Regional Solar Installation Manager - North

Any of our offices
29 days ago
Full time role


OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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Job Description

We’re making zero carbon happen

We’re OVO Group, a big family of companies united by a single vision: to get to zero carbon, fast. 

We call this Plan Zero – and it shows how we’ll be fighting the climate crisis and transforming the way people use energy over the next decade. To do this, we need the sharpest minds. Are you up for the challenge?

Do great green things with OVO Energy

So much has changed since we launched in 2009.  Our goal remains the same though: make energy cheaper, greener, and simpler. Just as it was on day one.

Everyone belongs at OVO

Our aim is to build a diverse and inclusive movement: teams of brilliant people, with unique talents, skills, passions, and experiences. 

We encourage everyone to join us, whatever your gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, life experience, or background. So please come as you are – we can’t wait to meet you.

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

This role sits within Ovo Energy Solutions. We’re part of OVO Group, a family of brands on a mission to drive progress towards zero carbon living.

We’re proud to supply energy to millions of homes in the UK. We even offer broadband, boiler and heating cover. Bringing life’s essentials to all corners of the country.

We’re here to keep the UK running, street by street, home by home. Doing our bit to make everyday life easier. Being here for people when they need us most. And making sure every home works brilliantly, no matter what it takes.

But bringing people exceptional service and clever ways to save money isn't easy. We need the brightest brains and the best kind of people to help us.

What will I be doing?

Working within the Energy Solutions department the role will provide management support to a newly formed team fulfilling OVOs new exciting solar B2C proposition. The role will report to the Solar Manager and report on the performance of their region. 

The position will be responsible for the recruitment, growth and performance of a team of site based Project Managers, assisting in overseeing, measuring and reporting on Programme adherence, SHE, Quality, compliance and assurance, 

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the management of the Operations team and delivery of OVO Energy Solution solar fulfillment model, via your team.
  • Leading Regional Project Management resource in the delivery of /Solar PV and Battery storage, ensuring sound processes are in place and adhered to, to provide: Industry leading SHE standards, outstanding compliant installations and customer service, appropriate contractor timelines & SLA's
  • Reporting on contractor and install performance to senior stakeholders within OVO
  • Demonstrating excellent technical knowledge of Solar and Battery Storage design and installation methods to support selection and on site auditing of PC processes during installation.
  • Ensuring each installation is delivered to the highest SHE standards, above set benchmarks and compliant with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. 
  • Keeping up to date with all relevant regulations and obligation in order to inform and maintain compliance (Electrical, Building Regulations, Manufacturers, MCS, etc)
  • Delivering projects to achieve the required quality, on time and within budget
  • Ensuring all Ovo project documentation is complete, compliant and appropriately stored
  • Work with Contractors to ensure that we are delivering the highest quality installation and customer journey to our members.

Is this the job for me?

Ideally you will have:

  • Project Management experience, in particular in the delivery of MCS compliant measures direct to customers.
  • Strong Technical knowledge of Solar and Battery installations and design criteria
  • Worked within the Solar industry in an operations based role.
  • A full understanding of the MCS customer journey paperwork and have worked with Renewable consumer code providers. 
  • Understanding of government grant funding avenues.
  • A strong SHE ethos.
  • Encourage and maintain strong internal relationships with survey and scheduling teams, to ensure the best customer journey and service is delivered throughout the team
  • Strong understanding of the business needs that drive your team’s activities, with an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.  
  • High-level understanding of your team’s area(s) of responsibility and how they contribute towards the Groups goals.

Brilliant benefits for a world-changing team

Our people are at the heart of Plan Zero. That’s why we offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to make you feel at home.

For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

Then there’s Flex Pay. It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:

For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home 
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans 

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.

Oh, and one last thing...

We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you!

OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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