Project Coordinator

£21,255 plus excellent benefits package
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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 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 (up to 5% of salary)
  • 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?

Working as part of an established team you will be responsible for the delivery of timely feasibility studies, utility disconnections, new connections and diversions. The role involves working closely with the department engineers and managers as well as statutory utilities, independent connection providers, asset owners and energy suppliers to ensure cost-effective utility connections within set deadlines. The role also involves the administration and progression of all relevant issues involved in this process, including co-ordination/liaison with the customer and other members of the customers design team.

As the role and workload broadens it will play a significant part in the role out of SMS offerings in terms of electric vehicle (EV) solutions, CaRe products 9carbon reduction) and grid scale BESS (large battery energy storage schemes).This is an ideal opportunity for someone to step into a department at the heart of SMS’s plans to grow into all the above sectors.

Work Schedule - Hybrid working Monday to Friday


Key responsibilities:


  • Communicating with utility personnel to ensure timely and cost-effective connections.
  • Communicating / liaising with clients / utilities to identify and resolve problem areas.
  • To work alongside Engineers / Projects Team Leader / Project Co-ordinators to provide a quality service to clients, within necessary deadlines.
  • Data – Entry and maintenance of relevant project databases / spreadsheets.
  • Production and up-keep of work-related spreadsheets / reports.
  • Dealing with incoming data (via post, fax etc.) and processing internal enquiries
  • Providing day-day administrative duties (filing, referencing, word processing etc).
  • Attending client meetings as and when required.
  • Any other duties as required by the local management team.
  • Alongside the Engineer, assess quotation costs and recommend the most effective solution.
  • Ensure invoicing is processed in a timely manner.
  • Completing and issuing utility updates to the customer.
  • Attend site meetings / client meetings with engineer when necessary.
  • Excellent Project Management skills (ensuring all information is captured through project databases).
  • Assisting in the production of customer fee proposals.
  • Complete draft feasibility studies for engineering approval.


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


  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics
  • Ability to organize and priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Packages 







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