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Utility Week 16th June 2017

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TOP UTILITY JOBS HEAD OF ENGINEERING Location: London Salary: Competitive Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body providing a strategic focus for the transmission and distribution network operators for gas and electricity in the UK and Ireland. Our members control and maintain the critical national infrastructure that delivers the gas and electricity services into our homes and businesses and together we are involved in the future long-term development and implementation of the UK's energy infrastructure. We are looking for someone with experience within the Electricity Networks, Distribution/Transmission sector who is able to develop excellent working relationships with our member companies and operate successfully within the ENA Engineering Team. Ideally the successful candidate will be a chartered electrical engineer with some experience of distributed generation but consideration will be given to non-engineers with operational experience. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Head of Engineering, with staff reports, will be responsible for managing ENA's electricity engineering function to ensure that it effectively and efficiently meets member companies' needs as well as communicating with key stakeholders in the industry. Key responsibilities and accountabilities will be to:- • Promote and enable the UK to have the safest, most reliable, efficient and sustainable energy networks in the world • Ensure ENA is recognised as the industry's engineering authority. • Anticipate and provide for member companies' common needs. Specific tasks will include: • Assist the Director of Operations in the production of ENA's ENFG work programme and report on progress. • Management of ENA's Engineering Team and contracting staff to meet the requirements of the agreed ENFG Work Programme. • Produce responses to consultations, position papers and reports addressing industry wide policy issues representing ENA's view on behalf of members. • Identify and analyse new technologies that will contribute to the development of a smarter network. • Engage with Ofgem and other bodies on work areas associated with network operator issues. • Represent and present on behalf of ENA at meetings, conferences and seminars as required. Experience of working in, or with, the electricity industry or other utilities in a senior engineering or project management role would be advantageous but not essential. Candidates must have proven leadership skills and demonstrable experience in building positive and productive relationships with colleagues, customers, commercial partners and stakeholders. In return you will receive a competitive salary and access to a range of other employee benefits. Applicants should send a C.V. and covering letter indicating their suitability for the post to recruitment@ energynetworks.org by 2pm on Friday 7 July 2017. Previous unsuccessful applicants need not apply UTILITY WEEK | 16TH - 22ND JUNE 2017 | 29

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