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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.

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.

SMART METERING TECHNOLOGY LEAD

SMART METERING TECHNOLOGY LEAD

Smart Metering Technology Specialist

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, smart metering specialist, with a background in the UK energy supply industry to setup, maintain and continuously improve the smart metering technical asset management function within the Industry and Metering department for the business. You will be responsible for ensuring the business manages the full lifecycle of our smart metering assets minimising adverse customer impacts and cost of asset ownership.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technically assess the suitability of new smart metering assets within a formal commercial procurement framework.

  • Manage the introduction of new metering asset types into the business’s portfolio, IT estate and installation supply chain agents.

  • Specify, setup and manage a remote smart meter issue diagnostics function for all smart meter types within the business portfolio.

  • Manage the collation, investigation and required remedial action for all reported metering faults.

  • Manage metering asset warranty claims with the appropriate Metering Asset Provider (MAP) / Manufacturers.

  • Impact assess proposed metering and or communications module firmware updates and manage a governance process to ensure firmware is deployed without impacting customer service or installed asset life.

  • Specify, setup and manage a smart metering events and alerts function to filter automated metering anomaly reporting and were appropriate initiate follow on action.

  • Manage the selection and operation of external meter accuracy services.

  • Manage the smart meter encryption key lifecycle.

  • Participate in the annual SEC CIO security audit.

  • Work in partnership with other operational teams to deliver an excellent customer experience.

  • Engage with external supplier agents and key energy industry stakeholders to continuously improve smart metering asset performance and ensure adherence to applicable industry codes.

  • Manage relationship and be a key point of contact with industry bodies to own and address metering asset issues.

  • Represent the business on selected industry boards as required.

  • Provide timely reports, insight and recommendations on asset performance against electricity and gas targets to operational teams and senior stakeholders.

  • Evaluate and impact assess proposed metering asset changes and support the business with the implementation of change projects, inclusive of large-scale changes such as; mandatory HH settlement and Smart.

  • Support the delivery of metering asset reporting, analysis, and insight.

  • Support the successful establishment of the business within GB

  • Become a key member of the metering management team.

  • Liaise with third party service suppliers including: Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) / Meter maintenance Agents (MOP/MAM), Meter manufacturers, Meter accuracy test services.

  • Drive efficiency improvement through application of the continuous improvement lifecycle.

  • Champion the introduction of automation for the metering events and alerts business process

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • 5+ years’ technical experience of smart and or AMR metering assets and associated remote service processes for gas and electricity

  • Proven track record in delivering exceptional technical asset management outcomes

  • Deep understanding of gas and electricity smart metering products and associated firmware lifecycle management

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Experience of delivering continuous improvement initiatives

  • Analytical mind-set with strong excel skills

Desirable

  • Deep understanding of asset defect and warranty 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

  • Ability to concurrently manage multiple small-scale operational projects

Qualifications

Essential

Either 3rd Level qualification/university degree or equivalent work experience managing metering assets or services.

Location

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

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

This is a business with a real focus on team development and is keen to promote from within. They offer outstanding opportunities for training and professional growth. This is a great time to join this team at a high growth period and really make your mark. If you want to know more please get in touch by sending your CV to rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call +447984 876 370

DATA & INSIGHT ANALYST - GREATER LONDON

DATA & INSIGHT ANALYST - GREATER LONDON

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a fast growth, ethical Energy supplier, with a solid reputation in the UK and South Europe as a provider of clean energy and high standard customer service.

As a result of their expansion in the energy market, we are currently seeking a figure of Data & Insight Analyst to support their Operation and Commercial team.

Ideally, the right candidate will have experience in an operation environment within an energy supplier business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting the Operations and Commercial teams by delivering data driven insight aiming to performance improvements.

  • Experience in manipulating complex datasets (including dirty data) with a range of programming tools.

  • Building, analysing and identifying trends/anomalies in reports.

  • Optimization of reporting tool performance.

  • Regularly presenting Insight to the business to which drives positive changes.

  • Automating existing processes.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Highly analytical with knowledge of statistical techniques and data cleansing.

  • Ability to simplify complex analytical output for communication in the business.

  • Ability to identify & develop most suitable statistical approach to support Operations and Commercial teams through analysis & insight.

  • Experience with analytical tools (preferably SQL, VBA or similar).

