Operations Manager (Data Validation)

Lead the fuelling & sustainability team in London as Operations Manager (Data Validation).

London, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   501-1000   GBP 46k–48k   40 days ago

Ofgem administers a wide portfolio of environmental schemes, such as the Renewables Obligation (RO); Non-Domestic RHI (NI and GB); Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) and, Domestic RHI (GB). As part of the administration of these schemes, we are tasked with the assessment of a high volume of complex and technical fuelling and sustainability data in order to verify scheme eligibility and associated claims across the schemes. This role focuses on the delivery of the fuelling & sustainability team, with a specific focus on biomass sustainability, and will allow for the successful candidate to play a key role in supporting the delivery of renewable energy schemes administered by Ofgem.

Job description

In this role, you will be responsible for liaising with the operators of fuelled generating stations to ensure that renewable and sustainable fuels are accounted for accurately; and for maintaining associated processes in the context of evolving government policy and legislation. You will be responsible for leading teams, ensuring the end-end operational delivery of the associated fuelling and sustainability processes and lead on complex work packages and case reviews. Further you will engage with and undertake work on behalf of the Low Carbon Contract Company in respect of the Contract for Difference scheme. The role focuses specifically on the key outputs and deliverables below.

Person specification


  • Expertise in the area of fuelling processes and biomass sustainability and their application to renewable technologies (Lead).
  • Proven experience of leading teams to deliver target-based results, including experience in performance management of staff and teams.
  • Experience of managing risk and controls.
  • Significant experience in robust decision-making.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders.


  • Engineering background with knowledge and experience across renewable technologies utilising biomass.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Managing a Quality Service

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Please refer to the Candidate Pack attached for full details.


Alongside your salary of £45,614, OFGEM contributes £12,315 towards you being a member of the Civil Service Defined Benefit Pension scheme. Find out what benefits a Civil Service Pension provides.

Ofgem can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes; up to 30 days annual leave. Excellent training and development opportunities. The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements which include a valuable range of benefits. Flexible working hours and family friendly policies. Interest free season ticket loan.

Things you need to know

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles (opens in a new window), and will assess your Behaviours, Experience and Technical skills.

When you press the ‘Apply now’ button, you will be asked to complete personal details (not seen by the sift panel), your career history and qualifications.

You will then be asked to provide a 1250 word ‘personal statement’ evidencing how you meet the essential and desirable criteria listed in the role profile. Please ensure you demonstrate clearly, within your personal statement, how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria.

Please refer to the Candidate Pack attached for full details.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.


Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check (opens in a new window).

See our vetting charter (opens in a new window).

People working with government assets must complete baseline personnel security standard (opens in new window) checks.

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities with settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) (opens in a new window)
  • nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities who have made a valid application for settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • individuals with limited leave to remain or indefinite leave to remain who were eligible to apply for EUSS on or before 31 December 2020
  • Turkish nationals, and certain family members of Turkish nationals, who have accrued the right to work in the Civil Service

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Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code (opens in a new window) sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles (opens in a new window).

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

The Civil Service also offers a Redeployment Interview Scheme to civil servants who are at risk of redundancy, and who meet the minimum requirements for the advertised vacancy.

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About the role

Jun 12, 2024

Full Time


Dec 11, 2024


GBP 46k–48k


London, United Kingdom



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