Full-Time

Senior Project Manager

Posted on 5/28/2024

Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides 100% renewable electricity solutions

Data & Analytics
Energy

Senior

Manchester, UK

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Proven experience in digital project management.
  • Excellent prioritisation and decision-making skills.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and facilitating discussions to achieve consensus.
  • Solid understanding of technical concepts and ability to interface effectively with technical teams.
  • Experience in partner/client facing roles.
  • Ability to manage and report to senior stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse and report on project metrics, and use insights to identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated leadership in driving change and innovation in project management practices.
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Comfortable navigating a fast-paced workplace, with a bias towards action and willingness to get stuck in and learn.
Responsibilities
  • Gather required integration information and make priority suggestions.
  • Engage in collaborative discussions to gather diverse perspectives, drive conclusions and clearly communicate priorities to all team members.
  • Align integration scope with established standards and ensure satisfaction of relevant Tech Leads and Product Leads before committing to scope.
  • Support the discovery process, fostering cross-team collaboration and defining clear, well documented, project scope.
  • Define accountable teams by identifying their responsibilities and set clear, collaborative target dates and well sequenced milestones.
  • Conduct regular, well prepared cross-team meetings (including with manufacturers) to review timelines, address issues, and answer questions.
  • Advocate for the team’s preferred position in manufacturer discussions.
  • Report delivery progress regularly through, and organise regular team catch-ups.
  • Establish clear success criteria for integration testing stages.
  • Work with clients to source testers and collate succinct testing feedback for visibility across teams.
  • Support the client in transitioning the integration to “live” status ready for mass market.
  • Create client-facing documentation explaining integration functionality for internal use.
  • Collaborate with delivery teams to ensure clients create end-user documentation.
  • Maintain regular touchpoints with manufacturers, adjusting frequency as integrations mature.
  • Triage and prioritise integration issues and communicate these clearly to the wider product team.
  • Ensure manufacturers are updated with product changes and ensure they follow a defined support process.
  • Conduct project retrospectives after integrations are complete to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Own and evolve integration KPIs, and explore creative solutions for improving them.
  • Provide regular updates on integration progress, risks, and blockers, escalating when necessary.
  • Identify hiring requirements across the program and escalate as needed.
  • Collaboratively define and report on integration team KPIs, along with plans of action for improvement.

Octopus Energy provides 100% renewable electricity sourced from solar, wind, and water, offering smart tariffs for smart meters, including intelligent electric vehicle charging and off-peak electricity options. The company is dedicated to advancing transformative technologies to drive renewable energy adoption and reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

$2.5B

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

1%
INACTIVE