Project Development Manager – Help us bring an end to water poverty and fuel poverty (Newcastle based)

Salary range £34,788 – £37,849 ((local authority scale points 38-41)
Plus 11½% non-contributory pension; 25 days annual leave plus 3 fixed days between Christmas and New Year and all public holidays

Are you looking for an opportunity to help the lives of vulnerable consumers? By tackling the links between water and fuel poverty we can ensure the essential utilities of gas, electricity and water can provide joined-up help to the most vulnerable. You would help us lead this work and secure cross-industry consensus on the need for an appropriate framework for strategic action. You will be a skilled communicator who is capable of developing relationships in Parliament, local politicians and regulators and have a demonstrable passion to enhance the profile of water poverty and its links to fuel poverty. Your practical insight will help develop practical partnerships with the water industry, enhance access to cross-sector programmes and help raise awareness of energy and water advice provision. Working in NEA’s Research and Policy Team, you will have at least three years industry experience, a background in establishing strategic networks and engaging directly with policy makers.

For an informal discussion on the role please contact Peter Smith, Director of Policy and Research ( The closing date for applications is Wednesday 14 November 2018.  Interviews will be held at NEA’s head office in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 22 November 2018. Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Please note CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process. NEA aims to be an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all people with the necessary skills and experience for the post.



Published on 07-11-2018
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