Current Opportunities

General Manager (new post)


Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) has been in the business of community energy project development since 2011 guided by the Zero Carbon agenda and principles of sustainability and economic equality.

BEC is a not-for-profit business in the commercial energy sector and owns a portfolio of energy-generating assets with a current turnover of around £1.2m. BEC aims to continue exerting a positive influence on the Zero Carbon transition through further growth, and has projects in development across a range of technologies including hydroelectric, solar PV, microgrid, and large-scale battery.

With the departure of the existing part-time Operations Manager BEC is looking to consolidate business management into one role. This position will suit someone with a good breadth of management experience who is looking for an opportunity to deliver positive social and environmental impact.

BEC is seeking someone with a proven management record within small and medium businesses and possession of a well-rounded set of business management skills including line management. Previous experience of the energy sector, and specifically renewable energy, and of working within community organisations would be helpful but is not essential. Above all we are seeking a person who can take on responsibility for day-to-day business operations and play a key role in BEC’s success going forward. Ideally the successful applicant will live in or around Bristol.

This is a full-time post with an annual salary of £37,000-£42,000 depending on experience, plus 5% employer pension contribution. Bristol Energy Cooperative is an equal opportunities employer.

Application by letter and CV, including the names of at least two referees, should be sent to before 5pm on 12th November 2021. Informal discussion prior to application is welcome and can arranged by contacting Chris Speller at Interviews are likely to be held on 23rd November.


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