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Code Manager

The Code Manager plans and manages the delivery of the REC, ensuring that the objectives of the REC are met.

Introduction to the REC Code Manager

The Code Manager role is wide, varied and empowered and is delivered in three parts by three providers acting as ‘One Code Manager’. 

  • REC Performance Assurance (RPA) leads on the management of the Performance Assurance regime including running the Performance Assurance Board and managing parties’ entry and exit to the REC.
  • REC Professional Services (RPS) is responsible for Stakeholder Management including running the Change Management Process and providing support to REC parties via the Operational Account Manager service.
  • REC Technical Services (RTS) leads on maintenance of REC technical documentation, the EMAR and providing technical support.

Appointment of the REC Code Manager

In December 2019, RECCo launched a project to appoint the REC Code Manager. The Board took an innovative approach to the procurement of the REC Code Manager, adopting a ‘best in market’ approach for each of the main activities shown below to ensure that it appointed service providers best placed to support RECCo in delivery of its vision and objectives.

REC Performance Assurance

  • Design, implement and manage the Performance Assurance Framework
  • Operation of Performance Assurance Board
  • Entry Assessment and Qualification
  • Assure REC Parties, REC Processes and Service Providers

REC Professional Services

  • Provision of REC Portal and Service Desk – primary point of contact 
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Operational Account Management
  • Change Management
  • Operational Process Delivery
  • Education and Training

REC Technical Services

  • REC Digitalisation Strategy
  • Technical Design Authority – maintain integrity of REC technical documents and products
  • Technical assurance – impact assessments and implementation
  • Data Management – EMAR and technical interfaces

REC Code Manager: Podcast Series

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REC Performance Assurance Information

Access all documentation and updates related to REC Performance Assurance, including consultations and user guides.

Latest Code Manager News

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Model Office 5: Codes Roadmap & Future of EMAR

PowerPoint Presentation and Recording of the Model Office 5: Codes Roadmap & Future of EMAR

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The Energy Market Architecture Repository (EMAR) Launch Video

Welcome to the age of the digital Retail Energy Code (REC). Every single part of the REC is digitalised in the Energy Market Architecture Repository (EMAR).

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Model Office 4: The Data Catalogue – Session Outputs

PowerPoint Presentation and Recording of the Model Office 4: The Data Catalogue. In this episode we talked about the EMAR data catalogue.

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Model Office 3: Change Proposals, Reporting & Data Spec

PowerPoint Presentation and Recording of the Model Office 3: Change Proposals, Reporting & Data Spec

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