Vacancies

We’re undergoing an exciting period of change and growth at OPSS, and there’s never been a better time to join us. Below you can find our current vacancies, which are updated regularly.

The Energy Supply Team sits within the wider Energy & Product Enforcement Directorate. The Directorate is responsible for a range of environmental regulations, alongside product safety, and are developing a coordinated approach to product compliance. We are working towards providing a regulatory environment in which businesses have the confidence to invest and grow, and citizens and communities are accurately protected. We do this by taking a risk-based and proportionate approach to our activities and by operating under The Regulators’ Code.

Energy Supply has responsibility for legislation covering Gas and Electricity Meters and enforcement of legislation covering Heat Networks, Alternative Fuels Infrastructure, Fuel Labelling and Electric Vehicle Smart Charge Points.

About the Role

We are looking for a Trainee Metering Engineer to support our metering work and provide technical support across the Energy Supply team.

In this role you will work closely with teams across the Office to support our strategic objectives.

You will support businesses to ensure compliance and consumer confidence in the accuracy of their utility meters. Further information can be found on our website:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/gas-and-electricity-meter-regulations.

About the Team

The OPSS Intelligence Unit is responsible for understanding the risk posed by unsafe and non-compliant products to the UK consumer. OPSS works to protect consumers from unsafe products and support businesses through effective regulation. The Unit is integral to building the Office’s knowledge base for effective decision-making. We are seeking an intelligence researcher who can add to the diversity and scope of the Unit to help embed our intelligence capability supporting both operational and strategic Intelligence.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior analyst to be an integral part of the team with the key purpose of consumer safety!

About you and the role

The individual will be confident, collaborative and able to establish customer need to design, manage and deliver analytical projects. You will play a pivotal role in the publication of the annual Strategic Assessment.

The chosen individual will help champion intelligence analysis inside the Office by:

• Working with customers to identify how intelligence analysis can add value.

• Continuing to develop your own analytical skill and those of your colleagues.

• Adopting an innovative approach to presenting analysis and data to for a productive outcome.