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Energy Strategy Manager

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Posted: 12/03/2019
Reference: 763704
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England (map)
Salary: £50000 - £70000
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Job description

Brand new role to manage the Energy strategy for a major rail project in Birmingham.

As an Operational Energy Strategy Lead you will play a valuable role in delivering the vision to be a catalyst for growth across Britain, by developing and embedding processes and systems to minimise energy consumption and associated CO2 emissions during operation of the scheme.

You will be responsible for undertaking robust planning, analyses and procurement, and implementing processes and systems to ensure that the energy required to commission and operate the project is sourced in a timely manner and managed in a way that is cost-effective and efficient, whilst also minimising carbon emissions and maximising security of supply.

Working collaboratively with colleagues and the wider rail and energy industries you will identify, evaluate and - where appropriate - implement technologies, commercial agreements, processes and initiatives that will help achieve its commitments for energy efficiency and minimisation of CO2 emissions.

This is a varied and exciting role that will enable you to exercise and further develop a range of skills across energy strategy development, procurement, project management, analyses, stakeholder management, requirements gathering and innovation. 

 About You:

  • Experience in defining an energy strategy, creating a road map in line with business goals and objectives to achieve it, and managing a programme of activities to deliver it;
  • Demonstrable experience in planning and strategy, and of building teams and programmes of work from the ground up;
  • Experience of specifying requirements for new processes, technologies and systems in the energy context;
  • Successful track record of using leadership experience, communication skills and competence to manage internal and external stakeholders at all levels;
  • Experience in managing project budgets within a defined funding envelope.
  • The full array of project management skills, including time management, prioritisation skills and the ability to organise and deliver work to time, to cost and quality requirements;
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within an organisation, and ensuring that stakeholders are sufficiently engaged in the implementation of the energy strategy;
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues and project risks, by working collaboratively to find solutions and remedies
  • Demonstrable leadership skills acquired from leading diverse teams, including matrix teams and consultants.
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