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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.

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.

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

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER (TELESALES)

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER (TELESALES)

We are proud to be working with a highly innovative, well funded, energy supply company in the North West of England who are keen to hire a a quality assurance manager to work in their telesales team with the potential to expand this function across all channels.


Key Responsibilities

  • Development of a quality assurance programme within the telesales sales channel

  • Ensuring compliance with SLC25 and the management risk register

  • Documentation of team performance using a variety of medium

  • Offering training and support to team member in the telesales team

  • Internal stakeholder engagement and relationship management

  • Ensuring compliance by third party service providers

Required Skills/Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in the UK energy supply industry

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (specifically Excel)

  • Experience in analysing large data sets to recognise trends and preparing reports of findings

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


ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - REGULATIONS & COMPLIANCE ANALYST - EAST SUSSEX

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - REGULATIONS & COMPLIANCE ANALYST - EAST SUSSEX

We are seeking to recruit a Regulations & Compliance officer on behalf of a  dynamic growth stage energy supply business who are recognised as one of the new breed of companies revolutionising our industry. As part of their continued growth, this role will report to the Head of Transformation and be responsible for working with all relevant departments internally and externally to ensure that business practices are compliant with industry standards.

We seek an energetic person with superb communication skills, great attention to detail and the ability to perform well under pressure and within tight deadlines. Above all, to be great at this role you’ll need to be able to collaborate with a wide range of people both personally and professionally.

You’ll provide the first point of contact for industry bodies such as Ofgem, BEIS and SECAS and should be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively manage these relationships and feed back relevant information into the business.

You will also take responsibility for preparing the business for implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and should therefore be comfortable with Data Protection standards and ISO27001 compliance.

Our client is developing fast and showing no signs of slowing down - now is an excellent time to join if you are looking for a role that offers not only work that's both challenging and innovative, but career progression and the opportunity to play a big role in a company on the rise.

Required Skills

  • Energy industry compliance experience essential

  • Knowledge of Data Protection and ISO27001 preferable

  • Determined to deliver – you have to care about getting the job done

  • Confident communicator – you’ll be communicating across the business to all levels of management

  • Can self-motivate and pitch in where necessary

For further information on this opportunity please contact Rachel Ellis on 020 3637 4603 or by email at rachel@clearstreamglobal.com