  • Understanding of the data requirements and technical required to support the analytical toolset

  • Highly numerate with data manipulation skills

  • 2 years+ experience. Energy sector background would be advantageous but not essential

For further information, please contact Matteo Di Giammarco by e-mail on matteo@clearstreamglobal.com

CONSULTANT /SENIOR CONSULTANT - ENERGY SUPPLY

CONSULTANT /SENIOR CONSULTANT - ENERGY SUPPLY

Our Our client is a leading consulting firm undergoing a period of exceptional growth. We are seeking experienced industry professionals with an in depth knowledge of the UK Energy Supplier market. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high growth consulting team recognised as the leader in this space. Their mission is to help the UK energy industry to navigate the radically changing landscape of energy supply.

They offer a highly competitive salary, great chances for career progression and flexible working hours and location.

We are seeking individuals with a detailed understanding of

  • UK Energy Supplier market

  • operational processes

  • customer journey

  • supplier obligations and regulatory conditions

  • market entry testing and controlled m arket entry

A minimum or 5 years’ experience in energy retail operations and/or smart metering is essential.

  • A commitment to excellent delivery and client satisfaction

  • Exceptional client relationship development skills

  • Outstanding communication and written skills

  • Superb stakeholder engagement skills

  • Structured organisational and project management skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • A flexible and collaborative approach

If you would like to hear more please forward a copy of your CV to rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call us to find out more on 0203 637 4603

 

 

ONLINE CHANNEL SPECIALIST

ONLINE CHANNEL SPECIALIST

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 channel specialist to work in their UK team.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary point of contact for online channel partners

  • Using Excel VLOOKUPS to generate reports for Switches / Rejections / Cancellations

  • Working with brokers to resolve sales related queries

  • Generating invoices

KEY EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar role

  • Strong MS Office skills; particularly Excel

  • A keen eye for detail

  • A love of working to deadlines and working at a fast pace

This is a growing team and offers excellent career progression opportunities. A company with an exemplary history and a real "family feel". If you are interested in finding more about what this role could offer you, please send a copy of your CV to rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call 07984 876 370 so that we can discuss it in more detail.

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

SALESFORCE CONSULTANT - ENERGY RETAIL

SALESFORCE CONSULTANT - ENERGY RETAIL

As the World’s, number 1, CRM solution, Salesforce is changing the way that companies interact with their customers and transforming the way that businesses are run.

Our client, a leading Salesforce partner positioned at the forefront of the digital revolution is seeking experienced Salesforce, advisory, consultants to join their UK team.

With a focus on Energy, Chemical, Utilities industries this is a chance to work with and transform some of the world’s most influential companies.

Role: -

  • Consult up to C-Level within clients to devise IT strategy

  • Define the value proposition for Salesforce within a client

  • Advise on the Salesforce platform and how best to leverage it’s, features to delivery best value to the business and aid in future growth

  • Project services and implementation of the Salesforce platform

Requirements: -

  • Experience in Salesforce and Salesforce ISVs

  • Ability to communicate complex, technical, ideas to senior level technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Ability to identify and create business opportunities (upsell) through a thorough understanding of clients’ requirements and the Salesforce solution

  • Experience in the field of – Utilities, Natural Resources, Chemical or Mining a benefit but not mandatory

  • Ability to travel frequently

Are you interested in joining a well-established, highly regarded team that offers a huge amount of support from industry experts and great chances of career progression? This could be the opportunity for you.

 

HEAD OF MARKETING

HEAD OF MARKETING

We are currently recruiting on behalf of an innovative, fast-growth, energy supply business in the North-West who are seeking an experienced marketing professional to manage all aspects of marketing and brand activities for the business.

This is an insights driven role working closely with the sales and marketing director to deliver company objectives. The role will cover all marketing channels but has an emphasis on digital campaigns.

