Energy Data Consultant



About Sava

Sava is a growing and profitable business, comprising two enterprises:

  • Sava Education – an education and information business that supports the UK residential surveying and valuation sector.
  • Sava Technology – a software and data analytics business that provides tools and consultancy to social housing providers to formulate zero carbon strategies.

Our purpose statement is “We strive to make buildings better. We do this by providing education, technology, and compliance services to building owners, surveyors, and the wider property industry.”

Our core software product, Sava Intelligent Energy, provides insight and improvement planning for net zero carbon:

Intelligent Energy is a premium, market leading product that is used by over 200 housing providers to provide insight and improvement planning for reducing carbon emissions. Our products help these organisations develop strategies that not only reduce their carbon emissions but also improve the lives of their residents by reducing their energy costs. Our software integrates with all of the major housing asset management systems, and links to a number of third-party data sources.

A key part of the offering is to provide our customers with support services such as data analysis, improvement planning and carbon reduction consultancy (including for net zero).

The Role

We are looking for a graduate to join our growing team, to help us provide our customers with the best data consultancy and analysis. We are looking for a technically minded individual with an interest in energy efficiency and sustainability in the housing context. You will have a keen eye for detail and great data skills.

This role is ideal for a bright, enthusiastic, and ambitious individual who would like to progress their career within the sustainability field.


Milton Keynes

What you will be doing

  • Providing guidance to customers to enable them to interpret their data.
  • Consolidating multiple data sources/raw into a format that can be used by our software.
  • Applying technical skills to obtain, prepare and shape our customers’ housing energy data.
  • Advising customers on their zero carbon strategies.
  • Contributing to advice and research on wider aspects of sustainability.
  • Assisting customers to use the software to draw up energy improvement plans for their housing stock.
  • Working with team members to adapt to and achieve the business objectives.
  • Handling data related enquiries via telephone or email to ensure the customer is given the correct information with excellence customer service.
  • Maintaining excellent records of all customer interaction on the customer relationship management system.
  • Engaging with the wider company to understand the commercial drivers and use your skills and expertise to help the company succeed.

We want you to have the following skills, abilities, and attributes

  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Strong logical and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to analyse and cleanse large data sets
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports, technical summaries, and articles
  • Proficiency in advising our customers on how best to manage their data
  • A ‘can do’ attitude, solution focussed with innovative problem-solving ideas
  • Able to self-motivate and work on your own initiative whilst managing your time in order to meet multiple deadlines and objectives
  • Quick to learn new software packages
  • Quick to learn about new technologies
  • Comfortable talking to colleagues such as sales, business development and training team members as well as our customers
  • Able to explain your thoughts in a non-technical manner as well as interpret colleagues’ ideas into technical requirements
  • Able to anticipate issues, take responsibility and make decisions

We really need you to have the following knowledge

  • High levels of literacy and numeracy
  • Proven IT and mathematical skills, demonstrated through relevant qualifications or work experience
  • Competent user of Office 365, in particular Excel

We would also like you to have

  • A degree in data science or a relevant environmental subject
  • An interest in sustainability and helping organisations to reduce their carbon emissions

Application process

To apply for this opportunity, please write to us with your CV and a covering letter. In the letter we would like you to tell us why you would like to work for Sava (100 words maximum).

The selection process is likely to include the following steps:

  • An initial video/ telephone discussion
  • A video interview
  • Online psychometric and competency assessments and a task to allow you to further demonstrate your abilities to us
  • A face-to-face interview (following all necessary COVID-19 precautions)

At Sava we are keen to meet people with varied backgrounds. We want to build teams which represent a variety of experiences, perspectives, and skills, and we recognise talent based on merit and potential.

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Sava strives to make buildings better. We do this by providing education, technology, and compliance services to building owners, surveyors and the wider property industry. We were established in 1983, and our roots are within energy assessment and home condition surveying.

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