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Engineer – Energy

Role: Engineer – Energy

Location: Flexibly remote from one of our UK hubs (Bristol, Edinburgh, Harrogate, London, Manchester or Oxford)

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Key responsibilities:

Client Development:

  • Identifies new or follow-on opportunities from existing projects
  • Support client manager with proposal writing.
  • Contributes to/participates in client reviews/meetings/discussions

Business/Project Management:

  • Profitably manages small projects or project subtasks on time and to budget, to client or Project Manager satisfaction with limited oversight.
  • Spends majority of time on project work.
  • Manages own time to deliver agreed tasks / outcomes to project managers within the agreed time and budget, and to a high quality.

Technical :

  • Able to efficiently analyse datasets to support understanding of energy system performance
  • Able to interpret and produce technical drawings and outline specifications with little oversight
  • Understanding of energy use within built environment and/or industry
  • Understanding of key commercial technologies and interventions needed to meet future carbon budgets
  • Demonstrates technical proficiency in one or more specialty areas and ability to learn to contribute effectively to projects.
  • Performs independent research with limited direction.
  • Assists in production of reports and presentations.

About Anthesis

Anthesis is the sustainability activator!

Proud to be a B Corp, we seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, corporates, investors and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 1000+ experts operating in 42 countries around the world and has offices in Andorra, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Middle East, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the US.

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability.


Summary of role:

The role primarily will have an engineering focus and requires an individual with an understanding of energy systems within the built environment and/or industry. You will be expected to support our clients covering sectors ranging from industry to built environment. Project delivery will be the primary focus of the role and will be mainly within the Energy Practice, but also potentially contributing to projects outside the community as needed.

You will support the delivery of a wide range of energy-related projects within a multidisciplinary design team for several key clients covering a range of activities from project feasibility to detailed design and construction support.

Our projects have a consistent theme in striving for sustainable outcomes and therefore an interest and understanding of technology interventions that can drive the transition to a low carbon economy is essential.


Key requirements:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a relevant position
  • Degree in Engineering subject or equivalent.
  • As the role includes travel, visiting clients across the UK and on occasions overseas, and keeping in contact with internationally based clients there is a requirement to be flexible around hours of working.

Personal Attributes and Qualities

  • Previous background or passion for sustainability preferred;
  • Curious, globally minded and enthusiastic;
  • Organised, methodical and analytical;
  • Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment;
  • Work well with a wide range of people on a global basis;
  • Proactive with the ability and confidence to use initiative;
  • Well presented with a professional manner to act as a brand ambassador which flexes and is appropriate for the specific client environment and circumstances.

Your benefits (UK only):

  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team
  • Work solely on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients
  • Opportunity to work with, collaborate with and learn from sustainability SME’s who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects on a global basis
  • Competitive salary in line with education, experience and skills
  • Competitive benefits including flexible working, 25 days holiday and two volunteering days off, the day off for your Birthday and 3 additional days off over the Christmas period!
  • Cooperative, supportive and open working atmosphere.