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DNO Engagement Planning Lead

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Smart DCC believes in making Britain more connected, so we can all lead smarter, greener lives. We’ve built the secure infrastructure that’s going to support the mass roll out of smart meters across the country. Our universal, secure network will be in 30 million homes and businesses, making it the largest network in Britain. That makes this a truly exciting time to join us. You’ll be part of a team that’s supporting the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure, and sustainable energy supply for the future. Operating independently of the parent company, Capita plc*. Smart DCC is a Disability Confident Committed Employer, with Smart targets set by BEIS, regulated by OFGEM, collaborating with Government, leading Telco and Utility industry service providers, to enable consumers better energy choices. A 2018 UK & Europe finalist of the Top Workplace award, we reward professionals that thrive in an environment of change and innovation. Watch this About DCC 3 minute video and if it ignites your interest, apply below. Role Requirements: • Understand current DCC/DNO engagements and the needs and experiences of DNOs in working with DCC and using our network. • Develop a comprehensive engagement strategy to increase the quality, timeliness and effectiveness of engagement with DNOs to support both their and DCC’s objectives; ensuring engagement with DNOs in a comparable way to other customer groups, covering the breadth of DCC programmes and using a variety of appropriate engagement channels and approaches. Expected Experience: • Lead engagement with senior representatives from DNOs as a key part of delivering strategy. • Measure effectiveness of activity, enabling regular reporting of outcomes achieved to senior management • Lead on joining our strategic customer engagement with DNOs, with ongoing operational engagement, ensuring that information is well shared, messaging is consistent and mutually reinforcing • Identify methods to improve transparency and drive DNO input into the transformation programme, giving DNOs a chance to shape outcomes • Ensure DNO views are translated for Executive and Board consideration as part of its decision making • Ensure we close the feedback loop with DNOs through timely responses to their feedback/concerns/issues, sharing a clear rationale for decisions, explaining how their views have informed our decision making, and where relevant why DCC has decided not to act upon feedback and input. • Advocate for DNOs within DCC, bringing their voice and perspective to programmes and DCC-wide conversations, ensuring that as the business grows and develops the voice of DNOs is represented. • Understand how DCC can support DNOs’ using DCC data and enable these capabilities to assist with their transition to be a Distribution System Operator (DSO). What's in it for you ? A competitive basic salary Annual Bonus 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave. The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice. Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more. Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology. Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform. Whilst this is currently a role working from home when times allow you will be expected to work from our London location with the possibility of working from home at least 1 day per week. You will get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You will be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we will provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you. ‘Apply now’ to complete our short application, so that we can find out more about you. Your application will be carefully considered where you will hear from us regarding progress and feedback on your application. The parent company, Capita Plc*, are a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. We’re supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We’re always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you’ll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. You’ll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

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