Sustainability Compliance Officer

Equans is looking for a Sustainability Compliance Officer to join our team in Coleshill, Birmingham on a permanent basis to support the Regional Sustainability Team in adhering to scheme delivery requirements in line with funding and accreditation requirements and maintaining the necessary associated accreditations.

This role will be responsible for collating, validating and preparing PAS 2030:2019 compliance paperwork to Clients, Energy Suppliers and Accreditation Bodies on a weekly basis, operating within contractual deadlines to ensure compliance This is a full time role. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance, bonus and benefits package.

What will you deliver?

  • Producing of all necessary paperwork associated with installation of Energy Efficiency measure in line with PAS 2030:2019 process
  • Working closely with scheme Retrofit Coordinators ensuring PAS installation paperwork is provided in line with the main contract programmes
  • Maintain a wide knowledge and understanding of the sector and pass this knowledge onto the wider regional team
  • Provide compliance advice to regional delivery teams regarding energy efficiency measures
  • To ensure that there are zero compliance failures resulting from poor and inaccurate submission information
  • To ensure all Strategic Partner contractual deadlines are adhered to
  • Engage with key supply chain partners to support the effective development and delivery of projects

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Educated to A-level (or equivalent) in a related subject
  • Knowledge of the energy sector
  • Understanding of low carbon and energy efficiency technologies
  • Prior experience delivering work under Government led incentive scheme
  • Understand the Sustainability Sector, and the compliance requirements associated
  • Driving licence and willingness to travel to sites

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What's next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.


At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

Permit To Work Coordinator

Would you like to make a difference in each other’s day-to-day in your work? Join our team in Hoboken and become Permit Coordinator!

Are you up for it?

  • advising:
    • you advise the project management from specific expertise, both solicited and unsolicited, to adjust and support the process
    • you review work method statements
    • you make recommendations to project management, employees regarding production and working methods, the use of tools, appliances, and other tools, the design of workplaces, and substances that may pose a safety risk
  • research:
    • you systematically examine the workplace and actively detect possible improvements
  • systems:
    • you manage the permit system on the project and advise project manager on the implementation
    • you draw up work permits
    • you assist project manager in coordinating the project sim ops
    • you keep permit plans up-to-date
  • control:
    • you support the hierarchical supervision of compliance with the permit system and optimize working conditions. To achieve this, you are  present at the work location for 40% of the working time
  • reporting:
    • you report to Site manager
    • you report results of site inspections
    • assists the project management with internal permit audits
    • permit reportables
  • information:
    • you provide information about the permit system to the necessary parties
    • you ensure project staff is trained on the use of the permit to work system
  • leadership:
    • you lead a small team of Permit Officers and coordinate the different tasks
    • support and evaluate the performance of individual team members in the execution of their work

EQUANS is where you belong with…

  • your bachelor’s degree; of equivalent based on experience
  • your VOL/VCA certificates
  • a prior experience of working in a technical project based context (as opposed to a process industrial context)
  • your advised experience in the field of HSE (PA II)
  • your ability to work in an international environment
  • your mastery of the Microsoft Office tools
  • your excellent communication skills: you are fluent in Dutch and English. A working knowledge of French and/or German is a nice to have

And what about yourself: leadership skills, hands-on and pragmatic approach, can-do mentality, good at setting priorities.
EQUANS is at the center of the energy transition. Technical solutions to generate wind power have become an essential part of our key strategic direction. The team in Hoboken is the European market leader in providing offshore high voltage substations.  EQUANS has positioned themselves as one of the leading European wind power project partners. In particular, the full design, procurement, and construction is executed in house – together with our partners.

Post project delivery - our multidisciplinary know-how combined with offshore energy expertise, enables EQUANS to deliver a wide range of solutions for Offshore Maintenance.

Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of EQUANS. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining EQUANS is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, concessionary travel, hospitalization- & group insurance
  • interesting training and career opportunities

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Does this description fit you and would you like more information? Contact our HR colleague Bryan Barnes - [email protected]

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