Metering Supply Chain Manager


Our client’s purpose is to create a more sustainable future through coupling energy supply with innovative technology solutions. They are well-funded, start-up energy supplier and entering a growth-stage. They are now seeking an experienced supply chain manager with a background in the UK energy supply industry to manage the delivery, via third-party partnerships, to deliver their smart metering deployment obligation

Position Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the delivery of the business’s smart meter deployment obligation through 3rd party partnerships.

  • Manage the creation and maintenance of a collaborative rolling supply chain deployment forecast / delivery planning process to ensure conformance with regulatory obligations.

  • Manage supply chain conformance with regulatory obligations with respect to safety, customer service and data integrity whilst adhering to budgetary commitments.

  • Manage key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the business’s Strategic Objectives.

  • Flexibility is a key requisite.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver the Smart Metering Deployment obligation through 3rd party partnerships.

  • Health and Safety; ensure all activities including that of contractors are carried out in a safe way that protects our customers, staff, contractors and the general public whilst adhering to regulatory standards.

  • Ensure a quality customer service ethos, is imbedded across our service providers and SMICOP compliance is constantly achieved.

  • Specify, setup and manage a collaborative supply chain capacity and stock forecasting / management process to ensure compliance with Smart Metering deployment obligations.

  • Financial governance; ensure £30m of contractor payments comply with good corporate governance and are underpinned by receipt of associated market messages.

  • Manage our 3rd party delivery partners, by developing and implementing a robust suit of Key Performance Indicators.

  • Manage Smart deployment planned versus actual management and regulatory reporting.

  • Manage the collation, investigation and required remedial action and contractual liquidated damages as appropriate.

  • Manage and develop strong relationships between internal and external stakeholders.

  • Drive metering deployment efficiency improvement through the application of continuous improvement, engaging external partners and internal stakeholders.

  • Manage discretionary demand for metering services to minimise unnecessary metering service activity.

  • Manage the development of metering deployment systems and processes as appropriate to maximise efficiencies for the business.

  • Represent the business on selected industry boards as required.

  • Support the successful establishment of the business within GB

  • Become a key member of the metering management team.


  • 5+ years’ experience of managing metering deployment for gas and electricity

  • Proven track record in delivering exceptional metering deployment performance

  • Deep understanding of gas and electricity smart metering products and associated deployment issues

  • Deep understanding of metering installation safety and associated codes of practice

  • Demonstrate excellent negotiating, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Analytical mind-set with strong excel skills


  • Deep understanding of metering supply chain forecasting and management

  • Change, problem solving and continuous improvement skills with an ability to motivate project teams

  • Comfortable presenting to and engaging with stakeholders at all levels

  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams delivering continuous improvement initiatives

  • Ability to concurrently manage multiple small-scale operational projects

  • Knowledge of contractor work management systems

 If you are interested in working for a company who really values it’s employees and think training and personal growth are paramount, this could be the opportunity for you. Please forward a copy of your CV to or call 07984 876 370