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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

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.

SENIOR CONSULTANT ENERGY STORAGE & ELECTRIC VEHICLES - LONDON

SENIOR CONSULTANT ENERGY STORAGE & ELECTRIC VEHICLES - LONDON

Our client is a global, Tier 1 consulting firm whose energy practice is recognised as a market leader in the provision of both technical consulting and strategic advisory services. Committed to constant research and development our client is driven by innovation and offers an unparalleled breadth and depth of solutions to some of the industry's most pressing and complex problems.

You will be responsible for

  • Project management and delivery as a Subject Matter Expert in Energy Storage. Such projects are likely to include data analysis, technical due diligence, modelling, report writing, client advisory, presentations etc.

  • Building strong relationships with external customers - gathering and following through new leads to clear proposals and contractual agreement

  • Building strong networks with colleagues and industry stakeholders to build competency and share knowledge

  • Business Development

  • Provision of professional guidance and leadership both internally and externally

  • Tracking and responding to new industry/market developments

Key performance indicators:

  • Proven ability to work on a diverse range of projects within the smart energy arena

  • Deep Energy Storage experience

  • Experience of electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, V2G, V2X etc.

  • Demonstrable client project delivery experience

  • Proactive in identifying smart energy market issues and business opportunities

  • Existing industry contacts and relationships

Additional information:
Travel can be expected to other offices and to UK client sites. International travel may be required on occasion. Estimated travel required: 15-20%.

Qualification/experience:

  • Degree and professional working background in engineering

  • Knowledge/prior involvement in energy storage systems and applications

  • Understanding of technical/regulatory and market/economic aspects transmission and distribution systems, and associated network connection, management and control activities

  • Organised with strong attention to detail in managing projects.

  • Ability to work effectively with engineering organisations and customers/stakeholders representing our client to best effect, on both a technical and commercial basis.

  • Possess good interpersonal skills and be a confident and clear communicator at all levels.

  • Have high level planning and organisation skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines.

  • Team player, able to work both individually and on team projects.

For further information please contact Andrew McDade at andrew@clearstreamglobal.com

SENIOR MANAGER / DIRECTOR - CYBER SECURITY CONSULTING - MILAN

SENIOR MANAGER / DIRECTOR - CYBER SECURITY CONSULTING - MILAN

Clearstream Global is currently working in partnership with a leading, European Consultancy and System Integration firm, operating worldwide. With its offices distributed in 11 countries all over the globe and more than 3000 ongoing projects, our client is guiding its customers through the digital transformation and innovation era, shaping the future of its core businesses (Energy & Utilities; Telco; Technology & Media; Retail; Financial Services; Public Sector and Manufacturing).

In the middle of a rapid period of growth our client is seeking a Senior Manager or Director to continue to build & grow their Cyber Security practice. You will be a strong business developer with a proven track record in winning and delivering projects at the curtting edge of the sector and a clear Thought Leader.

Our client’s offering is divided into three main areas of competence:

  1. Consulting Services, focused on Cyber Security Strategy, Governance, Risk Management and Compliance services

  2. Design & Integration Seivices, provides support in scouting, selection and implementation of innovative Cyber Security solutions and platforms

  3. Cyber Defense Seivices, includes a set of services managed by personnel with high skills in Ethical Hacking to verify the security status of the offices and infrastructures and provide Qualified support in case of breaches and wider incident management

Requirements:

  • Master's degree or higher education (eg masters or university specialized courses in ICT security area) achieved to the highest standard and on time

  • Oustanding business development and relationship building skills

  • The capability to build a complex value proposition and convince/influence client side descison makers at the highest level

  • Deep sector expertise

  • Excellent knowledge of IT Governance, Risk and Compliance at a strategic advisory level. Ideally this will also be coupled with experience of winning technology consulting and system integration projects in the field of cyber security

  • Knowledge of methodologies, frameworks, best practice and international standards of Information Security, IT Risk & Security Assessment, Governance & Compliance and Data Privacy / Data Protection (i.e. ISO / IEC 27000, NIST, PCI DSS, GDPR)

  • Safety certifications (i.e. Lea d Auditor ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 20000, ITIL, CRISC, PCIP, CISA, CISM, CISSP) constitute a plus

  • Outstanding communications skills in English and Italian essential.

We can offer you the most stimulating colleagues, projects and clients, a highly competitive salary and package in a truly a collaborative and dynamic meritocracy. Our client is well known for offering a rapid career progression and growth.

