Yarra Energy Foundation
Closing date 25 July 2021
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About the role:
The Yarra Energy Foundation has a unique and exciting 12-month opportunity for a Community Energy Project Officer to assist with management and coordination of the Melbourne Metro Community Power Hub. Sustainability Victoria have launched their Community Power Hub program 2021 and the Yarra Energy Foundation is the Lead Organisation for a Melbourne Metro Community Power Hub. The project is a partnership between 10 community climate change groups, with support from Councils, funded to upskill and build capacity across all stakeholders, while delivering carbon reduction project deliverables.The Community Energy Project Officer will be responsible for group level coordination and management of YEF’s growing list of partners and stakeholders, while also assisting in the day-to-day work tasks and operations of the portfolio of YEF’s programs, as well as review and improve emissions and program reporting.
Key responsibilities, include:
This role requires collaboration and the ability to work successfully across multiple climate change community groups, commercial suppliers and Councils, as well as a large range of other internal and external stakeholders. The successful applicant will have proven abilities to communicate, negotiate and build relationships between stakeholders. To be successful in this role, you will ideally be able to demonstrate:
Key selection criteria:
Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check for the purpose of employment.
How to apply:
Please attach your resume along with responses to the key selection criteria and a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role. For further information please contact Peter Mercouriou on 0474 585 878 or at [email protected] using the subject line: Community Energy Project Officer enquiry via Clean Energy Council Careers Hub.
Yarra Energy Foundation prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a not-for-profit, we are committed to: