Early Careers Manager | NGP Careers

Early Careers Manager

Full Time – UK

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is a global energy procurement consultant and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts; negotiate contracts with energy suppliers; introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check, and analyse invoices; and calculate organisations’ GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their net zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

The opportunity

This role is brand new to NGP and we are looking for an Early Careers Manager to manage our Early Career Channels. You will be responsible for delivering exceptional candidate and client experience for all candidates and hiring managers involved in early careers recruitment. As this is a new role, you will have a hands-on approach and will play a key role in ensuring the smooth running of early careers initiatives including: attraction and marketing, virtual assessment days, onboarding, and data monitoring.

What exactly will you do?

  • Liaising with both internal and external key stakeholders to understand business challenges to help develop a clear Early Careers strategy
  • Working closely with the business leaders, recruitment, people team and CSR to ensure that NGP implements Early Careers programmes that are inclusive and aligned to our future business needs
  • Undertaking talent reviews across the various businesses to determine key skill gaps and developing clear strategies on how to attract the talent required
  • Working with the People team to optimise recruitment activities specifically for students, apprentices and graduates with the aim of maintaining a pipeline of talent
  • Establishing new strategic partnerships with selected schools, colleges, universities, and other selected institutions.
  • Working with other partners within the company to design and deliver the company’s Graduate, Internship, Apprenticeship and Work Experience programmes.
  • Identifying and communicating the latest developments and trends in education including course structures, funding models and business engagement opportunities
  • Maintaining management information and metrics and managing the Early Careers budget
  • Accountable for the spending of the apprenticeships levy
  • Supporting external communications raising NGP’s profile in the Early Careers community as a valuable partner and an employer of choice

What we’re looking for

  • Experienced in early careers development
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with people across a wide range of disciplines, teams, functions, and levels
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross functionally
  • Self-starter with the ability to drive execution with minimal direction
  • Ability to influence and bring people together in a collaborative manner
  • Results driven, with ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Data-driven with the ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to present options and demonstrate value, see patterns and trends, and anticipate upcoming needs
  • High emotional intelligence and resiliency.
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-moving environment and juggle multiple competing demands and establish priorities in a highly dynamic environment while providing continual attention to detail
  • Creative and strategic thinker with knowledge of strategy development and implementation

What’s in it for you?

  • Negotiable base salary (£38,000 – £42,000 DoE) + Annual Performance Bonus
  • Work-life balance: No late finishes, keep your plans with friends and family
  • Career growth: We enjoy promoting from within!
  • Unrivalled perks (including but not limited to):
  • 23 days annual leave + public holidays
  • Full month of December off (fully paid)
  • Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts and access to 1:1 sessions with our in-house Health & Wellbeing team
  • Company parties and retreats abroad

Apply now

You must have evidence of the right to work in the country you are applying. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a criminal record check and/or credit check. This will be confirmed to you during the recruitment process accordingly. We have a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the policy can be requested prior to your application should you wish.

t:  0191 478 9504
e:  changeyourlife@ngpltd.co.uk

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time. We welcome people to apply again after a period of 6 months.

  • If you are interested in the role, please submit your details and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!