Junior Energy Manager Apprenticeship (London) PINSENT MASONS LLP

Join our team to drive energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint, and support sustainability initiatives through data-driven strategies and impactful communication in a global environment. This is a unique opportunity to gain practical experience while studying toward a fully sponsored Level 3 Junior Energy Manager Apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £23,950.00

    Salary is reviewed on an annual basis.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246703

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Purpose of the role: To support the day-to-day implementation of the Firm’s energy and environmental policy, associated initiatives and ISO standards, monitoring compliance, collating all relevant data and providing reports. All training will be provided.

Energy and Carbon Management

  • Assist with the gathering of energy performance data and implementation of energy awareness and motivation programmes and their associated communication strategies for reduced energy use.
  • Help to identify and explain variables that vary the energy consumption of our premises (e.g. building operation and occupancy, summer/winter, day/night).
  • Relate the operation of plant, processes and equipment to energy consumption, to help identify energy efficiency opportunities.
  • Conduct basic financial calculations relating to energy costs and savings.
  • Identify and explain suitable and measurable energy performance indicators (e.g. consumption per employee, occupied space, revenue).
  • Complete agreed reports and ensure records are maintained for audit and reporting purposes.
  • Help procure utilities as required (electricity, gas and water).
  • Assist with calculation of our global carbon footprint and the third-party verification process.
  • Communicate effectively using evidence-based reporting, communication and presentation skills, helping to create visual outputs that can be shared internally and externally as relevant.
  • Participate with team in the ongoing management of external consultants supporting energy-related initiatives, including arrangement of suitable contracts.

Management Systems – ISO 14001 & ISO 50001

  • Support the Sustainability and Facilities Compliance team in the implementation of our Environmental Management System in compliance with ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and ISO 50001 (Energy Management).
  • Maintain the Integrated Management System Manual, Register of Legislation and Energy and Environmental Aspects Register.
  • Help to establish energy and environmental objectives and targets appropriate to the business, to ensure compliance with the 'continuous improvement' requirements of ISO standards.
  • Participate in internal and external audits to ensure compliance with the standards, applicable legislation and internal policies.
  • Record instances of non-conformance and follow up to ensure close out of corrective actions.

Management Information and Reporting

  • Input to periodic reports to management on compliance, performance against objectives and targets, results of audits.
  • Assist with mandatory reporting requirements such as the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme, Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting, LLP (Climate-related Financial Disclosure) Regulations and other publications, including our Carbon Reduction Plan and Transition Plan.
  • Ensure the Carbon Manager tool is being updated on a regular basis and arrange amendments as required.
  • Help to develop visual outputs and reports in Power BI.
  • Develop the energy and environmental sections of the intranet.
  • Maintain energy and environmental related information in the pre-written content and associated reference guide.
  • Provide input to bids, client requests and other questionnaires.

General

  • Assist with the assessment of supplier energy and environmental credentials through the procurement and contracting process, including scoring of questionnaires, review of supplier websites and assessment of other publicly available information such as CDP, SBTi and Companies House.

The training you will be getting

As a part of your apprenticeship, you will study towards the Level 3 Junior Energy Manager Apprenticeship Standard delivered by Nationwide Energy Training Services Ltd trading as Impact Academy.

You will spend 20% of your week studying modules which include Introduction to Energy Management, Introduction to Energy Audit, Waste Management, and Carbon Management. The training will be delivered virtually. You will also receive regular feedback, and meet with your coach/tutor to support your ongoing progress.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the Junior Energy Manager Apprenticeship, there may be opportunities to progress on to other opportunities at Pinsent Masons.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Initiative, Target and goal oriented, Adaptable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Minimum 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English) (Grade C or 4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Minimum 3 A-Levels (Grade CCC or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science-based Subject (Grade C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please note that if you have already completed a qualification in a similar field (at the same or higher level) or have extensive experience in energy management, you may not be eligible for this apprenticeship. Please contact apprenticeships@pinsentmasons.com to discuss your specific circumstances.

About the employer

Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,800 employees operating from 28 locations across Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our expertise is recognised globally. In recent years we have achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, and been counted among the most innovative law firms in Europe and Asia Pacific by the Financial Times. The firm has significant international credentials in the global energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and technology, science and industry sectors. We are a Disability Confident and top Stonewall employer, a Valuable 500 member, a founding member of the Mindful Business Charter, signatory of the Race at Work Charter and a proud partner of Neurodiversity in Law. We encourage and value different ideas and styles of thinking. It’s with different perspectives that we’ll find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges. It’s how we’ll deliver outstanding results today, and tomorrow. We’re proud to have been placed 18th amongst RateMyApprenticeship Best 100 Employers 2023-2024.

Employer

PINSENT MASONS LLP

Address

30

Crown Place

London

EC2A 4ES

Contact

apprenticeships@pinsentmasons.com

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Training

Training provider

NATIONWIDE ENERGY TRAINING SERVICES LTD

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Junior energy manager

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. Following the deadline, we will screen all applications and share the outcome with the candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a video interview. Successful candidates at this stage will be invited to an in-person assessment centre which will take place in Summer 2024.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Jun 2024