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Project Lead - TDI 2.0 (Power Potential)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH114011
  • Location: England, London
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: £0.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 27/09/2017
The purpose of this role is the delivery of the latest Network Innovation Competition TDI 2.0 project expandable to include Network Innovation Allowance projects and other Network Innovation Competition / Smart Grid Development projects. Responsibilities: Manage Network Innovation Competition (NIC) and Network Innovation Allowance (NIA) projects, including Total project budget responsibility of up to £10 million Manage a project team of up to four workstream leads; ensure that they have adequate resources; and hold them accountable for time, cost, quality, health and safety, and environmental performance of their respective workstreams; Hold accountability for the time, cost, quality, health and safety, and environmental performance of NIC projects; Review and approve progress and technical reports that are submitted to Ofgem Manage project risks, issues, and changes as they arise; and where an issue needs to be escalated to senior management, prepare briefings, options, and expert advice to enable an effective and timely decision. Ensure dissemination of knowledge and learning to internal and external stakeholders using a wide range of communications channels; Engage directly and build strong relationships with our internal and external stakeholders at a senior level including: Senior managers and directors at UK Power Networks/Various levels of management at National Grid/Senior managers at Ofgem/ R&D managers at other DNOs/ / Technical representatives at technology vendors /Senior researchers at academic institutions Ensure projects are managed and delivered in compliance with relevant standards, procedures, and governance, Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience The role requires an experienced project manager who is capable of managing low carbon projects and who possesses most of the following skills: Degree level qualification in a relevant quantitative field technical or commercial field, i.e. power engineering, economics Excellent knowledge of the design, operation, and management of electricity distribution networks. Proven experience of successfully leading complex projects involving a structured project management framework, multidisciplinary teams, and multiple internal/external stakeholders; Strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to communicate clearly and confidently with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority. Excellent written communication skills, with an evidenced ability to write clearly, concisely, and effectively for both technical and non-technical audiences. Resilient personality, enthusiastic, and able to work well as part of a highly-focused team. Excellent self-organisation and self-motivation skills; able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, under pressure and to hard deadlines, with a focus on delivering outputs. Beneficial skills (but not essential) Project/programme management qualification at APMP / Prince2 level Experience working in projects with strong IT / Distribution Management System (DMS) focus Understanding of the DNO connection process and charging policies Understanding of electricity markets, market participants, balancing mechanism and ancillary services framework

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