Innovation Portfolio Manager
Starting from £34,257
Up to 10% bonus
40 hour contract
Thorpe Park, Leeds
Why Work at NGN?
At Northern Gas Networks, we are a community. We provide a supportive and fun working environment in our spacious offices with onsite parking provided. We embrace creativity and innovation as well as offering a range of learning and development opportunities to progress your career.
Since we started operating in 2005, We have led the way as one of the most cost-efficient of the UK's eight gas distribution networks, reliably delivering gas to over 2.7 million homes and businesses.
Our 'dream' is to become the UK's most loved, admired and respected company, and we aim to do this through an empowered team that is 'mind-blowingly great!'
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
We value equality, diversity and inclusion at NGN and this is embedded in everything that we do. We will be delighted to hear from a diverse range of applicants, so we can continue to grow our mind-blowingly great team of people.
We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant, helping ex-services personnel back into employment, as well as being members of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and we are committed to delivering our 'Opportunity Action Plan' having signed the Social Mobility Pledge campaign, whereby we will establish our business as a 'force for good' in the communities that we serve.
If you require adjustments to support in your application, we want to hear about how we can help. Any applicants that require reasonable adjustments throughout the selection process/ further flexibility are able contact us directly to inform us of any additional support that is required.
If you require adjustments made to the standard interview process (e.g. a working interview or a different interview format) then please contact the Recruitment Team:
We are seeking an individual with a strong background to join this small, close-knit team. Reporting to the Head of Innovation, the Innovation Portfolio Manager will be exposed to all areas of the business. Ensuring that the varied portfolio of innovation projects is in compliance with strict internal and external governance.
Through active engagement with both internal and external stakeholders, the Innovation Portfolio Manager will ensure successful innovations are rolled out business-wide and deliver the planned benefits along with the support and guidance from the Head of Innovation.
The Innovation Portfolio Manager will promote and maintain a successful innovation culture within NGN. The Innovation Portfolio Manager will operate as gatekeeper and is responsible for ensuring that all projects being presented for review and subsequent decision making at the NGN Innovation Think Tank meet compliance needs.
Due to this, there is ample opportunity for self-development and there is certainly never a dull day!
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
What we Offer You:
Our values are at the heart of what we do. In addition to your key responsibilities, you will incorporate these into the daily life of your role.