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Head of Commercial Operations

Head of Commercial Operations

We are working with a rapidly growing organisation both nationally and internationally. Our client is looking to bring on board a Head of Commercial Ops to maintain the successful growth of their business. This opportunity would suit someone who has 10+ years of experience in the Electricity industry, experience with Demand Response, and someone who has in-depth knowledge of key energy markets.

Key Responsibilities: (Full job spec available upon request)

  • Investigate the target demand response programmes/services, identify the potential value-stack available and highlight our value proposition, and present these insights back to internal stakeholders in a concise and clear manner through a combination of discussions, reports and presentations.
  • Develop a business model for the target demand response programmes/services and present it back to internal stakeholders.
  • Build relationships with key business chambers, organisations, associations, government bodies and other relevant stakeholders in Target Markets.
  • Collaborate with the local Commercial Operations Managers with the preparation and timely submission of; commercial tenders, RFIs, RFPs, etc. as required to ensure that the company’s objectives are met.
  • Provide functional leadership, within the company Gridware as part of a matrix organisation, for the local Commercial Operations Managers, with a strong focus on providing guidance, challenge and direction where required.

Key Requirments:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in a science / engineering / business / economics / similar discipline.
  • In-depth knowledge of key energy and ancillary service markets in one or more markets.
  • Understanding and experience of Demand Response and knowledge of assets and sectors suitable for the provision of Demand and Frequency Response services.
  • Ability to identify new market opportunities and prepare business plans to exploit these. 
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capability including data analysis and presentation.

For more information or even a private discussion please contact Jason O'Flaherty.