You Will -

  • Develop the marketing strategy

  • Manage all advertising / promotional activity

  • Develop third-party relationships for strategis marketing

  • Manage all social media profiles and presence

  • Use analytics to determine marketing productivity and constantly refine the marketing strategy according to these findings

  • Work closely with the strategy team in product development and pricing

Your Profile -

  • 5 years+ of marketing experience

  • Experience of developing marketing and brand strategy

  • Strong skills in analytics and report writing

  • Experience in the UK Energy Supply market is highly desirable

This is a great opportunity to grow and be part of achieving this exciting company's growth plans in the coming years. If you would like to know more, please get in touch. rachel@clearstreamglobal.com / 07984 876 370

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 - HEAD OF DESTINATION EV CHARGING - LONDON

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - HEAD OF DESTINATION EV CHARGING - LONDON

Our client is a multi-award winning, VC backed growth stage company focussing on developing broad solutions in the electric vehicle market. Having already established themselves as a key player in the vehicle charging infrastructure sector and as an electricity supplier we are now seeking a senior business developer to build partnerships and drive the growth in the “destination” sector of the market and position the company as a leader in the sector as we move towards the realisation of EV enabled energy balancing, aggregated demand response, energy flexibility, V2G etc.

This is a great opportunity for a strong sales person to take grow and lead this division and we are seeking someone who will easily make the transition to managing director.

Essential:

  • Proven B2B sales track record in the EV, Charging Infrastructure, Demand response or wider energy sector

  • Must be initiative - can identify customer's needs/ objectives and create deals that deliver value for both parties

  • Able to work autonomously as well as in a team

  • Will ideally bring great relationships with external parties (3rd parties, suppliers, installers) and be able to influence and drive these partners to deliver

  • Must be self motivated and passionate about the transition in the energy sector and on our roads 

  • Comfortable and able to thrive in a highly innovative start- up environment

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

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

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - CONSULTANT / SENIOR CONSULTANT - ENERGY SUPPLY

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - CONSULTANT / SENIOR CONSULTANT - ENERGY SUPPLY

Our Our client is a leading consulting firm undergoing a period of exceptional growth. We are seeking experienced industry professionals with an in depth knowledge of the UK Energy Supplier market. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high growth consulting team recognised as the leader in this space. Their mission is to help the UK energy industry to navigate the radically changing landscape of energy supply.

They offer a highly competitive salary, great chances for career progression and flexible working hours and location.

We are seeking individuals with a detailed understanding of

  • UK Energy Supplier market

  • operational processes

  • customer journey

  • supplier obligations and regulatory conditions

  • market entry testing and controlled m arket entry

A minimum or 5 years’ experience in energy retail operations and/or smart metering is essential.

  • A commitment to excellent delivery and client satisfaction

  • Exceptional client relationship development skills

  • Outstanding communication and written skills

  • Superb stakeholder engagement skills

  • Structured organisational and project management skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • A flexible and collaborative approach

If you would like to hear more please forward a copy of your CV to info@clearstreamglobal.com or call us to find out more on 0203 637 4603

 

 

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - INNOVATION LEAD - ENERGY FLEXIBILITY & V2G

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - INNOVATION LEAD - ENERGY FLEXIBILITY & V2G

We are working with a start up venture (SPV) comprising a range of stakeholders including a leading challenger Energy Supply company, a smart metering operator / installer and one of the largest and most innovative global automobile manufacturers.

We are seeking an innovation lead to take the helm of the SPV and the overall design leadership responsibility of solutions around vehicle to grid, demand response, home energy storage and market 2.0 for the end user consumer.

Naturally we would be very interested in speaking with thought leaders in this sector, keen to develop new models and revenue markets around this rapidly growing technology niche.

Ideally you will have a strong understanding of the current demand response mechanisms (DNO/DSO and National Grid) and how to structure DR products around this. Advantageous is a background in one or more of the following: energy markets; connected home; battery storage; demad response; electric vehicle charging or vehicle to grid systems.

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

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

 

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - HEDGING ANALYST

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - HEDGING ANALYST

 Our client, an exciting, fast growth, energy supply company in London, is seeking to hire a Hedging/Forecasting Analyst experienced in the forecasting of UK electricity demand for their growing team

You will be required to accurately forecast the energy requirements of the business' portfolio and proactively manage the resulting commodity position, so experience in a similar role in the UK will be essential. 

The Role:

  • Monitoring and evaluating, forecasting performance for power

  • Reporting the hedge position for power

  • Identifying and managing risks associated with the forecast and hedge

  • Monitoring, developing and evaluating key demand forecasting assumptions

  • Managing forecasting data, liaising with stakeholders to improve data quality

Ideal Skill Sets And Experience

  • 4-5 years’ experience in a similar role.

