of Energy management, supporting delivery of a highly scrutinised, and
increasingly important area of sustainability at Kew.

Please take a moment to read the ‘Context of Sustainability and Energy Management at Kew’
document on our website, which explains why Sustainability is so important to our organisation and
the context of sustainability and energy management at Kew.

This role is based at Kew with the option of regular home working, subject to operational

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World
Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants
and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where
nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by
drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global
network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi. 

The salary will be £30,200 – £34,536 per annum pro-rata, depending on skills and experience.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous
annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an
Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and
discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and
free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own
beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

We are dedicated to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the
community. We are committed to interviewing disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria
for the post.

No agencies please.

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