Head of Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

  • SGN
  • Hybrid (South East, UK)
  • Jul 01, 2024
Full time Business Development Management Hydrogen

Job Description

Head of Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

Location: Scotland / Southern England

Salary: Personal contract

Perks & Benefits: Competitive pension scheme – Enhanced maternity/paternity pay – Life assurance – HolidayPlus – Cycle2work Scheme & more

Reference: REQ3982

Do you want to be a part of an innovative and supportive team, where there are great opportunities for career progression and development?

At SGN we are pioneering the future of our industry with the Future of Energy directorate, aimed at navigating the transition to a green future and ensuring we are at the forefront of UK energy delivery and UK decarbonisation. You will be responsible for the strategic development and implementation of the role hydrogen can play in the UKs future energy system. You will be building investable projects capable of securing funding to drive this implementation and support the UK’s decarbonisation and Net Zero targets. 

I help to keep people safe and warm by…

  • Leading the development of new hydrogen infrastructure opportunities, including technical, commercial, regulatory and stakeholder activities associated with project development.
  • Developing the Future of Energy GD3 submission for hydrogen and whole systems approaches to decarbonisation.
  • Engaging and influencing key stakeholders within industry and Government, supporting the development of key projects and ensuring stakeholders recognise the need and support the project needs case.
  • Developing the hydrogen infrastructure development organisation plan and processes, ensuring projects are delivered on time, to a high quality and within budget.
  • Leading the development of the hydrogen blending programme for SGN and ensuring we remain at the forefront of UK hydrogen blending.
  • Supporting the use of other net zero technologies that complement hydrogen in the context of decarbonising the UK gas grid.

What you’ll need

  • A passion to support the use of hydrogen and contribute to the transformation of the UK’s energy system, shaping the future and making a difference.
  • Degree-qualified with proven experience in a project development or infrastructure delivery role.
  • You have a great understanding of the energy system and infrastructure with particular focus on hydrogen in a whole systems context
  • You have excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • You’re a great communicator, both written and verbal, with the confidence to deliver information to an Executive team
  • A strategic thinker with a very analytical approach to problem solving
  • You have proven experience with project management and have led teams to successful delivery of large complex projects
  • Great commercial acumen, identifying opportunities for growth and value creation

If you don’t have all the qualifications, we would still love to hear from you… we provide our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to learning tools to help you acquire the skills needed to excel in our environment.

Why SGN?

SGN is currently paving the way in cutting-edge research and development towards a net zero energy system. We’re on a journey to transform the future of gas, and we think outside the box – futuristic technologies and robotics are leading our innovation so that we can strive everyday to make the world a better place and look after each other, and our customers’ safety. Be part of something big and make a difference today!

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Here’s what we offer you

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