Regional Performance Lead


Livingston, GB, EH54 8AF

Division:  Scotland Ops Support
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  38081
Job Category:  Gas Transmission
Job Function:  Gas Maintenance and Construction

Regional Performance Lead - Livingstone - Up to £56,000

As a Regional Performance Lead, you'll drive improvements in the performance of an operational region. This results in the development and ownership of all financial, forecasting and reporting for a geographic region in conjunction with asset performance, work delivery and planning data. Developing a suite of management information and identifying opportunities to improve productivity, asset performance, financial performance, and safety/environmental compliance. 


Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for key performance data for a geographic region (West, Scotland & North, East) from various sources including work management systems, financial management systems, commercial insight systems (inc Tableau and Microsoft Business Intelligence BI) identifying data errors and working with relevant teams to correct them.
  • Be the financial lead for an operational region (West, Scotland & North, East) accountable for accurate forecasting and reporting of all OPEX including NRM and CAPEX self-delivery work.
  • Produce and own a suite of management information for an operational area including key performance indicators around safety, environmental, financial, work delivery, and customer satisfaction.
  • Identify and own areas for improvement and work closely with operational teams to drive the action required to realise these improvements.
  • Support the operational area towards continuous improvement by facilitating workshops and leading working groups to address issues or realise opportunities which will improve the performance of the area.
  • Champion change management within area, identifying opportunities for excellence and growth, as well as inspiring and engaging others in process-led activities, new ways of matrix working, collaboration, innovation, and performance to enhance value and commitment.
  • Ensure that appropriate communication is established with relevant regulators ensuring that Operations remains compliant with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements providing a trusted operator assurance, including the management of all ‘site occupier’ duties to the relevant standards.

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, company standards and instructions.    Skilled in financial management.
  • Knowledge of ‘lean’ business practices and agile methodology.
  • Skilled in Microsoft’s suite of office tools including Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Detailed understanding of company financial policies and procedures.
  • Good understanding of high-pressure gas transmission assets, including pipeline systems, compressor stations, and associated plant & equipment.
  • Excellent influencing, customer orientation and communication skills, providing the ability to promote team working and harmonious working between direct staff, project teams and contractors at all levels.

If this feels like you, take a peek at the perks below:



  • A basic salary of up to £56,000, dependent on experience and capability
  • A bonus based on personal and company performance
  • 25 days’ holiday (increasing to 26 days' following 2 years' employment) plus statutory holidays – option available to buy extra holiday days
  • A pension scheme where we double match your contribution (maximum Company contribution of 12%)
  • Paid expenses for any business travel and accommodation
  • A flexible benefit scheme where you can opt into a whole host of lifestyle options
  • Access to employee support, care, and assistance helplines

In March 2022, National Grid agreed to sell a 60% majority stake in National Grid Gas plc to the consortium comprising Macquarie Asset Management and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation. The gas business remains part of the National Grid Group until the sale is completed.


This means we are currently in a period of both opportunity and uncertainty. While nobody knows exactly what things will look like in a years’ time, those who join the business now will have a unique opportunity to shape the future of Gas Transmission in the UK.


The closing date is 8th December 2022, although in some cases I’ll close the ad early, so don’t delay.


I’ll respond to every single application. 


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