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Senior Engineer - Gas

London, Glasgow and Cardiff
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1 Nov 2021

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Senior Engineer - Gas
London: £46,250-£58,324

Glasgow/Cardiff: £43,650-£54,145

Ofgem works on behalf of energy consumers to ensure that every household and business in the UK can rely on a safe, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy supply. We are playing a vital part in accelerating the transition to Net Zero and a carbon neutral energy system - a goal that everyone wants to achieve. Whatever your role, you’ll be playing your part in creating new energy solutions that are great for customers, and great for the environment.

We offer a diverse range of flexible working career opportunities: roles that are stimulating and rewarding, where you can get involved in ground-breaking work. And it’s important to us that we recruit from a wide range of professional and personal backgrounds – bringing different perspectives and experiences to our work.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced gas network engineer to play an involved role in the regulation of the gas system and to offer expert technical advice on innovations such as the introduction of hydrogen into the network, and how effective regulation can support the transition to a net zero supply. You’ll be directly involved in the implementation and planning of the gas price controls, working closely with our policy teams to identify how we can best influence behaviours and outcomes.

We expect that you’ll hold a degree in a relevant engineering discipline or have developed significant expertise through industry experience. This is likely to have included gas transmission, distribution or network or system operations, system design and planning, asset management, performance and quality of service issues. You should be comfortable working with both quantitative and qualitative analysis, and it’s important that you offer highly developed communication skills, in writing and in person, and that you can bring complex, technical subject matter to life for different audiences.

Ofgem is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of open and fair competition, merit and business need.

Ofgem can offer you a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:

·         Up to 30 days’ annual leave

·         Excellent training and development opportunities

·         The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, which include a valuable range of benefits

·         Flexible working hours and family friendly policies

·         Subsidised gym

·         Interest free season ticket loan

·         Rental deposit scheme

·         Perkbox (staff discount scheme)

·         Employee Wellbeing Programme.

To apply, please click on the Apply button.


We are a diverse and vibrant organisation, with the majority of our staff working in our London and Glasgow offices.

We aim to attract, support, retain and motivate our staff by making sure that they have the skills and knowledge to perform their roles effectively and provide them with development opportunities to build a career.


We offer a variety of formal training courses, on-the-job training, coaching and other development activities. There is also a comprehensive management development programme and support for further education and professional qualifications.


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