Head of Energy Risk

Posted 16 February 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationBrierley Hill
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureSustainability
Contact NameAlexander Lukas

Job description

Job title: Head of Energy Risk

Location: Brierley Hill, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

As Head of Energy Risk, you will be responsible for leading a team of risk managers and Energy Analysts to deliver energy risk management services to a range of clients. This will involve building risk strategies, providing market intelligence and advice and executing transactions in line with policy. This will be both for bespoke customer contracts and wider baskets of customers. This role will be pivotal to the strategic growth and its customer base.

Company Overview:

The Green Recruitment Company is working with an award-winning energy consultancy in the UK, delivering a range of services to over 4,000 customers, including energy procurement, contract management, and energy and carbon reduction solutions. They strive to provide excellence in all areas of service to our customers, colleagues and suppliers based on being professional, efficient, conscientious and progressive at all times. Communication through all levels is the key to their success and pride themselves on our exceptional quality of service.

We strongly believe in supporting every member of the team to become the best they can during their journey. We are committed to providing a positive environment where people can grow and develop both professionally and personally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of risk managers and energy analysts providing motivation, coaching and training.

  • Responsible for delivering energy risk management services to key clients.

  • Use market knowledge to develop risk management strategies and governance frameworks for key clients.

  • Execute risk strategies in line with agreed frameworks and provide timely and accurate position reporting.

  • Identify and own relationships with third-party service providers or partners that can support the delivery of risk management services.

  • Continually look to develop new and innovative products and services.

  • Ensure appropriate business continuity and crisis management plans exist and are tested.

  • Be a point of escalation within the team as required.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in an energy utility or energy consultancy preferred (>5 years desirable)

  • Experience of the UK energy markets (gas, power, carbon, LNG) (>5 years desirable)

  • Good knowledge of UK energy regulatory and policy

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; needs to be able to present to senior management within key clients.

  • Demonstrable skills in managing a high-performance team.

  • A high degree of commercial awareness and business acumen

  • Strong analytical skills and high attention to detail

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and effectively self-manage.

  • Ability to convey complex concepts in a simple format to key clients and colleagues.

  • Highly computer literate especially with Excel/PowerPoint - experience of Bloomberg/ICIS Heren/Reuters desirable.


Rewards Points schemes are available, which allow people to claim points in exchange for shopping vouchers to our annual ‘benefits pot’ that lets our team tailor their extra benefits. In addition, we provide opportunities for volunteering and charity events to help our team fulfil personal objectives and give back to the community.

  • Cycle to Work

  • Pension Scheme

  • EV Scheme

  • Recognition and Service Awards

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Referral Award

  • Flex Time

  • Team Events

  • Eye Care

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Volunteering

  • Non-Statutory Family Leave Benefits

  • EV salary sacrifice

  • Yearly Company events

  • Reward points scheme

  • Benefits pot

  • Academy: A bespoke training programme open to everyone who wishes to develop themselves.

In conclusion, be part of an organisation to drive the renewable energy revolution and contribute to a sustainable future.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Alexander Lukas (a.lukas@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)