Energy Data Analyst

University of Glassgow
July 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 - £29,605
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Energy Data Analyst

Job Purpose

To assist the Energy Manager in the efficient collation, production and upkeep of energy data across the University.

To provide high quality analytical reporting and detailed analysis of energy profiles, energy consumption and energy benchmarking.

To ensure energy consumption is appropriately metered and recorded.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Ensure that each month all utility and energy billing is accurate and uploaded into the energy management software for enhanced validation. Produce validation report to allow for payment.

2. Locate and assess all meters across the University meter portfolio to understand their purpose and supply. Ensure the meter portfolio is always up to date and there is a full and detailed understanding of the supply volume and location.

3. Gather all forms of energy data from a range of sources and where possible collate into a single reporting tool. Develop a suite of reports through the monitoring and targeting system to ensure data required by a number of parties can be provided in a structured and coherent format.

4. Ensure all carbon emissions data from energy consumption is recorded accurately and is kept up to date.

5. The production of emissions profile reporting to allow future forecast predictions for budgeting whilst ensure up to date information is available for purchasing.

6. Interpret information, manage and report against a variety of metric to provide a detailed understanding of school and department consumption. Where possible development of benchmarking reporting.

7. Monitor and manage the submetering system. Produce reporting for individual meters or groups of meters for specific projects or works.

8. Working with colleagues, contractors and suppliers to ensure all metering is up to date and captures all utility consumption.

9. Applying a Project Management approach to meter installations and exchanges for new construction projects, new building added to the portfolio and changes to current building stock

10. Liaise with Utility suppliers to ensure all data is kept up to date for the purposes or accurate billing and reporting.

11. Management of legislative data to ensure reporting and any compliance actions are undertaken.

12. Assess and account for missing data, investigating the reason for and where possible working with internal and external staff to reinstate the data stream.

13. Attend meetings when required to highlight findings, trends and recommendations for optimising positive business outcomes.

14. Liaise with project colleagues to make an assessment of the impact of projects activity on energy and carbon. Compile onto a dashboard to report on the impact.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1 Ability to demonstrate the competencies required to undertake the duties associated with this level of post having acquired the necessary knowledge and skills in a similar role. Or: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 7 (Advanced Higher / Scottish Vocational Qualification level 3, Higher National Certificate) or equivalent, and experience of personal development in a similar role.

A2 Sound and well-developed knowledge of Excel.

A3 Good knowledge of utilities and energy management.


B1 Knowledge and understanding of project management approaches and methodologies.

B2 Knowledge of energy monitoring and targeting software.

B3 Knowledge of energy metering software systems.

B4 Knowledge of large-scale metering portfolios spread across multiple buildings/campus locations.



C1 Well-developed skills in the use of Microsoft packages such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint.

C2 Good communication, influencing and interpersonal skills.

C3 Ability to prioritise and manage own workload to meet tight deadlines.

C4 Proven analytical and problem-solving capability.

C5 Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

C6 Good team working skills.

C7 Ability to produce and explain complex energy/utility information data and plans to a range of audiences including those in the energy field and other non-specialists.

C8 Excellent organisational and numerical skills.

C9 Ability to use own initiative and work under minimal supervision.

C10 Strong verbal and written communication, influencing and interpersonal skills.

C11 Ability to work calmly under pressure in a busy environment.



E1 Significant experience of working with large volumes of data from various sources and the production of reports from this data.

E2 Experience of managing deadlines, planning, organising work to balance competing workload priorities.

E3 Experience communicating effectively with a wide range of colleagues, internal and external customers.


F1 Experience of working on a large estate with high numbers of utility meter numbers.

F2 A background of working in a similar role within the public sector/Higher Education/Further Education sector.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 5, £25,138 - £29,605 per annum.

This post is full time (35 hours p/w) and open ended.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www., benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. for more information.

Vacancy Ref : 150217 Close Date : 29-Jul-2024 23:45

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