Operations Contract Manager

  • Job Reference: 227499
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Employer: E.ON UK PLC
  • Location: Westwood (CV4 8LG), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £66,660 to £79,595
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

At E.ON UK's City Energy Solutions (CES), we're dedicated to empowering our clients, both new and existing, to transform their businesses through innovative energy solutions. Whether it's boosting profitability, ensuring a secure energy supply, simplifying operations, or enhancing the well-being of your workforce, we possess the technology and expertise to unlock your energy potential.

As our Operations Contract Manager, you'll serve as the linchpin connecting our clients, sales teams, and operational excellence.

Driving Innovation: Collaborate closely with our Solutions Sales and Commercial teams to craft robust business cases for new solutions. Challenge assumptions and identify opportunities to unlock and safeguard future value.

Commercial Prowess: Harness proven tools, models, and techniques to make sound commercial decisions that shape our strategy. Understand customer needs and develop strategies that meet them.

Risk Mitigation: Proactively identify and manage risks associated with commercial decisions, ensuring transparency and awareness among stakeholders. Influence negotiations to secure favourable outcomes.

Contract Mastery: Oversee the delivery of over 70 PFI, ESCO, and O&M contracts, ensuring contractual obligations are met and disputes are resolved efficiently. Optimise gross margins and resource efficiency.

Innovation Champion: Seek innovative approaches to maximize income from CES's asset base and third-party assets.

Reporting Expertise: Take ownership of operational forecasting and support various reporting requirements for our Operate business.

Stakeholder Engagement: Maintain regular communication with external clients, providing performance updates and ensuring customer satisfaction

What we need from you
  • A legal or financial accounting qualification and/or background.
  • Contract management experience
  • Experience in a high-growth environment.

 It would be great if you had

  • Working knowledge of SAP systems.
  • Familiarity with procurement led areas.
  • An understanding of the energy solutions industry, market dynamics, value chains, and policy developments.
  • At CES, we believe in shaping the future of energy solutions. If you're a change advocate with a strategic mindset, this is your chance to join a team dedicated to transforming businesses and advancing our energy landscape. Don't miss the opportunity to embark on an exciting journey with us.
Here’s what you need to know
  • The salary for this role is £66,660 - £79,595.
  • This role is based in either Coventry, Nottingham or London with the flexibility of hybrid working.
  • A London allowance of up to £3,550 is available for eligible candidates based in London (dependent on home address).
  • This is a permanent role.
  • Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022!
  • As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our 2022/23 ranking is 15th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.
  • As a Disability Confident Employer, we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
  • We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.