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VICE PRESIDENT CONSULTING CENTRAL EUROPE - NETHERLANDS BASED

VICE PRESIDENT CONSULTING CENTRAL EUROPE - NETHERLANDS BASED

We have been engaged by one of the leading advisory and technical consulting firms to recruit a Vice President Consulting as part of a succession planning assignment.

In the immediate term you will lead Energy & Utilities consulting across all technology areas. You will achieve growth through a combination of your Business Development abilities, thought leadership and new market development. In the medium term you will succeed the existing Sector Lead as they move into a new role within the business. This will involve the expansion of both territory and market focus.

It is essential that you are an innovative thinker capable of shaping a value proposition and winning and delivering strategic transformation and advisory projects. You will have a passion for technology and the Energy, Utilities and Grid sectors.

We need to recruit highly relevant consulting and business transformation experience, ideally in multiple aspects of the Energy Market including Utility Companies, Smart Energy Players, Transmission Systems Operations, Distribution Systems Operations or Wholesale Electricity Market Operations.

You will of course be

  • A seasoned consultant in this sector

  • Highly articulate and able to clearly communicate complex solutions in a concise, simple and logical manner

  • Able to demonstrate a track record of business growth through inspirational leadership

  • Ability to shape business strategy and technology implementation programmes

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and process large amounts of information

  • Fluent English language skills as well as ideally one or two other European languages

  • Able to influence other people using logical fact-based arguments and persuasive skills

  • Desire to continually learn and improve

  • An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe

  • A team player with the ability to coach and develop others

  • Be an innovative and analytical thinker

This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of the leading names in the Technology Consulting arena and to shape and drive their growth in the region in a highly visible role.

For more information or a confidential career discussion, please contact Andrew McDade at andrew@clearstreamglobal.com.

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

Metering Supply Chain Manager

Permanent

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.

Essential

  • 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

Desirable

  • 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 rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call 07984 876 370

INDUSTRY AND SMART METER CONTRACTS MANAGER

INDUSTRY AND SMART METER CONTRACTS MANAGER

Industry and Metering Contracts 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 contracts manager with a background in the UK energy supply industry to manage the full contracts lifecycle from appointment to termination managing both the industry and metering portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Lead the structured development of the key contracting principles in collaboration with contract stakeholders for all new and replacement contracts.

  • In collaboration with group procurement and legal, manage the formal procurement and contracting process for additional / replacement / renewal of Industry and Metering services contracts.

  • Negotiate new contracting arrangements on behalf of our client.

  • Manage the formal contract governance and approval process and generate all required documentation between our client and third parties

  • Manage the contract lifecycle for approximately 30 Industry and Metering service contracts and prepare a joint support plan with group legal and procurement.

  • In accordance with governance requirements, manage and operate a formal contract change process in response to regulatory change and or operational issues.

  • Conduct formal scheduled contract performance oversight of active service delivery contracts to ensure fulfilment of all contractual obligations by the contracting parties.

  • Operationally manage the suit of Meter Asset Provision (MAP) contracts ensuring correct charging and delivery of key obligations such as non-compliant goods, warranty and firmware.

  • Mange MAP expenditure as set by the Industry and Metering budget. (circa£10m pa by 2020 & growing in proportion to customer base)

  • Conduct formal periodic contract audits to verify compliance with safety and data security obligations.

  • Conduct annual commercial contract benchmarking to verify continued delivery of good value to the business

  • Manage a contract dispute process to ensure application of suitable remedial actions by the contracting parties.

  • Represent on selected industry boards as required.

