Transition Specialist

  • Job Reference: 827-en_GB
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2024
  • Employer: Cadent
  • Location: Coventry, GB, CV7 9JU
  • Salary: £48,677 to £57,267
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Cadent we're excited to be part of the future of UK energy! We've got a clear roadmap that will drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving its net zero targets by 2050.


We're making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we're shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers whom we put at the heart of everything we do.




About the role: 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Transition Specialist to join our team in finance. 


As a Transition Specialist your sole purpose is to co-ordinate a multi-functional change and transition plan to feed into the Cadent plan on behalf of functions. 


You will be constantly engaging with multiple stakeholders across the business, ensuring that you are keeping project overviews updated at all times. You will also be facilitating and advocating good change management ways of working across the Cadent teams, and so what we are looking for is someone who has a proven track record of creating process improvements within large organisations, with an understanding of stakeholder management and developing good relationships.

What you'll get to work on:

  • Support individual teams and change project leaders with sound advice on techniques to help the delivery of their initiatives/projects
  • Working closely across the business, particularly project/programme sponsors and the Executive, to achieve the overall CBCP objectives and results
  • Manage the development of new projects/programmes to ensure that realistic assumptions and disciplines are used for business case purposes
  • Working co-operatively and effectively with Change/Transition/Transformation Managers accountable for developing, implementing and delivering plans
  • Working closely with the communications team to communication the CBCTP
  • Accountable for identification of dependencies and constraints and highlighting key issues, risk, opportunities and mitigations, feeding them into the Director of Business Change and Transition

Who are we looking for:

  • Process improvement / change management experience
  • Confident with stakeholder mapping and management, and an understanding of the Cadent Change Management Framework
  • Able to demonstrate experience of successful contribution to and/or leading significant projects within a business as Project Lead/Manager.
  • Project planning, management and delivery capability
  • Analytical skills, including cost and benefit assessments
  • Verbal and written communication skills - including Microsoft core packages
  • Motivate, inspire and engage employees (direct and indirect)

What's In It For You

Here at Cadent, we are committed to supporting our employees to get the best out of themselves. For this role in particular we can offer:

  • Funding and support towards completing qualifications
  • Ample opportunity for progression within the business
  • Mentoring and guidance opportunities


Why Join Us

We offer a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle and support your well-being. These include:

  • Annual bonus 
  • Pension Scheme double matched up to a total of 18% of salary (i.e., employee contributions of up to 6%, double matched by a Cadent contribution of up to 12%)
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory days, and an option to buy more
  • Fantastic career development prospects with funded learning options, including support with exams, and internal and external learning and development 
  • Strong focus on supporting you as an individual including:
  • Flexible working
  • Strong commitments to ED&I
  • Generous family provision policies 
  • Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurance, and healthcare packages, plus much more
  • My Offers membership card - offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers
  • 2 paid volunteering days per year 
  • Free gym access at the Ansty office, as well as a Gympass' scheme providing free or heavily subsidised local gym memberships 


We want our employees to achieve a healthy work-life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it. Let us know about your flexibility requirements, whether that be reduced hours, remote working, flexible start/finish times, or compressed hours, and we will be more than happy to explore what's possible for the role.


Diversity and Inclusion

Don't meet every single requirement listed? 


Understanding, learning, and celebrating what makes us different, as well as what we have in common, is good for us as individuals and enables us to work better together as one team. Cadent is committed to being an equitable and diverse employer that fosters an inclusive culture for all our employees, therefore, all our employment decisions are assessed based on qualifications, merit, and business need. So, if you're excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification mentioned, we would still love for you to submit your application - You may just be the right person for this role or other opportunities at Cadent.


As a recognised Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to champion inclusion in the workplace and ensure to provide an environment that is accessible to all and supports individuals throughout their journey with Cadent. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process. 


We place great importance on equity, diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our employee communities Women in Cadent, Pride at Work (LGBTQ+), Embrace (ethnicity and religion), Thrive! (disability) and the Cadent Military Community can't wait to welcome you! 


Circle Back Initiative

As an active and proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we aim to ensure that all candidates receive a response to their application, regardless of the outcome. 

We will be receiving applications until the specified date above, though Cadent retains the right to close this vacancy early without prior notification, so it is advisable to complete your application at your earliest convenience. 


Be part of something big. Help shape the future of gas for generations to come.


What's next?

To be considered for this role, please submit your application with an up-to-date CV and our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch soon.
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