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Building Performance Manager

Role: Building Performance Manager / Energy Manager / Building Sustainability Manager

Location: Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham or London (hybrid)

Term: Full Time, Permanent

About the role

The team at Clevernet are on a mission to make buildings smarter across Ireland & the UK.  Our team have been working with WiFi and Energy Solutions for over 15 years and have built & operated a number of brands.  We’ve had so much fun doing it, we’re doing it all over again.


At Clevernet we are a driven by our customers needs, constantly pushing the boundaries of software, wireless networking, IoT, & Energy Solutions to make our customers buildings smarter & improve user experience.


We are a customer driven start-up with innovation at our core where team members can grow & have fun.  We are bold enough to try new things and not afraid to get things wrong.​​


We partner with the global leader in this space, Brainbox AI to help optimise the built environment.


We are looking for additional members to join our growing field services team to conduct both walk-through audits & desk-based energy audits to help our customers reduce Carbon Emissions and implement Intelligent Building Solutions. Our customers include Schools, Hotels, Offices & Government buildings all across Ireland & UK.


We are a new and fast growing IOT company, offering SAAS based services in Autonomous HVAC, wireless networking, IoT metering, environmental monitoring & sustainability solutions to make our customers buildings smarter & improve user experience.


If you’re a customer driven, hands-on, tech savvy person. Enjoy working on your own initiative whilst having fun then Clevernet is the place for you.

The role of Building Performance Manager / Energy Manager / Building Sustainability Manager

  1. Qualify: working closely with our sales functions to help qualify the client’s needs by analysing utility bills and completing HVAC and metering surveys. This is often delivered by video calls with stakeholders, so you will need be a clear and confident communicator who can build confidence with our new clients in the early stages of the relationship.

  2. Audit: our clients want us to visit their building and to identify & unlock potential energy savings and calculate the resulting carbon reduction. Using our audit process, you must have good attention to detail and be able to build the client’s confidence as they start their carbon reduction journey with us. We also need to assess a buildings suitability for our autonomous HVAC solution.

  3. Specification: working directly with our internal team and external partners you will help specify the best products and solutions to maximise the energy savings and carbon reductions.

  4. Audit Report: using our reporting tool, you will help create the client report that clearly shows what they can do, the investment costs, paybacks and carbon reduction. This provides our clients with a unique road map for their carbon reduction journey.

  5. Supporting our 24/7 Monitoring Team: offering Level 2 Support and insights into building performance issues as required.

Technical characteristics & experience

  • Energy auditing background or associated technical skills.

  • Energy consultancy background.

  • Experience using online cloud-based reporting tools.

  • Metering and monitoring and energy management.

  • Likely to be a qualified electrician with experience of installation and surveying work, now wanting to progress in their career

  • Ability to manage 3rd party contractors on site to detailed project plan.

  • Have excellent attention to detail.

  • Confident with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word.

  • Familiarity with HVAC equipment such as AHUs, FCUs, Boilers, Chillers and BMS Control Systems.

  • Experience of project management on metering installation projects.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Have the ability to multi-task and prioritise.

  • Be able to stay away and travel (Monday-Friday) 40% of the working week. 

  • Have a full IRL or UK driving license.

  • Safe Pass Certification.


Personal characteristics

  • Must be able to operate at all levels both internally and with customers.

  • Confident and articulate with first class communication and negotiation skills.

  • Self-starter with a proactive approach and able to work on own initiative.

  • An understanding of business practices and ethics.

  • Commitment, drive and enthusiasm above the average.

  • The ability to work in a demanding and ever-changing environment where meeting time deadlines are a key task.

  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills.

  • Goal oriented person who can deliver successful results.

  • Strong communicator towards customers, organisation and sales team.

  • Creative and shows initiative.

  • Believes in the company values.

  • Relevant market, product and application knowledge.

  • Not afraid to fail.

  • A positive, solution focused attitude.

  • Full driving licence.


In return you’ll get;

  • Flexible working arrangements.

  • A salary and growth opportunities based on your experience.

  • All the tools & training required to get the job done.

  • On-going professional training.

  • Opportunity to work in a fast paced, customer driven start-up.

Clevernet is an equal opportunities employer.

Note for Agencies - we will not accept any candidates sent through a recruitment agency, direct applicants only.

How to apply

To apply for this position email us at and include a cover letter to let us know what you've done, what you want to learn and how you can contribute to the role.

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