  • Support the successful establishment of the business within GB

  • Become a key member of the metering management team.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • 5+ years’ experience of managing metering and / or Industry services contracts across the full life-cycle

  • 5+ years’ experience of project managing collaborative procurement and contracting projects

  • 2+ years of contract expenditure management

  • Deep understanding of contract law and supporting governance processes

  • Demonstrate excellent negotiating, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Comfortable presenting to and engaging with stakeholders at all levels

  • Analytical mind-set with strong Microsoft office skills

Desirable

  • Deep understanding of gas and electricity smart metering products and associated services markets

  • Deep understanding of SaaS contracting

  • Deep understanding of competitive benchmarking

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


Qualifications

Essential

Either 3rd Level qualification/university degree or equivalent work experience managing metering or industry service contracts.

Location

The role is based in Manchester and will include regular travel to Metering and Industry agents and Dublin, Ireland.

Reporting to

The successful candidate will report to the Industry and Metering Manager.

If you are an ambitious person and, interested in joing a business that truly focusses on employee development, this is the business for you. Cotinuous reviews of your career aspirations and the offering of multiple courses will ensure that you can model your career and move through the business in a way that works for you.

If you are interested in finding out more, please forward a copy of your CV to rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call 07984 876 370.

CONSULTING MANAGER / SENIOR MANAGER / DIRECTOR - ASSET MANAGEMENT, SPAIN

CONSULTING MANAGER / SENIOR MANAGER / DIRECTOR - ASSET MANAGEMENT, SPAIN

Intelligent and disruptive technology and the increase in distributed energy sources is changing the way the grid must operate. Grid owners need access to real-time T&D grid management, allowing them to optimise operations, improve reliability and streamline processes. Our partner is working with their clients to create this modern vision become a reality. With new acquisitions and partnerships taking place, the practice is at the cutting edge of grid modernisation

We are seeking a Principal / Management / Director level advisory consultant to provide strategic leadership in Asset Management across the Transmission and Distribution sector in Spain and Portugal. You will ideally be based in Madrid but we are open to other locations.

You will be an innovative thinker capable of shaping a value proposition and winning and delivering strategic transformation projects. You will have a passion for technology and the energy sector.

The Asset Management space is a rapidly evolving area, experience in any of the following areas are heavily recognised:

  • Relevant consulting or business transformation experience in Asset Management

  • Enterprise Asset Management tools such as SAP PM, Maximo, NRX Asset Hub, Asset Answers or Oracle

  • Asset and maintenance strategy

  • Ideally you will have worked with high voltage applications, AC, HVDC etc

  • Experienced in practices such as asset optimisation, Maintenance & Reliability, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Risk Based Inspection etc

  • Mobile solutions such as Syclo and ClickMobile an advantage

  • Data / Predictive Analytics

  • Implementation of process and target operating models across Transmission and Distribution clients

  • GIS implementation

  • Ability to demonstrate operational content skills in utilities industry

  • Proven track record of leading / managing Asset Management projects successfully

Required Skills:

  • You have 5-7 years of relevant professional experience and/or consulting experience, typically within Asset Management operations and/or projects in the Energy industry

  • You have deep contextual understanding of Energy and Asset management, both from business and IT point of view

  • You connect well with IT and technology thorough your understanding of Digital technologies and solutions within Asset Management

  • You are familiar with one or more of the following areas: Asset management and/or operations experience from the Energy industry, Asset Strategy, Asset Investment Planning and Maintenance Policies, Enterprise Asset Management solutions and Project Portfolio Management Solutions, Asset Analytics and advanced maintenance strategies/condition-based maintenance, Asset modelling and information governance

  • With the desire to continually learn and improve own knowledge and understanding you are proactive, pragmatic and can work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Fluent in Spanish and English, both written and oral. Additional lange abilities advantageous but not essential

  • You have a relevant master degree within science or economy with good academic results. Applicants with bachelor degrees combined with extensive experience within the relevant field will also be considered.

Excellent Salary, bonus, Car Allowance and industry leading benefits package

For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Matteo Di Giammarco via email in the first instance at matteo@clearstreamglobal.com.

