Commercial Policy Manager



As the Commercial Policy Manager, you’ll provide commercial oversight and management of all distribution commercial policies & strategies (>£1.2bn offers p.a. across all voltages) in a rapidly evolving landscape. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your commercial skills and experience within the electricity distribution industry.


What you’ll be doing

  • Manage a multi-functional cross discipline commercial policy team, with responsibility for ensuring policy, processes & governance. Capture, resolve and communicate solutions to key emerging commercial challenges, alongside traditional network commercial challenges.
  • Lead the development of key commercial policies and methodologies, spanning £1.2bn of connection offer activity, ensuring timely delivery, communication, and governance.
  • Lead on embedding regulatory changes, rapidly changing regional policies, and other key emerging issues.
  • Manage delivery of relevant regulatory commitments & incentive performance (Ca. £2m p.a.)
  • Develop & implement a Contract Database for >4000 agreements / contracts, managing associated liabilities and obligations and providing visibility to aid network planning and operation.
  • Lead and negotiate commercial terms for bespoke contracts / agreements (value of £50m-£100m by 2028)
  • Undertake role of Distribution Connection Use of System (DCUSA) Agreement Contract Manager, delegating responsibility as required to ensure licence compliance and protect & improve the company’s commercial and revenue interests in relation to proposed Change Proposals.
  • Manage relevant government/industry groups to protect & improve the company’s commercial & revenue interests


What you’ll bring

  • Advanced knowledge and experience of contracts and commercial terms
  • Experience of engaging with stakeholders in a regulated environment
  • A track record of delivery, ideally in a relevant area of activity
  • An understanding of effective partnership working with other utilities and organisations
  • High level business planning, financial awareness and strategic thinking;
  • Effective at leading and managing change in a complex environment and creating a culture of engagement and positivity
  • Excellent written and oral communication, and persuasive skills;
  • High impact influencing skills;
  • High level analytical skills and advanced mathematical abilities.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage a very diverse and demanding workload;


Organization ScottishPower
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Commercial Policy Manager
Job Location Glasgow,UK
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2024-03-18 2:58 pm
Expires on 2024-08-22