For further details please contact Matteo Di Giammarco

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT - MILAN

CYBER SECURITY CONSULTANT - MILAN

Clearstream Global is currently working in partnership with a leading, European Consultancy and System Integration firm, operating worldwide. With its offices distributed in 11 countries all over the globe and more than 3000 ongoing projects, our client is guiding its customers through the digital transformation and innovation era, shaping the future of its core businesses (Energy & Utilities; Telco; Technology & Media; Retail; Financial Services; Public Sector and Manufacturing).

In the middle of a rapid period of growth our client is seeking Cyber Security experts to join their team at various levels. As part of this growth we are seeking a Cyber Security Consultant to work in their Center of Excellence specialising in consulting and innovative services in the Security field.

The role is divided into three main areas of competence:

  1. Consulting Services, focused on Cyber Security Strategy, Governance, Risk Management and Compliance services

  2. Design & Integration Seivices, provides support in scouting, selection and implementation of innovative Cyber Security solutions and platforms

  3. Cyber Defense Seivices, includes a set of services managed by personnel with high skills in Ethical Hacking to verify the security status of the offices and infrastructures and provide Qualified support in case of breaches and wider incident management

In order to strengthen the team in the Milan office, we are looking for a Consultant who has gained experience of circa 3 years in Management or IT Consulting in Security Governance, Risk & Compliance.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree or higher education (eg masters or university specialized courses in ICT security area) achieved at the highest level and on time

  • Knowledge of methodologies, frameworks, best practice and international standards of Information Security, IT Risk & Security Assessment, Governance & Compliance and Data Privacy / Data Protection (i.e. ISO / IEC 27000, NIST, PCI DSS, GDPR)

  • Safety certifications (i.e. Lea d Auditor ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 20000, ITIL, CRISC, PCIP, CISA, CISM, CISSP) constitute a plus

  • Good knowledge of the English language

  • Excellent knowledge of the MS Office package

The profile is completed by excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, a predisposition for team work, a customer-oriented approach linked to objectives, precision and good stress tolerance in compliance with deadlines. The role and remuneration will be commensurate with experience gained in the sector. Our client is known for offering a highly stimulating and merit-based path of rapid carrer progression and growth within a vibrant and constantly growing company.

For further details please contact Matteo Di Giammarco

WATER INDUSTRY EXPERT - SENIOR MANAGER, PRINCIPAL OR DIRECTOR

WATER INDUSTRY EXPERT - SENIOR MANAGER, PRINCIPAL OR DIRECTOR

London based with frequent UK, and occasional global, travel.

Our client is a leading global consultancy driving innovation and performance improvement of major organisations across the public and private sector. Our client spans strategic advisory, management consulting and technology implementation.

We are currently seeking to recruit a water industry expert with strong leadership qualities who can build upon our clients existing business in the water sector. You will be a strong business developer with a proven track record of winning, developing and delivering complex projects across the water and wastewater sectors.

This is an excellent opportunity for a leader in this sector to move in to a high level consulting environment and shape the practice as it develops. You will help drive growth strategy and continue to further develop the current client base. The division is already supporting multiple clients in significant industry change projects and activities including PR14, the development of future retail market arrangements and advising clients in strategy development around innovation and the implementation of disruptive technologies to the market.

Should it be of interest, our client also offers the opportunity to diversify your experience and apply your knowledge to other sectors such as Energy, Power, Oil & Gas etc.

This role would ideally suit someone at Senior Manager, Principal or Director level within a Consulting Environment although opportunities also exist for strong individuals at Senior Consultant or Manager level.

The ideal candidate will be able to comfortably demonstrate experience in most of the following areas:
•    A comprehensive understanding of the UK water sector
•    Detailed knowledge of the water and wastewater businesses from abstraction through treatment, storage, distribution and supply;
•    Knowledge of the diverse regulatory framework including all economic, technical and environmental considerations;
•    Business transformation and business process improvement;
•    Regulatory processes such as price control reviews & rate cases;
•    Evaluation of strategic options;
•    Asset management strategy & policy development;
•    Performance monitoring frameworks and risk management;
•    Market Strategy;
•    Strategic and Technical Consulting;
•    Project Leadership & Closure;
•    Thought Leadership;
•    Business Growth.


Clearstream Global and our client are in complete alignment on equal opportunities and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely on merit.

For further information on this role or to arrange a confidential career discussion, please contact Rachel Ellis via email in the first instance: rachel@clearstreamglobal.com

ENERGY MARKET REGULATION EXPERT (CONSULTING SERVICES) - LONDON

ENERGY MARKET REGULATION EXPERT (CONSULTING SERVICES) - LONDON

Our client is a leading, multidisciplinary, global consulting firm with an outstanding reputation in the Energy and Utilities sector. We are seeking a Director to drive business growth within the Financial Investment market and with Energy Suppliers, Utilities and Operators across Europe.

