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Energy & Compliance Officer

Victoria and Albert Museum


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join a World-Class Museum: Shape a Sustainable Future at the V&A as an Energy & Compliance Officer


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£32157 - £35730

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Cromwell Road, London

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Expires at anytime

The V&A is a global leader in art and design, boasting a vast collection that inspires creativity. With an ambitious goal to achieve Carbon Net Zero by 2035, this iconic institution is seeking a dedicated individual to join its Estate team and contribute to a major transformation.

  • Organisation summary: The V&A, the world's preeminent museum of art and design, is home to a permanent collection of over 2.8 million works. It is a hub for celebrating human creativity and houses many of the UK's national collections. The museum is dedicated to advancing knowledge and enjoyment of the designed world.
  • Role Summary:
    • Assist the V&A in reaching Carbon Net Zero by 2035.
    • Ensure estate compliance and efficient operation.
    • Be part of the expansion to additional museums and sites.
    • Contribute to major refurbishment projects.
    • Develop a career in Estate and Energy management.
    • Experience a flexible and inclusive work environment.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency.
    • Experience in estate management, compliance, or a related field.
    • Ability to work flexibly within a dynamic team.
    • Interest in contributing to the arts and cultural sectors.
  • Benefits:
    • Generous pension scheme.
    • 29 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.
    • Flexible working arrangements.
    • Complimentary tickets to V&A exhibitions.
    • Subsidised staff canteen and discounts in V&A shops.
    • Various loan schemes including for bicycles and season tickets.
    • Access to training and professional development.
    • Employee Assistance Programme and staff diversity networks.

The Role Since its inception, the V&A's buildings were intended to exemplify the best of contemporary architecture and design. They are a work of art in themselves, reinforcing the Museum's mission to educate and inspire its visitors. We have an opportunity to join the Estate team at an exciting time, with big changes in our portfolio across London, major refurbishment projects in progress and the decarbonisation of our estate by 2035.

The newly created post of Energy & Compliance Officer will play a vital role in helping the V&A to achieve Carbon Net Zero by 2035 and ensuring that our newly expanded estate is fully compliant and operating as efficiently as possible. This is an chance for someone to join a world renowned institution and develop a career in Estate and Energy management.

Working in the Estates Team you will have the change to be part of big changes within the V&A family of sites as we extend to additional museums and locations over the next 3 years. You will have the opportunity to define this role as it embeds into the estates team, the environment is high profile with a mix of locations, buildings and uses.

Flexible working is on offer while we do also promote a positive working environment within our friendly and inclusive Estates team.

The V&A The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.8 million objects, books and archives that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The museum holds many of the UK's national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.

Our mission is to be recognised as the world's leading museum of art, design and performance, and to enrich people's lives by promoting research, knowledge and enjoyment of the designed world to the widest possible audience.

Benefits Generous pension scheme 29 days plus bank holidays Flexible working Tickets to V&A exhibitions Subsidised staff canteen 25% discount in V&A shops Give as you earn scheme Bicycle loan Interest-free season ticket Interest-free rental deposit loan Free safety checks and small repairs to your bike with Doctor Bike Wide range of training and professional development opportunities Employee Assistance Programme Staff diversity networks


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