Energy Transition ManagerCompetitive starting salary from £48,813 inclusive of annual 2024 pay awardUp to 10% bonusPermanent role 40 hours per weekBased at our offices in Thorpe Park
We are pleased to introduce a new role within our Regulatory and Strategic Planning team for an Energy Transition Manager based at our offices in Thorpe Park in Leeds.
This exciting opportunity is essential to establish, either singularly through NGN, or collaboratively across the GDN, Transmission organisations and DESNZ, clear evidence that enables comprehensive gas decarbonisation and support the transition to a net zero future. You will undertake pivotal and challenging collaborations, research, development, and innovation and will be an ambassador for change. This will include the identification, preparation, submission, and delivery of System Transformation projects from the GDN, Transmission and DESNZ Hydrogen sub-group, which in turn will support the NGN decarbonisation and whole system strategy.
Your key accountabilities and responsibilities will include• Management and delivery of innovation by identifying suitable projects to support the NGN energy systems transition to deliver outputs to provide evidence relating to the future of gas, customer and societal needs. Responsibility for the research, innovation and demonstration projects singularly through NGN or through collaboration wider GDN, Transmission and DESNZ colleagues. All of these activities carry a broad focus across the energy systems transition, with challenges linked to customer, digital, and all energy gas, electricity, oil etc. / water, communications, driven from a whole systems approach• You will create action plans to address key areas for improvement in response to focus areas that are identified through internal engagement with the energy futures team• Creation of business cases for potential research, innovation, and demonstration projects collaborative or singularly , which are generated across all areas of NGN business activities or wider industry activities proposed to the business by third parties via a multitude of methods such as calls for innovation• Ensure that all projects, under your remit, are managed and delivered in line with the NGN processes, and are aligned with NGN requirements and that all eligibility and governance requirements both internal and external are met
What we are looking for in our Energy Transition Manager• Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and experience of successful project planning and co-ordination on a range of work types• Demonstrate previous positive work / engagement with external stakeholders such as Local enterprise partnerships, DESNZ, Academia. positive engagement, reputational management, • Minimum of two years' experience working in the energy industry• Able to develop clear and concise presentation material, and present such in a conference setting• Able to demonstrate clear strategic thinking and develop reports to articulate such• Good knowledge of the challenges of climate change and decarbonisation• Understanding of appropriate legislative, regulatory requirements, company policies and procedures• The ability to support and encourage safe working behaviours and practices• Has knowledge of how to work across teams to safely, successfully deliver programmes of works to achieve value and programme targets• Your recognised training or qualifications of a technical nature alongside Health and Safety, Environmental and project management would be highly advantageous
What we offer you• Competitive starting salary from £48,813 inclusive of annual 2024 pay award• Bonus Scheme up to 10%• 5 days annual leave (plus recognised bank holidays and 2 half days over the Christmas period)• SSP for the first 7 calendar days then Occupational sick pay• A generous stakeholder 5/10 pension scheme
We are Northern Gas Networks. We deliver gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in the North East, Northern Cumbria and much of Yorkshire. That's around 6.7million individual customers. We don't generate or sell the gas, but we transport it to homes and businesses in our region through a vast network of underground pipes. In fact, we own and maintain more than 37,000km of gas pipes - enough to stretch from Leeds to Sydney and back again.
Our Values are at the heart of what we do. In addition to your key responsibilities, you will incorporate these into the daily life of your role. We are Trailblazing, Empowered, Heartfelt, Community Focused, Intellectually Curious and most of all we are Happy!
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion culture at NGN is embedded in everything that we do. We will be delighted to hear from a diverse range of applicants, so we can continue to grow our great team of people. We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant, helping ex-services personnel back into employment, as well as being members of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and we are committed to delivering our 'Opportunity Action Plan' having signed the Social Mobility Pledge campaign.
Next Steps. Please apply by clicking apply and uploading your CV. Once the advert has closed, we will be contact you to let you know if you have progressed to the next stage. Interviews will be held during February face to face at our offices in Thorpe Park. We look forward to receiving your application for the role. If you require adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process, we want to hear about how we can help. Any applicant that requires reasonable adjustments from initial application through to interview are asked to contact the Recruitment Team at