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - ENERGY MANAGEMENT - DACH (M/F)

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - ENERGY MANAGEMENT - DACH (M/F)

We are very pleased to be working with a multi-award-winning clean technology company who supply ground-breaking load disaggregation technology enabling device identification and mapping. This allows customers to monitor real-time usage down to device level.

Due to a period of extensive growth, our client is seeking an experienced business development professional to join their team in the DACH region.

 

THE ROLE

Working with the internal-sales team in the identification and market mapping of commercial clients selling innovative products into consumers and business

­Establishing, building and maintaining senior level relationships with customers, partners and ESCOs in the region

­Attending international trade events and advising attendees on the benefits of our client’s product offering

­Working closely with the sales director, reporting on activity within the region

Responsibile for sales and the commercial success of the territory

 

PROFILE

Demonstrable experience of successfully selling in the energy monitoring, or related industry with perferably a strong knowledge of the sub-metering market in Germany / Austria / Switzerland

Ideally degree qualified or with commensurate experience

A passion for new technology and the ability to explain the benefits of our client’s technology in non-technical terms

Strong communication skills

 

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity please contact Julia Harz by email at julia@clearstreamglobal.com

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - ENERGY MANAGEMENT - AUSTRALIA

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - ENERGY MANAGEMENT - AUSTRALIA

We are very pleased to be working with a multi-award-winning clean technology company who supply ground-breaking load disaggregation technology enabling device identification and mapping. This allows customers to monitor real-time usage down to device level.

Due to a period of extensive growth, our client is seeking an experienced business development professional to join their team in Australia.

 

THE ROLE

  • ­   Working with the internal-sales team in the identification and market mapping of commercial clients selling innovative products into consumers and business

  • ­   Establishing, building and maintaining senior level relationships with these ESCOs

  • ­   Attending international trade events and advising attendees on the benefits of our clients product offering

  • ­   Working closely with the sales director, reporting on activity within the region

 

PROFILE

  • ­   Demonstrable experience of successfully selling in the energy monitoring or related industry

  • ­   Ideally degree qualified or with commensurate experience

  • ­   A passion for new technology and the ability to explain the benefits of our client’s technology in non-technical terms

  • ­   Strong communication skills

 

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity please send your CV to rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call 07984 876 370

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DATA SCIENTIST - France / Italy / UK / BeNeLux

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DATA SCIENTIST - France / Italy / UK / BeNeLux

We are pleased to be working with a global leader in digital transformation for the energy industry. Due to a period of sustained growth, this revolutionary company is seeking a number of data scientists to join their teams across Europe.

In this role you will be responsible for identifying new opportunities for analytics capabilities providing clients with further insight regarding thier business and the ability to make qualified decisions based on real data - network optimisation, cyber security, predictive analytics, customer engagement…

To be successful in this role you will need an in-depth understanding of various machine learning techniques and be able to adapt these based on their individual capabilities and constraints.

You will -

  • Become an expert in our clients platform and be able to teach and assist customers with this

  • Work directly with customers to develop machine learning applications based on their individual needs

  • Drive client projects either as a leader or part of a larger team

  • Have the ability to travel to client site when required (50%+)

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - MANAGER / SENIOR MANAGER ADVISORY CONSULTING - ASSET OPTIMISATION & MANAGEMENT, NORWAY / SWEDEN

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - MANAGER / SENIOR MANAGER ADVISORY CONSULTING - ASSET OPTIMISATION & MANAGEMENT, NORWAY / SWEDEN

Intelligent and disruptive technology and the increase in distributed energy sources is changing the way the grid must operate. Grid owners need access to real-time grid management, allowing them to optimise operations, improve reliability and streamline processes. Our partner is working with their clients to create this modern vision become a reality. With new acquisitions and partnerships taking place, the practice is at the cutting edge of grid modernisation

We are seeking a Principal / Management / Director level advisory consultant to provide strategic leadership in Asset Management across the Transmission and Distribution sector in Spain and Portugal. You will be an innovative thinker capable of shaping a value proposition and winning and delivering strategic transformation projects. You will have a passion for technology and the energy sector.

