Registration Administrator - Fixed Term Contract
Crawley, Energy House
Fixed term Contract (9-12months)
£24,000 - Plus benefits and bonus
All applications will be reviewed after the closing date
We also offer :
Annual leave 25 days
Personal Pension Plan – Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (UK Power Networks will make a corresponding contribution of 8% or 10%)
Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
Tax efficient benefits: cycle to work scheme
Season ticket loan
Occupational Health support
Switched On – scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres
Discounted access to sports and social clubs
Employee Assistance Programme.
To deliver the Registration Service (MPAS) and to improve address and registration data quality, acting as the lead business analyst in one more aspects of Registration activities.
There are three MPAS services with a total of 8.5 million metering points (MPAN)s, 200+ (Central Volume Allocation) CVA meters record the 80,000 GWh/annum of electricity that enters our distribution system, in addition each year there are 100,000+ address updates required together with 20,000+ logical disconnection requests and 45,000+ Idle Service Safety Inspections. The national electricity trading and settlement to the value of £10bn is dependent upon the quality and availability of the Registration Service. Additionally the team leads UK Power Network’s relationship with the wider industry settlement and registration governance arrangements.
Principal Accountabilities:Deliver the Registration Service and the MPAS systems effectively and efficiently in accordance with UK Power Network Licence Obligations, the Retail Energy Code, and the Balancing and Settlement Code. Provide MPAS and address quality technical expertise to internal and external stakeholders, including Energy Suppliers, Ofgem representatives, the Data Communications Company (DCC) and assurance parties appointed. Maintain the daily logs ensuring that routine processes are completed as required (daily checks, mismatches, Grid Supply Point (GSP) aggregations, etc.). Implement a programme of improving MPAS address data quality and linking addresses to national address data sets and support Income Management in undertaking data quality improvements as required. Deliver the Logical Disconnection and Line Loss Factor Code processes in accordance with the obligations set in the Balancing and Settlement Code. Investigate registration data anomalies identifying and addressing root causes of issues, ensuring effective corrective solutions are determined and action is taken. Taking a lead role in managing external audits of the Registration team activities and systems
Act as the lead business analyst in one or more of the following specialist areas: Delivering the UK Power Networks Central Volume Allocation (CVA) registration and data integrity function with Central Data Collection Agent (CDCA) and Meter Operator Agents (MOAs) on meter technical details, aggregation rules and estimation to fulfil our Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) obligations. Delivering MPAS and address quality reporting to meet the industry regulator Ofgem, industry and internal deadlines working with others to develop new reports to improve data quality and meet new internal and external reporting requirements. Testing and implementing software changes to UK Power Networks’ MPAS, Address Data Quality Management (ADQM), Central Address Base (CAB) and GSP IT systems.
Manage the internal review process of the Retail Energy Code, Elexon, and other industry proposed changes affecting Income Management. Work closely with the Regulation Team, Income Management and others teams to prepare the UKPN response to industry change proposals. Contribute to the development of effective and efficient systems and processes (including training) maintaining process documentation in compliance with company standards and ISO 9001 compliance. Work with the other members of the Registration team to provide an integrated, cohesive unit offering total flexibility to fulfil business, regulatory and industry initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:A minimum of five GCSE’s Graded A* to C (including English and mathematics), or equivalent qualifications (such as the English Baccalaureate). Experience of establishing and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders/customers. Numerate with good attention to detail. Experienced in producing concise and accurate reports and papers. Good communicator able to able to concisely articulate problems and solutions in written and oral form.
Nature and Scope:
The job holder is required to work with other team members on a range of different registration and address data management activities to provide the UK Power Networks registration services and to improve the quality of data. The job holder will produce reports, handle electricity supplier enquires and update address details using their experience and judgement to make decisions. Where the issue is complex or unfamiliar the job holder will collect and collate all of the available information and seek guidance from the Registration Manager.
The job holder will need to have a good understanding of the settlement and commercial drivers acting on UK Power Networks and the implications for registration. Monthly and weekly programmes of work will be organised at team level and assigned to the job holder within this framework they will need to organise their own work schedule which will involve adequate planning on their part to ensure that best use of their time is made.
The job holder will lead on a number of the Registration team’s activities as delegated by the Registration Manager acting as the team’s in-house expert on aspects of the Registration Service.
The job holder will be required to liaise with established internal and external contacts to source data and to resolve queries. The job holder will need to identify when external parties are not responding within appropriate timescales and escalate this to the Registration Manager.
Health & Safety Responsibilities
Managers and supervisors carry both legal and company responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of their employees, those under their control and those who might be affected by the work undertaken, i.e. public, visitors and employees of other organisations. This includes briefing individuals working for them and ensuring there is the necessary understanding, competence and application of requirements to work safely and without harming the environment.
Employees will ensure they fully understand the health and safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels. Similarly where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees will understand those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied.
Employees need to be aware that for some craft and operational roles that work at height, or use fall arrest devices, there is an upper weight limit of 116Kg due to maximum safe working load of the safety equipment that is used.
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