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Job Description

Beond is an innovative energy market consultancy providing electricity and gas procurement services, renewable energy projects and compliance services to medium sized and large energy users in the UK.  We help our clients deal with energy challenges in a rapidly changing and complex market as new regulations and technologies are introduced in response to global climate change. Our service helps businesses keep their energy costs as low as possible within this complex environment.

Due to recent growth and anticipated further growth of our client base we are recruiting an additional Energy Procurement Consulting Manager to take on the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Client relationship responsibility for a small portfolio of large clients (each spending £2m+ per annum), advising clients on all aspects of their energy and water sourcing and use
  • Tendering and negotiating “flexible” and/or “fixed” electricity and gas contracts
  • Provide advice to clients on energy price risk-management strategy
  • Holding regular review meetings with clients
  • Managing and supporting energy analysts and consultants and develop their skills and knowledge
  • Overall responsibility for resolving client issues with energy suppliers with the support of a team of energy analysts and consultants

The Energy Procurement Consulting Manager will report to the Consulting and Risk Director.

In order to carry out these responsibilities it will be necessary to have previous electricity and gas procurement experience with energy users in the UK and be able to demonstrate past achievements.  It will also be important to develop networks and relationships with energy supplier contacts in order to understand current developments and supply contracts from suppliers.

 

We are looking for someone with at least 5 years’ experience in energy markets preferably within the retail (business to business) energy sector.  Required skills and experience include client relationship management, team leadership and management, risk management and risk advisory, creative problem solving, quantitative and data analysis, account management, inter-personal, communication and presentational skills. We would particularly welcome candidates with experience of any of the following:

  • Managing clients with large energy spends
  • Managing clients with large energy spends and complex site portfolios
  • Understanding, explaining and managing wholesale market risks
  • Understanding, explaining and managing distributed energy projects, energy & carbon reduction projects and/or energy and carbon compliance

Commencement salary is competitive with prospect to increase as skills are developed and ability to deliver is demonstrated.  Dependent on the development of both the candidate and the business, there may be an opportunity to develop further within the business

The role will be full time and based in Chiswick, West London.

If this role is of interest to you please do email your CV and a covering letter to info@beondgroup.com.