Partnerships Manager at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
August 25, 2023

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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Octopus Energy ECO, as we ramp up our delivery of energy efficient measures. As part of this, we are expanding our Partnership team to ensure continued success.

Within this role, you'll work closely with selected partners to help delivery Octopus Energy ECO’s targets and contract volumes.

You will learn all about the industry surrounding energy efficiency measures and how we help improve the energy efficiency of homes across the UK.

At Octopus, the customer is at the heart of everything we do. As a face of Octopus, you’ll be expected to hold up Octopus values, whilst making sure the result is what is best for our customers.What you'll do Work as part of the Partnerships team who manage a portfolio of Partners that range from installers to managing agents – all a tailored approach to ensure needs are met.Set delivery expectations in line with signed contracts and commercial direction. Managing the consistent flow of delivery, and its quality.Be the eyes and ears of ECO – gaining business intelligence from and sharing with partners and the internal team to make sure we are at the forefront of the industry.Audit partners to identify risk and make sure delivery is future proofed.Learn about new technologies and get on the job training to give you the skills to assist partners and internal teams on the ever-changing ECO landscape.Develop ECO knowledge and then apply it to help Partners overcome obstacles faced working in a government funded industry.Problem Solve - nothing is insurmountable - you’ll anticipate problems and find solutions – sense checking them with your team and manager.Occasionally visit partners across the country for face-to-face meetings.What you'll needRelevant experience in a customer or ideally B2B facing role. A laser customer focus - communication is key.A proactive, ‘can do’ attitude – this role works in a bit of ambiguity and is mostly partner facing – so a positive, friendly outlook goes a long wayA keen eye for detail and problem-solving skillsWell versed with Microsoft, G-suite & general computer literacyAn interest in sustainability and working to alleviate fuel poverty is a massive plus.Full clean driving licenceWhy else you'll love it hereWondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people. We’ve also been placed in the top 10 companies for senior leadershipVisit our UK perks hub - Octopus Employee BenefitsNote: We can be flexible with the location for this role between the Midlands and South East

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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