Along with a demonstrable track record of success in the sale and/or business development of consulting services in the sector, the ideal candidate will possess a depth of knowledge and experience in energy market analysis, growth strategy and investment decision support advisory services.

The role requires experience in ideally several of the following areas

• Strong reputation and network with financial investors, utilities, energy suppliers and operators
• A Strength of knowledge of market analytics and the modelling of the electricity and gas markets
• Recognised leader in the industry
• Detailed understanding of fundamental drivers of market development including regulatory requirements
• Some experience in the use of power system modelling and planning such as capacity planning, dispatch modelling, expansion planning, market modelling, market management systems and related tools
• Financial modelling and asset valuation
• Economic modelling and investment decision making
• Business case development and the presentation of complex value propositions
• Economic forecasting and market insight
• Energy policy evaluation
• UK and European power systems and markets

For further information on the above role or for a confidential career discussion, please contact Andrew McDade by email in the first instance at rachel@clearstreamglobal.com

 

 

 

CONSULTANT - PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS + STORAGE (MADRID)

CONSULTANT - PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS + STORAGE (MADRID)

Clearstream Global is proud to work in partnership with an engineering and design consultancy within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure. Our client creates sustainable solutions for the next generation through talented people and technology.

Based in Europe but operating all over the world, our client is very interested in the paradigm shift happening in the electrical ecosystem and across generation, transmission and distribution.

 This change is profoundly affecting our client’s current consultancy activities, from theoretical analyses to implementation stages, therefore, to reinforce their International Consultancy capabilities, we are seeking for an ambitious professional with expertise within the PV Plants and Storage sector.

The successful candidate will:

  • Take ownership of our client’s entire offering in this area

  • Develop Grid scale renewable projects from first principles through to delivery and go-live

  • Build complex value propositions, both technically and commercially

  • Develop new revenue streams and business propositions through creative thinking and innovation incorporating demand response, energy flexibility, grid stability, etc.

 

The candidate will have:

  • Experience: around 10 years

  • Knowledge in Smart grids, Energy Storage, Microgrids, SCADA Control and monitoring DER + Storage and Telecommunications

  • Experience in the delivery of PV plants with Storage

  • Fluent English essential with Spanish, French or another language is a plus

  • Availability to travel worldwide

 

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

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - MANAGER / PRINCIPAL / DIRECTOR - SMART GRID & METERING CONSULTING - SPAIN

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - MANAGER / PRINCIPAL / DIRECTOR - SMART GRID & METERING CONSULTING - SPAIN

We are, again, excited to be working with a clear market leader in the provision of advisory consulting and professional services to the Energy & Utility sector and to T&D Grid owners worldwide.

As part of continued and consistent double-digit growth our client is again looking to strengthen the team in Europe with the hire of a specialist consultant in Spain. We have a preference for Madrid but are very open to locating this role in other major cities.

We are therefore seeking to recruit senior level consultants capable of developing new business and delivering complex system integration projects to the highest level. The role has a European wide responsibility as well as a focus on Spain.

The sector is in an era of huge transition and we are consistently seeing a convergence of technologies and verticals in this area. It is therefore important to have a broad understanding of the digital transition across the sector. Ideally you will have specialised in consulting or technology within one of the key areas such as Smart Metering Implementation, IT/OT Integration, Asset Optimisation, Demand Management, Distributed Energy Resource Management etc.

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.

To thrive in this role, you will possess the following skills:

  • Ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple and logical manner

  • Fluent or native Spanish and English

  • Understanding of how business strategy shapes business and technology implementation programmes

  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesize large amounts of information

  • Possess the ability to influence other people using logical fact-based arguments and persuasive skills / tactics

  • Desire to continually learn and improve own knowledge and understanding

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) 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

  • This will include winning complex value propositions and in delivering increasingly data driven projects and insights.

  • You must be willing to travel across Europe as required with occasional and infrequent global trips.

For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Andrew McDade via email andrew@clearstreamglobal.com

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DELIVERY MANAGER - PARIS

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DELIVERY MANAGER - PARIS

We are currently working in partnership with a true global leader in smart grid data analytics. Our client’s Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and solutions are used by Utilities and grid owners worldwide. They are, in turn, experiencing cost savings through enhanced grid monitoring, grid management and predictive maintenance, as well as generating increasing value through the transformation of the customer experience, increased customer engagement and the identification of new smart meter revenue streams.

