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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

SENIOR/ PRINCIPLE CONSULTANT ENERGY RETAIL

SENIOR/ PRINCIPLE CONSULTANT ENERGY RETAIL

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 Retail landscape and implementation programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high growth team helping 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’re looking for individuals with:

  • In depth knowledge of smart metering

o   processes

o   supplier obligations and regulatory conditions

o   market entry testing

o   smart meter(ing) roll-out and implementation

o   produce selection and procurement

  • A minimum or 5 years’ experience in energy retail operations and/or smart metering

  • 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

For further information please contact Rachel Ellis at rachel@clearstreamglobal.com

SENIOR CONSULTANT / MANAGER SMART METERING

SENIOR CONSULTANT / MANAGER SMART METERING

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 Smart metering landscape and implementation programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high growth team helping 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’re looking for individuals with:

  • In depth knowledge of smart metering

o   processes

o   supplier obligations and regulatory conditions

o   market entry testing

o   roll-out and implementation

o   produce selection and procurement

  • A minimum or 5 years’ experience in energy retail operations and/or smart metering

  • 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

For further information please contact Rachel Ellis at rachel@clearstreamglobal.com

TEST LEAD

TEST LEAD

We are currently working closely with a leading systems integrator at the forefront of the UK’s smart meter implementation programme. They are seeking an experienced Test Lead to join their energy and utilities team.

This is a great opportunity to join a global company that prides itself on offering training and career development opportunities for it’s employees.

Responsibilities:

    Creation of test plans, strategies and procedures for Firmware and Hardware of Smart Meters

    Presentation and interpretation test results to the project team

    Implementation of automated test methodologies

    Documentation of test procedure

    Lend support to the Product Management team with training sessions

Qualifications:

    Knowledge of compliance standards (ANSI, IEC)

    Trained in H/W quality assurance procedures and practices

    Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

    Strong leadership skills

    Knowledgeable of AMI/M2M technologies

    Knowledge and solid understanding of current and emerging Smart Meters standards (IEC 50470, 62053, 62056, 61358, etc.)

For further information, please contact Rachel Ellis by email on rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call on +447984 876 370

SENIOR/ PRINCIPLE CONSULTANT ENERGY RETAIL

SENIOR/ PRINCIPLE CONSULTANT ENERGY RETAIL

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 Retail landscape and implementation programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high growth team helping 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’re looking for individuals with:

  • In depth knowledge of smart metering

o   processes

o   supplier obligations and regulatory conditions

o   market entry testing

o   smart meter(ing) roll-out and implementation

o   produce selection and procurement

  • A minimum or 5 years’ experience in energy retail operations and/or smart metering

  • 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

For further information please contact Rachel Ellis at rachel@clearstreamglobal.com

MANAGER / PRINCIPAL / DIRECTOR - SMART GRID & METERING CONSULTING - EUROPE ANYWHERE

MANAGER / PRINCIPAL / DIRECTOR - SMART GRID & METERING CONSULTING - EUROPE ANYWHERE

We are excited to be, once again, 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. 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 and can be based in any country, assuming strong transportation and aviation links.

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

  • 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
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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 - 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 - SALES MANAGER (M/F) GERMANY

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - SALES MANAGER (M/F) GERMANY

Our client is an international leader in the provision of smart grid solutions, meter data management (MDM) and advanced metering software.

As part of continued growth, we are seeking a highly motivated and target-driven sales & business development professional with a knowledge of the German energy supply industry, to drive growth and promote our client’s portfolio across the region in what is, currently, a very attractive market environment.

A proven track record and significant experience of energy management, smart metering are essential to this role. In addition, we are seeking an excellent communicator capable of influencing c-suite and technical audiences with an acute awareness of client relationships.

If you feel you have the skills to succeed in this role, please contact Julia Harz via email to arrange a confidential discussion. julia@clearstreamglobal.com.

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - SALES MANAGER ITALY

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - SALES MANAGER ITALY

This is an amazing opportunity to lead the sales activity for this market leading smart meter data management company in Italy. Location flexible.

