A unique and exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic innovation company in the global energy sector.
The EIC Story So Far
We're transforming our collective energy future with our industry partners.
We are looking for an ambitious individual with some experience of the gas sector to join the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC). This position would suit a Gas Engineer or a Project Manager with ideally 3 or more years’ experience of the gas sector. The candidate needs to be driven by the opportunities that innovation can unlock for the industry and beyond.
At the EIC, we scan the globe to find innovators that can develop ground-breaking new ideas that can that improve efficiency, safety and reduce CO2 for our major industry partners from the gas, electricity, and water sectors. We then accelerate the deployment of these innovations into business as usual. Our role is challenging, worthwhile and important.
If you are ready to commit to an organisation with a culture that cares about your wellbeing and personal development, where you can give of your best so that it can continue to excel, then the EIC could be the company you have been looking for.
Seek out new innovators, technologies, and value-adding service providers
Be the main point of contact for technical queries relating to the gas network
Assess, critique, and launch tender opportunities and market research programmes on behalf of UK Gas Distribution Networks (GDNs)
Develop credible technology developments and trial propositions, in conjunction with innovators, for consideration by industry and external investment partners
Assist with the technical due diligence required to support industry investment
Develop project plans for presentation to industry partners
Assist innovators in identifying potential markets for their technologies
Identify and manage issues and blockers in relation to project investment and deployment of technologies
Manage the relationship with our network partners
Contribute to the growth and ambition of the EIC
At least three years’ experience in a technical or project management role in the gas sector
A degree or equivalent in an engineering/science & technology subject
An understanding of industry regulation
You will be a commercially-minded and motivated self-starter, with a flair for innovation
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate clearly and confidently with stakeholders at all levels of seniority and to a non-technical audience
Excellent written communication and presentation skills
An excellent team player and relationship builder
Pro-active and positive attitude
Self-motivated with a focus on delivering outputs
Keen eye for detail.
Full UK driving license
Previous authoring experience
Small to medium group facilitation experience
An understanding of the legal and commercial factors associated with product development
Knowledge of the RIIO regulatory period and of innovation funding streams
Experience of GDN operations, planning, investment management, policy and standards
Pay and benefits:
Salary between £35,000 - £45,000 (depending on skills and experience)
25 days' annual leave
10% employer contribution into a non-contributory personal pension plan
Private medical insurance
Professional subscription fees
Flexible working hours
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How to Apply
Send a one-page letter (and attach your CV) telling us why the EIC and the role would be ideal for you and why you would be ideal for the EIC. Please send to Sallyann.Greedy@ukeic.com