Senior Commercial Operations Manager


GB, B91 3QJ

Division:  NGV Interconnectors
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  34312
Job Category:  National Grid Ventures
Job Function:  Sales and Commercial

About the Role


Senior Commercial Operations Manager - Solihull/Warwick (with hybrid working)


National Grid Ventures is at the heart of the energy transition supporting the connection of electricity grids between Great Britain and other countries, allowing the sharing of greener and more affordable power. We are proud to be a growing, international team and all have a passion to do our best for our customers and each other. 

Within the Interconnectors business, you will support the organisation by leading the trading, commercial systems and commercial operations activities. You will enjoy significant commercial responsibility, manage the relationship with the system operator and support our overall commercial strategy.  You will become part of a high calibre, curious, motivated, inclusive team, in one of the largest energy companies that can lead to excellent career opportunities. 

What you'll be getting up to

  • Leading the commercial operational activities of the Interconnectors business, commercial operations, risk, trading, commercial systems.
  • Leading on the operating protocols of the Interconnectors and interface with National Grid ESO
  • Working on optimisation strategies and product development with the Commercial team
  • Leading on cyber security regulation for Interconnectors’ commercial systems and business continuity plans
  • Managing the TSO partner meetings and governance
  • Responsible for Remit compliance
  • Leading on project management to implement the changes required from new regulation across a wide variety of areas

About You

  • Experience in trading, optimisation and markets, with an ability to understand a broad set of strategic and regulatory frameworks and assess real business impacts
  • Great people manager, who cares about developing talent and nurturing expertise
  • Ability to lead and deliver high priority projects  
  • Experience in stakeholder management
  • Conversant in tech, systems, data and analysis
  • Understanding of energy markets

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive salary of £80,000 - £100,000 – dependant on experience
  • An annual performance bonus of up to 20% of your eligible earnings in the performance year
  • 28 days plus eight statutory days 
  • The option to buy additional or sell holiday days 
  • Private medical insurance for you with the chance to purchase cover for your partner or your family 
  • Generous contributory pension scheme - we will double-match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. 
  • A company car or cash alternative
  • Life insurance at 10 times basic salary
  • Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscriptions, course fees, books, exam fees and time off for study leave – so long as it’s relevant to your role. 
  • Access to apps that support health, fitness and wellbeing.

About National Grid Ventures

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Advert Close Date

This advert closes on 21st August at 11:59PM

Interviews for this role will take place week commecing 5th September

We encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.