Work with us

In 2023, more than 1 in 3 households live in fuel poverty, unable to heat and power their homes to protect their health and wellbeing.  At Energy Action Scotland (EAS) we want an end to fuel poverty in Scotland.  Our aim is to research, develop and promote effective solutions to the problem of cold, damp and expensive to heat homes. Society is in the depths of an enduring crisis,  there has never been a more important time to join Energy Action Scotland.

If you share our aims, and would like a rewarding and fulfilling role where you can make a difference then we would love to hear from you.

In return we offer a range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, remote, modern flexible working, generous annual leave and public holiday entitlement.

Energy Action Scotland are a values driven organisation and recognise that it is how we go about our work that is the key to success. We embrace our values, and this is evident in everything we do.

  • Collaborative – we work well with others, supporting each other in all that we do.
  • Creative – we will challenge traditional thinking and develop new approaches to deliver the best results.
  • Excellence – we will do the very best that we can every day to make a difference to the lives of others.
  • Fairness – we will do what is right for our colleagues, our partners and the people that need us to be successful.

You’ll find current vacancies here, and we are always interested in receiving interest in working with us, including volunteering opportunities, from like-minded people who want to make a difference. For all vacancies, send your CV and covering letter to

Senior Research & Policy Officer (£31k-£36k)

You’ll be responsible for leading on all fuel poverty related research and policy engagement with charities, academics and governments.

Curious, driven, impact-focused with a high attention to detail, passionate about “doing the right thing” and ensuring that Energy Action Scotland continues to be able to delivery its key aim of helping vulnerable fuel poor households in Scotland.

This roles is remote and is offered on a full time basis however, we want to encourage applications from all and will consider part-time working.

Closing date for applications 31 January 2024.

SeniorResearchPolicyOfficer Job Description