Energy Programme Manager – Local Net Zero Accelerator

West Midlands Combined Authority

Are you in search of a task the place your abilities will assist propel the West Midlands area in the direction of
a sustainable future?

The West Midlands Mixed Authority (WMCA) is on the forefront of environmental progress,
main the pioneering Native Internet Zero Accelerator (LNZA) initiative, which can pave the way in which
for investing at scale in web zero initiatives throughout the area. Funded by the Division for
Power Safety and Internet Zero, LNZA is considered one of solely three such pilot programmes within the UK.

As our Programme Supervisor, you will play a key function in steering the 24-month LNZA programme. Your
main focus shall be on establishing a regional fund for decarbonisation tasks throughout the
West Midlands. It will contain documenting, monitoring, and financially quantifying the
co-benefits derived from native tasks, with the aim of attracting personal funding into
the area’s ventures.

This can be a multifaceted and modern programme, requiring collaboration from a various
consortium of subcontractors and stakeholders. You may be entrusted with the programme’s
profitable execution, making certain it meets its goals, adheres to timelines, and operates
inside budgetary constraints.

Please be aware this function is being marketed as a 2-year fixed-term contract (FTC).

What’s going to you be doing? 

  • Drive profitable implementation of the LNZA programme inside finances and timeframe.
  • Set up strong programme administration processes and foster a high-performing staff.
  • Proactively handle programme dangers, holding senior management knowledgeable and escalating
    important points.
  • Oversee programme finances in collaboration with the venture staff and finance leads.
  • Guarantee compliance with all related insurance policies and procedures throughout monetary, authorized, and
    workforce domains.
  • Companion with WMCA Assurance to navigate the Strategic Assurance Framework (SAF) and alter
    administration processes.
  • Present directorate help by participating authorized, procurement, and monetary advisors,
    together with potential administration of exterior procurement actions.
  • Oversee programme deliverables and milestones, encompassing these managed by exterior
  • Implement efficient programme documentation administration, making certain safe storage and entry
  • Analyse programme efficiency knowledge for well timed identification and mitigation of any points.
  • Lead the programme staff in crafting correct and complete inside and exterior
    venture reviews.
  • Lead a productive and engaged programme staff, aligning duties with assets and fostering a
    optimistic spirit that displays the values of WMCA and Power Capital.
  • Develop and preserve sturdy collaborative relationships with strategic companions, supply
    companions, and key stakeholders.
  • Champion Power Capital and WMCA as an exterior advocate at stakeholder conferences, constructing
    relationships and selling programme initiatives.

About you

  • Knowledgeable with expertise managing complicated programmes 
  • Adept at main and collaborating with various stakeholders to attain and talk
    shared goals.
  • Expert in creating programs and processes to help venture and programme appraisal,
    implementation, and supply.
  • Confirmed potential to construct and lead efficient programme supply groups.
  • Possess a eager understanding of programme administration and reporting processes, together with
    stakeholder administration, info administration, danger and situation administration, monitoring and
    management, change administration, and monetary monitoring.
  • A pacesetter able to successfully guiding a staff of inside employees and exterior stakeholders.
  • Thrive in an setting the place programme/venture deliverables and processes might evolve over
    time. You may be adept at managing change successfully.
  • Maintain programme administration expertise or information in a number of of the next areas:
    vitality and setting, governance, or innovation.
  • Possess a level in a related discipline or equal skilled expertise.

Candidates might want to proof that they’ve the authorized proper to work within the UK. If we make
a proposal of employment, we might want to verify that you’re eligible to work within the UK earlier than
you begin work. 

Wage and advantages.

We promote wage ranges for job roles, with new appointments usually beginning on the
lowest wage level. In distinctive instances, the place increased talent ranges or expertise are
relevant, the wage level could also be adjusted to safe the most effective candidate. This method permits
for potential year-on-year wage will increase, providing development and acceptable rewards to

We provide a complete advantages bundle that features a Native Authorities Pension Scheme, 28
days of paid annual go away, Cycle to Work Scheme, and discounted buying with over 2,000
big-name retailers. For extra particulars, please go to the advantages web page on our careers website.

Location and dealing sample – what you possibly can count on. 

The situation for this function is 16 Summer time Lane. It’s anticipated that you may cut up your time
between the workplace and dealing remotely, with no less than 2 days every week spent within the workplace. 

Creating an inclusive office.

Our imaginative and prescient is to create a greater linked, extra affluent, fairer, greener, and more healthy
area. We goal to attain this imaginative and prescient by residing our values, which embrace being a partnership
organisation, valuing and respecting our individuals, fostering a can-do perspective, and inspiring
innovation. We’re devoted to creating a various, inclusive, and genuine office that
displays the communities of the West Midlands area. WMCA holds variety accreditations, such
as “Leaders in Range,” and has been recognised as one of many Inclusive Prime 50 Employers and
The Instances Prime 50 Employers for Ladies. We’re additionally a Incapacity Assured Employer, dedicated to
interviewing all candidates with disabilities who meet the important function standards. WMCA
believes that constructing a staff with assorted backgrounds and experiences will profit us as an
employer and improve our work.

We recognise that sure teams, comparable to girls and other people of color, could also be much less prone to
apply for roles in the event that they really feel they don’t meet all the necessities. Nonetheless, we encourage
people who’re passionate concerning the function and wish to make a distinction to nonetheless apply. We
worth potential and encourage candidates to spotlight their abilities, together with transferable
ones, even when they do not match the normal “good candidate” mould.

We gladly take into account part-time, versatile, and job share preparations, so please do not let these
elements deter you from making use of. In case your values align with ours and you might be devoted to
working in the direction of a future that we will all be happy with, we’d love to listen to from you.

Cheap changes.

If in case you have an accessibility want, incapacity, or situation which means you may require
adjustments to the recruitment course of, please get in contact with our Recruitment Group ([email protected]). We’re right here to help and accommodate
your wants.

Thanks for contemplating becoming a member of our staff at WMCA. We sit up for receiving your
software and the chance to work collectively in the direction of our shared targets.

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