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - HEAD OF OPERATIONS

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - HEAD OF OPERATIONS

The job

Our client are looking for a Head of Operations to join our rapidly growing energy business.

Directly reporting to the COO, you’ll be managing two teams which look after the business processes and KPI performance for:

  • Settlement performance (Large EAC/AA, RF & R3, PARMS reporting)

  • Industry operations (COS, ETs, DRs)

  • Fit to Bill (billable accounts) performance

Duties include:

  • Day-to-day department management (manager huddles, 121s, performance reviews)

  • Third party contract management

  • Forecasting and recruitment of FTE in line with workloads

  • Review of industry change documents and transposing into E2E work processes

  • Project management

  • Root cause analysis of large impact issues

  • System bug reporting

  • Supporting other areas of the business as and when required

  • Creation of monthly board reports for external stakeholders

  • Production of frequent reports and dashboards

  • Continuous improvement and change implementation

If you haven’t worked in a similar position in a UK Energy Supplier, then sadly this might not be the role for you.  Previous experience in a managerial Energy Operations role is essential – including great knowledge of industry Dataflows and working practices (MRASCo, Ofgem, SPAA, BSC, Elexon), and sound knowledge of energy regulation. As you’ll be dealing with large sets of data, strong IT skills are also important (advanced Excel a must, SQL, VBA, Macros etc. desired).

The company

Our client are a fun, exciting and innovative new start up involved in the energy supply market. Based in London, this is a great opportunity for someone looking to progress in in the UK Energy Supply Industry

Job Type: Full-time

For more information please contact Rachel@clearstreamglobal.com

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - PRE-SALES SOLUTION ENGINEER - DATA ANALYTICS

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - PRE-SALES SOLUTION ENGINEER - DATA ANALYTICS

We are currently working in partnership with a true global leader in smart grid data analytics.

Consistent growth has created a number of opportunities within our client’s European operation and as a result we are seeking to recruit a pre-sales engineer to support the region. 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.

We are therefore seeking to engage with experts in data analytics and AI with experience of applying these disciplines to the energy and utilities sector. You will ideally have worked on or have a strong understanding of smart meter data or electrical network management solutions or a similar sector such as telecommunications network management.

Knowledge and experience in providing SaaS and of Cloud based technologies such as MS Azure, AWS, Google or similar solution is essential.

You must be fluent in both English and Italian. You must be an excellent and confident communicator and you must have a passion for this sector.

To discuss this role further, please contact matteo@clearstreamglobal.com

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - TEST LEAD

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - TEST LEAD

We are currently working closely with a leading systems integrator at the forefront of the UK’s smart meter implementation programme. They are seeking an experienced Test Lead to join their energy and utilities team.

This is a great opportunity to join a global company that prides itself on offering training and career development opportunities for it’s employees.

Responsibilities:

    Creation of test plans, strategies and procedures for Firmware and Hardware of Smart Meters

    Presentation and interpretation test results to the project team

    Implementation of automated test methodologies

    Documentation of test procedure

    Lend support to the Product Management team with training sessions

Qualifications:

    Knowledge of compliance standards (ANSI, IEC)

    Trained in H/W quality assurance procedures and practices

    Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

    Strong leadership skills

    Knowledgeable of AMI/M2M technologies

    Knowledge and solid understanding of current and emerging Smart Meters standards (IEC         50470, 62053, 62056, 61358, etc.)

For further information, please contact Rachel Ellis by email on rachel@clearstreamglobal.com or call on +447984 876 370

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 - 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 - SALES DIRECTOR / SENIOR DIRECTOR UK WATER MARKET

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - SALES DIRECTOR / SENIOR DIRECTOR UK WATER MARKET

Our client provides a breadth of smart energy infrastructure solutions to close to 900 utilities worldwide. Their portfolio encompasses smart meters and grid-edge devices, advanced metering infrastructure solutions, head-end systems, control systems, consumer engagement software, billing systems and data analytics. Currently experiencing double and triple digit growth in many regions including the UK, are seeking a proven sales and market development professional to identify, originate and develop new sales opportunities for the Electricity sector. The role will report in to the Vice President for Sales.

