Environmental Advisor (12 Month Fixed Term Contract) - 39 hours
Full-time, £25,000 - £29,000

Ref: 24831

Salary: £25,000 - £29,000

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3RN


Note: The role is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract 

Pets at Home is the UK's leading pet care business, providing pet owners with everything they need to keep their pets happy and healthy. With over 450 stores nationwide and a commitment to pet welfare, Pets at Home is dedicated to providing the best care for pets across the country.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated Environmental Analyst to join our team on a 12-month fixed term contract. The Environmental Analyst will be responsible for managing our in-house Building Energy Management System (BEMS) and bespoke Pet Automated Welfare System (PAWS), ensuring adherence to pet welfare guidelines and providing reactive support to our Facilities Helpdesk Team and colleagues across the Pets at Home estate. Additionally, this role involves sustaining energy reduction targets, managing external stakeholder relationships, coordinating waste management procedures, and supporting environmental compliance activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and optimise the Building Energy Management System and Pets at Home's bespoke software (Pet Automated Welfare System - PAWS).
  • Sustain energy reduction targets and associated savings.
  • Manage external contractor relationships related to the BEMS.
  • Act as the primary point of contact and escalation route for all BEMS queries from Facilities Helpdesk Teams.
  • Support the installation of BEMS upgrades at existing stores.
  • Research energy-saving projects and develop business cases for deployment.
  • Conduct store-level audits to identify energy, waste, and water-saving opportunities.
  • Track and analyse reports from energy management systems.
  • Raise and track project budgets via in-house software (SAP).
  • Support day-to-day management of Utility Bureau for Pets at Home and Pets at Home Vet Group.
  • Coordinate portfolio reports covering all utilities (electricity, gas, & water) by site.
  • Support contract negotiation for new suppliers.
  • Manage utility invoices and ensure all group sites are on correct contracts.
  • Support environmental compliance activities including ESOS, CCL, Packaging, Battery, WEEE Compliance.
  • Assist with data collection and validation for annual reports.

Key Experience

  • Strong interest and awareness of environmental issues.
  • Knowledge of environmental legislation and compliance.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Valid driving license and willingness to travel within the UK.
  • Sound knowledge of computer software systems.
  • Experience in customer service and complaint handling.
  • Strong negotiating skills to ensure that the most cost-effective solution is adopted when liaising with suppliers.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about environmental sustainability and meet the criteria outlined above, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in and every colleague can help us achieve this. We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you!

About our purpose

Far more than a retailer, Pets at Home Group is the UK’s leading pet care specialist, fulfilling every possible pet and owner need, from food and accessories to grooming and vet services. Since 1991, we’ve been building a business around pets and their owners and we’ve set our sights on becoming the best pet care business in the world. Join us now and you can be part of that journey, developing your future as we develop ours. This is a place where you can take pride and passion in your work within an inspiring, professional team that’s focused on supporting pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

We’re driven by the wellbeing of pets and we make sure we look after our people too. We depend on your commitment and innovation, and reward it with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Together we’ll create the future of pet care.

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 03-07-2024

Expiry Date: 01-08-2024