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Renewable Electricity Assistant Manager

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Sectors Environmental, CSR & Sustainability
Town/City Glasgow
Salary Additional Information Band B
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name Ofgem
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Britain's energy industry currently stands on the cusp of great change, and Ofgem has a key role as industry regulator to help deliver a low-carbon future.
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Specific minimum qualifications and expertise

•    Excellent customer service skills – must be an effective communicator;
•    Experience in analysing complex data sets using appropriate software (eg MS Excel);
•    Excellent organisational skills - capable of managing own workload in the face of shifting priorities;
•    Experience in working with IT systems in a policy implementation environment;
•    Experience in implementing complex legislation;
•    Effective working in both a team environment and independently as required.

•    Experience in working with Ofgem’s RCHP register.
•    Degree level qualification and an interest in environmental issues
Setting Direction
•    Changing and improving
•    Making effective decisions
Engaging People
•    Collaborating and partnering
Delivering Results
•    Delivering value for money
•    Managing a quality service
•    Delivering at pace
To assist with Ofgem E-Serve’s statutory duties in administering the Renewable Electricity schemes. Specifically, the role will involve the review of applications against legislative requirements, with recommendations for eligibility made to senior management.
Alongside this core role, there are a number of associated administrative tasks including enquiry handling and process implementation. The role is located within the Renewable Electricity team, a busy, customer facing operations team.

Key outputs and deliverables
•    Provide recommendations to senior management on the eligibility installations seeking accreditation under the RE schemes;
•    Provide eligibility guidance to stakeholders on RE schemes;
•    Provide guidance in response to ad-hoc queries from stakeholders;
•    Identify any new policy issues and work with the relevant manager in establishing a coherent and robust ‘position’;
•    Provide support during the implementation of legislative changes to the FIT scheme;
•    Provide updates to senior management on the team’s progress with ROO-FIT applications and enquiries;
•    Respond to all internal or external requests for data relating to accreditations;
•    Line management responsibility for up to three members of staff.

Key stakeholder relationships
•    External – FIT generators (commercial organisations, community organisations and domestic applicants); electricity suppliers; trade associations; other Government departments;
•    Internal – IT; legal; development team; comm’s.

Key accountabilities
•    To conduct reviews of accreditation applications within a 10 working day key performance indicator (KPI) target and to make recommendations on eligibility as appropriate;
•    To provide accurate and reliable guidance to stakeholders within a 5 working day KPI target;
•    To follow documented procedures;
•    To report team performance to senior management on a regular basis;
•    Undertake robust user acceptance testing of IT systems;
•    Line management responsibility.

As part of your application process, we will check your details against CIFAS fraud prevention databases.

Should our investigations identify fraud or the commission of any other criminal offences by you when applying for, or during the course of your employment with us, we will record the details of this on the relevant fraud prevention databases. This information may be accessed from the UK and other countries and used by law enforcement agencies and by us and other organisations to prevent fraud.

Further details of the CIFAS fraud prevention databases, through which we share information, can be obtained by contacting ofgem@capita.co.uk.

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