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Cunninghame House, Friars Croft, Irvine, KA12 8EE
£38,622.78 - £41,801.76 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Summary

Temporary for 18 months.

We may conduct our interviews in person or using Microsoft Teams for video calling. All you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.

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We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Energy & Sustainability team. The technical officer role will support the expansion of council owned Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure within North Ayrshire to improve the charging network across the region, support the up take  of EV’s, assist in achieving the ambitious target to become a net-zero authority by 2030 and deliver the aspirational targets set out in the Councils EV Strategy 2021-2025. We are looking for an individual who has significant experience in the EV charging infrastructure sector, understand howto manage it end to end and deploy it successfully, including but not limited to, site surveys and appraisals, preparation of budget costs, project briefs and contract documents, procuring contracts, engaging with Distribution Network Operator’s and the management of consultants and installation contractors. Reporting to the Team Manager the post holder will deliver the priority actions set out within the Electric Vehicle Strategy and play an active role in the development and implementation of existing and new EV infrastructure programmes. EV infrastructure expansion programmes are delivered through a combination of internal and external grant funding and it is therefore crucial to the role that projects are delivered efficiently, on time and within agreed budgets. To deliver these functions the post holder will be expected to work closely with Transport Scotland, the Scottish Government, external partners, colleagues from other services within the Council, internal and external stakeholders and community groups (as appropriate).

For more details see the attached Role Profile below.

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Staff Values & Behaviours

North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.

Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.

Additional Information

For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.

Our Workstyles

As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles:

Agile – 100% of time spent working agile (flexibly) and interacting with others. Able to work at home, office or multiple locations.  May be required to attend office on set days/rota basis as the role requires.

This post has been allocated the workstyle: Agile

More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles.If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at interview.