Energetik is looking for a candidate to join its board of directors in a non-executive capacity. The candidate will provide oversight and independent expertise, preferably from the heat network industry, and will support the company to build on its achievements to date, contributing to and helping to shape company strategy and future growth plans
Term of Appointment
Three years, reviewed annually.
£6,000 inclusive of all expenses.
Four to six meetings per year, based in London or via teleconference.
Full role description available to download at the bottom of this page.
What is Energetik?
Enfield Council has established its own energy company to provide reliable, affordable and very low-carbon energy whilst providing excellent service to its customers. Energetik has an ambitious business plan which is to supply thousands of homes and businesses across North London with heating and hot water.
As a local energy company, our Vision is to revolutionise the heat industry and be the supplier to trust.
As a business we value being able to provide:
- Low carbon, affordable heat and hot water
- High quality customer service
- Environmental benefits through carbon savings and air quality improvements
Energetik intends to be an exemplar heat network business in the UK, delivering significant economic, environmental and social benefits for residents and businesses. It encompasses major development and regeneration works and will become a prominent part of the borough’s identity; supporting the local, regional and national climate emergency plans by reducing its carbon footprint and helping make Enfield a better place to live, work and visit.
Launched at City Hall in 2014, the Company has quickly developed a good reputation in the industry as an example of best practice., Now serving over 300 customers, it is poised to increase this number significantly over the coming years, as it commences the build of its main strategic scale heat network at Meridian Water.
Recently the company was presented with two awards at the ADE’s annual event in 2019 including the domestic and project of the year awards. Additionally, the company’s project manager was given the industry champion award for services to the heat network industry, working tirelessly to improve standards across heat network developments. The company has hosted visits from senior delegations to its energy centre, including the Chairman and now CEO of OFGEM, senior officers from BEIS and the ADE. It also hosts visits from customers, providing a forum for questions and answers.
What do Energetik need from a Non-Executive Director?
We are seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Director to support the Board, help to build on our achievements to date and contribute to driving and shaping our future growth plans. With strong strategic and leadership skills, candidates should have experience of operating at strategic board level, scrutinising financial and operational performance information and have decentralised energy expertise via a legal, commercial, financial or customer service background.
The role will involve collaboration with other board members on strategy and business growth through four to six meetings per year, which will be held in London (or via on-line conference facilities). Ideal candidates will have industry experience, exceptional communication skills and bring a broad range of business experience, including a track record of delivering growth.
Candidates must be comfortable engaging and influencing at board level and be fully committed to ensuring that we achieve our vision and deliver our business plan priorities. To this end we are looking for individuals who have at least two of the following key skills and experience:
- Technical knowledge of the decentralised energy market, preferably with practical experience of district / community energy;
- Political awareness and ability to effectively engage with politicians, senior managers and other local authorities;
- Legal, finance or contract background;
- Led successful consumer engagement strategies and / or projects;
- Have at least 3 years working at Board level or in a high-profile strategic capacity.
Please submit applications to Jayne Clare, Managing Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about Energetik: www.energetik.london