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Grid Connections Manager

Salary £Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Location UK Wide
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

eSmart Networks is the leading provider of infrastructure for electric vehicle charging and renewable grid connections in the UK and we are currently seeking to hire a Grid Connections Manager to manage and lead the securing of grid connections for exciting projects throughout the UK.

You will manage the application process with DNO/IDNOs from early grid feasibility stage though to formal connection offer and provide technical support though the design and construction phase.  Does this sound like your next exciting challenge?

By joining our team, you will be joining an organisation that is leading the way in delivering sustainable infrastructure, as we continue "Building Bright Futures".

Offered as a permanent role, alongside a competitive salary, you will be offered a range of great benefits that support you through all aspects of your life, including flexible working arrangements.

So, what will you be doing?  
Your main responsibilities of the role will be to manage the grid connection process for EHV projects.  You will carry out feasibility studies using LTDS/DNO data as well as undertake technical and commercial reviews of connection offers.

You will also:

  • Negotiate and optimise connection offers with the DNO
  • Be main point of contact for DNO/IDNO discussions 
  • Provide technical input for tenders
  • Carry out technical assurance for designs ensuring compliance with Distribution Code, G99, G100, P28, P29 etc.
  • Manage projects during the feasibility/grid offer stage

The Person:
This is a key appointment for eSmart Networks that will contribute significantly to the next phase of the company’s growth. As such, we are looking for an exceptional individual who can hit the ground running and take on real responsibility from day one.

We are seeking an individual who will have a detailed knowledge of UK T&D industry, with experience of the EHV connection process.  With a strong technical knowledge, you will also:

  • Have the ability to conduct or review power systems studies.
  • Hold strong stakeholder management skills and be an effective communicator.
  • Be highly organised with good attention to detail

Ideally, you will be degree qualified in Electrical Power System/Electrical Engineering and have experience working with or within a DNO or Power Systems Consultancy, though not essential.

eSmart Networks, our Energy Transition business, provides public electric vehicle charging, industrial electrification and renewable energy connections.

The business was created to respond to the UK’s need for charging infrastructure as the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles gathers pace, and has since broadened its services to provide grid connection solutions and renewable energy infrastructure.

Working for any of the companies within the Nexus Infrastructure group is a rewarding place to be. We spend a lot of time at work and we know the importance of spending that time working towards a common purpose. For us that Purpose is Building Bright Futures and to support this our staff use our group values. Find out more here.

Nexus is a leader in enabling the energy transition by delivering sustainable infrastructure through our three subsidiary businesses.

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