Junior Workgroup Co-ordinator Solihull, West Midlands £26k (p.a)

Junior Workgroup Co-ordinator

Based - Solihull
6 Months FTC
From £ 26138

About Us

Here at Cadent we're at the start of a really exciting journey of transformation, growth and evolution. We're new but we're 200 years old. (You might have known us as part of National Grid but now we've transformed ourselves to Cadent). We're the UK's largest gas network connecting and keeping energy flowing to our customer's 12 million homes and businesses across the UK. That's half the UK, Not bad going really.

We're proud of our story so far and we're super powered up about what our future holds. That's where you come in!

About The Role

The Joint Office of Gas Transporters are the Code Administrator for the Uniform Network Code (UNC), which sets out the common transportation arrangements for Great Britain's gas industry. Our role is to administer the governance of the processes for modifying the UNC and for a number of sub-committees that oversee its operations.

As our Junior Workgroup Co-ordinatoryoull actively support the administration of industry meetings and a wide variety of other business initiatives. Youll provide technical assistance/note taker/technical minute taker in key industry meetings and will be actively speaking to external stakeholders such as Ofgem, shippers, transporters and other energy industry parties (e.g. Xoserve, SPAA).

Key accountabilities of the Junior Workgroup Co-ordinator will include:

• Act as Technical Secretary to a range of UNC meetings, producing high quality minutes in a timely manner
• Administering the publication of external documentation produced by the Joint Office of Gas Transporters and also coordinate information provision of industry information on the Joint Office website
• Coordinating attendance at key forums (committees, workgroups, senior stakeholder events and meetings)
• Supporting the administration of governance processes for modifying the commercial gas regime
• Supporting the development and delivery of code changes related to governance and attend Code Governance Workgroup meetings
• Reviewing all projects in Joint Office and escalating if not on track and challenge where necessary to ensure projects are kept on track
• Providing general administrative support to the Chief Executive of the Joint Office (e.g: organise and summarise papers and reports in preparation for meetings)
• Co-ordinating and arranging large scale events on behalf of the Chief Executive
• Co-ordinating management information and manage the processing invoices
• Confidently representing the Chief Executive when speaking to both internal and external colleagues and stakeholders
• Providing counsel to the Chief Executive and act as an intermediary to ensure they have a link with employees at all levels
• Any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post

About You

You'll possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:

• Good IT skills including the user of the Microsoft Office suite (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Knowledge around regulators and transporters would be preferred
• Verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Organisational skills with demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities
• Good numerical skills
• Ability to understand and comply with policies and procedures
• Ability to work effectively as a team
• Attention to detail
• Negotiation skills
• Assertiveness
• Flexibility
• Tact, discretion and diplomacy


At Cadent we've got a whole host of standard and flexible benefits. You'll get 25 days holiday + statutory days with the option to buy/sell also, a generous pension plan as well as the opportunity to earn bonus. Flexible benefits include: cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car, insurance and healthcare packages plus access to our Occupational Health services.

Diversity and Inclusion

Cadent has a commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, the more diverse our organisation is, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our communities in all their diversity. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds; age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.
We want our employees to achieve a work life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it.
If you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process, please let us know. We're committed to be Disability Confident in line with the department of work and pensions scheme.

Be part of something big. Join us and help shape the future of gas for generations to come...... click apply for full job details