Control Room Manager


Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA

Division:  National Control 5
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  30891
Job Category:  Gas Transmission
Job Function:  Network Control

Control Room Manager – £70 to 80k -

When you take the helm, you’ll be at the heart of energy.  Operating the network that is crucial to day to day lives, the UK will be relying on you to get gas to where it’s needed safely, economically, and reliably.

On shift in the gas national control centre you’ll use your strong leadership, and be key decision support for a group of professional and diverse individuals. 

You’ll be passionate about creating the future and bringing about change and transition while balancing commercial and engineering priorities

Change is not always well received, so you’ll employ your knowledge and experience from similar scenarios to create an engaged environment for motivating your team.  The UK gas industry is undergoing unprecedented changes as it moves towards being greener and more sustainable, and you’ll be at the heart of it.  

On shift you’ll have accountability for the real time management of your customer and stakeholders for events on the network. Your role is critical in leading our response to incident management, especially in the early phases which are crucial for success.  Co-ordinating activities across internal / external stakeholders while ensuring your team controls the gas transmission network

What you’ll need to succeed

You’ll be a proactive self-starter able to balance the needs of the business with the competing demands of your team. Leading your team to maintain a high level of service.

Your operational understanding of control room environments means you already know how to deliver legal, engineering, commercial and financial obligations in real time.  

You’ll make critical decisions under pressure while considering a range of factors and risks, gas network relies on this to deliver our services.

You can demonstrate your ability to implement new processes and / or process improvements, which will be essential as the UK gas industry evolves

Five years residency in the UK is essential to comply with UK National Security Vetting (NSV)

If this is you, we want to hear from you!  We’re interviewing at our offices on 2nd & 11th August 2022

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

•    You’ll get a salary of £70k to £80k, and an extensive reward package which includes:
•    A shift allowance of 26% uplift from base salary to reflect working shifts that include weekends, nights, and unsociable hours in a 24/7 operating environment 
•    Annual Performance Based Bonus of up to 20%
•    28 days annual leave plus eight statutory days 
•    Company Car 
•    Private Medical Insurance with the chance to purchase for your partner and family
•    Generous contributory pension scheme – we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%, Overall, 18%
•    Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscription, course fees, books, exams, and time off for study leave – so long as its relevant to your role 
•    Access to flexible benefits such as salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via the employee assistance lines and match charity giving to name a few
•    Family care benefits including backup care service for when your usual care arrangements fall through (six paid days each year as standard with the option to purchase further days)
•    Access to apps which support health, fitness, and wellbeing