Job vacancy for a Survey Manager

September 2021

To manage thermal image surveys of the interior of homes to save energy loss

This is fantastic opportunity for a stimulating job doing something you can be proud of: to manage energy-loss surveys for and to develop the multiple-award-winning, Bristol-based, C.H.E.E.S.E. Project CIC. A not-for-profit, which delivers thermal-imaging Energy-Tracing® surveys to reduce energy loss from homes - thus making warmer homes and a cooler planet. You will be joining a team of directors and established Energy Tracers who have successfully developed the project over five years.

Your role - managing surveys and developing the franchise

  1. As a member of the management team, your job is to convert enquiries into bookings and then manage them, together with the paid Energy Tracers and assistant Volunteers: including scheduling, payment, data entry, logistics for equipment, trouble-shooting and assistance with book-keeping, training and publicity. Since surveys depend on householders' and surveyors' availability, many are carried out during evenings and weekends.

  2. To support the board of directors you will develop and adapt the business model of TCP to become the profitable exemplar for replication UK-wide as a franchised business. Overseeing the implementation of a franchise manual, bespoke IT booking system, and unique equipment and training to create a streamlined efficient service, allowing franchisees to generate sustainable trading income. On achieving financial stability by December 2023, there is an opportunity to continue with the job, growing with the company.

We are looking for an excellent team-builder, administrator, and business developer, with an ability to develop and sustain partnerships with a range of stakeholders, who is keen to seize this opportunity to expand this highly innovative, community-based social enterprise.

You will be passionate about helping to solve the climate crisis and social inequality, and understand the key role that the use of energy plays in both. You will be experienced with modern business practice. You will relish the challenge of nurturing and maintaining partnerships with climate action groups, energy cooperatives, housing associations, councils and large domestic energy retrofit companies.

Supporting documents:

If you are interested in this role then please complete our application form (PDF to print or DOCX to fill in) and send it to Mike Andrews, Managing Director, via email at (jobs@cheeseproject.co.uk).

We welcome applications from the BAME, LGBT, minority and disabled communities. Appointment will always, however, be made on merit and judged against the job description and person specification.

Please apply after reading our Full Job Description.

PLEASE NOTE: please do not send in CVs or covering letters. Strictly no agencies.