Consistent growth has created a number of opportunities within our client’s European operation and as a result we are seeking to recruit an experienced project delivery manager. This is an outstanding opportunity to work at the cutting edge of data analytics and artificial intelligence in the energy and utilities sector. You will help influence customer behaviour as we transition towards the energy market of the future.

Responsibilities

·        Management of the complete software implementation process

·        Quantification and tracking of value metrics

·        Being point of contact for clients and building a trusted advisor relationship

·        Working with customers at C-level to advise on project roadmap

·        Travel to client sites (approximately 50%)

Profile

·        8-10 years of project management experience with SaaS solutions

·        Ability to communicate technical detail to a non-technical audience

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DELIVERY MANAGER - LONDON

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - DELIVERY MANAGER - LONDON

We are currently working in partnership with a true global leader in smart grid data analytics. Our client’s Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and solutions are used by Utilities and grid owners worldwide. They are, in turn, experiencing cost savings through enhanced grid monitoring, grid management and predictive maintenance, as well as generating increasing value through the transformation of the customer experience, increased customer engagement and the identification of new smart meter revenue streams.

Consistent growth has created a number of opportunities within our client’s European operation and as a result we are seeking to recruit an experienced project delivery manager. This is an outstanding opportunity to work at the cutting edge of data analytics and artificial intelligence in the energy and utilities sector. You will help influence customer behaviour as we transition towards the energy market of the future.

Responsibilities

·        Management of the complete software implementation process

·        Quantification and tracking of value metrics

·        Being point of contact for clients and building a trusted advisor relationship

·        Working with customers at C-level to advise on project roadmap

·        Travel to client sites (approximately 50%)

Profile

·        8-10 years of project management experience with SaaS solutions

·        Ability to communicate technical detail to a non-technical audience

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - IT BUSINESS ANALYST - GREATER LONDON

As part of the IT team, your role will support software releases and contribute to the resolution of issues. You will provide 3rd party partners with documented requirements for all applications within the key functions of the company.

To apply for this role, you have strong communication skills and be able to work with different teams in one or more projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • work across the full project lifecycle from pre-project business case stage to project close

  • Gather and deliver business requirements

  • Work closely with Project Managers, internal and external IT teams

  • Conduct user acceptance testing to ensure that deliverables meet the initial requirements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in the UK energy sector

  • Business Analysis skills and experience

  • Excellent Team collaboration skills

  • Depth knowledge of computing systems

  • Analysis and Design of Business Processes

  • Business change and re-engineering

  • System Testing skills (Integration and End2End)

  • Agile approach with a general understanding of other commons project methodologies

  • Data Migration experience

  • MS Office Suite

  • Salesforce CRM, Marketing Cloud

  • SQL

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - PROJECT MANAGER - OPERATIONS. GREATER LONDON.

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - PROJECT MANAGER - OPERATIONS. GREATER LONDON.

Our client is rapidly becoming known as one of the leading Tier 2 energy supply businesses in the UK. They are currently experiencing a rapid growth stage and, as part of their continued expansion, we are seeking to recruit a Project Manager to join their team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting the current Project Manager in the delivery of multiple projects within the Company.

  • managing Project Teams and completing within time, scope and budget.

  • Working as part of a Team and autonomously to deliver Projects and liaising with all levels within the company and many third parties.

  • Working closely with the Project Sponsors to understand the governance and high-level business requirements for the project, developing effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the projects.

  • Defining the deliverables, resource requirements and work plan for the project, and managing the analysis, development and delivery phases.

  • Providing Project Updates both verbally and in writing to different levels within the Company.

  • Creating and setting up all Project Documentation required to govern the Projects and keeping up to date.

  • Required to Project Manage and take ownership for the delivery of some/all workstreams within the Project too.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager.

  • Professional, resilient, tenacious in the event of change.

  • Experience working within a waterfall and an agile environment and working as part of a team to delivering complex projects and business change programmes.

  • Excellent communication skills to maintain relationships at all levels within the business and with third parties.

  • Able to think of the bigger picture when faced with challenges and identify possible solutions.

  • Can do attitude with a strong ability to multi task.

  • Educated to degree level with PRINCE2 or experience in other project methodologies with proven experience in this role.

  • Previous experience of Project Managing in the Domestic & Commercial Energy Market is of benefit.

  • The ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines.

  • The ability to facilitate workshops and chair meetings efficiently.

  • Knowledge of MS Project, Word, Except, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Knowledge of Jira and Salesforce of benefit.

For more information on this position, or for a confidential career discussion, please contact Matteo Di Giammarco. matteo@clearstreamglobal.com