An experienced Senior Consultant to work on industry code projects and retail energy assignments. The role holder will bring in depth understanding of retail energy and should identify solutions to industry problems. Following identification, the role will be to project manage implementation of those solutions.
The successful candidate will working with BEIS and Ofgem to design process and support large scale industry projects; Complete a process improvement programme centred around the customer lifecycle; Leading industry working groups to implement industry code changes; Develop thought leadership and write industry white papers; Identify new business development opportunities; Support delivery of strategy goals; Write and present papers to industry code boards and panels, liaise with other code administrators, trade associations and third parties to promote industry best practise; Represent the company at regulatory meetings, events, conferences and seminars and mentor members of staff to develop project management and problem solving skills.
The role requires significant stakeholder engagement by collaboratively working with customers to identify solutions to industry problems. This will involve visiting customers and explaining changes to industry codes and legislation, promoting the organisation and maintaining exemplary stakeholder relationships.
The role requires supporting analysts and senior analyst by advising them on successful project management frameworks and processes. The successful candidate will peer mentor staff providing guidance on wider industry change, proof reading papers and supporting with successful meeting management.
The successful candidate will develop a detailed understanding of the codes that the business supports. The candidate will be acknowledged as a subject matter expert by customers and industry. Part of their role will be to support the Governance Services team and Stakeholder Manager to achieve engagement targets.
The successful candidate will have significant experience working in the gas or electricity industry; Have experience leading projects; Be able to use their experience and knowledge to suggest solutions to industry issues and drive these solutions forward; Have excellent stakeholder management skills; a high standard of written English; Experience producing documents and presenting them to various levels of organisations; Have a large network of industry contacts; Be able to adapt to a flexible working style; Be a team player and have experience writing consultations and white papers.
While not essential, it will be advantageous for the successful candidate to have consultancy experience working with suppliers, network operators and/or third parties; Experience of responding to large scale RFP and RFIs; An understanding of code governance and industry change process; Experience of the Change of Supplier process within gas and electricity; Audit and compliance experience, and procurement experience.