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UIST ENERGY IN MOTION

 

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

 

Part-Time - 21 hours per week

Fixed term contract to 31st March 2019


Salary £24,000 pro rata

 

The Uist Energy in Motion Project Team is looking to recruit an energetic and self- motivated person to implement an innovative project to promote the use of electric vehicles in Uist. Primary tasks will include:

 

 

The job will be based at the Claddach Kirkibost Centre (North Uist) and will involve regular work with Cothrom (South Uist). The applicant will have a good understanding of the issues affecting fragile rural areas and be IT literate. A relevant qualification or prior experience in community-led development and renewable energy issues would be advantageous, in particular an understanding of the benefits and challenges of electric vehicles.

 

The project is funded by the Scottish Government, through the Climate Challenge Fund, and by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The successful applicant will report to the project partners – Urachadh Uibhist, Cothrom, North Uist Development Company and Community Energy Scotland.

 

Closing date for applications: 23 April.

Interviews will be held week commencing 30 April with a view to starting 1 June.

 

For a job description and person specification please visit either www.isleofnorthuist.com or www.cothrom.net or email nudc@isleofnorthuist.com or tel: 01876 580331.