Procurement Manager

Join Zenobē as a Procurement Manager in London. Help shape the future of EV Charging Infrastructure Projects. Collaborate with a growing team to accelerate the shift to zero carbon power.

London, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   101-250   26 days ago

About Zenobē

Company Overview

Zenobē Energy Limited

London, United Kingdom


Business Model

Renewable Energy, specifically in battery storage and electric vehicle fleet electrification

Providing battery storage solutions, fleet electrification, and associated infrastructure

Financing and managing large-scale battery storage and electric vehicle infrastructure projects

Locations & Geography

United Kingdom 🇬🇧, Australia 🇦🇺, New Zealand 🇳🇿, and Benelux

Company Culture

Committed to driving the transition to a renewable energy future through innovative battery storage and electrification solutions

Focuses on innovation and sustainability, fostering a collaborative and forward-thinking atmosphere

Offers numerous opportunities for professional growth within the evolving energy sector

Activities & Projects

Notable projects include electrification of bus fleets in Nottingham and Oxford, and construction of the Kilmarnock South battery storage site in Scotland.

Zenobē is advancing renewable energy integration with projects like their battery storage solutions that reduce energy waste from renewable sources.

Investment in sustainable transport solutions and battery recycling initiatives to enhance environmental sustainability.

Career Opportunities

Roles typically available in engineering, project management, and business development focused on renewable energy sectors.

Offers competitive benefits including professional development opportunities, health insurance, and flexible working arrangements.

Contact Information

LinkedIn: Zenobē Energy
Twitter: @Zenobe_Energy

Careers at Zenobē

Our goal is to make clean power accessible, to accelerate the shift to zero carbon power and transport.

We’re building and operating the world’s most sophisticated battery systems to enable the uptake of more renewable power and accelerating fleet electrification, de-risking the transition to zero-emission transport at scale. We’ve been consistently innovative since we were founded in 2017, achieving major industry firsts and using proprietary software and data analysis to optimise operational performance for our customers. At the end of their life, we repurpose electric vehicle batteries to provide clean power at depots, on construction sites and film sets.

Today we have 730 MW of grid scale battery storage operational and under construction and are the largest owner and operator of EV buses in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, supporting over 1,000 electric vehicles worldwide. In our first five years we have raised nearly £1.8 billion in funding and have expanded into other markets such as the US. Our rapidly growing company is looking for highly talented and motivated people to join us.

The Opportunity

Zenobē is looking to hire an experienced Procurement Manager to help deliver our growing international portfolio of EV Charging Infrastructure Projects. The role will play an integral part of the growing Procurement Team and support in shaping its future way of working to deliver on Zenobē’s growth plans. The candidate should be comfortable supporting multiple live projects internationally, and flexible in supporting the wider business needs as required.

The primary focus of the role with be leading in sourcing and negotiating contracts for EV categories (including EV chargers, balance of plant civils/electrical construction & transformers), as well as development of procurement strategies. While the main focus of role will be on our EV business unit, opportunities to support to our BESS business unit may be available.

It is preferred that the candidate can work from Zenobē’s head office in London (and on a hybrid basis from home).

A Taste of the Day to Day

  • Reporting functionally into the Head of Procurement.
  • Responsible for leading the development of procurement strategies.
  • Sourcing & negotiating contracts across multiple categories.
  • Lead development and negotiation of key strategic framework agreements across the business.
  • Support and help lead central procurement initiatives, including reviewing and developing new processes and procedures & improving on existing ones.
  • Support improvement initiatives on Zenobē’s existing contractual forms.
  • Support in building a culture of lessons learned being taken from the construction phase into upcoming development projects.
  • Support in developing SRM strategy across the business.
  • Develop and maintain good business relationships with new and existing contractors & internal and external stakeholders.
  • Onboarding and due diligence of new and existing suppliers.
  • Support in contract management phase as required.

What We’re Looking For

We realise that certain groups of people are less likely to apply for a role if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. To be absolutely clear: if you like the look of this job and think you could do it well, we encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience. Above all, Zenobē is looking for collaborative, flexible, empathetic people who are interested in creating and promoting practical routes to a zero carbon world.

  • 5 Years’ + experience in Procurement/Commercial/Contracts management with relevant qualifications (e.g BSc QS, RICS, CIPS) preferred.
  • The preferred candidate will hold relevant experience in the construction of battery energy storage system assets and/or other generation or infrastructure assets.
  • Project experience on a multi-contracting basis.
  • Experience with framework agreements, NEC and other forms of contract.
  • Experienced in full end-to-end procurement and contract management, including formalising strategies, SRM, sourcing, negotiation, claims, variation and cost management.
  • A genuine passion for renewable energy.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional teams (legal, engineering, construction, finance, etc).
  • Experience in developing and rolling out new procurement processes & procedures across a business.

Working at Zenobē

We’re passionate about sustainability and are proud to offer Team Zenobē a pioneering and collaborative working environment. We encourage our people to take ownership of their career progression and celebrate those that can think outside the box.

If you’d like to join our community of likeminded people hit the apply button now, we’d love to hear from you!

What We Offer

Charge your career at Zenobē and receive

  • Up to 25% annual bonus for being awesome
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • £1500 training budget per year, to ensure you grow as we do
  • EV Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Pension scheme, up to 8% matched contributions
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Cash back health plan
  • Plus more

Lots of our people work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexitime and hybrid working. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but please talk to us about the flexibility you need and let’s see how we can make it work.

Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Our people are our strongest asset and the key determinant of our success, and we value a range of skillsets and perspectives. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. We work to provide equal opportunities and an inclusive work environment, where everyone is fairly treated in the application process and through their career at Zenobē. If there are any adjustments that would help improve your experience with Zenobē, please let us know when you apply.

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About the role

May 01, 2024

Full Time


Oct 30, 2024


London, United Kingdom

5+ years


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