Innovation Manager - Electricity Transmission in Warwick, United Kingdom

About Us

Weve connected millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use since 1990. But our world is changing, becoming more urban, complex and connected than ever before, as well as looking for a more environmentally sustainable future. So we are changing too. We know we cant stand still or be complacent, so were planning, innovating and working to remain as vital and relevant as ever before. Join us and youll help us build the energy systems of tomorrow. Join us and be at the heart of energy.

We believe that we can make a real, meaningful difference, leading the way to a safe and sustainable future. Innovation in the whole energy sector will be critical to enabling these rapid changes and through our innovation programme we will create cleaner and cheaper energy solutions for the overall energy system, and our strategy will enable and drive this transition.

We need to be customer and stakeholder focussed and be prepared to do things differently. Through transformational engineering the solutions we develop and implement we will help Britain achieve its green targets. We want to make a difference, and we cant make a bigger difference in todays or tomorrows world than to find a way to achieve net-zero. Every choice matters, and it matters right now. We have the opportunity to make a big change, but only if we lead the way, innovate and act.

About The Role

As the Electricity Transmission (ET) Innovation Manager, you will lead on the ongoing development and delivery of our innovation strategy, and the associated programme of innovation projects and collaborative ventures. You will provide direct development and leadership to a team of up to 20 highly skilled innovation engineers, and nurture and grow the innovation culture across the whole of Electricity Transmission and beyond.

Over the next 12 months we will be commissioning our new Deeside Centre for Innovation which is a unique facility that will allow parties from across the energy spectrum to develop and test innovative ideas and technology in a real environment. This will provide a huge opportunity to enable the drive to net-zero and the cleaner and cheaper energy solutions that our customers and stakeholders want and need. Your leadership and strategic direction for the use of this facility will be critical to its success.

Passionate and dedicated, with a proven track-record in innovation, you will lead for us in facilitating the end to end delivery and implementation of game changing innovation, and building collaborative relationships with our customers and stakeholders, whilst engaging widely across the whole energy system in order to understand requirements and deliver the solutions that people need.

Key Accountabilities
  • Accountable for the development, leadership and direction of the innovation strategy.
  • Promote an innovative culture across ET and enhance our external reputation in this area.
  • Management of intellectual property across ET.
  • Development of collaborative relationships with energy system stakeholders, regulators and government
  • Oversee external funding arrangements for new innovation projects.
  • Oversee the development and strategic direction of our new Deeside Centre for Innovation
  • Responsible for the development of relationships and commercial frameworks with strategic partners.
  • Development, motivation and management of a team of innovation professionals.
  • Manage 3 direct managerial reports and up to 20 indirect staff
About You

A strategic thinker with the ability to engage with a wide stakeholder community to define and analyse current and potential business and energy system challenges to allow you to develop an innovation strategy and project portfolio that deliver the solutions we all need.

We are also looking for someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Inspirational leadership, managerial qualities, and strategic decision making
  • Experience of developing and leading large and diverse professional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong understanding of innovation practices across a range of industries and market segments
  • Experience of nurturing strong relationships with organisations delivering or responsible for innovation
  • Understanding of Energy Policy and the wide range of factors influencing key decision makers
  • Experience of negotiating innovation contracts and commercialising intellectual property.
  • STEM degree or experience equivalent
  • Membership with a relevant professional body with chartered status is desirable
What Youll Get

A competitive salary between £60,000 £70,000 dependent on experience

As well as your base salary, you will receive a company car or allowance, a bonus of up to 20% of your salary for stretch performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, a salary sacrifice technology scheme, support via the employee assistance line and matched charity giving to name a few

Further Information

The closing date for this vacancy is 21st January 2020.

However, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date.

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