We are seeking a Head of IoT Technology to join our Corporate/Intelligent Buildings team.
Location: Redditch/Cobalt/ UK home-based
The primary responsibility of the role is to work closely with senior members of the technology team, to design and evolve our intelligent building platform. This position needs to ensure that the product is aligned with both our customer requirements and internally with the business objectives from the Marketing and Sales functions.
You will have extensive experience in designing and developing solutions using the latest and emerging technologies. Familiarity with using the Tridum Niagara platform is a key requirement. You will have proven and demonstrable experience of Building Management Software Experience coupled with a genuine interest in development technologies.
Leading and working within a close team environment is crucial to the success of this role as well as the confidence to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical colleagues and customers. The ability to work collaboratively in an open environment combined with the willingness for flexibility and adaptability to project specific requirements is also very important.
This is a highly visible and exciting part of our business. The capability to demonstrate sound commercial acumen with outstanding technical skills to ensure strong effectiveness with both new and existing customers and internal colleagues is a key requirement.
To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utilitywise is a high paced, high growth business that exists to support businesses of all shapes and sizes with their utility needs, be they simple or complex, by connecting our customers with the very best products and services in the market. Over the past ten years, Utilitywise has grown from a fledgling business to one that now supports tens of thousands of businesses across the UK and Ireland, and into Europe. From simply securing a great energy deals via our unrivalled relationships with suppliers, through to intelligent technology solutions, compliance expertise and innovative procurement services we can help businesses to save time, effort and money so they can focus on doing what they do best.
Our mission never stops however, and we are constantly exploring new ways to grow our business and deliver for customers with unique and differentiated propositions and channels.
The Group operates from its headquarters at Cobalt Business Park in North Tyneside and currently employs approximately 1,600 staff across its operations.
Utilitywise was founded in 2006 as an energy procurement service provider for UK businesses. It has since grown and is now an established independent energy procurement and energy management business, it listed on the AIM market in 2012.
The Company negotiates rates with energy suppliers on behalf of business customers, provides an account care service and offers a range of products and services designed to help customers manage their energy consumption. Customers are based throughout the UK and in the Republic of Ireland, across a variety of industry sectors and the public sector, and range in size from small single site customers to large multi-site customers. In total Utilitywise has c.38,000 customers split across the two divisions; enterprise and corporate.
The Group has achieved strong revenue growth to date, seeing revenues rise from £11.7m in the financial year ended 31 July 2011 to £84.5m at financial year end July 2016. This is a result of strong like-for-like growth and the acquisitions of Clouds Environmental Consultancy, Aqua Veritas Consulting, Energy Information Centre and t-mac Technologies. Adjusted profit before tax rose from £16.7m in 2015 to £18.3m in 2016. Utilitywise has enjoyed in excess of 20% revenue growth year on year.
As the Group seeks to expand further, it has strengthened its already robust management team with the appointments of Brendan Flattery as CEO in October 2016 and the appointment of Richard Laker as CFO in January 2017.
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