Head of Technical Delivery

Competitive salary plus excellent company benefits

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Why choose us? 

Choosing to work for SMS means choosing to make a difference. We are changing how businesses and consumers use energy for the better, helping achieve a greener, sustainable, and more affordable energy system for everyone. Through our range of innovative energy solutions, we are delivering the future of smart energy – working closely with private and public sector partners we are playing a critical role in transforming and decarbonising the UK economy by 2050.  


What's in it for you? 

  • 25 personal holiday days per year (with additional 8 public holidays) increasing to 30 personal days after 5 years of service (includes options to buy and sell) 
  • Hybrid working options. 
  • Enhanced Maternity leave. Paternity and Adoption leave. 
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee assistance service. 
  • Medicash health plan offers a wide variety of benefits from cashback on everyday healthcare treatments like optical, dental and physio treatments. Discounted gym memberships and free 24/7 online GP. 
  • Access to our Share Incentive Plan which allows you to become a shareholder in a tax-efficient way and benefit from the success of the company 
  • Life Insurance (4 x annual salary) 
  • Pension matching scheme
  • Developing our people is important to us - we support and encourage development by offering internal and external accredited courses, secondments and study support. 


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What's the role?

At SMS plc, within our Home Energy Solutions Division, we are in a start-up phase, looking to bring to market a range of energy solutions to domestic customers in the UK through a variety of channels. We want to be the UK’s No.1 partner for the development, deployment, and management of Home Energy Solutions. Providing turnkey solutions, financing, quality delivery, data, and flexibility services. We have ambitious plans to grow the business to offer Customers the best products, customer journey, and support. The team is passionate, motivated, and hard-working and we are looking for our next team member, a Head of Technical Delivery.

SMS currently have UK offices in Glasgow, Cardiff, Doncaster, Bolton and Newmarket. We are able to consider candidates for this role so long as you would be within a commutable distance to one of these sites. This role is offered on a hybrid working basis, with 2 days a week in office and 3 at home as a rough guideline.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement the delivery growth strategy.
  • Develop and grow the technical team as the team expands.
  • Oversee the implementation of new propositions and products.
  • Oversee technical and design compliance for all renewables solutions.
  • Develop / implement / govern technical ways of working in technical department.
  • Manage a technical team across regional hubs.Support the scaling and growth of technical team to meet our sales targets. 
  • Oversee continuous improvement in design processes and technical standards.
  • Support the development of future business opportunities and value streams.
  • Create and document processes and ways of working.
  • Any other duties as required.


To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

  • Required: A Degree or an equivalent level of qualification in Engineering or related discipline. Electrical Engineering degree is highly desirable.
  • Desirable: Any training certificates or qualifications related to the design, and installation of Solar, PV, EV Charging or other renewable technologies.
  • Desirable: Training in 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.
  • Technical expertise in energy solutions and be capable of working with external and internal delivery partners.
  • Experience of developing and delivering technical training for installers, sales, and aftersales teams.
  • Excellent leadership and influencing capabilities.
  • Experience of leading and working within a fast-paced multi-disciplined team.
  • Excellent commercial acumen and experience of managing supply chain forinstallation partners.
  • The ability to communicate well with senior stakeholders both written and oral form.
  • Experience managing internal and third-party contractual requirements and SLA’s.
  • Experience of managing a multi-faceted delivery model whilst delivery of a first-class safety record.










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