The Asset Management space is a rapidly evolving area, experience in any of the following areas are heavily recognised:

  • Relevant consulting or business transformation experience in Asset Management

  • Enterprise Asset Management solutions such as SAP, Maximo or Oracle

  • Asset and maintenance strategy

  • Mobile solutions such as Syclo and ClickMobile an advantage

  • Data / Predictive Analytics

  • Implementation of process and target operating models across Transmission and Distribution clients

  • GIS implementation

  • Ability to demonstrate operational content skills in utilities industry

  • Proven track record of leading / managing Asset Management projects successfully

Required Skills:

  • You have 5-7 years of relevant professional experience and/or consulting experience, typically within Asset Management operations and/or projects in the Energy industry

  • You have deep contextual understanding of Energy and Asset management, both from business and IT point of view

  • You connect well with IT and technology thorough your understanding of Digital technologies and solutions within Asset Management

  • You are familiar with one or more of the following areas: Asset management and/or operations experience from the Energy industry, Asset Strategy, Asset Investment Planning and Maintenance Policies, Enterprise Asset Management solutions and Project Portfolio Management Solutions, Asset Analytics and advanced maintenance strategies/condition-based maintenance, Asset modelling and information governance

  • With the desire to continually learn and improve own knowledge and understanding you are proactive, pragmatic and can work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Fluent in at least one Nordic language plus English, both written and oral.

  • You have a relevant master degree within science or economy with good academic results. Applicants with bachelor degrees combined with extensive experience within the relevant field will also be considered.

Excellent Salary, bonus, Car Allowance and industry leading benefits package

For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Rachel Ellis via email at rachel@clearstreamglobal.com

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DIRECTOR / SENIOR MANAGER DIGITAL GRID CONSULTING - D.A.CH. (M/F)

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DIRECTOR / SENIOR MANAGER DIGITAL GRID CONSULTING - D.A.CH. (M/F)

Intelligent and disruptive technology and the increase in distributed energy sources is changing the way the grid must operate. Grid owners need access to real-time grid management, allowing them to optimise operations, improve reliability and streamline processes. Our partner is working with their clients to create this modern vision become a reality. With new acquisitions and partnerships taking place, the practice is at the cutting edge of grid modernisation

We are seeking a senior level advisory consultant to provide strategic leadership across the Transmission and Distribution sector in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. You will be an innovative thinker capable of shaping a value proposition and winning and delivering strategic transformation projects. You will have a passion for technology and the energy sector. The role is ideally based in the region.

The future grid sector is a rapidly evolving area, experience in any of the following areas are advantageous:

  • Relevant consulting or business transformation experience in multiple aspects of transmission systems operations, distribution systems operations, or wholesale electricity market operations

  • Smart Grid solutions and technology understand including, ideally, solutions from companies such as GE/Alstom, ABB, Schneider, Siemens, Unicorn, Brady etc

  • Integrating (above) solutions with GIS

  • Business process design and technology implementation to support the transmission, distribution, or wholesale electricity market operations

  • Knowledge of emerging transmission, distribution, or market management technologies and innovative processes like grid asset analytics, enterprise reporting, grid situational awareness, integration of renewable generation, wholesale market scheduling/dispatch, financial transmission rights, competitive capacity markets, electricity market settlement, and EU Network Codes

Required Skills:

  • Highly articulate and able clearly communicate complex solutions in a concise, simple and logical manner

  • Ability to shape business strategy and technology implementation programmes

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and process large amounts of information

  • Fluent German and English language skills

  • Able to influence other people using logical fact-based arguments and persuasive skills

  • Desire to continually learn and improve

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe

  • A team player with the ability to coach and develop others

  • Be an innovative and analytical thinker

To express an interest in this role please contact Andrew McDade via email at andrew@clearstreamglobal.com