You will:

  • Undertake a sales lead role and responsibility for Water utility accounts in the UK with possible expansion in to Europe.

  • Create compelling solutions and value propositions for customers across the region through the development of a deep understand of the client’s own evolutionary journey and subsequent needs and requirements.

  • Design, develop and implement the sales plan for the territory and win new business in the region.

  • Develop and manage strategic partnerships aligned industry stakeholders.

  • Build a detailed understanding of the competitive landscape and all relevant industry participants and competitors and report on this to the senior leadership team.

  • Be able to demonstrate, or rapidly acquire, a depth of knowledge of smart meters, communication technology and software solutions and the UK market opportunity and its nuances, participants, requirements and, regulations.

  • Deploy and coordinate internal resources and colleagues to build effective sales teams.

  • Meet and exceed assigned agreed sales targets.

  • Grow the business.

Additional:

  • Build and maintain a qualified pipeline capable of delivering sales to meet agreed targets and growth predictions

  • Manage salesforce.com database taking responsibility for the accuracy of information

  • Attend events and trade shows, ensuring a constant presence.

  • Set proposal response strategy and manage the process.

  • Assist in the preparation of RFP/RFI/RFQ response.

  • Maintain a constant dialogue with senior management and ensure all reports are prepared and presented.

You Will Bring:

  • A proven track record of solution driven technology sales in to the water industry. Experience with smart metering and measurement products, communications infrastructure or related data or SW management systems highly advantageous

  • A strong educational background and ideally a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, a relevant technology or equivalent area of study.

  • 5+ years of sales experience selling meters/metering/software to the UK Electricity industry.

  • Ideally and advanced understanding of the UK Utilities and Smart Metering landscape.

  • Proven sales results in technology (HW or SW) driven sector supplying a major utility market.

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.

For Further information on the above role or a confidential discussion please contact andrew@clearstreamglobal.com

 

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ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - SALES DIRECTOR / SALES MANAGER

ASSIGNMENT CLOSED - SALES DIRECTOR / SALES MANAGER

Sales Director / Sales Manager (UK)

Our client provides a breadth of smart energy infrastructure solutions to close to 900 electric utilities worldwide. Their portfolio encompasses smart meters and grid-edge devices, advanced metering infrastructure solutions, head-end systems, control systems, consumer engagement software, billing systems and data analytics. Currently experiencing double and triple digit growth in many regions including the UK, are seeking a proven sales professional to identify, originate and develop new sales opportunities for the Electricity sector. The role will report in to the Vice President for Sales.

You will:

Undertake sales lead role and responsibility for utility accounts (Electricity, gas and water) in Europe with the initial focus on the UK Electricity market.

Design, develop and implement the sales plan for the territory and win new business in the region.

Develop and manage strategic partnerships aligned industry stakeholders.

Build a detailed understanding of the competitive landscape and all relevant industry participants and competitors and report on this to the senior leadership team.

Be able to demonstrate, or rapidly acquire, a depth of knowledge of smart meters, communication technology and software solutions and the UK market opportunity and its nuances, participants, requirements and, regulations.

Deploy and coordinate internal resources and colleagues to build effective sales teams.

Meet and exceed assigned agreed sales targets.

Grow the business.

Additional:

Build and maintain a qualified pipeline capable of delivering sales to meet agreed targets and growth predictions

Manage salesforce.com database taking responsibility for the accuracy of information

Attend events and trade shows, ensuring a constant presence.

Set proposal response strategy and manage the process.

Assist in the preparation of RFP/RFI/RFQ response.

Maintain a constant dialogue with senior management and ensure all reports are prepared and presented.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

You Will Bring:

A strong educational background and ideally a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, a relevant technology or equivalent area of study.

5+ years of sales experience selling meters/metering/software to the UK Electricity industry.

Ideally and advanced understanding of the UK Utilities and Smart Metering landscape.

Proven sales results in technology (HW or SW) driven sector supplying a major utility market.

Ideally a strong working knowledge of electricity, gas and water metering and communication technologies.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.