Energy & Innovation Project Manager

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Location
Warwick
Specialism
Project Management
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£45,000 - £50,000
Site Name
Cooperative House
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Hours Per Week
39
Job Grade
Midcounties Career Framework Level 7

About the Role:

Your Coop Utilities are looking for a Energy & Innovation Project Manager to join our society. We’re a unique multi-sector group operating in Food, Childcare, Travel, Post Office, Healthcare and Utilities, meaning you will get a breadth of experience in a collaborative and fast-moving organisation. No two days will ever be the same! 

At Your Coop, you will be part of business that puts people at the heart of everything they do. What makes us different?
 
The money you help us make is returned to our members and communities. We are a cooperative which means we share a third of our profits to our members and invest a third in our community support initiatives. In a profit-driven world, we are the difference. 

We’re proud to be owned by our members, and we’d love to be owned by you. 

 
As an Energy & Innovation Project Manager you will be responsible for:  

Shape and delivering projects for each innovation proposition, ensuring that our products evolve into, and remain, market-leading alternatives with a co-operative point of difference
Planning, management and delivery of business projects to time, budget, specification and quality;
Support Sales with customer facing meetings where complex, high profile business sales deals are being negotiated to provide both project management and implementation expertise and confidence
Proactively manage project risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, and constraints
Be accountable for end to end project management through analysis, definition, development, delivery, hand over to support and lessons learnt
Ensure projects are scoped effectively with clear deliverables, quantifiable benefits and costs
Proactively engage with project sponsor and all project stakeholders, establishing trusted relationships
Effectively lead the collaboration of internal and external stakeholders to ensure appropriate input and outputs that are aligned to project targets
Proactively plan and manage project resource requirements
Establish positive working relationships with relevant suppliers
Ensure strong communication plan is established for all projects
Govern projects through defined processes including approval gates, go/no go criteria, project team meetings and Steering Groups
Project managing any business readiness activity associated with your projects, including operational adoption and implementation into key systems
Support front-facing departments (Service, Sales and Partnerships) with project management knowledge and expertise
Maximise customer satisfaction ratings, and ensure a high standard of customer service is delivered

About You:

To be a successful candidate for this role you will need:   
 
At least 4 years’ experience in a project management role within energy, preferably new product development
Experience of renewable energy and associated commercial requirements including in supplier selection
Experience in the end to end project lifecycle from analysis and business case development through to post go live support
Recognised Project Management qualification (PRINCE 2 or similar)
Strong planning and thinking skills
Able to work well under pressure and to deadlines
Has budget management and reporting skills for projects

Why Join Us?

You may be thinking what makes Your Coop unique? Why should I join? Here are three reasons why you should join the society! 

1. Community – We put our people at the heart of everything we do and are never afraid to offer a helping hand 
2. Culture – We have a flexible and unique working culture where everyone has the platform to voice how we can do better
3. Opportunity – We pride ourselves on the foundation that everyone should have the ability to grow and prosper

Joining us means you will be part of something amazing and it also means you will have access to lots of great benefits including:

10% Coop Discount (20% every payday weekend on food)  
Coop Exclusive Discounts (Who doesn’t love a discount) 
25 Days Annual Leave (Because we all need a break) 
5.5 Weeks Performance Based Bonus (Hard work comes with reward) 
Hybrid Working (Making sure you achieve a work life balance) 
Access to the Electric Vehicle Scheme (Making the journey greener) 
Coop Society Membership (Because we want to know how we can do better)  
3 Days a Year for Volunteering Hours (Now more than ever we need to support one another)
GroceryAid Colleague Support (Because sometimes we all need a helping hand) 
Refer a Friend Reward Scheme (We want everyone to shout how a business should be run)
Training and Development Opportunities (Because everyone can be themselves)
Death in Service x2 Annual Salary (Incase the worst should happen) 

Apply now to begin Your Coop journey!

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