  • Strong academic background with a numerical/technical degree

  • Highly numerate with extensive analytical skill sets

  • Experienced in analysing large and complex data sets across multiple databases/sources

  • Advanced Excel with SAS/SQL advantageous

  • Excellent time management and stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

If you are interested in knowing more, please forward your CV to Rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call 07984 876 370

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - ACCOUNT  MANAGER - ASSET FINANCE

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - ACCOUNT MANAGER - ASSET FINANCE

Our client is a leading Infrastructure and Asset Finance house with an impressive portfolio of renewable energy assets and a track record in sound investment in the energy sector.  With more than £2.5bn under management our client is investing in the Smart Energy industry with the provision of meter asset finance. This is an outstanding opportunity to play a significant role in the energy revolution with a seasoned investment house possessing an enviable track record in meter asset provision.

Responsibilities: -

  • Day to management of energy supplier customers

  • Developing relationships with new energy suppliers

  • Contract negotiation

  • To work closely with the operations team to resolve any issues arising with energy supply customers

  • Identifying growth opportunities within energy supplier market

  • Provide support to sales team approaching new opportunities and tenders

  • Providing regular updates to management team of changes/updates at energy supply customers

Key Attributes: -

  • Ability to build influential and lasting relationships with customers

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Commercially aware

For more information please contact Andrew McDade via email andrew.mcdade@clearstreamglobal.com 

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - Head of Metering - Energy Retail

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - Head of Metering - Energy Retail

Contact Malin Anderson for more information:

Malin Anderson
Consultant
Clearstream Global
+44 (0) 7492 489448
malin@clearstreamglobal.com

The job

Our client are looking for a Head of Metering to join our rapidly growing energy start-up and take ownership of all things metering – both Smart and legacy.

Our client have a unique relationship with a meter operator (MOP) and meter asset manager (MAM) meaning they’re one of the leading installers of Smart meters in the UK.  Directly reporting to the Head of Industry Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a Brighton based team of metering specialists. 

You will take responsibility for every part of the Smart meter customer journey.  If you haven’t worked in a role connected to metering UK Energy Supplier, this might not be the role for you.  Our client are specifically looking for candidates with detailed understanding of meter exchange processes. If you’ve got experience with Junifer CRM, Morrisons Data Services USS, Secure Smart meters or the DCC then all the better. This Management role is also expected to take the lead in change decisions and work with the Head of Industry Operations on setting the department strategy.

You’ll be in charge of delivering a key target for the business – for 90% of our clients’ customers to have a Smart meter by 2020.  You’ll develop and deliver strategies and processes to meet this target, ensuring efficiency and a great customer experience.  Working with our client’s partner meter operator, you’ll build simple and effective processes that make life easy for employees and customers.  As our client progresses to a nationwide rollout of SMETS v2 Smart meters, this role will be instrumental in their success.

Our client is growing 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.

The company

Our client is a fun, exciting and innovative new start up involved in the energy supply market. Their core objective in a complex and often confusing market, is to be simple, personal and digital.

The package

Hands on start-up experience and a commitment to ongoing training and development

Invest in your future - Company pension scheme

Time to get refreshed - 25 days annual leave plus 9 bank holidays

Cut pollution – Get on your bike with a Cycle to work scheme

Why our client?

  • Fun, relaxed, start-up culture (casual dress, office outings, bake offs + banter)

  • Career development– be part of a growing business that promotes from within

  • Awards, prizes and recognition for high performers

  • Collaborative team of open-minded people

You

  • A keen eye for detail and positive outlook on life!

  • It should go without saying, you’ll be able to demonstrate projects you have successfully lead

  • You're a great problem solver, and thrive working in a team environment

  • You love to learn and develop new and existing skills

  • You’re a 'Can-Doer' with a positive and helpful attitude towards your workload

The essentials

  • Proven leaderships skills, confident in setting the team agenda

  • Must have an understanding of meter exchange data flows

  • Great communicator – you’ll be managing a team in Brighton and our key partner

  • Good IT knowledge for troubleshooting and problem resolution

  • Supplier management – you’ll take the lead on our most important supplier relationships

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Contact Malin Anderson for more information:

Malin Anderson
Consultant
Clearstream Global
+44 (0) 7492 489448
malin@clearstreamglobal.com