Job Title: Engineering Assistant Project Manager
Contract Term: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Home Based
Entitlement: 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays



Inspired Energy is the UK’s leading Commercial Energy and Sustainability advisor. Our purpose is to support businesses to manage their energy and water costs effectively and to help them deliver their net zero targets.



Reporting to the Project Manager, to assist in project & contract management of the engineering departments delivery of low and zero carbon technologies. Technologies include Solar PV, Heat Pumps, Biomass, CHP and District Heating Systems.



  • Maintain database information accurately
  • Obtain invoices and data in a timely manner in readiness for validation
  • Ensure emails are filed as necessary
  • Understand and adhere to operational processes and procedures
  • Ensure data completeness for client portfolios
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain information and resolve queries
  • Raise cases and queries for any exceptions or issues
  • Maintain internal service level tracker and generate reports to manage workload
  • Providing a first-class client experience to internal & external stakeholders
  • Build knowledge of the energy industry and develop an understanding of queries and resolution
  • Build effective relationships with suppliers to ensure queries are dealt with as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • Report any complaint following the agreed internal process
  • Support the wider needs of the business as and when reasonably required
  • Read and comply with the company Health & Safety Policy; taking reasonable care for the Health & Safety of themselves and others; co-operate with managers and other employees in fulfilling our objectives and statutory duties.



  • Understanding what the client or company wants to achieve
  • Understanding the project brief and expected outcomes and milestones
  • Assist in agreeing timescales, costs and resources needed to deliver a project
  • Assist in drawing up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of a project, feeding into sequencing of works using Microsoft Project or Excel trackers
  • Negotiating with contractors and suppliers
  • Working with and provide guidance to a multi-disciplinary site team, including direct staff and supply chain
  • Communicating with staff at every level, in a calm, personable way
  • Overseeing multiple projects at the same time
  • Assist the project manager in ensuring each stage of the project happens on time, on budget and to a high standard
  • Reporting regularly on progress to the project manager and stakeholders as directed by the project manager
  • Resolving on-site issues and delays under own autonomy
  • Demonstrating knowledge of all areas of construction
  • Working at home, in an office or on a live site.
  • Health and Safety management of existing and pre commencement projects
  • Assisting the project manager in labour allocation across multiple projects
  • Liaising with our team members to develop projects and ensure successful delivery
  • Commercial management of projects
  • Assisting the project manager in developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical and commercial feasibility
  • Ensure resource/materials availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress, delivery and budget
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Assist the project manager in running and organising regular progress meetings
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Maintaining an up-to-date understanding of the company, its products, and its client base to deliver projects
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with customers and external partners
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Prepare reports detailing completed and remaining works for the finance team



  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent, including English and Maths at least grade C or equivalent
  • Qualifications relevant to Construction and/or M&E trades or time served experience.
  • Qualifications relevant to project management (PRINCE 2, etc)
  • Experience of mechanical installations or low and zero carbon heating systems
  • Experience working under JCT or NEC design and build contracts
  • Minimum 3 years relevant project management experience is preferred
  • Commercial awareness
  • Communicate and influence at a site and a project level
  • Strong time management/prioritisation skills
  • Ability to stay focussed and productive when working at home
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent standard of spoken and written English
  • Strategic thinker who can understand complex issues and come up with solutions



At Inspired Energy, we’re creating the environment and the opportunities for a challenging and rewarding career. In return, you’ll enjoy a supportive, friendly working environment with benefits including: 

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Company pension
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Numerous Social and Charity events throughout the calendar year
  • Endless incentives



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