Energy Policy Manager

West Midlands
15-10-2020 01:39 PM

UK Energy Policy Manager.

Birmingham / London

Competitive Basic + Package


We're currently recruiting for an Energy Policy Manager to join a utility business who operate a number of power generation assets around the UK. They are looking for someone to shape their energy policy and investment models to push forward towards net-zero.

This is a varied post that would see you working with stakeholders and involved with a host of decarbonising technologies that include hydrogen and carbon capture.

The UK's energy mix is changing, and this is a vital post to push for a viable market of alternative technologies.

The Job

In this post, you will be responsible for…

  • Developing and making recommendations on policy positions. This will involve working with staff across the business to reference and challenge the UK energy market.
  • Reaching outside of the organisation to deal with a range of stakeholders that will include government officials, MP's, industry bodies and technology providers.
  • Working with a talented communication teach to create and advise on lobbying strategies and enhance engagement.
  • Following the governments energy policy and political developments.

The candidate

The following skills and experience are needed to be successful in this post.

  • Politically minded, with the ability to communicate and develop relationships with stakeholders.
  • Extensive energy sector experience/knowledge. Understanding energy policy and the UK's energy mix.
  • Experience working in a similar role in the UK (government department, trade association or energy industry)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop a far reaching network of contacts.

What's on offer

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Benefits package
  • A working location of either Birmingham or London.

How to apply

To apply, please call Dan Bisset on 02392 288 213 or send a copy of your CV to

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